Adams County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

106,817

Adams County, Pennsylvania's estimated 2024 population is 106,817 with a growth rate of 0.37% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Pennsylvania is the 31st largest county in Pennsylvania. The 2010 population was 101,472 and has seen a growth of 5.27% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029108,7923950.36%
2028108,3973950.37%
2027108,0023950.37%
2026107,6073950.37%
2025107,2123950.37%
2024106,8173950.37%
2023106,4223950.37%
2022106,0273950.37%
2021105,6321,8531.79%
2020103,7791,0030.98%
2019102,776-259-0.25%
2018103,0354060.4%
2017102,6296770.66%
2016101,9521050.1%
2015101,8474710.46%
2014101,3762200.22%
2013101,156-109-0.11%
2012101,265-211-0.21%
2011101,47640%
2010101,472
199078,2749,98214.62%
198068,29211,35519.94%
197056,9375,0319.69%
196051,9067,70917.44%
195044,1974,76212.08%
194039,4352,3076.21%
193037,1282,5457.36%
192034,5832640.77%
191034,319-177-0.51%
190034,4961,0103.02%
189033,4861,0313.18%
188032,4552,1407.06%
187030,3152,3098.24%
186028,0062,0257.79%
185025,9812,93712.75%
184023,0441,6657.79%
183021,3792,00910.37%
182019,3704,21827.84%
181015,1521,98015.03%
180013,172-95,620-87.89%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.37% (395)
County Website
Adams County
County Seat
2010 Population
101,472
Area
519 mi²
Density
206 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
5.27% (5,345)
Founded
January 22, 1800

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White95,75091.54%
Two or more races3,7973.63%
Other race2,1742.08%
Black or African American1,6941.62%
Asian8440.81%
Native American3410.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander4
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White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2024

Adams County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.8

Total

42.1

Male

45.5

Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 83,948 adults, (21,851 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

68.5

Age Dependency Ratio

35.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female52,51050.2%
Male52,09449.8%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population by Age

Adams County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All40,0062.5178.121.9
Married22,6683.0286.213.8
Non Family11,9981.236832
Female3,4413.1259.940.1
Male1,8993.3879.320.7
showing: 5 rows

2.98

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Adams County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 91.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.78%.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$45,916

Average Earnings

$54,966

Average Male

$36,584

Average Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

93.66% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.34% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.74% of the population.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White88,7806,5397.37%
Hispanic7,23994813.1%
Multiple3,70837910.22%
Black1,31820915.86%
Other2,1012019.57%
Asian6156811.06%
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7.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.17%

Male Poverty Rate

8.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is Black, with 15.86% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is White, with 7.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.33%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.66%.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade16.73%
High School6.47%
Some College5.64%
Bachelors or Greater3.66%
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Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed13.32%
Male Unemployed11.99%
Female Employed3.6%
Male Employed2.84%
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Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

54.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

6,503

Number of Veterans

5,933

Male Veterans

570

Female Veterans

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Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by War

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Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

3.7%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.3%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Pennsylvania 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

61.35%

Born in Adams County, Pennsylvania

96.62%

Native Born

3.38%

Foreign Born

1.72%

Non Citizen

1.66%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.62% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 61.35% having been born in Pennsylvania. 1.72% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

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