Adams County, Pennsylvania Population 2018

Adams County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 102,336 with a growth rate of 0.57% 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
2017102,3365770.57%
2016101,759750.07%
2016101,684470.05%
2015101,6374060.40%
2014101,2311720.17%
2013101,059-169-0.17%
2012101,228-232-0.23%
2011101,460-4-0.00%
2010101,46423,19029.63%
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
White93,855
Some Other Race3,561
Two or More Races2,138
Black or African American1,465
Asian669
American Indian and Alaska Native71

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

Adams County, Pennsylvania 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, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.1


Total

41.9


Male

44.2


Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 80,695 adults, (18,622 of which are seniors) in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

51,527

50.64%

Male

50,232

49.36%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Adams County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.2%11.8%
All77.8%22.2%
Non Family66.7%33.3%
Male66.1%33.9%
Female53.2%46.8%

77.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Pennsylvania Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,2692.5577.8
Married22,0843.0488.2
Non Family10,9491.2566.7
Female3,7703.1653.2
Male1,4663.4566.1

2.99

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

6.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Pennsylvania Households

Adams County, Pennsylvania Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,0474.31%
9th to 12th Grade5,5847.90%
High School Graduate29,59941.87%
Some College11,24815.91%
Associates Degree5,7638.15%
Bachelors Degree9,03312.78%
Graduate Degree6,4279.09%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White65,67458,70214,812
Hispanic3,1441,813235
Other Race1,63576626
Black901677172
Multiple Races639569125
Asian410330130
Native American565313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 94.64%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 31.71%.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$36,133$44,417$28,663
Less Than High School$25,195$28,842$18,130
High School Grad$31,660$40,565$24,804
Some College$36,919$48,626$29,070
Bachelors Degree$46,188$58,810$36,507
Graduate Degree$65,163$70,304$59,821

$36,133

Average Earnings

$44,417

Average Male

$28,663

Average Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

93.47% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.53% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.26% of the population.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87,6926,3107.20%
Hispanic6,4112,30635.97%
Other3,4161,60847.07%
Multiple1,95328714.70%
Black1,27127321.48%
Asian55211120.11%

9.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.35%

Male Poverty Rate

10.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 47.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.70%.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.70%
High School7.17%
Some College5.52%
Bachelors or Greater2.55%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed28.32%
Male Unemployed22.32%
Female Employed4.62%
Male Employed3.50%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$61,927$74,303
Families$72,526$84,750
Married Families$80,435$93,754
Non Families$33,254$43,446

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

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

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

7,998

Number of Veterans

7,480

Male Veterans

518

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam3,013
First Gulf War1,444
Second Gulf War1,008
Korea912
World War II480

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 742,186
75+2,071
35 to 541,678
55 to 641,530
18 to 34533

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White7,73210.20%
Hispanic1684.24%
Asian9217.29%
Black867.58%
Other371.73%
2 or More343.59%
Indian1726.15%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

2.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.05%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

64.2%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

5.5%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment by Education

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%
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