The City of Indianola had a population of 16,851 as of July 1, 2020. Indianola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Indianola is located at latitude 41.358 and longitude -93.5574 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Indianola encompass a land area of 11.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.
The City of Indianola (GNIS ID: 468071) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
The City of Indianola is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Indianola: Indianolo.
|Total Population||16,851 (100%)|
|Population in Households||15,518 (92.1%)|
|Population in Families||12,397 (73.6%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||1,333 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$54,446|
|Average Household Income||$70,858|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$27,260|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||6,808 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,280 (62.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,138 (31.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||390 ( 5.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$175,346|
|Average Home Value||$205,917|
|Housing Affordability Index3||152|
|Average Household Size||2.42|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.22%|
|Owner Occupied HU||1.44%|
The table below compares Indianola to the other 1,008 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 29||97th|
|Population Density||# 96||91st|
|Median Household Income||# 663||34th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 222||22nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 747||26th|
|Diversity Index||# 385||62nd|
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