Adams County, Indiana Population 2021

Adams County, Indiana's estimated population is 36,141 with a growth rate of 0.51% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Indiana is the 45th largest county in Indiana. The 2010 Population was 34,444 and has seen a growth of 4.93% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202136,1411820.51%
202035,9591820.51%
201935,7771820.51%
201835,5952100.59%
201735,3852070.59%
201635,1782330.67%
201534,9451870.54%
201434,7581140.33%
201334,6442440.71%
201234,400320.09%
201134,368-76-0.22%
201034,4443,34910.77%
199031,0951,4764.98%
198029,6192,74810.23%
197026,8712,2289.04%
196024,6432,25010.05%
195022,3931,1395.36%
194021,2541,2976.50%
193019,957-546-2.66%
192020,503-1,337-6.12%
191021,840-392-1.76%
190022,2322,05110.16%
189020,1814,79631.17%
188015,3854,00335.17%
187011,3822,13023.02%
18609,2523,45559.60%
18505,7973,533156.05%
18402,2640.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.51%
County Website
State
Founded
1 March 1836
County Seat
2010 Population
34,444
Growth Since 2010
4.93%
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Adams County, Indiana Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White34,11396.43%
Some Other Race4601.30%
Black or African American3991.13%
Two or More Races2740.77%
Asian1040.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native260.07%
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Adams County, Indiana Population by Race

Adams County, Indiana Population Pyramid $2021

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Adams County, Indiana Median Age

33.5


Total

31.5


Male

35.7


Female

Adams County, Indiana Adults

There are 24,287 adults, (5,352 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Indiana.

Adams County, Indiana Age Dependency

86.8

Age Dependency Ratio

28.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Indiana Sex Ratio

Female

17,726

50.11%

Male

17,650

49.89%

Adams County, Indiana Population by Age

Adams County, Indiana Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adams County, Indiana Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married91.5%8.5%
All77.1%22.9%
Non Family59.9%40.1%
Female59.7%40.3%
Male56.2%43.8%

77.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adams County, Indiana Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All12,4812.7977.1
Married6,8823.5991.5
Non Family3,6901.1859.9
Female1,2382.8459.7
Male6713.3256.2

3.39

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Adams County, Indiana Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,9939.38%
9th to 12th Grade1,2555.91%
High School Graduate8,62040.58%
Some College4,07319.18%
Associates Degree2,0159.49%
Bachelors Degree2,32710.96%
Graduate Degree9574.51%
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Adams County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,11017,0273,090
Hispanic81368348
Other Race25520811
Black16414886
2+ Races9766
Asian837860
Native American2626

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 asian people with a rate of 72.29%.

Adams County, Indiana Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,569$42,129$28,215
Less Than 9th Grade$27,072$30,829$13,173
High School Graduate$33,367$40,763$25,034
Some College$36,319$41,426$29,464
Bachelors Degree$47,315$63,646$32,207
Graduate Degree$57,721$54,737$57,867

$35,569

Average Earnings

$42,129

Average Male

$28,215

Average Female

Adams County, Indiana Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Indiana Language by Age

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Adams County, Indiana Language

85.24% of Adams County, Indiana residents speak only English, while 14.76% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.61% of the population.

Adams County, Indiana Language

Adams County, Indiana Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White32,4015,24016.17%
Hispanic1,59727817.41%
Black37026671.89%
Multiple27412445.26%
Other4606514.13%
Asian1041514.42%

16.80%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.71%

Male Poverty Rate

17.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Indiana

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Indiana is Black, with 71.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Indiana is Other, with 14.13% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.44%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.37%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.09%.

Adams County, Indiana Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.87%
High School9.38%
Some College8.00%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Adams County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.91%
Female Employed9.99%
Male Unemployed9.43%
Male Employed8.18%

Adams County, Indiana Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Indiana Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$52,504$65,750
Families$65,609$77,671
Married Families$74,986-
Non Families$30,139$34,953
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Income by Household Type

Adams County, Indiana Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Indiana Married by Age and Sex

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Adams County, Indiana 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, Indiana Marital Status by Race

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Adams County, Indiana Marital Status

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1,430

Number of Veterans

1,403

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam501
First Gulf War272
Korea206
Second Gulf War104
World War II90

Adams County, Indiana Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+461
65 to 74431
35 to 54343
55 to 64157
18 to 3438

Adams County, Indiana Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4306.09%
Hispanic282.75%

Adams County, Indiana Veterans by Race

Adams County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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6.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Indiana Veterans by Education

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63.5%

Labor Force Participation

61.3%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Indiana Employment by Age

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Adams County, Indiana Employment by Race

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Adams County, Indiana 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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83.67%

Born in Adams County, Indiana

99.13%

Native Born

0.87%

Foreign Born

0.34%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.13% of Adams County, Indiana residents were born in the United States, with 83.67% having been born in Indiana. 0.34% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Indiana 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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