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Miami County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 32,888 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 28,351 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,073
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,467
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,141
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,621 (it was 2,224 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

32%

Land area: 577 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Miami County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.3%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (14.4%), Educational, health and social services (14.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Miami County, Kansas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.4%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.6%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Kansas median age:  36.5 years
Males: 16,230  (49.4%)
Females: 16,658  (50.6%)
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Miami County,KS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Miami County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $64,966 ($46,665 in 1999)

This county:

$64,966
Kansas:

$54,935

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $595 (lower quartile is $498, upper quartile is $838)
This county:

$595
State:

$616


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $185,703 (it was $116,400 in 2000)
Miami:

$185,703
Kansas:

$144,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $113,989 - $277,926

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $228,203
Here:

$228,203
State:

$190,494

Townhouses or other attached units: $132,245
Here:

$132,245
State:

$171,869

Mobile homes: $49,440
Here:

$49,440
State:

$47,703
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,464
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $528

Institutionalized population: 543

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 24
  • Burglaries: 68
  • Thefts: 91
  • Auto thefts: 21

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 19
  • Burglaries: 104
  • Thefts: 126
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 148 buildings, average cost: $155,800
  • 2001: 123 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2004: 286 buildings, average cost: $155,200
  • 2005: 252 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2006: 213 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2007: 129 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $264,700
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $177,500
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $223,600
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $201,500
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2014: 50 buildings, average cost: $231,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,623 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,264 (1.3%)

Miami County household income distribution in 2009 Miami County home values distribution Miami County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 8.8%
Miami County:

8.8%
Kansas:

12.1%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.6% for Black residents, 23.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 16.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 42.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.8 years old, Black residents: 43.5 years old, American Indian residents: 48.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.0 years old, Other race residents: 27.0 years old)

Area name: Kansas City, MO-KS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Miami County is $612 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $703 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $951 a month.

Cities in this county include: Paola, Osawatomie, Louisburg, Hillsdale, Bucyrus, Fontana.

Miami County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cabell County, West Virginia , Clay County, Illinois , Fleming County, Kentucky , Mason County, Kentucky , Wayne County, Illinois .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
Kansas:

3.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 838
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 308 (57.8% naturalized citizens)

Miami County:

0.9%
Whole state:

7.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 88
  • 2000 to 2009: 54
  • 1990 to 1999: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 42
  • 1970 to 1979: 21
  • Before 1970: 60
Note: State values scaled to Miami County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.4%

Miami County marital status for males Miami County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,371
  • One, attached: 244
  • Two: 136
  • 3 or 4: 524
  • 5 to 9: 243
  • 10 to 19: 130
  • 20 to 49: 197
  • 50 or more: 20
  • Mobile homes: 555
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Miami County with a mortgage: 6,191 (199 second mortgage, 571 home equity loan, 61 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,429

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

59.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Miami County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic5,8504
Evangelical Protestant5,37833
Mainline Protestant3,80019
Other1,0285
Black Protestant351
None16,696-
Miami County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Miami County:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

2.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Miami County:

3.88 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 21
This county:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Miami County:

8.2%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Miami County:

29.1%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Miami County:

Average size of farms: 225 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $30,964
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $116.27
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 63.79%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,491
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 42.89%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.31%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,158
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.40%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.43
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.18%
Corn for grain: 18873 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 10247 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 45184 harvested acres
Vegetables: 100 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 246 acres

Earthquake activity:

Miami County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Kansas state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 306.0 miles away from Miami County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 377.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 308.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 321.5 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 275.2 miles away from Miami County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 276.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 21, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4230: July 20, 2015, FEMA Id: 4230, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 07, 2010 to July 21, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1932: August 10, 2010, FEMA Id: 1932, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1885: March 09, 2010, FEMA Id: 1885, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2007 to July 25, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1711: July 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 1711, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1462: May 06, 2003, FEMA Id: 1462, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1402: February 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 02, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-378: May 02, 1973, FEMA Id: 378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Miami County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (30%)
  • Guatemala (15%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Thailand (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Miami County (%):

  • German (24%)
  • American (16%)
  • Irish (14%)
  • English (9%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Miami County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,007 (77.2%)
  • Carpooled: 883 (9.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 64 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 173 (1.9%)
  • Worked at home: 889 (9.8%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Miami County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 263 people in nursing homes
  • 176 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 91 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 76 people in state prisons
  • 62 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 30 people in other group homes
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Miami County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 303 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 182 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 58 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 21 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $60,891.

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Kansas average:

6.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.05% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($27,152 average AGI)
2.02% relocated from other states ($15,026 average AGI)
Miami County:

2.02%
Kansas average:

3.18%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Johnson County, KS  2.39% ($47,627 average AGI)
from Linn County, KS  0.39% ($32,413)
from Franklin County, KS  0.26% ($25,903)
from Jackson County, MO  0.22% ($40,962)
from Cass County, MO  0.20% ($31,250)
from Wyandotte County, KS  0.18% ($36,238)
from Douglas County, KS  0.13% ($30,813)


6.80% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.80%
Kansas average:

6.89%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.44% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($23,380 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($17,125 average AGI)
Miami County:

2.37%
Kansas average:

3.65%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Johnson County, KS  2.55% ($39,810 average AGI)
to Franklin County, KS  0.42% ($33,560)
to Jackson County, MO  0.38% ($48,733)
to Linn County, KS  0.34% ($29,854)
to Cass County, MO  0.23% ($42,893)
to Douglas County, KS  0.23% ($37,500)
to Wyandotte County, KS  0.17% ($28,650)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Miami County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 8.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 8.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Miami County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Miami County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Miami County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Miami County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,356 (3,624 aged, 732 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 624 (8%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Miami County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (381)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (309)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (249)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (213)
  • Unspecified dementia (177)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (121)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (118)
  • Congestive heart failure (103)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (93)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (63)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.37
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,352
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 67
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 37,685

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,269
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 800
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 26
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 181.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,888
  • In family households: 27,710 (4,435 male householders, 4,304 female householders)
    6,980 spouses, 10,192 children (9,817 natural, 166 adopted, 211 stepchildren), 533 grandchildren, 165 brothers or sisters, 179 parents, 280 other relatives, 603 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,426 (1,820 male householders (1,575 living alone)), 1,985 female householders (1,747 living alone)), 603 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 709

Size of family households: 4,056 2-persons, 1,777 3-persons, 1,814 4-persons, 766 5-persons, 227 6-persons, 86 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,324 1-person, 428 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 5 5-persons.

5,688 married couples with children.
1,994 single-parent households (518 men, 1,476 women).

98.2% of residents of Miami speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $162,387,000 ($5,465 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,951,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,615,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,871,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,544,000
Federal grants: $64,453,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,064,000 ($95,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,841,000 ($1,769,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $309,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,380,000
Federal Government insurance: $9,448,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,107
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,340
Here:

44 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +1,387
Here +45 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Miami County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.26 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.5

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 125
  • 2010 to 2013: 208
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,620
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,485
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,391
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,003
  • 1960 to 1969: 582
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,241
  • 1940 to 1949: 472
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,261
Note: State values scaled to Miami population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Miami County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miami County population
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 158
  • 4 rooms: 568
  • 5 rooms: 1,789
  • 6 rooms: 2,200
  • 7 rooms: 1,763
  • 8 rooms: 1,164
  • 9+ rooms: 1,976
  • 1 room: 218
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 240
  • 4 rooms: 649
  • 5 rooms: 837
  • 6 rooms: 434
  • 7 rooms: 272
  • 8 rooms: 98
  • 9+ rooms: 106
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Miami County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miami County population
  • no bedroom: 6
  • 1 bedroom: 138
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,387
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,071
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,410
  • 5+ bedrooms: 586
  • no bedroom: 234
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 882
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,257
  • 4 bedrooms: 150
  • 5+ bedrooms: 35
Cars and other vehicles available in Miami County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Miami County population
  • no vehicle: 201
  • 1 vehicle: 1,491
  • 2 vehicles: 3,513
  • 3 vehicles: 2,703
  • 4 vehicles: 1,155
  • 5+ vehicles: 614
  • no vehicle: 416
  • 1 vehicle: 1,156
  • 2 vehicles: 898
  • 3 vehicles: 376
  • 4 vehicles: 14
  • 5+ vehicles: 29

90% of Miami County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Kansas.

Miami County:

89.6%
State average:

83.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 20,292
  • Other state: 12,099
  • Northeast: 435
  • Midwest: 8,011
  • South: 2,397
  • West: 1,227

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Miami County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (52.2%)
  • Utility gas (31.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.9%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.1%)
  • Electricity (49.5%)
  • Utility gas (42.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 317
Here:

7.9%
Kansas:

10.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 183
Here:

8.4%
Kansas:

9.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

5.2%
Kansas:

15.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Miami County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,891,000
    Regular Highways: $4,615,000
    Police Protection: $1,841,000
    Central Staff Services: $948,000
    Health Services - Other: $758,000
    Financial Administration: $580,000
    Solid Waste Management: $574,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $422,000
    Air Transportation: $328,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $211,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Sewerage: $35,000
    Parks & Recreation: $21,000
    Own Hospitals: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $616,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $805,000
    General - Other: $402,000
    Financial Administration: $18,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,954,000

Miami County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $934,000
    Sewerage: $11,000
    Hospital Public: $0
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,508,000
    Interest Earnings: $377,000
    Special Assessments: $31,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,224,000
    General Support: $639,000
    All Other: $107,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,880,000
    Total General Sales: $2,157,000
    NEC: $1,044,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $162,000

Miami County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $13,845,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,910,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $8,020,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $915,000

Miami County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,736,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $32,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 422
  • Number of aged recipients: 19
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 403
  • Number of recipients under 18: 64
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 311
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 47
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 154
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 199
Miami County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Miami County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Miami County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John16876.0 years
William14977.0 years
Mary13881.7 years
Charles11876.0 years
George11677.8 years
James9872.4 years
Robert9170.4 years
Helen8081.6 years
Frank6279.4 years
Margaret6079.8 years
Most common last names in Miami County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10277.6 years
Miller6677.8 years
Johnson4378.3 years
Williams4372.9 years
Wilson4280.5 years
Weaver3383.2 years
Davis3072.9 years
White2975.4 years
Brown2877.2 years
Phillips2577.3 years
Businesses in Miami County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1Pizza Hut3
Applebee's1RadioShack1
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In3
Blockbuster1Subway2
Burger King2T-Mobile1
Chevrolet1Taco Bell1
Dairy Queen1The Room Place1
FedEx3True Value1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block3UPS5
KFC1Walmart1
McDonald's2YMCA1