Adams County, Pennsylvania Population 2020

Adams County, Pennsylvania's estimated population is 102,367 with a growth rate of 0.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Pennsylvania is the 31st largest county in Pennsylvania.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2018102,8114440.43%
2017102,3675550.55%
2016101,812360.04%
2015101,7764260.42%
2014101,3502180.22%
2013101,132-110-0.11%
2012101,242-215-0.21%
2011101,457-16-0.02%
2010101,47323,19929.64%
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%
180013,1720.00%

How Many People Live in Adams County, Pennsylvania?

102,367

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White94,44992.58%
Some Other Race2,9912.93%
Two or More Races2,3322.29%
Black or African American1,4791.45%
Asian7050.69%
American Indian and Alaska Native670.07%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Population Pyramid 2020

Adams County, Pennsylvania Median Age

43.6


Total

42.3


Male

45


Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Adults

There are 81,177 adults, (19,596 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

31.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Pennsylvania Sex Ratio

Female

51,799

50.77%

Male

50,224

49.23%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Households and Families

Adams County, Pennsylvania Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams County, Pennsylvania Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All77.2%22.8%
Non Family66.4%33.6%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female53.1%46.9%

77.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All39,2212.577.2
Married22,4713.0187.7
Non Family11,4161.1966.4
Female3,7403.0753.1
Male1,5943.2464.5

2.95

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams County, Pennsylvania Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,8253.95%
9th to 12th Grade5,3017.42%
High School Graduate28,94940.50%
Some College12,19117.06%
Associates Degree6,1778.64%
Bachelors Degree9,15612.81%
Graduate Degree6,8799.62%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White66,00659,50215,246
Hispanic3,3262,140365
Other Race1,520835112
Black939728176
Multiple Races873773144
Asian426263128
Native American45456

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 30.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,267$47,529$31,265
Less Than High School$28,121$34,332$20,172
High School Grad$34,173$42,073$27,233
Some College$38,556$51,322$30,847
Bachelors Degree$49,398$59,662$41,194
Graduate Degree$71,039$74,270$68,524

$39,267

Average Earnings

$47,529

Average Male

$31,265

Average Female

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language by Age

Adams County, Pennsylvania Language

93.80% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents speak only English, while 6.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.00% of the population.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty

Adams County, Pennsylvania Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White87,6226,3367.23%
Hispanic6,7111,67925.02%
Other2,8191,02936.50%
Multiple2,20839517.89%
Black1,33433224.89%
Asian608304.93%

8.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.90%

Male Poverty Rate

9.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is Other, with 36.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Pennsylvania is Asian, with 4.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.51%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.36%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School15.45%
High School6.95%
Some College5.75%
Bachelors or Greater2.59%

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income

Adams County, Pennsylvania Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$64,507$77,987
Families$77,760$89,964
Married Families$86,740$99,611
Non Families$34,303$44,199

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status

Marriage Rates

55.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.2%

Male Marriage Rate

54.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Married by Age and Sex

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 55-64.

Adams County, Pennsylvania Marital Status by Race

Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans

7,705

Number of Veterans

7,073

Male Veterans

632

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam3,106
First Gulf War1,444
Second Gulf War1,031
Korea752
World War II393
Name Veterans % of Total
White7,5219.85%
Hispanic1513.60%
Black645.65%
2 or More484.33%
Other381.98%
Asian346.40%

$Adams County, Pennsylvania Veterans by Education

3.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Pennsylvania Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

61.69%

Born in Pennsylvania

95.98%

Native Born

4.02%

Foreign Born

2.51%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.98% of Adams County, Pennsylvania residents were born in the United States, with 61.69% having been born in Pennsylvania. 2.51% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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