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Population in 2012: 5,550 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.8%
 

Males: 2,561  (46.1%)
Females: 2,989  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  35.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66071.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,652 (it was $37,285 in 2000)
Paola:

$49,652
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,931

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,424 (it was $87,800 in 2000)
Paola:

$126,424
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $142,084; Detached houses: $144,240; Townhouses or other attached units: $132,264; Mobile homes: $44,831

Median gross rent in 2012: $723.

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  • White alone - 5,132 (91.6%)
  • Hispanic - 166 (3.0%)
  • Black alone - 129 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 125 (2.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Paola: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (21.0%), United States (9.5%), English (8.9%), French (5.3%), Swedish (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 900 feet

Land area: 4.07 square miles.

Population density: 1,362 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Paola:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Paola city:

  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

66 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Paola, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Paola to the number of sex offenders is 347 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,992 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,788 (1.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Olathe, KS (21.6 miles , pop. 92,962).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (38.8 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (413.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Hillsdale, KS (2.5 miles ), Osawatomie, KS (2.5 miles ), Fontana, KS (3.2 miles) , Louisburg, KS (3.3 miles ), Spring Hill, KS (3.5 miles ), Rantoul, KS (3.5 miles ), Bucyrus, KS (3.7 miles) , Lane, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,800
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $139,900
  • 2004: 59 buildings, average cost: $143,600
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $147,500
  • 2007: 32 buildings, average cost: $160,400
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $134,200
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $190,400
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $87,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.57 N, Longitude: 94.87 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +567 (+10.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,027 (40.1%)

Area code: 913

Paola household income distribution Paola home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Paola by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0101131313
per 100,000 0.019.80.019.318.855.818.555.417.753.4
Robberies 3200020300
per 100,000 59.339.50.00.00.037.20.055.40.00.0
Assaults 1442084687910
per 100,000 276.579.0393.2154.575.1111.6147.9129.3159.6178.0
Burglaries 20373917171413274231
per 100,000 395.0730.9766.7328.3319.0260.3240.3498.6744.9551.7
Thefts 13217918318011014713494164197
per 100,000 2607.13536.23597.43476.22064.22733.42477.41735.92908.83506.0
Auto thefts 1013147878687
per 100,000 197.5256.8275.2135.2150.1130.2147.9110.8141.9124.6
Arson 1102033112
per 100,000 19.819.80.038.60.055.855.518.517.735.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.6) 222.7258.8300.8221.1148.2217.9173.6201.7227.9269.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Paola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 23 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Kansas average:

2.68

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Paola, Kansas accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.6%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +203 (+4.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Child care workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Paola-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 184% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.0 miles away from the Paola city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Paola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 49.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from Paola center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Miami County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Clarence Clark (golfer) - Professional golfer, Justice Brothers - Soilder, Frank Wattelet - Football player.

Main business address for: TEAM FINANCIAL INC /KS (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Paola:

  • MIAMI COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, 2100 BAPTISTE DRIVE)
  • MEDICALODGES PAOLA (Nursing Home, 501 ASSEMBLY LANE)
  • NORTH POINT SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 908 N PEARL ST)
  • PAOLA REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1004 N PEARL ST)

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Local government website: www.paola.ks.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paola:

  • Johnson County Community College (about 26 miles; Overland Park, KS; Full-time enrollment: 7,433)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 33 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Kansas (about 34 miles; Lawrence, KS; FT enrollment: 24,411)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 36 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 39 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Grantham University (about 49 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 4,150)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Maple Woods (about 50 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,138)

Public high school in Paola:

Public elementary/middle schools in Paola:

Private elementary/middle schools in Paola:

  • HOLY TRINITY SCHOOL (Students: 150; Location: 601 E CHIPPEWA ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • LAKEMARY CENTER (Students: 85; Location: 100 LAKEMARY DR; Grades: UG - UG)
  • TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 30; Location: 34944 BLOCK RD; Grades: 1 - 8)
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Library in Paola:

  • PAOLA FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $315,553; Location: 101 EAST PEORIA; 38,821 books; 3,664 audio materials; 1,355 video materials; 11 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Miami County Hospital is actually Miami County Medical Center and the correct address is 2100 Baptiste Drive
  • Miami County Hospital is actually Miami County Medical Center and the correct address is 2100 Baptiste Drive

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Notable locations in Paola: Northridge Business Park (A), Paola Business Park (B), Beachner Grain Elevator Number 26 (C), Miami County Sheriff's Department (D), Paola Police Department (E), Miami County Courthouse (F), Paola Fire Department (G), Miami County Sheriff's Department Jail (H), Miami County Health Department (I), Paola Free Library (J), Paola City Hall (K), Swan River Museum (L), Paola Public Works (M), Paola Community Center (N), Paola Senior Center (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Paola include: Saint James Brown Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), First Lutheran Church (B), Friendship Faith Ministries (C), Cross Point Assembly of God Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Presbyterian Church (F), Holy Trinity Catholic Church (G), Paola Christian Church (H), Lighthouse Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ursula Cemetery (1), Paola Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Miola Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Dorsey Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Paola: Wallace Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Miami County Swan River Museum & Genealogy Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 12 East Peoria Street).

Hotels: Canaan Oaks B & B Show Place (21125 West 303rd Street), Kansas City Motel (56 South West Street), Skyline Motel (510 N Silver St).

Courts: Miami County Internet Onramp (17 South Pearl), Miami County - Clerk of Traffic Court (Court House), Miami County - Zoning & Compliance Ofc- Building Codes (201 South Pearl Street), Miami County - Clerk of District Court (Court House), Miami County - Health Department (1201 Lake Mary Dr), Miami County - Economic Development (201 South Pearl Street).

 
Miami County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.7. This is about average.
City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.91. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.91
U.S.:

9.59
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 29.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

29.5
U.S.:

28.3


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.7%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 76.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.7%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Paola, KS

People in group quarters in Paola in 2010:

  • 138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Paola in 2000:

  • 91 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 62 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 57 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in religious group quarters

Paola compared to Kansas state average:

Paola, Kansas environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Paola (2011 data):

  • Great Southern Bank: Paola Branch, Teambank Main Office South Pearl Str, South Pearl Street Branch. Info updated 2012/02/03: Bank assets: $3,788.7 mil, Deposits: $2,986.3 mil, headquarters in Reeds Spring, MO, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 109 total offices, Holding Company: Great Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: - Paola Branch at 1600 East Peoria, branch established on 2004/09/15; at 3-5 East Wea Street, branch established on 1903/09/11. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $79.7 mil, Deposits: $53.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Valley View Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Option Bank: Paola Branch at 702 Baptiste Drive, branch established on 1993/12/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $223.1 mil, Deposits: $200.6 mil, headquarters in Osawatomie, KS, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Osawatomie Agency, Inc., The
  • The First Security Bank: Paola Branch at 29 Wea Street, branch established on 1999/07/15. Info updated 2010/06/25: Bank assets: $35.7 mil, Deposits: $31.0 mil, headquarters in Overbrook, KS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Overbrook Bankshares, Inc.
  • Landmark National Bank: Paola Branch at 1310 Baptiste Drive, branch established on 1899/01/01. Info updated 2009/05/13: Bank assets: $596.4 mil, Deposits: $456.0 mil, headquarters in Manhattan, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Landmark Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Paola travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Paola city (based on Miami County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.23%
Here50.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchLutheran ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASouthern Baptist Convention
Adherents38.3%11.8%9.7%8.5%6.5%
Congregations9.1%18.2%4.5%11.4%4.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents5.8%5.3%3.2%3.1%7.9%
Congregations9.1%2.3%4.5%6.8%29.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Miami County:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Miami County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 21
Miami County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
State:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.1%
Kansas:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Miami County:

13.0%
Kansas:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$12,620$75,7201$426
Other Government Administration 7$27,234$46,6876$1,540
Judicial and Legal 1$2,356$28,2721$1,364
Police Protection - Officers 16$57,668$43,2510$0
Police - Other 5$13,902$33,3651$416
Firefighters 0$0 24$7,850
Streets and Highways 6$15,732$31,4640$0
Sewerage 2$6,724$40,3440$0
Parks and Recreation 6$15,008$30,0160$0
Water Supply 7$21,518$36,8880$0
Local Libraries 2$10,596$63,57611$5,374
Other and Unallocable 5$18,304$43,9303$1,740
Totals for Government 59$201,662$41,01647$18,710

Paola government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,060,000 ($190.99)
    Water Utilities: $585,000 ($105.41)
    Regular Highways: $499,000 ($89.91)
    Parks & Recreation: $469,000 ($84.50)
    Central Staff Services: $440,000 ($79.28)
    Sewerage: $277,000 ($49.91)
    General - Other: $276,000 ($49.73)
    Solid Waste Management: $234,000 ($42.16)
    Libraries: $152,000 ($27.39)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($10.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $279,000 ($50.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $369,000 ($66.49)
    Parks & Recreation: $106,000 ($19.10)
    Water Utilities: $88,000 ($15.86)
    Health - Other: $39,000 ($7.03)
    Sewerage: $34,000 ($6.13)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($3.60)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($2.52)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.54)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($0.36)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,404,000 ($433.15)

Paola government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $557,000 ($100.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $259,000 ($46.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $183,000 ($32.97)
    All Other: $28,000 ($5.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $353,000 ($63.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $422,000 ($76.04)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($12.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $737,000 ($132.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $151,000 ($27.21)
    Highways: $147,000 ($26.49)
    All Other: $81,000 ($14.59)
  • Tax - Property: $1,433,000 ($258.20)
    Total General Sales: $514,000 ($92.61)
    Public Utilities: $254,000 ($45.77)
    NEC: $98,000 ($17.66)

Paola government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,855,000 ($1054.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,120,000 ($922.52)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $735,000 ($132.43)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $806,000 ($145.23)
    Beginning: $806,000 ($145.23)

Paola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,000,000 ($540.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,996,000 ($359.64)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $67,000 ($12.07)

8.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,612 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.62%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, KS  3.66% ($58,543 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MO  0.50% ($37,204)
from Franklin County, KS  0.41% ($34,591)


8.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.32%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  3.30% ($38,225 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.42% ($36,733)
to Linn County, KS  0.42% ($38,578)

Strongest AM radio stations in Paola:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Paola:

  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)

TV broadcast stations around Paola:

  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Paola, Kansas:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 18
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kansas average:
  • Fatal accident count: 106
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 160
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 39
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 266
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 11

See more detailed statistics of Paola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Paola)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Paola, KS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Paola)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Paola)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 90
  • Hazardous Condition: 28
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Paola


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Paola, KS

Most common first names in Paola, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9477.0 years
Mary7382.2 years
William7377.2 years
George6179.5 years
Charles4776.1 years
James4372.3 years
Helen4083.2 years
Robert3772.8 years
Frank3279.6 years
Margaret3183.0 years
Most common last names in Paola, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4178.6 years
Miller3575.8 years
Prothe2379.7 years
Williams2275.8 years
Johnson2081.5 years
Minden1777.6 years
Brown1780.6 years
Wilson1778.8 years
Clark1670.3 years
Weaver1685.5 years
Businesses in Paola, KS
NameCountNameCount
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
Blockbuster1Subway1
Burger King1T-Mobile1
Dairy Queen1Taco Bell1
FedEx1The Room Place1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS2
McDonald's1Walmart1

Paola on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Printing and related support activities (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in religious group quarters"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Shane M. Smith (10)
  • Devon A. Rolf (4)
  • Manuel F. Richey (2)
  • Solution Dynamics (1)
  • Teresa Elliot (1)
  • Manuel Franklin Richey (1)
  • Michael D. Cunning (1)
  • Jeanie L. Nice (1)
  • Roger Dickson (1)
  • Rodney Price (1)

Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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