Adair County, Iowa Population 2024

7,321

Adair County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 7,321 with a growth rate of -0.92% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adair County, Iowa is the 88th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 7,679 and has seen a growth of -4.66% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20296,981-68-0.96%
20287,049-68-0.96%
20277,117-68-0.95%
20267,185-68-0.94%
20257,253-68-0.93%
20247,321-68-0.92%
20237,389-68-0.91%
20227,457-67-0.89%
20217,524310.41%
20207,4933915.51%
20197,102741.05%
20187,028-19-0.27%
20177,047410.59%
20167,006-136-1.9%
20157,142-223-3.03%
20147,365-20-0.27%
20137,385-81-1.08%
20127,466-80-1.06%
20117,546-133-1.73%
20107,67900%
19908,409-1,100-11.57%
19809,509220.23%
19709,487-1,406-12.91%
196010,893-1,399-11.38%
195012,292-904-6.85%
194013,196-695-5%
193013,891-368-2.58%
192014,259-161-1.12%
191014,420-1,772-10.94%
190016,1921,65811.41%
189014,5342,86724.57%
188011,6677,685192.99%
18703,9822,998304.67%
1860984-5,997-85.9%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.92% (-68)
County Website
Adair County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2020 Population
7,493
Area
569 mi²
Density
13 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-2.3% (-172)
Founded
1851

Adair County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White7,19296.16%
Two or more races1612.15%
Other race570.76%
Black or African American480.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander120.16%
Asian90.12%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Adair County, Iowa Population by Race

Adair County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Adair County, Iowa Median Age

43

Total

40.4

Male

44.9

Female

Adair County, Iowa Adults

There are 5,826 adults, (1,659 of whom are seniors) in Adair County, Iowa.

Adair County, Iowa Age Dependency

79.5

Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Adair County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female3,66348.98%
Male3,81651.02%

Adair County, Iowa Population by Age

Adair County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2242.2770.729.3
Married1,5592.9288.111.9
Non Family1,3311.2253.846.2
Female1933.2646.653.4
Male1413.5769.530.5

2.93

Average Family Size

2.27

Average Household Size

70.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adair County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade801.51%
9th to 12th Grade1472.78%
High School Graduate2,17441.14%
Some College1,15221.8%
Associates Degree72713.76%
Bachelors Degree75514.29%
Graduate Degree2504.73%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Adair County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adair County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White5,1084,906972
2+ Races787811
Hispanic696927
Black2666
Other Race26260
Asian500

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 39.13%.

Adair County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$44,003$50,013$37,633
Less Than 9th Grade$30,417$45,000$0
High School Graduate$36,861$45,776$29,871
Some College$47,380$52,296$41,169
Bachelors Degree$42,847$65,000$38,145
Graduate Degree$52,330$0$78,750

$44,003

Average Earnings

$50,013

Average Male

$37,633

Average Female

Adair County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adair County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adair County, Iowa Language

98.15% of Adair County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.45% of the population.

Adair County, Iowa Language

Adair County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,87970710.28%
Black441840.91%
Multiple157117.01%

10.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

8%

Male Poverty Rate

12.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adair County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adair County, Iowa is Black, with 40.91% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adair County, Iowa is Multiple, with 7.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.02%.

Adair County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.38%
High School11.13%
Some College9.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.63%

Adair County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed37.5%
Female Employed4.24%
Male Employed3%
Male Unemployed1.47%

Adair County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adair County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$63,172$81,199
Families$87,135$102,166
Married Families$92,393$-999,999,999
Non Families$38,892$49,284

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adair County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Adair County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adair County, Iowa Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Adair County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adair County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

451

Number of Veterans

416

Male Veterans

35

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam215
Second Gulf War82
First Gulf War58
Korea32
World War II16

Adair County, Iowa Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74181
75+103
35 to 5488
55 to 6444
18 to 3435

Adair County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White4447.87%
2+ Races78.64%

Adair County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Adair County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.63%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adair County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Adair County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adair County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adair County, Iowa 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

84.69%

Born in Adair County, Iowa

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.4%

Non Citizen

0.52%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Adair County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 84.69% having been born in Iowa. 0.4% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adair County, Iowa Place of Birth

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