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Miami County, Indiana

Named for the Miami Indians and organized in 1834

County Seat: Peru

Largest City: Peru (2018 population: 10,904)

Population per Square Mile: 95.15

Square Miles: 373.80

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)36,905440.6%6,484,061
Today (2018)35,567450.5%6,695,497
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*36,135450.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today-3.6%76 3.3%

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

Components of Population Change, 2017-2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-23180 4,044
Net International Migration1440 14,959
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)-4380-0.2%18,568

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2018NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)1,844515.2%6.3%
School Age (5 to 17)5,6464915.9%17.2%
College Age (18 to 24)2,935488.3%9.8%
Young Adult (25 to 44)9,3303826.2%25.4%
Older Adult (45 to 64)9,5234326.8%25.6%
Seniors (65 and older)6,2894317.7%15.8%
Median Age40.8  Median Age = 37.9

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

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2018NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone340191.0%0.4%
Asian Alone165550.5%2.5%
Black Alone1,791245.0%9.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone15480.0%0.1%
White32,5024791.4%85.1%
Two or More Race Groups754282.1%2.1%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic34,3824396.7%92.9%
Hispanic1,185423.3%7.1%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2018 (Includes detail not shown below)13,70743100.0%100.0%
Married With Children2,3725017.3%18.6%
Married Without Children4,7884334.9%29.9%
Single Parents1,343389.8%9.5%
Living Alone3,8384128.0%28.5%

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 2018 (estimate)15,41943100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2018 (includes vacant units)15,43343100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
9,7594663.2%61.3%
Median Value (2018)$87,20085  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
3,9483625.6%27.6%
Median Rent (2018)$50558  

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

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2018/2019 Total Reported) 5,516450.5%1,117,590
Public5,516430.5%1,054,903
Adults (25+ in 2018 ACS)24,972400.6%4,399,815
with High School diploma or higher85.5%71 88.6%
with B.A. or higher degree12.7%78 25.9%

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 2018$35,0399074.3%47,149
Median Household Income in 201847,6248185.5%$55,725
Poverty Rate in 201816.1%9123.8%13.0%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1822.3%13127.4%17.5%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201833390.6%6,032
Food Stamp Recipients in 20183,676280.6%605,854
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 2018/20192,878380.6%514,915

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, 2017394480.5%82,170
Births to Teens, 201729430.6%5,152
Deaths, 2017402450.6%65,602

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2018NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force15,892510.5%3,381,713
Employed15,254510.5%3,265,580
Unemployed638390.5%116,133
Annual Unemployment Rate4.013117.6%3.4
December 2019 Unemployment Rate3.714123.3%3.0

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

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2018 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work13,464100.0%$594,812100.0%$44,178
Wage and Salary10,25976.2%$409,30468.8%$39,897
Farm Proprietors5524.1%$11,2281.9%$20,341
Nonfarm Proprietors2,65319.7%$55,1999.3%$20,806
Farm7415.5%$16,0842.7%$21,706
Nonfarm12,72394.5%$578,72897.3%$45,487
Private10,08174.9%$418,06670.3%$41,471
  Accommodation, Food Serv.9467.0%$16,2022.7%$17,127
  Arts, Ent., Recreation1481.1%$9320.2%$6,297
  Construction7745.7%$38,9526.5%$50,326
  Health Care, Social Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Information750.6%$2,0660.3%$27,547
  Manufacturing1,98514.7%$106,68617.9%$53,746
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade1,3149.8%$33,1235.6%$25,208
  Trans., Warehousing8416.2%$60,00610.1%$71,351
  Wholesale Trade2611.9%$15,0492.5%$57,659
  Other Private (not above)2,414*17.9%*$79,159*13.3%*$32,792*
Government2,64219.6%$160,66227.0%$60,811

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, 2018UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed26100.0%100.0%$4,889$4,879,857
Single-Family26100.0%76.4%$4,889$4,269,197
2-Family00.0%2.0%0$49,353
3- and 4-Family00.0%0.2%$0$6,163
5+ Family00.0%21.4%$0$555,144

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

NamePopulation
in 2018
Percent of County
Amboy3691.0%
Bunker Hill8552.4%
Converse9502.7%*
Denver4651.3%
Macy2000.6%
Peru10,90430.7%
* This place crosses county lines, so only population in this county is shown.
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