Indianola, NE Profile: Facts & Data


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Indianola, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Indianola had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2018. 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 40.2345 and longitude -100.4174 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.

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Indianola, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 508
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 416
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 407
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $58,204
Average Household Income $76,240
Per Capita Income $33,441


Total Housing Units 272 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 189 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $127,394


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.68% -1.29%
Households -1.61% -1.28%
Families -0.94% -1.39%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   1.91%

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, 2018 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 # 198 66th
Population Density # 443 24th
Diversity Index # 378 36th
Median Household Income # 162 72nd
Per Capita Income # 89 85th

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