Adams County IA Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,915
Population in Households 3,814
Population in Familes 3,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 9
Diversity Index2 6


Total Households 1,690
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 1,101
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,291 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 399 (20.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 309 (15.5%)
Median Home Value $97,343
Average Home Value $127,517


Median Household Income $45,991
Average Household Income $60,849
Per Capita Income $26,540
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.46% -0.5%
Households -0.23% -0.38%
Families -0.36% -0.46%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Adams County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 99 1st
Population Density1 # 99 1st
Diversity Index2 # 97 3rd
Median Household Income # 79 21st
Per Capita Income # 51 49th

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