Adams County OH Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 28,199
Population in Households 27,861
Population in Familes 22,943
Population in Group Qrtrs 338
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 11,101
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 7,639
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,978 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,687 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,414 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,877 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $93,864
Average Home Value $123,003


Median Household Income $33,596
Average Household Income $45,831
Per Capita Income $18,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.24% -0.21%
Households -0.08% -0.19%
Families -0.38% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Adams County OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 88 counties and county equivalents in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 79 11th
Population Density1 # 82 8th
Diversity Index2 # 81 9th
Median Household Income # 87 2nd
Per Capita Income # 85 5th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.