Adams County, Illinois Population 2022

Adams County, Illinois's estimated population is 64,871 with a growth rate of -0.29% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Illinois is the 24th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 67,160 and has seen a growth of -3.41% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18302,1860.00%
184014,47612,290562.21%
185026,50812,03283.12%
186041,32314,81555.89%
187056,36215,03936.39%
188059,1352,7734.92%
189061,8882,7534.66%
190067,0585,1708.35%
191064,588-2,470-3.68%
192062,188-2,400-3.72%
193062,7845960.96%
194065,2292,4453.89%
195064,690-539-0.83%
196068,4673,7775.84%
197070,8612,3943.50%
198071,6227611.07%
199066,090-5,532-7.72%
201067,1601,0701.62%
201167,211510.08%
201267,139-72-0.11%
201366,999-140-0.21%
201466,966-33-0.05%
201566,835-131-0.20%
201666,475-360-0.54%
201766,057-418-0.63%
201865,623-434-0.66%
201965,435-188-0.29%
202065,247-188-0.29%
202165,059-188-0.29%
202264,871-188-0.29%
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Adams County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White60,72292.47%
Black or African American2,6984.11%
American Indian and Alaska Native1200.18%
Asian4830.74%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander90.01%
Some Other Race2130.32%
Two or More Races1,4252.17%
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Adams County, Illinois Population by Race

Adams County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2022

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Adams County, Illinois Median Age

41.4


Total

39.7


Male

43.1


Female

Adams County, Illinois Adults

There are 50,793 adults, (13,282 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Illinois.

Adams County, Illinois Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

33,429

50.90%

Male

32,241

49.10%

Adams County, Illinois Population by Age

Adams County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adams County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married88.4%11.6%
All71.6%28.4%
Male59.9%40.1%
Female54.8%45.2%
Non Family54.2%45.8%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All27,1992.3671.6
Married13,6433.0588.4
Male1,0762.9959.9
Female2,6792.9454.8
Non Family9,8011.1854.2

2.95

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Adams County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8941.95%
9th to 12th Grade2,6875.86%
High School Graduate15,77634.40%
Some College10,80423.56%
Associates Degree4,1409.03%
Bachelors Degree7,53716.43%
Graduate Degree4,0248.77%
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Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian345305193
Other Race938550
Hispanic536484205
White42,85739,82611,024
2+ Races41830573
Black1,6921,381106
Islander88
Native American12077

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 asian people with a rate of 55.94%.

Adams County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,047$43,821$31,245
Less Than 9th Grade$22,296$21,650$22,831
High School Graduate$35,931$42,112$27,089
Some College$34,897$41,743$26,741
Bachelors Degree$44,641$51,820$39,904
Graduate Degree$59,327$75,199$51,754

$39,047

Average Earnings

$43,821

Average Male

$31,245

Average Female

Adams County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Illinois Language by Age

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Adams County, Illinois Language

97.59% of Adams County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 2.41% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.02% of the population.

Adams County, Illinois Language

Adams County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple1,40944331.44%
Black2,53674529.38%
Islander8225.00%
Asian4636814.69%
White58,8576,67811.35%
Hispanic99510210.25%
Native12065.00%
Other12NaN%

12.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.43%

Male Poverty Rate

13.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is Multiple, with 31.44% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Illinois is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.25%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Adams County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade32.96%
High School12.26%
Some College8.34%
Bachelors or Greater2.90%

Adams County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.58%
Male Unemployed39.24%
Female Employed6.26%
Female Unemployed29.03%

Adams County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,052$73,564
Families$72,091$88,022
Married Families$83,537$100,565
Non Families$32,890$45,067
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Income by Household Type

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Adams County, Illinois 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 45-54.

Adams County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Adams County, Illinois Marital Status

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4,222

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War684
First Gulf War867
Vietnam1,425
Korea517
World War II102

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34329
35 to 541,038
55 to 64482
65 to 741,137
75+1,236

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,0848.57%
Black904.75%
Native American1210.00%
Asian92.53%
Islander675.00%
2+ Races213.78%
Hispanic111.61%

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Adams County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Adams County, Illinois 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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77.18%

Born in Adams County, Illinois

98.74%

Native Born

1.26%

Foreign Born

0.32%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.74% of Adams County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 77.18% having been born in Illinois. 0.32% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Adams County, Illinois 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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