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Adair, Iowa - Basic Facts

The City of Adair had a population of 717 as of July 1, 2018. Adair ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Iowa. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Adair is located at latitude 41.5001 and longitude -94.643 in Guthrie County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adair (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Guthrie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,467 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Adair are located in Guthrie County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Adair County.

The City of Adair (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Adair is located within Township of Summit, a minor civil division (MCD) of Guthrie County.

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


Total Population 717
Population in Households 717
Population in Familes 540
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,794
Average Household Income $63,409
Per Capita Income $29,381


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 42 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $88,657
Average Home Value $106,609


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 191
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.03% -1.32%
Households -0.97% -1.29%
Families -1.03% -1.4%
Median Household Income   2.1%
Per Capita Income   2.57%

Adair, IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adair to the other 1,009 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 382 62nd
Population Density # 763 24th
Diversity Index # 583 42nd
Median Household Income # 799 21st
Per Capita Income # 454 55th

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