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Paola, Kansas (KS) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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15.2% of Paola, KS residents had an income below the poverty level in 2017, which was 21.5% greater than the poverty level of 11.9% across the entire state of Kansas. Taking into account residents not living in families, 20.5% of high school graduates and 42.5% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 9.7% among disabled males and 24.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 82.2%. For comparison, it was 30.8% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Paola, KS

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2017:
Paola:

15.2%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2017:
Paola:

5.5%
Whole state:

5.4%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Paola:

9.7%
Kansas:

12.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 21.8% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Paola:

37.5%
Kansas:

26.8%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Paola:

24.6%
Kansas:

17.0%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 20.7% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Paola:

54.2%
Kansas:

28.0%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

82.2%
Residents above poverty level:

30.8%

Poverty by age in Paola, KS

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Paola
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Paola,KS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 4.8%Under 5 years
  • 41.8%5 years
  • 14.4%6 to 11 years
  • 24.4%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 4.9%18 to 24 years
  • 14.9%25 to 34 years
  • 5.9%35 to 44 years
  • 1.8%45 to 54 years
  • 20.5%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 31.6%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Paola
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Paola,KS (percentage below poverty level)
  • 14.8%Under 5 years
  • 36.9%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%16 and 17 years
  • 29.9%18 to 24 years
  • 26.7%25 to 34 years
  • 5.6%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 0.0%55 to 64 years
  • 13.4%65 to 74 years
  • 7.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Paola, KS
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Paola,KS (% below half of poverty level)
  • 2.6%Under 5 years
  • 0.0%5 years
  • 1.7%6 to 11 years
  • 0.0%12 to 14 years
  • 14.7%15 years
  • 25.0%16 and 17 years
  • 6.3%18 to 24 years
  • 2.2%25 to 34 years
  • 1.2%35 to 44 years
  • 0.0%45 to 54 years
  • 1.8%55 to 64 years
  • 0.0%65 to 74 years
  • 8.7%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Paola, KS

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Paola, KS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Paola, KS (%)
  • 12.0%White
  • 11.2%Black
  • 70.8%2+ races
  • 19.6%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Paola, KS
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Paola, KS (absolute numbers)
  • 579White
  • 14Black
  • 1012+ races
  • 42Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 13.9%Below poverty level
  • 86.1%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 11.4%Below poverty level
  • 88.6%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Paola, KS

Children below poverty level:
Paola, Kansas:

17.6%
State:

14.4%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Paola:

20.5%
Kansas:

19.2%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Paola:

42.5%
Kansas:

37.2%
Poor families by family type
  • 0.0%Married-couple family
  • 4.0%Male, no wife present
  • 96.0%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Paola not in families by work experience
  • 8.0%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 21.2%Worked part-time
  • 70.8%Did not work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.0%1995 to 1998
  • 0.0%1990 to 1994
  • 0.0%1980 to 1989
  • 30.0%1970 to 1979
  • 0.0%1960 to 1969
  • 30.0%1950 to 1959
  • 0.0%1940 to 1949
  • 40.0%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 4.5%1999 to 2000
  • 3.2%1995 to 1998
  • 4.3%1990 to 1994
  • 4.4%1980 to 1989
  • 16.0%1970 to 1979
  • 8.7%1960 to 1969
  • 17.1%1950 to 1959
  • 7.8%1940 to 1949
  • 34.0%1939 or earlier
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