Adams, Illinois Population 2024

1,561

Adams is a city located in Illinois. Adams has a 2024 population of 1,561. Adams is currently declining at a rate of -1.14% annually and its population has decreased by -3.64% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,620 in 2020.

The average household income in Adams is $80,886 with a poverty rate of 24.5%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Adams is 36.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 38 years for females.

Adams Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Adams was:

  • White: 94.79%
  • Two or more races: 3.94%
  • Other race: 1.13%
  • Native American: 0.14%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
33.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
47.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-3.64% (-59)
The current population of Adams, Illinois is 1,561 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,620.

Adams, Illinois Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,02094.79%
Two or more races843.94%
Other race241.13%
Native American30.14%
Black or African American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams Population by Race

Adams Population Pyramid 2024

Adams Median Age

36.9

Total

36.8

Male

38

Female

Adams Adults

There are 1,619 adults, (222 of whom are seniors) in Adams.

Adams Age Dependency

52.5

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams Sex Ratio

Female1,13153.07%
Male1,00046.93%

Adams Population by Age

Adams Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8112.6369.230.8
Married3933.0588.511.5
Non Family1921.1469.830.2
Female1823.2420.379.7
Male442.8495.54.5

2.88

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

69.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adams Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade191.32%
9th to 12th Grade533.68%
High School Graduate52836.67%
Some College33223.06%
Associates Degree986.81%
Bachelors Degree29420.42%
Graduate Degree1168.06%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Adams Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,3681,304400
2+ Races40403
Hispanic31237
Other Race1182
Native American330

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 29.24%.

Adams Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$41,167$59,375$21,625
Less Than 9th Grade$38,250$38,500$0
High School Graduate$0$51,833$0
Some College$42,083$61,875$24,625
Bachelors Degree$48,750$62,500$42,083
Graduate Degree$63,750$103,333$45,781

$41,167

Average Earnings

$59,375

Average Male

$21,625

Average Female

Adams Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams Language

95.78% of Adams residents speak only English, while 4.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.38% of the population.

Adams Language

Adams Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,96847524.14%
Hispanic1144741.23%
Multiple843642.86%
Other241145.83%

24.5%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.3%

Male Poverty Rate

29.97%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams is Other, with 45.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams is White, with 24.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 22.9%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.4%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.72%.

Adams Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School32.01%
Some College19.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
Less Than 9th Grade4.17%

Adams Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed30.32%
Male Employed14.73%
Male Unemployed10%
Female Unemployed0%

Adams Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$70,938$80,886
Families$76,458$85,842
Married Families$105,417$-999,999,999
Non Families$46,389$47,645

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adams Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Adams Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

79

Number of Veterans

79

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War32
Vietnam25
First Gulf War4
Korea2
World War II0

Adams Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5430
65 to 7420
18 to 3410
55 to 6410
75+9

Adams Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White795.09%

Adams Veterans by Race

Adams Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.92%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.4%

Labor Force Participation

64.1%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Adams Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

87.28%

Born in Adams

97.75%

Native Born

2.25%

Foreign Born

1.27%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.75% of Adams residents were born in the United States, with 87.28% having been born in Illinois. 1.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,471-18-1.21%
20281,489-18-1.19%
20271,507-18-1.18%
20261,525-18-1.17%
20251,543-18-1.15%
20241,561-18-1.14%
20231,579-18-1.13%
20221,597-18-1.11%
20211,615-5-0.31%
20201,620674.31%
20191,553-11-0.7%
20181,564-8-0.51%
20171,572-10-0.63%
20161,582-10-0.63%
20151,592-9-0.56%
20141,601-12-0.74%
20131,613-11-0.68%
20121,624-13-0.79%
20111,637-7-0.43%
20101,64400%

Adams Population by Year