Iola, TX Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Iola, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Iola had a population of 431 as of July 1, 2015. Iola ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Iola is located at latitude 30.7726 and longitude -96.0776 in Grimes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Iola (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grimes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 338 feet.

The City of Iola (GNIS ID: 2439046) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Iola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Iola, TX Boundary Map

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Iola, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 431
Population in Households 431
Population in Familes 366
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 418
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 188 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $177,500
Average Home Value $313,566
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $52,121
Average Household Income $57,040
Per Capita Income $22,058
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.38% 1.22%
Households 1.47% 1.2%
Families 1.83% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Iola, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Iola to the other 1,752 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1311 25th
Population Density1 # 1263 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1334 24th
Median Household Income # 628 64th
Per Capita Income # 862 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Texas Census Data Comparison Tool.