Adams County, Illinois Population 2018

Adams County, Illinois's estimated population is 66,234 with a growth rate of -1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Illinois is the 23rd largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201766,234-715-1.07%
201666,9492760.41%
201666,673-341-0.51%
201567,014-2-0.00%
201467,016200.03%
201366,996-143-0.21%
201267,139-62-0.09%
201167,201350.05%
201067,1661,0761.63%
199066,090-5,532-7.72%
198071,6227611.07%
197070,8612,3943.50%
196068,4673,7775.84%
195064,690-539-0.83%
194065,2292,4453.89%
193062,7845960.96%
192062,188-2,400-3.72%
191064,588-2,470-3.68%
190067,0585,1708.35%
189061,8882,7534.66%
188059,1352,7734.92%
187056,36215,03936.39%
186041,32314,81555.89%
185026,50812,03283.12%
184014,47612,290562.21%
18302,1860.00%

Adams County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White62,268
Black or African American2,541
Two or More Races993
Asian534
Some Other Race387
American Indian and Alaska Native172
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander54

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Adams County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Adams County, Illinois Median Age

41.1


Total

39.2


Male

43.1


Female

Adams County, Illinois Adults

There are 51,752 adults, (12,453 of which are seniors) in Adams County, Illinois.

Adams County, Illinois Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

34,286

51.21%

Male

32,663

48.79%

Adams County, Illinois Households and Families

Adams County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.5%12.5%
All70%30%
Male59.8%40.2%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female49.8%50.2%

70.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Illinois Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,2402.470
Married13,8873.0387.5
Non Family9,6401.1751.7
Female2,7653.2449.8
Male9483.3159.8

3

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Illinois Households

Adams County, Illinois Education

Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0642.31%
9th to 12th Grade2,7786.02%
High School Graduate16,34935.44%
Some College11,52824.99%
Associates Degree3,9848.64%
Bachelors Degree6,87914.91%
Graduate Degree3,5467.69%

Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,49940,0059,955
Black1,4281,17472
Hispanic49844883
Asian326326189
Multiple Races244238108
Other Race22520418
Native American12579
Islander5454

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.98%.

Adams County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,047$40,798$27,722
Less Than High School$26,786$30,446$16,598
High School Grad$30,373$36,396$21,442
Some College$32,947$40,904$25,831
Bachelors Degree$40,803$50,670$33,873
Graduate Degree$51,521$61,070$45,051

$35,047

Average Earnings

$40,798

Average Male

$27,722

Average Female

Adams County, Illinois Language

Adams County, Illinois Language by Age

Adams County, Illinois Language

97.80% of Adams County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.20% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Adams County, Illinois Poverty

Adams County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,4627,12711.79%
Black2,28380735.35%
Multiple98027227.76%
Hispanic90717218.96%
Asian5336211.63%
Other3835313.84%
Native1724526.16%

12.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.82%

Male Poverty Rate

14.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is Black, with 35.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is Asian, with 11.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.55%.

Adams County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.45%
High School10.29%
Some College10.22%
Bachelors or Greater3.02%

Adams County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed41.74%
Female Unemployed39.41%
Female Employed7.58%
Male Employed3.41%

Adams County, Illinois Income

Adams County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,065$61,817
Families$61,860$74,632
Married Families$70,303$
Non Families$29,587$36,531

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

52.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Adams County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Illinois Veterans

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by War

4,953

Number of Veterans

4,713

Male Veterans

240

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,609
Korea747
First Gulf War682
Second Gulf War627
World War II385

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+1,500
65 to 741,208
35 to 54941
55 to 64756
18 to 34548

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,7499.72%
Black1629.14%
Hispanic376.15%
Indian2216.42%
Other176.67%
2 or More31.00%

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Education

7.82%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Illinois Employment Status

Adams County, Illinois Employment by Age

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Illinois Employment by Race

Adams County, Illinois Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Adams County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Quincy4063640531-105-0.26%
Camp Point11321114-18-1.59%
Payson10261004-22-2.14%
Mendon953942-11-1.15%
Clayton709739304.23%
Golden644635-9-1.40%
Ursa626618-8-1.28%
Liberty516510-6-1.16%
Loraine313309-4-1.28%
Plainville264261-3-1.14%
Lima161159-2-1.24%
Coatsburg147145-2-1.36%
Columbus9998-1-1.01%
La Prairie4746-1-2.13%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990