Adair County IA Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 7,440
Daytime Population: Workers 3,281
Daytime Population: Residents 3,323
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,604
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 7,277
Population in Familes 5,833
Population in Group Qrtrs 163
Population Density2 13
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $51,245
Average Household Income $63,699
Per Capita Income $27,595


Total Housing Units 3,698 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,427 (65.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 769 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $113,138
Average Home Value $144,067


Total Households 3,196
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,062
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.44% -0.99%
Households -0.41% -0.97%
Families -0.56% -1.07%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   3.07%


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, 2017 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 # 94 6th
Diversity Index # 90 9th
Median Household Income # 55 45th
Per Capita Income # 44 57th

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