Paola, KS
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Paola, Kansas Info Snack

Population
5,634
Unemployment
0.3%
Poverty
6.9%
Median Home
$153,300
Median Income
$52,417
Median Rent
$809

Paola SnackAbility

8
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Paola, KS Crime Report

132
Total Crimes
2,303.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-1.81%
Below National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Paola
/ 100k People
Kansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 132 2,303.7 2,624.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 22 383.9 425.0 387.8
Murder 0 0.0 3.4 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 31.8 73.9
Aggravated Assault 14 244.3 346.4 279.7
Property Crime 110 1,919.7 2,199.1 1,958.2
Burglary 10 174.5 331.4 314.2
Larceny 90 1,570.7 1,619.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 174.5 248.1 246.0

Paola, KS Cost Of Living

91
Paola's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Paola Kansas National Average
Overall 91 89 100
Services 102 89 100
Groceries 92 94 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 71 75 100
Transportation 94 94 100
Utilities 99 100 100

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Rankings for Paola in Kansas

Map Of Paola, KS

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Population over time in Paola

Year Population % Change
2020 5,634 0.9%
2019 5,585 0.0%
2018 5,583 0.0%
2017 5,583 0.2%
2016 5,570 -0.3%
2015 5,589 0.3%
2014 5,575 0.2%
2013 5,565 0.1%
2012 5,560 0.7%
2011 5,523 -

Race / Ethnicity in Paola

White
85.8% (4,832)
African American
2.9% (165)
American Indian
2.5% (139)
Asian
2.5% (142)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.4% (189)
Hispanic
3.0% (167)
Race Paola KS USA
White 85.8% 75.3% 60.1%
African American 2.9% 5.5% 12.2%
American Indian 2.5% 0.6% 0.6%
Asian 2.5% 2.9% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.4% 3.3% 2.8%
Hispanic 3.0% 12.1% 18.2%

Gender in Paola

Female
57.9% (3,260)
Male
42.1% (2,373)
Gender Paola KS USA
Female 57.9% 50.2% 50.8%
Male 42.1% 49.8% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Paola for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (225)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (338)
High School / GED
35.0% (1,971)
Some College
21.0% (1,183)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (338)
Bachelor's Degree
16.0% (901)
Master's Degree
8.0% (450)
Professional Degree
2.0% (112)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (112)
Education Paola KS USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 26.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 23.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 16.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Paola, Kansas

Less than $10,000
3.5% (19,870)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.9% (16,364)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.0% (61,950)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.6% (87,899)
$35,000 to $49,999
15.8% (88,834)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.2% (91,406)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.2% (80,185)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.9% (78,081)
$150,000 to $199,999
4.2% (23,845)
$200,000 or more
2.7% (14,961)
Income Paola KS USA
Less than $10,000 3.5% 5.3% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.9% 4.0% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.0% 8.7% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.6% 9.6% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 15.8% 13.5% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.2% 18.7% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 13.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.9% 15.1% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 4.2% 5.9% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.7% 5.7% 8.3%

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