Adams County, Ohio Population 2024

27,234

Adams County, Ohio's estimated 2024 population is 27,234 with a growth rate of -0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Ohio is the 78th largest county in Ohio. The 2010 population was 28,530 and has seen a growth of -4.54% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202926,769-93-0.35%
202826,862-93-0.35%
202726,955-93-0.34%
202627,048-93-0.34%
202527,141-93-0.34%
202427,234-93-0.34%
202327,327-93-0.34%
202227,420-93-0.34%
202127,513730.27%
202027,440-200-0.72%
201927,640-45-0.16%
201827,685-62-0.22%
201727,747-70-0.25%
201627,817-102-0.37%
201527,919-141-0.5%
201428,060-25-0.09%
201328,085-203-0.72%
201228,288-166-0.58%
201128,454-76-0.27%
201028,530
199025,3711,0434.29%
198024,3285,37128.33%
197018,957-1,025-5.13%
196019,982-517-2.52%
195020,499-1,206-5.56%
194021,7051,3246.5%
193020,381-2,022-9.03%
192022,403-2,352-9.5%
191024,755-1,573-5.97%
190026,3282350.9%
189026,0932,0888.7%
188024,0053,25515.69%
187020,7504412.17%
186020,3091,4267.55%
185018,8835,70043.24%
184013,1839027.34%
183012,2811,87518.02%
182010,40697210.3%
18109,4346,002174.88%
18003,432-23,337-87.18%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.34% (-93)
County Website
Adams County
State
Ohio
County Seat
2010 Population
28,530
Area
584 mi²
Density
47 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-4.54% (-1,296)
Founded
July 10, 1797

Adams County, Ohio Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White26,53296.45%
Two or more races5481.99%
Black or African American1310.48%
Asian1270.46%
Other race1270.46%
Native American380.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander60.02%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams County, Ohio Population by Race

Adams County, Ohio Population Pyramid 2024

Adams County, Ohio Median Age

42.2

Total

41.8

Male

42.6

Female

Adams County, Ohio Adults

There are 20,944 adults, (5,013 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Ohio.

Adams County, Ohio Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Ohio Sex Ratio

Female13,73349.92%
Male13,77650.08%

Adams County, Ohio Population by Age

Adams County, Ohio Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All10,1752.6771.528.5
Married5,3603.2685.814.2
Non Family3,0621.1459.140.9
Female1,0543.5539.360.7
Male6993.5364.235.8
showing: 5 rows

3.19

Average Family Size

2.67

Average Household Size

71.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Adams County, Ohio 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 asian people with a rate of 69.16%.

Adams County, Ohio Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,011

Average Earnings

$40,798

Average Male

$33,490

Average Female

Adams County, Ohio Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Ohio Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams County, Ohio Language

99.03% of Adams County, Ohio residents speak only English, while 0.97% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.53% of the population.

Adams County, Ohio Language

Adams County, Ohio Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White25,9005,03719.45%
Multiple54819735.95%
Hispanic3004816%
Black1292821.71%
Native3837.89%
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19.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.36%

Male Poverty Rate

19.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Ohio

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Ohio is Multiple, with 35.95% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Ohio is Native, with 7.89% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.48%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.1%.

Adams County, Ohio Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.17%
High School17.25%
Some College12.34%
Bachelors or Greater4.15%
showing: 4 rows

Adams County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36.19%
Male Unemployed9.33%
Male Employed7.15%
Female Employed6.4%
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Adams County, Ohio Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Ohio Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams County, Ohio Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.6%

Male Marriage Rate

51.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Ohio Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adams County, Ohio Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Adams County, Ohio Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams County, Ohio Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,854

Number of Veterans

1,803

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

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Adams County, Ohio Veterans by War

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Adams County, Ohio Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Ohio Veterans by Race

Adams County, Ohio Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

48.73%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Ohio Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Ohio Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Ohio Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Ohio 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

79.67%

Born in Adams County, Ohio

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.6%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Adams County, Ohio residents were born in the United States, with 79.67% having been born in Ohio. 0.6% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Adams County, Ohio Place of Birth

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