Paola, KS

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2020 Population
5,634
0.41% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jerry Moran
Republican Party
US Senator
Roger Marshall
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
44.2
7.54% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.9%
15.5% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$52,417
2.13% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$153,300
13.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Paola, KS had a population of 5.63k people with a median age of 44.2 and a median household income of $52,417. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Paola, KS grew from 5,611 to 5,634, a 0.41% increase and its median household income grew from $51,324 to $52,417, a 2.13% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Paola, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (85.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.35%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.93%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.52%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (2.47%).

None of the households in Paola, KS reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.1% of the residents in Paola, KS are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Paola, KS was $153,300, and the homeownership rate was 67.2%.

Most people in Paola, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 24 minutes. The average car ownership in Paola, KS was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Paola, KS is home to a population of 5.63k people, from which 99.1% are citizens. As of 2020, 2.8% of Paola, KS residents were born outside of the country (158 people).

In 2020, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.83k people) in Paola, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 189 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 165 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.1%
2020 Citizenship
99.2%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.1% of Paola, KS residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Paola, KS was 99.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Paola, KS
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    4.83k ± 242
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    189 ± 120
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    165 ± 105
2.96%
Hispanic Population
167 people

In 2020, there were 25.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (4.83k people) in Paola, KS than any other race or ethnicity. There were 189 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 165 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.96% of the people in Paola, KS are hispanic (167 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

2.8%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
158 people
2.21%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
124 people

As of 2020, 2.8% of Paola, KS residents (158 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Paola, KS was 2.21%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    193 ± 114
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    78 ± 80
  3. World War II
    38 ± 41

Paola, KS has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.47 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Paola, KS employs 2.82k people. The largest industries in Paola, KS are Health Care & Social Assistance (729 people), Retail Trade (271 people), and Manufacturing (253 people), and the highest paying industries are Other Services Except Public Administration ($76,172), Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services ($65,240), and Construction ($60,112).

Occupations

2.82k
2020 Value
± 479
5.89%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Paola, KS grew at a rate of 5.89%, from 2.67k employees to 2.82k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Paola, KS, are Sales & Related Occupations (323 people), Management Occupations (302 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (264 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Paola, KS.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.82k
2020 Value
± 479
5.89%
1 Year growth
± 22.6%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Paola, KS grew at a rate of 5.89%, from 2.67k employees to 2.82k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Paola, KS, are Health Care & Social Assistance (729 people), Retail Trade (271 people), and Manufacturing (253 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Paola, KS, though some of these residents may live in Paola, KS and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,941
Median earning men ± $13,461
$32,393
Median earning women ± $3,520

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($100,801), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($77,841), and Construction ($61,138).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Other Services Except Public Administration ($45,481), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($38,333), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($37,571).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Kansas. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Kansas.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $20.2B
  2. $16.7B
  3. $13.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $20.2B, followed by Meat/seafood ($16.7B) and Live animals/fish ($13.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Kansas products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$229B
2020 Value in Kansas
$406B
Projected 2050 Value in Kansas
76.8% growth

In 2020, total outbound Kansas trade was $229B. This is expected to increase 76.8% to $406B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Kansas trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Kansas to other states, or from other states to Kansas.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $20.1B
  2. $14.7B
  3. $14.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Kansas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Missouri with $20.1B, followed by Nebraska with $14.7B and Texas and $14.6B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Kansas shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing the state of Kansas. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Kansas

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Jerry Moran
Senator from Kansas3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Roger Marshall
Senator from Kansas2
Assumed office on January 3, 2021

Jerry Moran and Roger Marshall are the senators currently representing Kansas.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Kansas over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Kansas

Kansas is currently represented by 4 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Kansas have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.711% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.659% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (593k), Some college (554k), and Bachelors Degree (440k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Paola, KS was $153,300 in 2020, which is 0.667 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $134,800 to $153,300, a 13.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Paola, KS is 67.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Paola, KS have an average commute time of 24 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Paola, KS is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Paola, KS is $52,417. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Paola, KS was Census Tract 1005 with a value of $78,875, followed by Census Tract 1006.02 and Census Tract 1006.01, with respective values of $75,536 and $58,207.

Property

$153,300
Median Property Value 2020
±$23,998
$1,620
Median Property Taxes
±$307

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Paola, KS the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Paola, KS compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

67.2%
Homeownership
2020
58.3%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 67.2% of the housing units in Paola, KS were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 65.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1005
  2. Census Tract 1006.02
  3. Census Tract 1006.01

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Paola, KS was Census Tract 1005 with a value of $78,875, followed by Census Tract 1006.02 and Census Tract 1006.01, with respective values of $75,536 and $58,207.

The following map shows all of the places in Paola, KS colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$52,417
Median Household Income
± $15,986
2.41k
Number of Households
± 375

In 2020, the median household income of the 2.41k households in Paola, KS grew to $52,417 from the previous year's value of $51,324.

The following chart displays the households in Paola, KS distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Paola, KS is from Kansas.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Kansas
0.458
2019 Wage GINI in Kansas

In 2020, the income inequality in Kansas was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.19% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Kansas was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Kansas in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (75.4%)
  2. Carpooled (12.8%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.52%)

In 2020, 75.4% of workers in Paola, KS drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (12.8%) and those who worked at home (8.52%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

24 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Paola, KS have a shorter commute time (24 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Paola, KS have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Paola, KS distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Paola, KS have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

6.9% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Paola, KS (374 out of 5.42k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Males 35 - 44 and then Males 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Paola, KS is White, followed by Native American and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.9% of the population of Paola, KS has health coverage, with 57.1% on employee plans, 7.29% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 9.81% on non-group plans, and 1.6% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Kansas was $7,651 in 2014. This is a 2.99% increase from the previous year ($7,429).

Primary care physicians in Miami County, KS see 2105 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.67% increase from the previous year (2091 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 4280 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 611 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Kansas, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,105 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Miami County, KS

Primary care physicians in Miami County, KS see an average of 2,105 patients per year. This represents a 0.67% increase from the previous year (2,091 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Miami County, KS in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Kansas across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.2% under 18 years, 18.2% between 18 and 34 years, 36.3% between 35 and 64 years, and 22.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 38.9% were men and 61.1% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.07%
Uninsured
57.1%
Employer Coverage
7.29%
Medicaid
18.1%
Medicare
9.81%
Non-Group
1.6%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Paola, KS grew by 9.92% from 5.53% to 6.07%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Paola, KS changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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