Adams County, Wisconsin Population 2024

22,088

Adams County, Wisconsin's estimated 2024 population is 22,088 with a growth rate of 1.99% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Adams County, Wisconsin is the 50th largest county in Wisconsin. The 2010 population was 20,878 and has seen a growth of 5.8% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202924,2434311.81%
202823,8124311.84%
202723,3814311.88%
202622,9504311.91%
202522,5194311.95%
202422,0884311.99%
202321,6574312.03%
202221,2264312.07%
202120,7951200.58%
202020,6754072.01%
201920,268-118-0.58%
201820,3864812.42%
201719,905-79-0.4%
201619,984-43-0.21%
201520,027-93-0.46%
201420,120-287-1.41%
201320,407-4-0.02%
201220,411-356-1.71%
201120,767-111-0.53%
201020,878
199015,6822,22516.53%
198013,4574,22345.73%
19709,2341,66822.05%
19607,566-340-4.3%
19507,906-543-6.43%
19408,4494465.57%
19308,003-1,284-13.83%
19209,2876837.94%
19108,604-537-5.87%
19009,1412,25232.69%
18906,8891482.2%
18806,7411402.12%
18706,6011091.68%
18606,4926,3053371.66%
1850187-24,056-99.23%
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2024 Growth Rate
1.99% (431)
County Website
Adams County
County Seat
2010 Population
20,878
Area
646 mi²
Density
34 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
5.8% (1,210)
Founded
1853

Adams County, Wisconsin Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White18,79690.67%
Two or more races8694.19%
Black or African American5072.45%
Other race2901.4%
Asian1380.67%
Native American1230.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander70.03%
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White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams County, Wisconsin Population by Race

Adams County, Wisconsin Population Pyramid 2024

Adams County, Wisconsin Median Age

55.1

Total

53

Male

56.8

Female

Adams County, Wisconsin Adults

There are 17,787 adults, (6,317 of whom are seniors) in Adams County, Wisconsin.

Adams County, Wisconsin Age Dependency

80.7

Age Dependency Ratio

55.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams County, Wisconsin Sex Ratio

Female9,52345.94%
Male11,20754.06%

Adams County, Wisconsin Population by Age

Adams County, Wisconsin Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9,1762.1684.815.2
Married4,5462.6592.37.7
Non Family3,6981.2677.422.6
Female5193.627822
Male4133.1277.222.8
showing: 5 rows

2.7

Average Family Size

2.16

Average Household Size

84.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

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

Adams County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

Adams County, Wisconsin Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$37,054

Average Earnings

$45,381

Average Male

$31,311

Average Female

Adams County, Wisconsin Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams County, Wisconsin Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams County, Wisconsin Language

96.25% of Adams County, Wisconsin residents speak only English, while 3.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.74% of the population.

Adams County, Wisconsin Language

Adams County, Wisconsin Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White17,9232,47413.8%
Hispanic83920424.31%
Multiple86316218.77%
Black18111563.54%
Other2843211.27%
Asian1311712.98%
Native851416.47%
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14.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.93%

Male Poverty Rate

17.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams County, Wisconsin

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Wisconsin is Black, with 63.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams County, Wisconsin is Other, with 11.27% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.38%.

Adams County, Wisconsin Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.63%
High School14.04%
Some College12%
Bachelors or Greater3.32%
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Adams County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed62.57%
Male Unemployed27.76%
Female Employed7.35%
Male Employed4.13%
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Adams County, Wisconsin Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams County, Wisconsin Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

52.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.1%

Male Marriage Rate

55.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams County, Wisconsin Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adams County, Wisconsin 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, Wisconsin Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams County, Wisconsin Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

1,766

Number of Veterans

1,639

Male Veterans

127

Female Veterans

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Adams County, Wisconsin Veterans by War

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Adams County, Wisconsin Veterans by Age

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Adams County, Wisconsin Veterans by Race

Adams County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

5.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams County, Wisconsin Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

47.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.1%

Employment Rate

5%

Unemployment Rate

Adams County, Wisconsin Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Wisconsin Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams County, Wisconsin 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

66.39%

Born in Adams County, Wisconsin

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

0.81%

Non Citizen

1.72%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.47% of Adams County, Wisconsin residents were born in the United States, with 66.39% having been born in Wisconsin. 0.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Adams County, Wisconsin Place of Birth

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