Miami County is located in north-central Indiana. The County Seat is Peru and the largest city is Peru. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.miamicountyin.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 35,954 and the 2010 census population was 36,903. The land area is 373.84 square miles and there are 98.7 persons per square mile.
92.2% of the population is White, 4.6% is Black or African American, 2.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.9% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 83.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 10.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $84,100, there are 13,210 households, an average of 2.64 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,475, the median household income is $42,023, and 17.2% of the persons in Miami County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,311. Retail sales (in $1000) were $235,379, and sales per capita were $6,423. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 31.8%.
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