Adams County, Washington Population 2018

Adams County, Washington's estimated population is 19,506 with a growth rate of 2.13% 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
201719,5064062.13%
201619,100-162-0.84%
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
White13,538
Some Other Race4,533
Two or More Races359
American Indian and Alaska Native342
Asian161
Black or African American122
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander45

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

Adams County, Washington Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Adams County, Washington Median Age

28.6


Total

28.1


Male

29.6


Female

Adams County, Washington Adults

There are 12,377 adults, (1,986 of which are seniors) in Adams County, Washington.

Adams County, Washington Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

64.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Washington Sex Ratio

Female

9,384

49.13%

Male

9,716

50.87%

Adams County, Washington Households and Families

Adams County, Washington Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Washington Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.9%22.1%
All67.7%32.3%
Non Family58.3%41.7%
Female51.3%48.7%
Male41.5%58.5%

67.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Washington Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7333.2867.7
Married3,3203.8277.9
Non Family1,3021.2558.3
Female7643.9751.3
Male3474.2941.5

3.78

Average Family Size

3.28

Average Household Size

6.5%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

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 Grade2,57624.60%
9th to 12th Grade9789.34%
High School Graduate2,77326.48%
Some College1,94618.58%
Associates Degree7567.22%
Bachelors Degree9809.36%
Graduate Degree4644.43%

Adams County, Washington Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Hispanic5,2292,189258
White4,9064,4401,123
Other Race2,007733151
Multiple Races22219723
Native American1405918
Asian13311646
Black7646
Islander4545

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 34.59%.

Adams County, Washington Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,930$35,142$21,992
Less Than High School$25,321$27,735$16,190
High School Grad$28,650$33,750$20,663
Some College$30,304$42,415$23,857
Bachelors Degree$45,625$52,235$32,800
Graduate Degree$56,645$56,513$57,679

$28,930

Average Earnings

$35,142

Average Male

$21,992

Average Female

Adams County, Washington Language

Adams County, Washington Language by Age

Adams County, Washington Language

46.20% of Adams County, Washington residents speak only English, while 53.80% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 51.02% of the population.

Adams County, Washington Poverty

Adams County, Washington Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic11,7933,47129.43%
Other4,51792420.46%
White6,63883012.50%
Native34229185.09%
Multiple3335817.42%
Black942122.34%
Asian13396.77%

22.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.50%

Male Poverty Rate

24.50%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Washington

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Washington is Native, with 85.09% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Washington is Asian, with 6.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.71%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.58%.

Adams County, Washington Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.84%
High School16.81%
Some College12.13%
Bachelors or Greater5.32%

Adams County, Washington Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed37.50%
Male Unemployed36.48%
Male Employed13.89%
Female Employed13.87%

Adams County, Washington Income

Adams County, Washington Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,554$57,780
Families$53,020$60,993
Married Families$59,842$
Non Families$27,073$43,184

Adams County, Washington Marital Status

Adams County, Washington Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.5%

Male Marriage Rate

56.6%

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 45To54.

Adams County, Washington Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Washington Veterans

Adams County, Washington Veterans by War

606

Number of Veterans

544

Male Veterans

62

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam239
Korea90
First Gulf War83
Second Gulf War69
World War II25

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54186
75+151
65 to 74151
55 to 6499
18 to 3419

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5115.64%
Hispanic610.92%
Other501.88%
Hawaiian45100.00%

Adams County, Washington Veterans by Education

6.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Washington Employment Status

Adams County, Washington Employment by Age

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

59.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

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