According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.4 square miles (1.2 km²), all of it land. The city is roughly five blocks by eight blocks in size. Everything is within walking or biking distance.
An unusual taxidermy collection is displayed at Tim's Diner , which is located in the shadow the grain elevator. Tim's Diner displays dozens of dioramas involving animals from all over North America. Pheasant, quail, deer, teal, and dove hunting are popular locally.
A volunteer fire department and the Clark County Sheriff's Department oversee public safety.
Centennial Park features a stone shelter built in the 1940s by local farmers using local rock; it was renovated around the time of the town's 100th birthday in 1987, when a war memorial was installed. After being closed for several years, the 1969-era town swimming pool has been completely renovated and offers swimming lessons during the warm months. The civic center hosts regular meetings and is available for meetings and parties; its kitchen cooks for 130 seniors in the region each weekday.
The community is the home of six different Christian churches.
The grade school offers all students the advantages of its small size and individual attention.
The end of the school year in mid to late May is frequently celebrated with a parade through downtown. The event, known as Community Day, has been in existence for several decades.
Minneola possesses a modern library, which circulates approximately 14,000 books and offers computer access to patrons.
There were 283 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the city the population was spread out with 26.8% under the age of 18, 5.0% from 18 to 24, 23.4% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 23.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $32,019, and the median income for a family was $41,750. Males had a median income of $28,250 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,498. About 14.4% of families and 11.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.6% of those under age 18 and 18.9% of those age 65 or over.