Adams County, Iowa Population 2021

Adams County, Iowa's estimated population is 3,518 with a growth rate of -1.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Iowa is the 100th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 4,023 and has seen a growth of -12.55% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,518-42-1.18%
20203,560-42-1.17%
20193,602-42-1.15%
20183,644-13-0.36%
20173,657-35-0.95%
20163,692-62-1.65%
20153,754-123-3.17%
20143,877-14-0.36%
20133,891-19-0.49%
20123,910-84-2.10%
20113,994-29-0.72%
20104,023-843-17.32%
19904,866-865-15.09%
19805,731-591-9.35%
19706,322-1,146-15.35%
19607,468-1,285-14.68%
19508,753-1,403-13.81%
194010,156-281-2.69%
193010,437-84-0.80%
192010,521-477-4.34%
191010,998-2,603-19.14%
190013,6011,30910.65%
189012,2924043.40%
188011,8887,274157.65%
18704,6143,081200.98%
18601,5330.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-1.18% (-42)
County Website
State
Founded
March 12, 1853
County Seat
2010 Population
4,023
Growth Since 2010
-12.55% (-505)
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Adams County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White3,62098.64%
Some Other Race270.74%
Asian90.25%
Two or More Races80.22%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.11%
Black or African American20.05%
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Adams County, Iowa Population by Race

Adams County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Adams County, Iowa Median Age

47.3


Total

45.9


Male

48.4


Female

Adams County, Iowa Adults

There are 2,903 adults, (836 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Iowa.

Adams County, Iowa Age Dependency

77.6

Age Dependency Ratio

40.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

1,840

50.14%

Male

1,830

49.86%

Adams County, Iowa Population by Age

Adams County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adams County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male44.9%55.1%
Female53.2%46.8%
Non Family73.1%26.9%
All81.7%18.3%
Married92.7%7.3%

81.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,5982.2181.7
Married8852.7592.7
Non Family5651.1973.1
Female793.253.2
Male692.4944.9

2.72

Average Family Size

2.21

Average Household Size

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Adams County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade792.97%
9th to 12th Grade873.27%
High School Graduate1,04239.14%
Some College61523.10%
Associates Degree42515.97%
Bachelors Degree31811.95%
Graduate Degree963.61%
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Adams County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White2,6112,453412
Hispanic3431
Other Race1919
2+ Races882
Asian5
Native American44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.00%.

Adams County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,848$42,683$26,762
Less Than 9th Grade$20,000$$20,000
High School Graduate$32,604$38,529$26,200
Some College$38,947$45,119$27,857
Bachelors Degree$32,292$49,219$26,250
Graduate Degree$60,938$61,875$46,750

$34,848

Average Earnings

$42,683

Average Male

$26,762

Average Female

Adams County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Iowa Language by Age

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Adams County, Iowa Language

98.49% of Adams County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 1.51% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.42% of the population.

Adams County, Iowa Language

Adams County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,54248113.58%
Hispanic432148.84%
Other221672.73%
Native44100.00%
Multiple8225.00%

14.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.11%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Iowa is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Iowa is White, with 13.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.24%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.08%.

Adams County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.23%
High School14.07%
Some College10.30%
Bachelors or Greater4.48%

Adams County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed91.67%
Male Unemployed68.75%
Female Employed6.68%
Male Employed3.40%

Adams County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,255$65,045
Families$67,038$82,088
Married Families$71,875-
Non Families$27,695$32,250
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Income by Household Type

Adams County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Adams County, Iowa Marriage

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

Adams County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Adams County, Iowa Marital Status

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272

Number of Veterans

269

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam172
Second Gulf War33
Korea22
World War II11
First Gulf War8

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74108
75+95
55 to 6428
18 to 3422
35 to 5419

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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6.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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58.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.3%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Adams County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Adams County, Iowa Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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76.81%

Born in Adams County, Iowa

99.40%

Native Born

0.60%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.40% of Adams County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 76.81% having been born in Iowa. 0.27% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Iowa Place of Birth

  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

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