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The most common industries in Paola are: Construction (13.3% of civilian employees), Educational services (8.9% of civilian employees), Health care (8.0% of civilian employees). 50.1% of workers work in Miami County and 1.7% of all workers work at home. 67.9% of workers are employees of private companies, which is about the same as the rate of 66.7% across the entire state of Kansas.

Whole page based on the data from 2000 / 2017 when the population of Paola, Kansas was 5,011 / 5,612

Most common industries

Most common industries
Most common industries for males
Most common industries for females

Most common industries

Industry

All

Males

Females

Construction13.3%
(292)
21.5%
(254)
3.8%
(38)
Educational services8.9%
(195)
5.8%
(69)
12.5%
(126)
Health care8.0%
(175)
1.6%
(19)
15.5%
(156)
Finance and insurance7.0%
(154)
4.9%
(58)
9.5%
(96)
Department and other general merchandise stores4.4%
(97)
5.3%
(63)
3.4%
(34)
Food and beverage stores3.9%
(85)
3.0%
(35)
5.0%
(50)
Professional, scientific, and technical services3.7%
(80)
2.6%
(31)
4.9%
(49)
Printing and related support activities3.5%
(77)
3.2%
(38)
3.9%
(39)
Nonmetallic mineral products3.3%
(73)
5.3%
(63)
1.0%
(10)
Administrative and support and waste management services3.0%
(65)
3.1%
(37)
2.8%
(28)
Repair and maintenance2.8%
(62)
3.6%
(43)
1.9%
(19)
Accommodation and food services2.8%
(62)
1.5%
(18)
4.4%
(44)
Social assistance2.6%
(57)
0.7%
(8)
4.9%
(49)
Public administration2.0%
(44)
2.0%
(24)
2.0%
(20)
Metal and metal products2.0%
(44)
3.7%
(44)
0.0%
(0)
Truck transportation1.9%
(41)
3.5%
(41)
0.0%
(0)
Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations1.7%
(37)
2.3%
(27)
1.0%
(10)
Transportation equipment1.6%
(36)
2.4%
(28)
0.8%
(8)
Motor vehicles, parts and supplies merchant wholesalers1.5%
(33)
2.3%
(27)
0.6%
(6)
U. S. Postal service1.4%
(31)
2.6%
(31)
0.0%
(0)
Broadcasting and telecommunications1.3%
(28)
1.4%
(16)
1.2%
(12)
Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores1.3%
(28)
1.4%
(17)
1.1%
(11)
Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers1.2%
(26)
0.8%
(9)
1.7%
(17)
Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries1.2%
(26)
0.7%
(8)
1.8%
(18)
Motor vehicle and parts dealers1.1%
(25)
1.0%
(12)
1.3%
(13)
Computer and electronic products1.1%
(24)
0.8%
(10)
1.4%
(14)
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting1.0%
(22)
1.3%
(15)
0.7%
(7)
Textile mills and textile products0.9%
(20)
0.0%
(0)
2.0%
(20)
Miscellaneous manufacturing0.9%
(20)
1.0%
(12)
0.8%
(8)
Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers0.9%
(19)
1.6%
(19)
0.0%
(0)
Utilities0.8%
(18)
1.5%
(18)
0.0%
(0)
Data processing, libraries, and other information services0.8%
(18)
0.8%
(9)
0.9%
(9)
Food0.7%
(16)
1.4%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers0.7%
(16)
0.0%
(0)
1.6%
(16)
Apparel0.7%
(15)
0.7%
(8)
0.7%
(7)
Private households0.6%
(13)
0.0%
(0)
1.3%
(13)
Chemicals0.5%
(12)
0.0%
(0)
1.2%
(12)
Gasoline stations0.5%
(12)
0.7%
(8)
0.4%
(4)
Other direct selling establishments0.5%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
1.1%
(11)
Arts, entertainment, and recreation0.5%
(11)
0.9%
(11)
0.0%
(0)
Rail transportation0.5%
(10)
0.8%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Farm product raw materials merchant wholesalers0.5%
(10)
0.8%
(10)
0.0%
(0)
Pharmacies and drug stores0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(9)
Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers0.4%
(9)
0.8%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
Personal and laundry services0.4%
(9)
0.0%
(0)
0.9%
(9)
Real estate and rental and leasing0.4%
(8)
0.0%
(0)
0.8%
(8)
Clothing and accessories, including shoe, stores0.3%
(7)
0.0%
(0)
0.7%
(7)
Machinery0.3%
(6)
0.5%
(6)
0.0%
(0)

Unemployment in Paola

  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 100.0%Males
  • 57.7%Females
  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.5%Males
  • 4.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.3%Males

Time leaving home to go to work

Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m.:
Paola:

10.1% (255)
Kansas:

4.1% (55,668)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m.:
Paola:

2.2% (56)
Kansas:

3.2% (43,545)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m.:
Paola:

9.1% (230)
Kansas:

5.4% (74,137)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m.:
Paola:

11.0% (279)
Kansas:

8.1% (110,262)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m.:
Paola:

10.2% (259)
Kansas:

10.4% (142,220)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m.:
Paola:

22.0% (557)
Kansas:

15.1% (205,533)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m.:
Paola:

16.4% (416)
Kansas:

17.5% (239,133)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m.:
Paola:

1.5% (37)
Kansas:

9.9% (135,534)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m.:
Paola:

0.6% (14)
Kansas:

4.6% (62,141)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m.:
Paola:

1.9% (48)
Kansas:

4.6% (63,362)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m.:
Paola:

1.0% (24)
Kansas:

2.1% (29,183)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m.:
Paola:

6.7% (169)
Kansas:

6.6% (90,343)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m.:
Paola:

8.0% (203)
Kansas:

7.2% (97,883)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2000
<5am:
Paola:

4.5% (97)
Kansas:

2.8% (37,001)
5:30am:
Paola:

2.5% (54)
Kansas:

2.2% (29,449)
6am:
Paola:

4.6% (101)
Kansas:

4.0% (52,725)
6:30am:
Paola:

13.2% (286)
Kansas:

7.1% (93,264)
7am:
Paola:

8.0% (174)
Kansas:

10.3% (135,647)
7:30am:
Paola:

11.1% (242)
Kansas:

15.1% (198,358)
8am:
Paola:

24.2% (525)
Kansas:

19.7% (258,625)
8:30am:
Paola:

8.4% (182)
Kansas:

9.8% (127,994)
9am:
Paola:

3.5% (76)
Kansas:

4.2% (54,906)
10am:
Paola:

5.2% (114)
Kansas:

4.3% (56,570)
11am:
Paola:

2.1% (46)
Kansas:

1.9% (24,928)
12pm:
Paola:

1.1% (23)
Kansas:

0.9% (12,131)
4pm:
Paola:

5.7% (124)
Kansas:

6.7% (88,226)
>4pm:
Paola:

3.0% (65)
Kansas:

6.8% (89,657)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017 - Males
12:00 a.m. to 4:59 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

17.9% (248)
Kansas:

5.2% (38,119)
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

1.1% (15)
Kansas:

4.3% (32,049)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

12.7% (175)
Kansas:

6.7% (49,563)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

13.0% (180)
Kansas:

9.7% (71,950)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

8.5% (117)
Kansas:

11.8% (87,262)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

23.2% (321)
Kansas:

14.1% (104,386)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

11.6% (161)
Kansas:

15.2% (111,908)
8:00 a.m. to 8:29 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

2.8% (39)
Kansas:

9.2% (68,055)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Males:
Paola:

0.5% (7)
Kansas:

1.6% (12,156)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Males:
Paola:

4.0% (56)
Kansas:

6.4% (47,092)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Males:
Paola:

4.8% (67)
Kansas:

7.1% (52,094)
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017 - Females
5:00 a.m. to 5:29 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

3.0% (35)
Kansas:

1.8% (11,496)
5:30 a.m. to 5:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

4.9% (57)
Kansas:

3.9% (24,574)
6:00 a.m. to 6:29 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

8.6% (99)
Kansas:

6.1% (38,312)
6:30 a.m. to 6:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

12.5% (143)
Kansas:

8.8% (54,958)
7:00 a.m. to 7:29 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

20.3% (233)
Kansas:

16.2% (101,147)
7:30 a.m. to 7:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

22.3% (255)
Kansas:

20.4% (127,225)
8:30 a.m. to 8:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

1.3% (15)
Kansas:

5.9% (37,026)
9:00 a.m. to 9:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

3.9% (45)
Kansas:

5.2% (32,315)
10:00 a.m. to 10:59 a.m. - Females:
Paola:

1.5% (17)
Kansas:

2.7% (17,027)
12:00 p.m. to 3:59 p.m. - Females:
Paola:

9.9% (113)
Kansas:

6.9% (43,251)
4:00 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. - Females:
Paola:

11.6% (133)
Kansas:

7.3% (45,789)

Travel time to work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 50.1%
Number of people working at home: 44 (1.7% of all workers)
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,075 (+21.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 990 (45.6%)
Travel time to work (in minutes) by means of transportation
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Working at home in 2017
Less than 5 minutes:
Paola:

4.2% (134)
Kansas:

6.1% (85,198)
5 to 9 minutes:
Paola:

19.0% (615)
Kansas:

15.9% (221,275)
10 to 14 minutes:
Paola:

9.9% (320)
Kansas:

17.8% (247,528)
15 to 19 minutes:
Paola:

18.9% (609)
Kansas:

17.9% (249,055)
20 to 24 minutes:
Paola:

16.2% (523)
Kansas:

13.9% (193,285)
25 to 29 minutes:
Paola:

6.5% (210)
Kansas:

5.9% (82,241)
30 to 34 minutes:
Paola:

13.7% (443)
Kansas:

10.1% (140,539)
35 to 39 minutes:
Paola:

1.2% (39)
Kansas:

2.2% (30,530)
40 to 44 minutes:
Paola:

3.1% (102)
Kansas:

2.4% (33,428)
45 to 59 minutes:
Paola:

3.8% (124)
Kansas:

4.1% (57,561)
60 to 89 minutes:
Paola:

1.9% (61)
Kansas:

2.2% (30,376)
90 or more minutes:
Paola:

1.4% (46)
Kansas:

1.3% (18,140)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2000
Working at home in 2000
Less than 5 minutes:
Paola:

8.3% (180)
Kansas:

6.1% (79,963)
5 to 9 minutes:
Paola:

23.8% (517)
Kansas:

16.8% (220,956)
10 to 14 minutes:
Paola:

7.2% (157)
Kansas:

18.6% (244,433)
15 to 19 minutes:
Paola:

8.4% (183)
Kansas:

16.9% (221,991)
20 to 24 minutes:
Paola:

6.6% (144)
Kansas:

13.5% (177,293)
25 to 29 minutes:
Paola:

4.0% (86)
Kansas:

4.9% (64,184)
30 to 34 minutes:
Paola:

15.6% (340)
Kansas:

9.0% (118,138)
35 to 39 minutes:
Paola:

3.3% (71)
Kansas:

1.6% (21,204)
40 to 44 minutes:
Paola:

4.1% (89)
Kansas:

1.7% (22,394)
45 to 59 minutes:
Paola:

11.0% (239)
Kansas:

3.4% (44,713)
60 to 89 minutes:
Paola:

3.4% (74)
Kansas:

2.0% (26,173)
90 or more minutes:
Paola:

1.3% (29)
Kansas:

1.4% (18,039)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017 - Males
Less than 5 minutes - Males:
Paola:

4.5% (67)
Kansas:

5.8% (43,390)
5 to 9 minutes - Males:
Paola:

16.3% (246)
Kansas:

14.7% (109,730)
10 to 14 minutes - Males:
Paola:

10.2% (153)
Kansas:

17.5% (130,817)
15 to 19 minutes - Males:
Paola:

16.5% (249)
Kansas:

18.1% (135,346)
20 to 24 minutes - Males:
Paola:

19.9% (300)
Kansas:

14.1% (105,389)
25 to 29 minutes - Males:
Paola:

4.2% (64)
Kansas:

5.5% (40,850)
30 to 34 minutes - Males:
Paola:

16.9% (255)
Kansas:

10.6% (79,060)
35 to 39 minutes - Males:
Paola:

0.9% (13)
Kansas:

2.3% (17,566)
40 to 44 minutes - Males:
Paola:

2.3% (35)
Kansas:

2.4% (18,241)
45 to 59 minutes - Males:
Paola:

2.5% (37)
Kansas:

4.6% (34,054)
60 to 89 minutes - Males:
Paola:

2.6% (40)
Kansas:

2.7% (20,487)
90 or more minutes - Males:
Paola:

3.1% (46)
Kansas:

1.7% (12,629)
Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017 - Females
Less than 5 minutes - Females:
Paola:

3.9% (67)
Kansas:

6.5% (41,808)
5 to 9 minutes - Females:
Paola:

21.5% (370)
Kansas:

17.4% (111,545)
10 to 14 minutes - Females:
Paola:

9.7% (166)
Kansas:

18.2% (116,711)
15 to 19 minutes - Females:
Paola:

20.7% (355)
Kansas:

17.7% (113,709)
20 to 24 minutes - Females:
Paola:

13.0% (224)
Kansas:

13.7% (87,896)
25 to 29 minutes - Females:
Paola:

9.0% (155)
Kansas:

6.5% (41,391)
30 to 34 minutes - Females:
Paola:

10.9% (188)
Kansas:

9.6% (61,479)
35 to 39 minutes - Females:
Paola:

1.6% (27)
Kansas:

2.0% (12,964)
40 to 44 minutes - Females:
Paola:

4.1% (70)
Kansas:

2.4% (15,187)
45 to 59 minutes - Females:
Paola:

5.0% (87)
Kansas:

3.7% (23,507)
60 to 89 minutes - Females:
Paola:

1.2% (21)
Kansas:

1.5% (9,889)
90 or more minutes - Females:
Paola:

0.1% (1)
Kansas:

0.9% (5,511)

Means of transportation to work

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Paola
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kansas
Drove car alone:
Paola:

83.0% (2,694)
Kansas:

86.7% (556,567)
Carpooled:
Paola:

12.6% (408)
Kansas:

9.1% (61,210)
Bus or trolley bus:
Paola:

0.6% (18)
Kansas:

0.4% (2,960)
Walked:
Paola:

3.8% (123)
Kansas:

2.3% (14,456)
Other means:
Paola:

0.1% (3)
Kansas:

1.1% (5,282)
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Paola
Means of transportation to work in 2000 - Kansas
Drove car alone:
Paola:

84.9% (1,844)
Kansas:

81.5% (1,068,501)
Carpooled:
Paola:

9.4% (204)
Kansas:

10.6% (139,348)
Bus or trolley bus:
Paola:

0.6% (14)
Kansas:

0.4% (5,269)
Taxicab:
Paola:

0.3% (7)
Kansas:

0.1% (797)
Walked:
Paola:

1.8% (40)
Kansas:

2.5% (33,271)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Paola (Males)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kansas (Males)
Drove car alone - Males:
Paola:

79.3% (1,201)
Kansas:

86.6% (556,567)
Carpooled - Males:
Paola:

14.5% (220)
Kansas:

8.7% (61,210)
Walked - Males:
Paola:

6.0% (90)
Kansas:

2.4% (14,456)
Other means - Males:
Paola:

0.1% (2)
Kansas:

1.3% (5,282)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Paola (Females)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kansas (Females)
Drove car alone - Females:
Paola:

86.1% (1,493)
Kansas:

86.7% (556,567)
Carpooled - Females:
Paola:

10.8% (188)
Kansas:

9.5% (61,210)
Bus or trolley bus - Females:
Paola:

1.1% (18)
Kansas:

0.5% (2,960)
Walked - Females:
Paola:

1.9% (33)
Kansas:

2.3% (14,456)
Other means - Females:
Paola:

0.1% (1)
Kansas:

0.8% (5,282)

Private vehicle occupancy

Private vehicle occupancy in 2017
Drove alone:
Paola:

89.1% (2,112)
Kansas:

90.4% (1,179,785)
In 2 person carpool:
Paola:

8.6% (203)
Kansas:

7.3% (95,292)
In 3 person carpool:
Paola:

1.5% (35)
Kansas:

1.3% (17,496)
In 4 person carpool:
Paola:

0.8% (18)
Kansas:

0.5% (6,203)
Private vehicle occupancy in 2000
Drove alone:
Paola:

90.0% (1,844)
Kansas:

88.5% (1,068,501)
In 2 person carpool:
Paola:

7.8% (160)
Kansas:

9.0% (109,278)
In 3 person carpool:
Paola:

0.6% (13)
Kansas:

1.6% (19,470)
In 5-6 person carpool:
Paola:

1.5% (31)
Kansas:

0.2% (2,992)

Class of workers

Class of Workers in 2017
Employee of private company:
Paola:

67.9% (1,787)
Kansas:

66.7% (957,947)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Paola:

3.8% (99)
Kansas:

3.3% (48,086)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Paola:

10.2% (268)
Kansas:

7.6% (109,375)
Local government workers:
Paola:

4.7% (123)
Kansas:

7.4% (106,203)
State government workers:
Paola:

6.9% (183)
Kansas:

6.3% (90,533)
Federal government workers:
Paola:

1.2% (31)
Kansas:

2.3% (33,603)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Paola:

4.9% (128)
Kansas:

6.1% (87,782)
Class of Workers in 2000
Employee of private company:
Paola:

68.7% (1,503)
Kansas:

65.6% (863,522)
Self-employed in own incorporated business:
Paola:

4.1% (89)
Kansas:

3.0% (39,856)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers:
Paola:

5.8% (127)
Kansas:

7.7% (101,602)
Local government workers:
Paola:

7.3% (159)
Kansas:

7.1% (93,985)
State government workers:
Paola:

3.0% (65)
Kansas:

5.7% (75,164)
Federal government workers:
Paola:

1.4% (31)
Kansas:

2.6% (34,749)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business:
Paola:

9.3% (204)
Kansas:

7.8% (102,378)
Unpaid family workers:
Paola:

0.5% (10)
Kansas:

0.4% (5,027)
Class of Workers in 2017 - Males
Employee of private company - Males:
Paola:

69.1% (954)
Kansas:

70.7% (541,399)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Males:
Paola:

5.5% (76)
Kansas:

4.5% (34,197)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Males:
Paola:

10.1% (139)
Kansas:

4.2% (32,232)
Local government workers - Males:
Paola:

3.7% (51)
Kansas:

5.9% (45,481)
State government workers - Males:
Paola:

3.4% (47)
Kansas:

4.9% (37,186)
Federal government workers - Males:
Paola:

1.3% (18)
Kansas:

2.7% (20,575)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Males:
Paola:

6.9% (95)
Kansas:

6.9% (53,093)
Class of Workers in 2017 - Females
Employee of private company - Females:
Paola:

66.7% (834)
Kansas:

62.1% (416,548)
Self-employed in own incorporated business - Females:
Paola:

1.8% (22)
Kansas:

2.1% (13,889)
Private not-for-profit wage and salary workers - Females:
Paola:

10.3% (129)
Kansas:

11.5% (77,143)
Local government workers - Females:
Paola:

5.8% (72)
Kansas:

9.0% (60,722)
State government workers - Females:
Paola:

10.9% (136)
Kansas:

7.9% (53,347)
Federal government workers - Females:
Paola:

1.0% (13)
Kansas:

1.9% (13,028)
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business - Females:
Paola:

2.6% (33)
Kansas:

5.2% (34,689)
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