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Population (year 2000): 6,302. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,008 (-4.7% change)
Males: 2,957 (46.9%), Females: 3,345 (53.1%)

Allen County

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Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $29,219 (year 2000)
Median house value: $39,100 (year 2000)

Iola, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Iola:

  • White Non-Hispanic (92.9%)
  • Black (2.8%)
  • Hispanic (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.7%)

Ancestries: German (23.4%), United States (12.3%), English (11.6%), Irish (10.5%), Swedish (3.8%), Dutch (3.4%).

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Elevation: 965 feet

Land area: 4.2 square miles

Iola,

For population 25 years and over in Iola

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Iola city

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -127 (-2.0%).



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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Lawrence, (72.4 miles pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: City, MO Kansas (98.7 miles pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (366.9 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Bassett, KS (1.4 miles) , KS (3.7 miles Gas, Harpe, KS (6.9 miles La KS (8.1 miles Humboldt, KS (10.5 miles Colony, Neosho Falls, KS (12.2 miles) , Lone Elm, KS (15.4 miles) , KS (15.8 miles Moran,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $51,600
  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,600
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $111,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,000

Latitude: 37.92 N, Longitude: 95.40 W

Area code: 620


Iola, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.7%), Educational,health and social services (23.4%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,486 (+23.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,074 (73.9%)

Crime in Iola (2002):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 3 rapes (47.1 per 100,000)
  • 0 robberies (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 22 assaults (345.6 per 100,000)
  • 63 burglaries (989.6 per 100,000)
  • 264 thefts (4147.0 per 100,000)
  • 16 auto thefts (251.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 346.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Average climate in Iola, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Iola,

Iola-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/12/1964, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.3 miles away from the Iola city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/20/1957, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Iola:
  • ALLEN COUNTY HOSPITAL (101 S 1ST ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Iola:
  • NEOSHO MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CHANUTE, KS)
  • ANDERSON COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; GARNETT, KS)
  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; BURLINGTON, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Iola:
  • FORBES FIELD (about 73 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
  • JOPLIN REGIONAL (about 83 miles; JOPLIN, MO; ID: JLN)
  • CHARLES B. WHEELER DOWNTOWN (about 100 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; ID: MKC)
Other public-use airports nearest to Iola:
  • ALLEN COUNTY (about 5 miles; IOLA, KS; ID: K88)
  • CHANUTE MARTIN JOHNSON (about 19 miles; CHANUTE, KS; ID: CNU)
  • YATES CENTER (about 25 miles; YATES CENTER, KS; ID: 8K5)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 5 $14,466 $34,718 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $11,212 $33,636 0 $0
Firefighters 18 $48,360 $32,240 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,857 $27,428 3 $471
Local Libraries 4 $6,009 $18,027 6 $1,763
Gas Supply 11 $28,242 $30,809 0 $0
Electric Power 16 $43,775 $32,831 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $17,792 $30,500 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $13,499 $26,998 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $18,389 $22,066 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 17 $45,316 $31,987 0 $0
Financial Administration 11 $25,231 $27,524 0 $0
Sewerage 2 $3,038 $18,228 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $4,680 $18,720 0 $0
Streets and Highways 8 $19,273 $28,909 0 $0
Totals for Government 125 $306,139 $29,389 9 $2,234


College/University in Iola:
  • ALLEN COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 1,140; Location: 1801 N COTTONWOOD; Public; Website: allencc.net)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Iola:
  • PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; PITTSBURG, KS; Full-time enrollment: 5,566)
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; EMPORIA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,528)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 72 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; FT enrollment: 22,506)
  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA (about 82 miles; TOPEKA, KS; FT enrollment: 4,472)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 84 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
  • MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE COLLEGE (about 85 miles; JOPLIN, MO; FT enrollment: 4,569)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 92 miles; KANSAS CITY, MO; FT enrollment: 2,189)
Public high school in Iola:
  • IOLA SR HIGH (Students: 459; Location: 300 E JACKSON; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Iola:
  • IOLA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 345; Location: 600 EAST STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LINCOLN ELEM (Students: 264; Location: 700 N JEFFERSON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • JEFFERSON ELEM (Students: 224; Location: 300 S JEFFERSON; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MCKINLEY ELEM (Students: 142; Location: 209 S KENTUCKY; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle school in Iola:
  • COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 40; Location: PO BOX 425; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Iola:
  • IOLA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,835; Location: 218 EAST MADISON; 37,144 books; 1,101 audio materials; 824 video materials; 116 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Iola: Allen County Courthouse (A), Iola Memorial Hall (B), Iola Public Library (C).

Shopping Centers: North Shopping Center (1), Plaza Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Iola include: Church of God (A), Community Baptist Church (B), Wesley United Methodist Church (C), Ward Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Christian Church (F), First Church of Christ Scientist (G), First Presbyterian Church (H).

Cemetery: Highland Cemetery (1).

Parks in Iola include: Garfield Park (1), Riverside Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Iola compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Iola:
  • KALN (1370 AM; 1 kW; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKOY (1460 AM; 1 kW; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KTBZ (1430 AM; 25 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMUS (1380 AM; 20 kW; MUSKOGEE, OK; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Iola:
  • K217CI (91.3 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KIKS-FM (101.5 FM; IOLA, KS; Owner: IOLA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KINZ (95.3 FM; HUMBOLDT, KS; Owner: SUTCLIFFE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBJQ (88.3 FM; BRONSON, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KSNP (97.7 FM; BURLINGTON, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKOY-FM (105.5 FM; CHANUTE, KS; Owner: SOUTHEAST KANSAS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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