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Encyclopedia > Miami County, Kansas
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Miami County (standard abbreviation: MI) is a county located in the state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 28,351. Its county seat is Paola, Kansas6.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,528 km˛ (590 mi˛). 1,494 km˛ (577 mi˛) of it is land and 35 km˛ (13 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 2.28% water.


Adjacent counties

  • Johnson County, Kansas (north)
  • Cass County, Missouri (east)
  • Bates County, Missouri (southeast)
  • Linn County, Kansas (south)
  • Anderson County, Kansas (southwest)
  • Franklin County, Kansas (west)
  • Douglas County, Kansas (northwest)

See also: List of counties in Kansas


Demographics

As of the census˛ of 2000, there are 28,351 people, 10,365 households, and 7,794 families residing in the county. The population density is 19/km˛ (49/mi˛). There are 10,984 housing units at an average density of 7/km˛ (19/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 95.96% White, 1.54% Black or African American, 0.52% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.44% from other races, and 1.36% from two or more races. 1.59% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 10,365 households out of which 37.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% are non-families. 21.00% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.80% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.09.


In the county the population is spread out with 27.90% under the age of 18, 7.30% from 18 to 24, 29.70% from 25 to 44, 23.10% from 45 to 64, and 11.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 37 years. For every 100 females there are 97.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 96.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $46,665, and the median income for a family is $55,830. Males have a median income of $37,441 versus $27,271 for females. The per capita income for the county is $21,408. 5.50% of the population and 3.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 5.40% of those under the age of 18 and 8.40% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Subdivisions

Cities and towns

  • Fontana
  • Louisburg
  • Osawatomie
  • Paola

Education

Unified school districts

  • Osawatomie USD 367
  • Paola USD 368
  • Louisburg USD 416

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Regions: Cherokee Strip
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