Adair County IA Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,647
Population in Households 7,496
Population in Familes 6,030
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 3,301
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,505 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 796 (21.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 426 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $115,376
Average Home Value $133,134


Median Household Income $51,340
Average Household Income $58,903
Per Capita Income $25,568
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.32%
Households 0.06% -0.23%
Families -0.18% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.01%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
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, 2014 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 # 88 12th
Population Density1 # 93 7th
Diversity Index2 # 84 16th
Median Household Income # 44 57th
Per Capita Income # 44 57th

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