Adams County, Washington Population 2019

Adams County, Washington's estimated population is 19,506 with a growth rate of 1.27% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Washington is the 31st largest county in Washington.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201719,5062441.27%
201619,262610.32%
201519,20150.03%
201419,196540.28%
201319,1421640.86%
201218,978870.46%
201118,8911020.54%
201018,7895,18638.12%
199013,6033362.53%
198013,2671,25310.43%
197012,0142,08521.00%
19609,9293,34550.80%
19506,5843756.04%
19406,209-1,510-19.56%
19307,719-1,904-19.79%
19209,623-1,297-11.88%
191010,9206,080125.62%
19004,8402,742130.70%
18902,0980.00%

Adams County, Washington Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White13,496
Some Other Race4,551
American Indian and Alaska Native556
Two or More Races317
Asian228
Black or African American113

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Adams County, Washington Population Pyramid 2019

2004006008001,000 Male Population2004006008001,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Adams County, Washington Median Age

28.4


Total

27.5


Male

29.4


Female

Adams County, Washington Adults

There are 12,508 adults, (2,061 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Washington.

Adams County, Washington Age Dependency

84.4

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

9,511

49.38%

Male

9,750

50.62%

Adams County, Washington Households and Families

Adams County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Adams County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family55.8%44.2%
Female46.6%53.4%
Male29.7%70.3%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,8243.2664.3
Married3,1803.8477.3
Non Family1,3971.1755.8
Female8204.146.6
Male4274.1529.7

3.81

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

8.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Washington Households

Adams County, Washington Education

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

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,46523.32%
9th to 12th Grade1,21011.45%
High School Graduate2,74926.01%
Some College1,87917.78%
Associates Degree8307.85%
Bachelors Degree9468.95%
Graduate Degree4904.64%

Adams County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,3392,224206
White4,8974,4061,113
Other Race2,076828141
Asian19116998
Multiple Races16715228
Native American149449
Black7339

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 91.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 51.31%.

Adams County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,072$36,189$23,720
Less Than High School$25,097$29,557$14,883
High School Grad$30,260$36,582$23,327
Some College$31,096$42,679$26,061
Bachelors Degree$41,354$52,857$32,250
Graduate Degree$55,811$56,875$53,313

$30,072

Average Earnings

$36,189

Average Male

$23,720

Average Female

Adams County, Washington Language

Adams County, Washington Language by Age

Adams County, Washington Language

45.11% of Adams County, Washington residents speak only English, while 54.89% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.32% of the population.

Adams County, Washington Poverty

Adams County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,9563,50029.27%
Other4,53495721.11%
White6,62582012.38%
Native55638569.24%
Multiple2915318.21%
Black1053230.48%
Asian198115.56%

23.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.18%

Male Poverty Rate

25.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Washington is Native, with 69.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Washington is Asian, with 5.56% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.59%.

Adams County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.15%
High School16.40%
Some College11.42%
Bachelors or Greater5.22%

Adams County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.98%
Male Unemployed44.55%
Female Employed13.61%
Male Employed12.50%

Adams County, Washington Income

Adams County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$48,131$58,974
Families$54,644$63,602
Married Families$63,198$73,934
Non Families$26,597$40,173

Adams County, Washington Marital Status

Adams County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.4%

Male Marriage Rate

54.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Washington Married by Age and Sex

Adams County, Washington Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Adams County, Washington Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Adams County, Washington Veterans

Adams County, Washington Veterans by War

536

Number of Veterans

494

Male Veterans

42

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam244
Second Gulf War71
Korea66
First Gulf War50
World War II20

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 74161
75+147
35 to 54106
55 to 6488
18 to 3434

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5145.59%
Hispanic320.47%
Other220.84%

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Education

12.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Washington Employment Status

Adams County, Washington Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

58.8%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Washington Employment by Race

Adams County, Washington Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Adams County, Washington

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Othello7350809974910.19%
Ritzville16801626-54-3.21%
Lind562550-12-2.14%
Washtucna208195-13-6.25%
Hatton101100-1-0.99%
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