Adair County IA Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 7,640
Population in Households 7,489
Population in Familes 6,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 3,305
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,136
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,500 (67.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 805 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 422 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $94,372
Average Home Value $112,170


Median Household Income $50,476
Average Household Income $59,921
Per Capita Income $26,063
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.09%
Households 0.08% -0.01%
Families -0.11% -0.14%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Adair County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adair County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 89 11th
Population Density1 # 92 7th
Diversity Index2 # 91 9th
Median Household Income # 48 53rd
Per Capita Income # 50 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.