Adams County, Pennsylvania Population 2019

Adams County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 102,367 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Pennsylvania is the 31st largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018102,8114440.43%
2017102,3675550.55%
2016101,812360.04%
2015101,7764260.42%
2014101,3502180.22%
2013101,132-110-0.11%
2012101,242-215-0.21%
2011101,457-16-0.02%
2010101,47323,19929.64%
199078,2749,98214.62%
198068,29211,35519.94%
197056,9375,0319.69%
196051,9067,70917.44%
195044,1974,76212.08%
194039,4352,3076.21%
193037,1282,5457.36%
192034,5832640.77%
191034,319-177-0.51%
190034,4961,0103.02%
189033,4861,0313.18%
188032,4552,1407.06%
187030,3152,3098.24%
186028,0062,0257.79%
185025,9812,93712.75%
184023,0441,6657.79%
183021,3792,00910.37%
182019,3704,21827.84%
181015,1521,98015.03%
180013,1720.00%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White93,849
Some Other Race3,223
Two or More Races2,269
Black or African American1,469
Asian727
American Indian and Alaska Native52

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2019

Adams County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.3


Total

42.2


Male

44.6


Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 80,671 adults, (18,883 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

64.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

51,534

50.73%

Male

50,055

49.27%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Adams County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.6%11.4%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family66.1%33.9%
Male63.8%36.2%
Female52.6%47.4%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,8182.5177.8
Married22,5242.9988.6
Non Family11,0491.2266.1
Female3,7683.152.6
Male1,4773.3163.8

2.94

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,6883.79%
9th to 12th Grade5,3977.62%
High School Graduate29,43141.53%
Some College11,72116.54%
Associates Degree5,9478.39%
Bachelors Degree9,07212.80%
Graduate Degree6,6059.32%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White65,58058,97014,901
Hispanic3,2472,167358
Other Race1,59088682
Black897703191
Multiple Races754680145
Asian446293103
Native American434014

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 93.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 32.56%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,518$46,357$29,719
Less Than High School$26,229$32,275$15,320
High School Grad$32,398$41,686$25,124
Some College$37,320$50,653$29,899
Bachelors Degree$48,137$60,133$39,136
Graduate Degree$66,601$72,917$61,296

$37,518

Average Earnings

$46,357

Average Male

$29,719

Average Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

93.70% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.98% of the population.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87,3506,1737.07%
Hispanic6,5501,76226.90%
Other3,0661,22639.99%
Multiple2,13939618.51%
Black1,33632224.10%
Asian6187411.97%

8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.83%

Male Poverty Rate

9.71%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 39.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.53%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.41%
High School6.42%
Some College5.78%
Bachelors or Greater2.40%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.72%
Male Unemployed25.00%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed3.18%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$62,661$76,532
Families$75,221$87,748
Married Families$83,136$97,178
Non Families$33,475$43,635

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.6%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

Adams County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans

7,967

Number of Veterans

7,416

Male Veterans

551

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,185
First Gulf War1,509
Second Gulf War1,006
Korea811
World War II413

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,77610.25%
Hispanic2987.30%
Black686.15%
Asian6311.27%
Other361.79%
2 or More212.08%
Indian36.12%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

2.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.52%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

63.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Adams County, Pennsylvania

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Gettysburg76057700951.25%
Littlestown44344468340.77%
Carroll Valley38763939631.63%
McSherrystown30383059210.69%
Bonneauville18001824241.33%
New Oxford17831793100.56%
East Berlin1521152980.53%
Biglerville1200120660.50%
Abbottstown1011101760.59%
Arendtsville95295860.63%
York Springs83383630.36%
Bendersville64164100.00%
Fairfield50750810.20%
  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