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Indianola, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Indianola had a population of 9,667 as of July 1, 2017. Indianola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Indianola is located at latitude 33.449 and longitude -90.6438 in Sunflower County. The formal boundaries for the City of Indianola (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Sunflower County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The City of Indianola (GNIS ID: 2404760) 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 Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sunflower 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indianola: Belegante, Eureka, Indian Bayou.

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


Total Population 9,667
Daytime Population: Workers 2,682
Daytime Population: Residents 5,869
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,551
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 9,463
Population in Familes 8,069
Population in Group Qrtrs 204
Population Density2 1,128
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $28,072
Average Household Income $43,805
Per Capita Income $15,563


Total Housing Units 3,925 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,871 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,467 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 586 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $81,796
Average Home Value $105,946


Total Households 3,339
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,358
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 -1.37% -1.38%
Households -1.22% -1.32%
Families -1.44% -1.44%
Median Household Income   0.38%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Indianola, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indianola to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 43 88th
Population Density # 54 85th
Diversity Index # 246 32nd
Median Household Income # 280 23rd
Per Capita Income # 295 19th

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