Demographics are not everything. But, the population of Miller City can give you a good idea about the demographics of the city. The following table provides a snapshot of the area's population. It includes raw head counts and the population density per square mile. This information is tagged to residences, so that you can see exactly how many people live in a certain area. You can also use this table to identify demographic trends and compare different areas within the city.
The population of the village was fairly evenly distributed. Twenty-seven percent of residents were under the age of eighteen. Twenty-one percent were between the ages of 18 and 24. Twenty-two percent were between 25 and 44 years old. Twenty-four percent of households were not families. Twenty-five percent of households were comprised of only one person, and 11.8% were senior citizens living alone. While the median age was fourteen, males outnumbered females in the village.
The population of Miller County grew rapidly during World War I. Many women volunteered to work at the Red Cross canteen in the Union Depot. Many residents remember the trains that passed through the town, carrying soldiers back and forth. Fortunately, most towns in Miller County have their own war memorials. The effects of the Depression on the area were largely unknown. The town of Texarkana, however, hosted a Works Progress Administration office.