Adams County, Iowa Population 2024

3,549

Adams County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 3,549 with a growth rate of -0.87% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Iowa is the 99th largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 4,023 and has seen a growth of -11.78% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,394-31-0.91%
20283,425-31-0.9%
20273,456-31-0.89%
20263,487-31-0.88%
20253,518-31-0.87%
20243,549-31-0.87%
20233,580-31-0.86%
20223,611-31-0.85%
20213,642-68-1.83%
20203,7101083%
20193,602-26-0.72%
20183,628-27-0.74%
20173,655-35-0.95%
20163,690-62-1.65%
20153,752-122-3.15%
20143,874-16-0.41%
20133,890-20-0.51%
20123,910-84-2.1%
20113,994-29-0.72%
20104,023
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%
193010,437-84-0.8%
192010,521-477-4.34%
191010,998-2,603-19.14%
190013,6011,30910.65%
189012,2924043.4%
188011,8887,274157.65%
18704,6143,081200.98%
18601,533-1,861-54.83%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.87% (-31)
County Website
Adams County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
4,023
Area
423 mi²
Density
8 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-11.78% (-474)
Founded
March 12, 1853

Adams County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,49094.84%
Two or more races1133.07%
Other race501.36%
Native American160.43%
Black or African American110.3%
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams County, Iowa Population by Race

Adams County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Adams County, Iowa Median Age

46.3

Total

44.8

Male

47.3

Female

Adams County, Iowa Adults

There are 2,903 adults, (846 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Iowa.

Adams County, Iowa Age Dependency

78.9

Age Dependency Ratio

41.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female1,83049.73%
Male1,85050.27%

Adams County, Iowa Population by Age

Adams County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,5232.3480.919.1
Married8032.9590.89.2
Non Family5681.2971.528.5
Male833.0760.239.8
Female693.168.131.9
showing: 5 rows

2.94

Average Family Size

2.34

Average Household Size

80.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adams County, Iowa Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

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

Adams County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

Adams County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,303

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$38,286

Average Female

Adams County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams County, Iowa Language

97.44% of Adams County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 2.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.07% of the population.

Adams County, Iowa Language

Adams County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,3943028.9%
Hispanic723244.44%
Other501836%
Black9555.56%
Multiple11354.42%
showing: 5 rows

9.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.86%

Male Poverty Rate

10.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Iowa is Black, with 55.56% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Iowa is Multiple, with 4.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.7%.

Adams County, Iowa Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade39.35%
High School14.43%
Some College7%
Bachelors or Greater1.97%
showing: 4 rows

Adams County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed75%
Male Unemployed4.84%
Male Employed4.24%
Female Employed1.76%
showing: 4 rows

Adams County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

56.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.8%

Male Marriage Rate

55.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

232

Number of Veterans

221

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

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Adams County, Iowa Veterans by War

count

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Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

7.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.5%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams 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

78.02%

Born in Adams County, Iowa

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.27%

Non Citizen

0.14%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Adams County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 78.02% 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

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