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Adair County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2016: 7,422 (all rural); it was 8,243 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,387
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,133
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,560
Renter-occupied apartments: 772 (it was 838 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 569 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Adair County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (43.4%), Educational, health and social services (12.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 34%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 62%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Adair County, IA (2017)
    • 7,10186.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1251.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 710.9%Two or more races
    • 300.4%Asian alone
    • 210.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

46.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.3 years
Males: 3,656  (49.3%)
Females: 3,766  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Adair County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,339 ($35,179 in 1999)
This county:

$52,339
Iowa:

$58,570

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $297, upper quartile is $502)
This county:

$413
State:

$628


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,413 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Adair:

$114,413
Iowa:

$149,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $63,291 - $163,050

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $133,055
Here:

$133,055
State:

$186,769

Townhouses or other attached units: $78,940
Here:

$78,940
State:

$183,349

In 2-unit structures: $72,627
Here:

$72,627
State:

$141,928

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,239
Here:

$104,239
State:

$142,668

Mobile homes: $24,673
Here:

$24,673
State:

$46,662

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,046
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $450

Institutionalized population: 151

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 20
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 1
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 5
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 1999: 14 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2003: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,700
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $365,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $158,900
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $214,000
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $155,400
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $136,400
  • 2016: 50 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2017: 19 buildings, average cost: $189,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Adair, IA residents
Average permit cost in Adair, IA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,449 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,439 (1.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Adair, IA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Adair, IA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Adair, IA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.4%
Adair County:

8.4%
Iowa:

10.7%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.0% for Black residents, 14.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.4 years old
(Males: 45.4 years old, Females: 48.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.9 years old, Black residents: 79.3 years old, American Indian residents: 32.9 years old, Asian residents: 22.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.9 years old, Other race residents: 44.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Adair County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $498 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $608 a month.

Cities in this county include: Greenfield, Fontanelle, Orient, Bridgewater.

Adair County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: DuPage County, Illinois , Erie County, Ohio , Fulton County, Ohio , Lake County, Ohio , Marshall County, Illinois , Summit County, Ohio .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Iowa:

2.8%

Unemployment by year in Adair, IA
County total employment by year in Adair, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Adair, IA

Current college students: 206
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 100 (25.4% naturalized citizens)

Adair County:

1.4%
Whole state:

5.3%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 142010 or later
  • 192000 to 2009
  • 161990 to 1999
  • 161980 to 1989
  • 31970 to 1979
  • 24Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.4%

Adair County marital status for males Adair County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,250
  • One, attached: 10
  • Two: 35
  • 3 or 4: 202
  • 5 to 9: 77
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 or more: 15
  • Mobile homes: 113

Housing units in Adair County with a mortgage: 1,349 (42 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,175

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

61.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Adair County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,78111
Evangelical Protestant1,6606
Catholic4312
None3,810-
Adair County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Adair County:

3.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Adair County:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Adair County:

9.0%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Adair County:

28.1%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.3%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Adair County:

Average size of farms: 443 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $110,654
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $221.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 42.44%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $87,982
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 65.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $108,285
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.02%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.27
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.37%
Corn for grain: 106875 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 102496 harvested acres
Vegetables: 3 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 23 acres

Earthquake activity:

Adair County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Iowa state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 402.6 miles away from Adair County center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 247.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 389.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 309.2 miles away from Adair County center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 319.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: January 19, 2010 to January 26, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1880: March 02, 2010, FEMA Id: 1880, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 23, 2009 to December 27, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1877: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1877, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: December 10, 2007 to December 11, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1737: January 04, 2008, FEMA Id: 1737, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Snow, Incident Period: February 28, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3275: March 30, 2007, FEMA Id: 3275, Natural disaster type: Snow
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1230: July 02, 1998, FEMA Id: 1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Flooding, Incident Period: May 08, 1996 to May 28, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1121: June 24, 1996, FEMA Id: 1121, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Iowa Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 01, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-996: July 09, 1993, FEMA Id: 996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Adair County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Adair

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,481 (79.7%)
  • Carpooled: 234 (7.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 21 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 124 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 275 (8.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Greece (20%)
  • Honduras (20%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Mexico (13%)
  • Burma (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Canada (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Adair County


  • German (40%)
  • American (12%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • Danish (5%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Adair County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 176 people in nursing homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,414.

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,542 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.89% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($34,542 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($12,303 average AGI)
Adair County:

1.24%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Guthrie County, IA  1.21% ($32,314 average AGI)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,564 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.83% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($36,211 average AGI)
1.05% relocated to other states ($7,353 average AGI)
Adair County:

1.05%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Guthrie County, IA  1.28% ($36,447 average AGI)
to Union County, IA  0.98% ($26,517)
to Polk County, IA  0.81% ($67,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Adair County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Adair County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 1.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Adair County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Adair County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Adair County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adair County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adair County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adair County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Adair County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,649 (1,520 aged, 129 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 46 (3%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Adair County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (271)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (124)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (100)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (91)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (89)
  • Unspecified dementia (58)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (57)
  • Generalized and unspecified atherosclerosis (51)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (45)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (37)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 12.61
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,778
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 277
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 19,655

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 827
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,629

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,422
  • In family households: 5,876 (1,091 male householders, 1,017 female householders)
    1,689 spouses, 1,682 children (1,595 natural, 18 adopted, 68 stepchildren), 67 grandchildren, 29 brothers or sisters, 46 parents, 53 other relatives, 191 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,389 (526 male householders (407 living alone)), 627 female householders (548 living alone)), 225 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 155

Size of family households: 1,227 2-persons, 392 3-persons, 223 4-persons, 140 5-persons, 85 6-persons, 34 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 959 1-person, 149 2-persons, 42 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

963 married couples with children.
430 single-parent households (123 men, 307 women).

97.8% of residents of Adair speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $52,421,000 ($6,609 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $414,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $19,214,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,525,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,305,000
Federal grants: $10,186,000
Federal procurement contracts: $412,000 ($19,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,778,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $502,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,238,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,942,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 393
Here:

50 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 593
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -175
Here -22 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Adair County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.46 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.2
State:

4.2

Year house built in Adair County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Adair County, Iowa
  • 282014 or later
  • 642010 to 2013
  • 2512000 to 2009
  • 2241990 to 1999
  • 2641980 to 1989
  • 5811970 to 1979
  • 3071960 to 1969
  • 3211950 to 1959
  • 2391940 to 1949
  • 1,4211939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Adair County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adair County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adair County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 2084 rooms
  • 3805 rooms
  • 5606 rooms
  • 4197 rooms
  • 4028 rooms
  • 5469+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adair County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adair County, Iowa
  • 171 room
  • 302 rooms
  • 1103 rooms
  • 1404 rooms
  • 1065 rooms
  • 1476 rooms
  • 277 rooms
  • 848 rooms
  • 649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Adair County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Adair County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Adair County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 781 bedroom
  • 6552 bedrooms
  • 1,0463 bedrooms
  • 5864 bedrooms
  • 1585+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adair County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adair County, Iowa
  • 17no bedroom
  • 1741 bedroom
  • 2352 bedrooms
  • 1673 bedrooms
  • 1154 bedrooms
  • 225+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Adair County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Adair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Adair County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 56no vehicle
  • 5411 vehicle
  • 1,0112 vehicles
  • 5123 vehicles
  • 2744 vehicles
  • 1515+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Adair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Adair County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 83no vehicle
  • 3191 vehicle
  • 1792 vehicles
  • 1113 vehicles
  • 584 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

89.0% of Adair County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Iowa.

Adair County:

89.0%
State average:

85.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,353
  • Other state: 899
  • Northeast: 54
  • Midwest: 511
  • South: 93
  • West: 236
Year householders moved into unit in Adair County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Adair County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.7%Utility gas
  • 26.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.9%Electricity
  • 2.7%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 42.1%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

2.0%
Iowa:

9.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.3%
Iowa:

7.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 43
Here:

23.4%
Iowa:

24.7%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Adair County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,766,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,103,000
    Other: $217,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,168,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,836,000
    Regular Highways: $3,440,000
    Police Protection: $1,021,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $320,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    General Public Buildings: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $545,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $783,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,033,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,649,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $165,000
    General Revenue - Other: $126,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $460,000
    Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,808,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,765,000
    Public Welfare: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $193,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,921,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $394,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $318,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,211,000

Adair County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,766,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,103,000
    Other: $217,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,168,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,836,000
    Regular Highways: $3,440,000
    Police Protection: $1,021,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $320,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    General Public Buildings: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $545,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $783,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,033,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,649,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $165,000
    General Revenue - Other: $126,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $460,000
    Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,808,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,765,000
    Public Welfare: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $193,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,921,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $394,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $318,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,211,000

Adair County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,766,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,103,000
    Other: $217,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,168,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,836,000
    Regular Highways: $3,440,000
    Police Protection: $1,021,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $320,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    General Public Buildings: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $545,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $783,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,033,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,649,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $165,000
    General Revenue - Other: $126,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $460,000
    Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,808,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,765,000
    Public Welfare: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $193,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,921,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $394,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $318,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,211,000

Adair County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,766,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $8,103,000
    Other: $217,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,168,000
    Regular Highways: $781,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $8,836,000
    Regular Highways: $3,440,000
    Police Protection: $1,021,000
    Central Staff Services: $382,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $345,000
    Health - Other: $339,000
    Financial Administration: $320,000
    General - Other: $252,000
    General Public Buildings: $131,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $119,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $31,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $545,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $25,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $783,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,033,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,649,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $384,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $165,000
    General Revenue - Other: $126,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $60,000
    Sale of Property: $8,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $460,000
    Hospitals: $143,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,808,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $650,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,765,000
    Public Welfare: $1,159,000
    Health and Hospitals: $313,000
    General Local Government Support: $193,000
    Other: $74,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,921,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $394,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $318,000
    Other License: $20,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,211,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 86
  • Number of aged recipients: 16
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 70
  • Number of recipients under 18: 10
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 47
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 29
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 44
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 29
Most common first names in Adair County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5284.3 years
John4778.9 years
William3473.8 years
George3379.7 years
Helen2680.7 years
Walter2476.7 years
Donald2375.1 years
Harold2271.8 years
Charles2281.8 years
Robert2275.4 years
Most common last names in Adair County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller3281.4 years
Jensen3179.6 years
Johnson3081.8 years
Smith2374.1 years
Brown2076.0 years
Westphal1879.4 years
Christensen1672.6 years
Lane1688.5 years
Nelson1582.3 years
Wallace1577.9 years

Businesses in Adair County, IA

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U.S. Cellular: 1

Adair County on our top lists:

  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"