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Miami County, Indiana

Named for the Miami Indians and organized in 1834

County Seat: Peru

Largest City: Peru (2017 population: 11,024)

Population per Square Mile: 95.89

Square Miles: 373.80

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)36,908440.6%6,484,192
Today (2017)35,845440.5%6,666,818
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*36,135450.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-2.9%72 2.8%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2016-2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-26277 -976
Net International Migration2034 11,410
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)17610.1%22,545

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2016NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,911495.3%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)5,9074516.5%17.4%
College Age (18 to 24)3,014488.4%10.0%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,3223826.0%25.2%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,8594327.5%26.1%
Seniors (65 and older)5,8704616.4%14.9%
Median Age40.4  Median Age = 37.6

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone336200.9%0.4%
Asian Alone167510.5%2.2%
Black Alone1,757244.9%9.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone13480.0%0.1%
Two or More Race Groups706282.0%2.0%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2016 (Includes detail not shown below)13,26844100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3785117.9%19.0%
Married Without Children4,7154335.5%30.0%
Single Parents1,212409.1%9.7%
Living Alone3,6984327.9%28.2%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2016 (estimate)15,26143100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2016 (includes vacant units)15,32743100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Value (2016)$85,60082  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
Median Rent (2016)$47263  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2016/2017 Total Reported) 5,777420.5%1,110,866
Adults (25+ in 2016 ACS)24,750430.6%4,339,687
with High School diploma or higher85.1%71 88.1%
with B.A. or higher degree11.9%79 24.6%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2016$32,3439075.0%43,097
Median Household Income in 201647,6506391.1%$52,289
Poverty Rate in 201615.7%22112.1%14.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1824.4%13127.7%19.1%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201740360.6%6,790
Food Stamp Recipients in 20173,986290.6%656,297
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2016/20172,971350.6%495,330

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2015374500.4%84,008
Births to Teens, 201531480.5%5,876
Deaths, 2015411400.7%62,666

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2017NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force15,795510.5%3,320,409
Annual Unemployment Rate3.921111.4%3.5
April 2018 Unemployment Rate3.610124.1%2.9

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2016 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work13,546100.0%$572,259100.0%$42,246
Wage and Salary10,24175.6%$385,17067.3%$37,611
Farm Proprietors5684.2%$20,3183.6%$35,771
Nonfarm Proprietors2,73720.2%$47,0138.2%$17,177
  Accommodation, Food Serv.9066.7%$14,8582.6%$16,400
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1150.8%$6160.1%$5,357
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Professional, Tech. Serv.2491.8%$8,0001.4%$32,129
  Retail Trade1,35810.0%$31,9875.6%$23,554
  Trans., Warehousing7375.4%$46,4468.1%$63,020
  Wholesale Trade2912.1%$13,8512.4%$47,598
  Other Private (not above)2,361*17.4%*$69,402*12.1%*$29,395*

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2017UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed20100.0%100.0%$3,616$4,583,500
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.4%$0$13,000
5+ Family00.0%23.4%$0$469,056

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Miami County

in 2017
Percent of County
Bunker Hill8602.4%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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