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Indianola Micro Area Population and Races


As of 2010-2014, the total population of Indianola Area is 28,314. The Indianola Area population density is 40.05 people per square mile, which is lower than the state average density of 61.62 people per square mile and is much lower than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Indianola Area is black, which represent 73.04% of the total population. The average Indianola Area education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 28,314. #782

Population Density, #677

Indianola Area
40.05 per square mile
61.62 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:7,202 (25.44%, #866)
Black:20,681 (73.04%, #2)
Hispanic:411 (1.45%, #800)
Asian:54 (0.19%, #836)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):55 (0.19%, #712)
One Race, Other:223 (0.79%, see rank)
Two or More Races:99 (0.35%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

26,241 (92.68%) out of the total population of 28,314 reported first ancestry.

 Indianola Area% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Arab230.08%, see rank0.19%0.56%
Czech10.00%, see rank0.07%0.47%
Danish30.01%, see rank0.08%0.42%
Dutch1440.51%, see rank0.62%1.40%
English8503.00%, see rank7.58%8.02%
French1540.54%, see rank2.69%3.34%
German6042.13%, see rank5.56%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.10%0.41%
Hungarian160.06%, see rank0.07%0.46%
Irish1,0113.57%, see rank8.44%10.80%
Italian1110.39%, see rank1.87%5.52%
Norwegian890.31%, see rank0.20%1.42%
Polish280.10%, see rank0.44%3.01%
Portuguese00.00%, see rank0.06%0.44%
Russian00.00%, see rank0.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish2100.74%, see rank1.58%0.99%
Scottish880.31%, see rank1.46%1.72%
Subsaharan African1350.48%, see rank0.62%0.95%
Swedish110.04%, see rank0.27%1.27%
Swiss550.19%, see rank0.07%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.03%0.31%
American3,00810.62%, see rank11.78%7.12%
Welsh270.10%, see rank0.28%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 14,885 (52.57%, see rank)
Females: 13,429 (47.43%, see rank)

Indianola Area
Male: 52.57%
Female: 47.43%
Male: 48.55%
Female: 51.45%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Indianola Area
33.70 years old
36.30 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Indianola Area
32.80 years old
34.90 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Indianola Area
35.50 years old
37.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Indianola Area% of the Total PopulationMississippiU.S.
Under 5 years1,9166.77%, see rank6.75%6.36%
5 to 9 years1,8796.64%, see rank6.89%6.51%
10 to 14 years1,9146.76%, see rank7.08%6.59%
15 to 19 years1,9516.89%, see rank7.18%6.85%
20 to 24 years2,4748.74%, see rank7.44%7.13%
25 to 34 years4,45115.72%, see rank12.98%13.47%
35 to 44 years3,56412.59%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years3,84313.57%, see rank13.50%14.09%
55 to 64 years3,24711.47%, see rank12.18%12.29%
65 to 74 years1,7446.16%, see rank7.75%7.64%
75 to 84 9563.38%, see rank4.21%4.25%
85 years and over3751.32%, see rank1.55%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Indianola AreaMississippiU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population18,180, 100%1,929,591209,056,129
Less Than High School5,574, 30.66%, see rank18.06%13.67%
High School Graduate5,038, 27.71%, see rank30.25%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree5,051, 27.78%, see rank31.29%29.09%
Bachelor Degree1,602, 8.81%, see rank12.90%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree915, 5.03%, see rank7.51%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.03, see rank12.9413.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Indianola Area MississippiU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten1,08695.86%4.14%79.87%20.13%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)3,24085.80%, see rank14.20%, see rank89.76%10.24%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)1,47579.93%, see rank20.07%, see rank88.29%11.71%90.60%9.40%
College1,86593.24%, see rank6.76%, see rank87.67%12.33%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School18092.22%, see rank7.78%, see rank74.93%25.07%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Indianola AreaMississippiU.S.
Total Households8,451, 100%1,092,627116,211,092
Average Household Size2.86, see rank2.642.63
1 Person Households2,350, 27.81%, see rank27.31%27.57%
2 or More Person Households6,101, 72.19%, see rank72.69%72.43%
Family Households (Families)5,839, 69.09%, see rank68.69%66.22%
Average Family Size3.61, see rank3.303.32
Married-Couple Family2,745, 32.48%, see rank45.22%48.42%
Nonfamily Households2,612, 30.91%, see rank31.31%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Indianola Area%MississippiU.S.
15 Years and Over Total22,605see rank2,365,897252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over12,030100%, see rank1,133,229123,281,364
Never Married6,32052.54%, see rank35.54%35.77%
Married4,02233.43%, see rank50.55%52.04%
Widowed2502.08%, see rank2.91%2.57%
Divorced1,43811.95%, see rank11.00%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over10,575100%, see rank1,232,668129,692,771
Never Married4,46842.25%, see rank30.41%29.48%
Married3,71235.10%, see rank46.21%49.19%
Widowed1,32512.53%, see rank10.86%9.16%
Divorced1,07010.12%, see rank12.51%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Indianola Area%MississippiU.S.
Native28,18699.55%, see rank97.76%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence24,67187.13%, see rank71.47%58.73%
Born in Different State3,46012.22%, see rank25.73%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
550.19%, see rank0.56%1.42%
Foreign Born1280.45%, see rank2.24%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship990.35%, see rank0.79%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship290.10%, see rank1.46%7.09%
Born In Europe170.06%, see rank0.23%1.53%
Born In Asia100.04%, see rank0.75%3.82%
Born In Africa610.22%, see rank0.06%0.55%
Born In Oceania00.00%, see rank0.01%0.07%
Born In Latin America400.14%, see rank1.15%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.05%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Indianola Area%MississippiU.S.
English8,21197.16%, see rank95.53%79.39%
Spanish1481.75%, see rank2.64%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages330.39%, see rank0.89%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages240.28%, see rank0.67%3.36%
Other350.41%, see rank0.28%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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