Adair County IA Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 7,492
Population in Households 7,341
Population in Familes 5,833
Population in Group Qrtrs 151
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $52,058
Average Household Income $67,276
Per Capita Income $29,209


Total Housing Units 3,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,521 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 708 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 469 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $112,847
Average Home Value $145,458


Total Households 3,229
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,079
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.3% -0.75%
Households -0.23% -0.72%
Families -0.39% -0.81%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.39%


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, 2018 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 Density # 93 8th
Diversity Index # 90 10th
Median Household Income # 54 46th
Per Capita Income # 35 66th

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