Adams County, Illinois Population 2019

Adams County, Illinois's estimated population is 66,234 with a growth rate of -0.66% 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
201766,234-439-0.66%
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
White62,209
Black or African American2,689
Two or More Races983
Asian511
American Indian and Alaska Native222
Some Other Race135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander38

Adams County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Adams County, Illinois Median Age

41.5


Total

39.6


Male

43.2


Female

Adams County, Illinois Adults

There are 51,688 adults, (12,782 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Illinois.

Adams County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

34,089

51.04%

Male

32,698

48.96%

Adams County, Illinois Households and Families

Adams County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88%12%
All70.5%29.5%
Male62.3%37.7%
Female51.4%48.6%
Non Family51.2%48.8%

70.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,4612.3870.5
Married14,1283.0188
Non Family9,7551.1951.2
Female2,6523.1351.4
Male9263.0862.3

2.96

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

5.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0722.32%
9th to 12th Grade2,7615.98%
High School Graduate16,09234.86%
Some College11,47924.87%
Associates Degree3,9748.61%
Bachelors Degree6,82114.78%
Graduate Degree3,9628.58%

Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White43,42140,12210,310
Black1,5171,18186
Hispanic488418187
Asian294294143
Multiple Races28424375
Native American18591
Other Race634020
Islander3737

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 48.64%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,466$41,279$28,639
Less Than High School$24,559$30,876$14,886
High School Grad$31,862$37,456$22,582
Some College$32,961$40,603$26,565
Bachelors Degree$40,908$50,127$35,207
Graduate Degree$53,821$63,235$46,563

$35,466

Average Earnings

$41,279

Average Male

$28,639

Average Female

Adams County, Illinois Language

Adams County, Illinois Language by Age

Adams County, Illinois Language

97.90% of Adams County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.10% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.69% of the population.

Adams County, Illinois Poverty

Adams County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White60,1687,30412.14%
Black2,42867927.97%
Multiple96625626.50%
Hispanic94414915.78%
Asian5108416.47%
Native2227031.53%
Other1312619.85%

13.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.12%

Male Poverty Rate

13.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is Native, with 31.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is White, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.90%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.69%
High School11.70%
Some College9.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.41%
Female Unemployed35.29%
Female Employed7.89%
Male Employed3.71%

Adams County, Illinois Income

Adams County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,454$64,318
Families$62,213$77,204
Married Families$71,935$87,177
Non Families$28,920$39,209

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Illinois Veterans

4,669

Number of Veterans

4,391

Male Veterans

278

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,562
First Gulf War719
Second Gulf War624
Korea595
World War II265

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White4,4959.21%
Black924.98%
Indian6635.68%
Hispanic284.55%
Asian123.43%
2 or More41.12%

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Education

8.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Illinois Employment Status

63.9%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  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