Paola, KS


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Paola is a somewhat small city located in the state of Kansas. With a population of 5,527 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Paola is the 57th largest community in Kansas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Paola is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Paola is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Paola who work in office and administrative support (21.84%), management occupations (10.16%), and sales jobs (9.79%).

Also of interest is that Paola has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Being a small city, Paola does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The citizens of Paola are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.18% of adults in Paola having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Paola in 2010 was $24,027, which is upper middle income relative to Kansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,108 for a family of four. However, Paola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Paola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Paola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Paola include Irish, English, French , and Swedish.

The most common language spoken in Paola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

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