Miami County, Kansas

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Miami County
Miami County Courthouse in Paola
Miami County Courthouse in Paola
Map of Kansas highlighting Miami County
Location within the U.S. state of Kansas
Map of the United States highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°35′00″N 94°51′00″W / 38.5833°N 94.85°W / 38.5833; -94.85
Country United States
State Kansas
FoundedAugust 25, 1855
Named forMiami tribe
SeatPaola
Largest cityPaola
Area
 • Total590 sq mi (1,500 km2)
 • Land576 sq mi (1,490 km2)
 • Water15 sq mi (40 km2)  2.5%%
Population
 • Estimate 
(2017)
33,461
 • Density57/sq mi (22/km2)
Time zoneUTC−6 (Central)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−5 (CDT)
Congressional districts2nd, 3rd
WebsiteMiamiCountyKS.org

Miami County (county code MI) is a county in east-central Kansas. In 2010, 32,787 people lived there.[1] Its county seat is Paola. Paola is also the biggest city in Miami County.[2]

Geography[change | change source]

The U.S. Census Bureau says that the county has a total area of 590 square miles (1,500 km2). Of that, 576 square miles (1,490 km2) is land and 15 square miles (39 km2) (2.5%) is water.[3]

People[change | change source]

Historical population
Census Pop.
18604,980
187011,725135.4%
188017,80251.8%
189019,61410.2%
190021,64110.3%
191020,030−7.4%
192019,809−1.1%
193021,2437.2%
194019,489−8.3%
195019,6981.1%
196019,8840.9%
197019,254−3.2%
198021,61812.3%
199023,4668.5%
200028,35120.8%
201032,78715.6%
Est. 201733,461[4]2.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[5]
1790-1960[6] 1900-1990[7]
1990-2000[8] 2010-2016[1]

Miami County is included in the Kansas City, MO-KS Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Government[change | change source]

Presidential elections[change | change source]

Presidential Elections Results
Presidential Elections Results[9]
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2016 66.6% 10,003 26.6% 3,991 6.9% 1,028
2012 66.4% 9,858 31.7% 4,712 1.9% 286
2008 61.0% 9,382 37.3% 5,742 1.7% 253
2004 64.3% 9,013 34.5% 4,838 1.2% 165
2000 57.0% 6,611 39.2% 4,554 3.8% 442
1996 48.0% 5,256 38.7% 4,237 13.3% 1,462
1992 31.8% 3,528 34.6% 3,835 33.6% 3,733
1988 51.7% 4,807 47.6% 4,427 0.8% 72
1984 65.0% 5,877 34.0% 3,076 0.9% 83
1980 57.1% 4,740 37.0% 3,071 5.9% 490
1976 48.7% 3,999 48.7% 4,000 2.6% 217
1972 69.0% 5,234 28.2% 2,140 2.7% 207
1968 48.9% 3,614 37.1% 2,739 14.0% 1,033
1964 38.4% 2,907 61.0% 4,620 0.6% 43
1960 57.9% 4,857 41.8% 3,505 0.4% 34
1956 59.3% 5,031 40.4% 3,428 0.3% 25
1952 62.3% 5,623 37.4% 3,374 0.3% 25
1948 49.4% 3,650 49.5% 3,660 1.1% 78
1944 57.3% 4,326 42.6% 3,217 0.1% 9
1940 56.8% 5,178 42.8% 3,900 0.5% 43
1936 50.3% 4,676 49.5% 4,601 0.2% 14
1932 43.0% 3,667 55.6% 4,739 1.3% 114
1928 72.7% 5,931 26.3% 2,148 1.0% 78
1924 61.8% 4,788 25.7% 1,994 12.5% 971
1920 60.9% 4,060 36.8% 2,450 2.3% 154
1916 41.7% 3,086 54.7% 4,047 3.5% 260
1912 23.7% 1,033 44.1% 1,919 32.2% 1,404
1908 51.0% 2,475 46.5% 2,256 2.5% 119
1904 63.5% 2,899 31.2% 1,425 5.4% 244
1900 52.3% 2,663 47.1% 2,401 0.6% 31
1896 47.1% 2,541 52.1% 2,812 0.8% 42
1892 49.1% 2,243 50.9% 2,325[a]
1888 51.3% 2,170 37.8% 1,600 10.9% 459

Education[change | change source]

Unified school districts[change | change source]

Communities[change | change source]

2005 KDOT Map of Miami County (map legend)

Cities[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 20, 2011. Retrieved July 27, 2014. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  4. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 8, 2019.
  5. "U.S. Decennial Census". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  6. "Historical Census Browser". University of Virginia Library. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  7. "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  8. "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. Ranking Tables for Counties: 1990 and 2000" (PDF). United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2014.
  9. http://uselectionatlas.org/RESULTS
Notes
  1. 2,280 votes (49.91 percent) were for Populist James B. Weaver (who was supported by the state’s Democrats) and 45 (0.99 percent) for Prohibition Party candidate John Bidwell.

More reading[change | change source]

Other websites[change | change source]

County
Maps

Coordinates: 38°35′N 94°51′W / 38.583°N 94.850°W / 38.583; -94.850