Paola, Kansas

Demographic Snapshot

Paola Miami County Kansas City MSA
Population, 2016 5,568 32,964 2,104,509
Population % Ch., 2007-2016 0.9% 3.1% 4.4%
Median Age, 2015 31.1 40.4 35.9
Land Area (sq. mi.) 4.9 575.66 7,950
High School Grads, 2015 94% 94.5% 91.2%
College Grads, 2015 19% 23.3% 35.8%
Labor Force, 2016 N/A 16,766 1,126,141
Unemployment Rate, 2016 N/A 3.9% 3.8%
Note: Educational Attainment rates are for the population 25 years and older. For consistency, the Educational Attainment data is from the 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates. Also, because this community's population is under 25,000, labor force data is not available.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, American Community Survey; U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers

Company
Type of Operation
Employees
City of Paola
Government
64
Crown Realty Real estate 81
Doherty Steel, Inc.
Machining and steelwork
115
Lakemary Center Special needs education 230
Miami County Government
Government
230
Miami County Medical Center
Healthcare
135
Paola School District
Education
483
Queen's Price Chopper
Grocery store
60
Taylor Forge Industries
Machining and steelwork
184
Wal-Mart
Retail
160

Contact Information

Miami County

KC's Agricultural Heritage

KC Animal Health Initiative

Advisory Board

Strategic Priorities

KC Animal Health Investment Forum