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The 2000 Census showed that Miami County had a population of 28,351 people. This represented 1.05% of the total population of Kansas, making it the state's 19th most populous county (out of 105 counties).

From the Census Estimates for 2009<1>, Miami had a population of 30,969 people. This is an increase of 9.23% since the 2000 Census.

The following table shows the recent changes in population. Other than 2000, the population counts have been estimated by the Census Bureau.

YearPopulationChange
Since 2000
Year-to-Year Change
201032,787+15.65%+5.87% since 2009
200930,969+9.23%+0.59% since 2008
200830,787+8.59% 
200730,761+8.5%+2.04% since 2006
200630,145+6.33%+0.84% since 2005
200529,895+5.45%+1.42% since 2004
200429,476+3.97%+1.9% since 2003
200328,926+2.03%+0.66% since 2002
200228,735+1.35%+0.51% since 2001
200128,589+0.84%+0.84% since 2000
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200028,351The Last Census

Miami County had 10,984 Housing Units<2> at the time of the 2000 Census.

The 2000 Census shows that Miami County has a total area<3> of 590 square miles [1,528 km²]. Of this total, 576 square miles [1,493 km²] of the area is land, with the balance (2.28%) being water (13.43 square miles [34.79 km²]).

Using the above population and land area values, Miami County had a population density of 49.16 people per square mile [18.98 people/km²], making it the state's 14th most densely populated county (out of 105 counties).

US Census QuickFacts

The Census Bureau has created documents containing demographic information that are called QuickFacts. A QuickFact that is specific to Miami County is available. The QuickFact also contains a comparison between Miami and the state of Kansas.

Click here for the Miami County QuickFact (QF-20121).

Below are some of the communities that are located in Miami County:

CommunityCensus
QuickFact
Population
(2009 Est)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
  Population
PaolaQF-20542505,3465,0116.69%

Below are the counties that adjoin and form the boundaries of Miami County. A link to their specific Census QuickFact has been provided.

CountyCensus
QuickFact
DirectionPopulation
(2009 Est.)
Population
(2000 Census)
Change in
Population
AndersonQF-20003   SW7,8728,110-2.93%
DouglasQF-20045   NW116,38399,96216.43%
FranklinQF-20059   W26,44124,7846.69%
JohnsonQF-20091   N542,737451,08620.32%
LinnQF-20107   S9,3359,570-2.46%
Bates (MO)QF-29013   SE16,76116,6530.65%
Cass (MO)QF-29037   E100,18482,09222.04%

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2000 Census and the next count will be for the 2010 Census.

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<2>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<3>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Miami. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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