Indianola, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Indianola, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Indianola had a population of 440 as of July 1, 2017. Indianola ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indianola is located at latitude 40.2346 and longitude -100.4198 in Red Willow County. The formal boundaries for the City of Indianola (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Red Willow County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,382 feet.

The City of Indianola (GNIS ID: 2395425) 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.

The City of Indianola is located within Indianola Election Precinct, a minor civil division (MCD) of Red Willow County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Indianola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Indianola, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 440
Daytime Population: Workers 205
Daytime Population: Residents 208
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 413
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.94
Population in Households 440
Population in Familes 358
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 353
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $61,406
Average Household Income $82,569
Per Capita Income $36,426


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 153 (63.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 41 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $80,970
Average Home Value $120,425


Total Households 195
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -3.83% -1.64%
Households -3.68% -1.59%
Families -3.03% -1.78%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   3.71%

Indianola, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indianola to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 213 63rd
Population Density # 459 21st
Diversity Index # 357 38th
Median Household Income # 109 81st
Per Capita Income # 26 96th

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