Paola, Kansas


Paola, Kansas

Infobox Settlement
official_name = Paola, Kansas
settlement_type = City
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map_caption = Location of Paola, Kansas


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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Kansas
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Miami
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unit_pref = Imperial
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area_total_km2 = 11.3
area_land_km2 = 10.6
area_water_km2 = 0.8
area_total_sq_mi = 4.4
area_land_sq_mi = 4.1
area_water_sq_mi = 0.3

population_as_of = 2000
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population_total = 5011
population_density_km2 = 474.9
population_density_sq_mi = 1229.9

timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
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elevation_m = 279
elevation_ft = 915
latd = 38 |latm = 34 |lats = 25 |latNS = N
longd = 94 |longm = 52 |longs = 24 |longEW = W

postal_code_type = ZIP code
postal_code = 66071
area_code = 913
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blank_info = 20-54250GR|2
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Paola (pronEng|peɪ̪ˈoʊ̪lə) is a city in and the county seat of Miami County, Kansas, United States.GR|6 The population was 5,011 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Paola is located at coor dms|38|34|25|N|94|52|24|W|city (38.573599, -94.873456)GR|1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.4 square miles (11.3 km²), of which, 4.1 square miles (10.5 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.8 km²) of it (7.08%) is water.

Demographics

As of the censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 5,011 people, 1,927 households, and 1,244 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,229.9 people per square mile (475.4/km²). There were 2,009 housing units at an average density of 493.1/sq mi (190.6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 93.43% White, 3.55% African American, 0.74% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.44% from other races, and 1.54% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.08% of the population.

There were 1,927 households out of which 34.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.3% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 31.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.08.

In the city the population was spread out with 28.1% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 28.4% from 25 to 44, 19.4% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 89.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $37,285, and the median income for a family was $50,804. Males had a median income of $36,209 versus $22,392 for females. The per capita income for the city was $22,191. About 4.4% of families and 9.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.0% of those under age 18 and 13.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable natives

*Danny Carey, drummer for the band Tool

Festivals

Paola hosts the [http://www.rootsfestival.org/ Roots Festival] each summer.

References

External links

* [http://www.miami-county.com/ All you want to know about Paola and more]
* [http://www.cityofpaola.com/ City of Paola Website]
* [http://www.paolachamber.org/ Paola Chamber of Commerce Website]


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