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Adams County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 3,688 (all rural); it was 4,482 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 667
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 663
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,397
Renter-occupied apartments: 385 (it was 470 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

28%

Land area: 424 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 9 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Adams County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.8%), Educational, health and social services (20.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (18.5%), Construction (11.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 31%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Adams County, IA (2019)
    • 3,59080.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 511.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.2%Asian alone
    • 80.2%Two or more races
    • 40.09%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.04%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
Median resident age:

47.7 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 1,843  (50.0%)
Females: 1,845  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Adams County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $50,205 ($30,453 in 1999)
This county:

$50,205
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $414 (lower quartile is $327, upper quartile is $496)
This county:

$414
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $94,071 (it was $56,500 in 2000)
Adams:

$94,071
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $55,879 - $186,981

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $172,652
Here:

$172,652
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $104,936
Here:

$104,936
State:

$195,638

Mobile homes: $70,284
Here:

$70,284
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,089
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $405

Institutionalized population: 49

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 6
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 34
  • 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: 5
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 57
  • Auto thefts: 5
Adams County, IA map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,400
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $106,600
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $149,300
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $125,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $169,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $159,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $202,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $207,500
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $331,000
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $198,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Adams, IA residents
Average permit cost in Adams, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,428 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,076 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Adams, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Adams, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Adams, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.7%
Adams County:

13.7%
Iowa:

11.2%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 75.0% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for other race residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 47.7 years old
(Males: 46.3 years old, Females: 48.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.5 years old, Black residents: 55.8 years old, American Indian residents: 62.4 years old, Asian residents: 56.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 47.7 years old, Other race residents: 34.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Adams 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: Corning, Prescott, Nodaway, Carbon.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Adams County: Pine Valley Golf Course (A), Cromwell (B), Lakeshore Golf and Country Club (C), Spaulding (D), Crestmoor Country Club (E), Talmage Junction (F), Highland Townhall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adams County include: Beulah Church (A), Dodge Center Church (B), Immanuel Church (C), Oak Hill Church (D), Pleasant Valley Church (E), Platte Center Church (F), Jerusalem Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Groesbeck Cemetery (1), County Home Cemetery (2), Dodge Center Cemetery (3), Homewood Cemetery (4), Reasoner Cemetery (5), Leas Cemetery (6), Brown Family Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Afton (A), Summit Lake (B), Thayer Lake (C), Spring Valley Lake (D), Three Mile Lake (E), Twelve Mile Lake (F), Green Valley Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Indian Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Sevenmile Creek (C), Twelvemile Creek (D), Fourmile Creek (E), East Platte River (F), Threemile Creek (G), East Branch Middle Platte River (H), Loefler Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Adams County include: Mount Pisgah Park (1), First White Settlement in Union County Historical Marker (2), Twelve Mile Lake Wildlife Management Area (3), Three Mile Lake Wildlife Management Area (4), Mitchell Marsh (5), Summit Lake Wildlife Management Area (6), Thayer Lake Park (7), Talmage Hill Park (8), Talmage Hill Wildlife Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Cass County , Davis County , Montgomery County , Ringgold County , Van Buren County , Wapello County , Warren County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.2%
Iowa:

3.1%

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

Current college students: 132
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 23 (63.2% naturalized citizens)

Adams County:

0.6%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 12010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 61990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 5Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.3%

Adams County marital status for males Adams County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,772
  • One, attached: 26
  • Two: 29
  • 3 or 4: 36
  • 5 to 9: 38
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • Mobile homes: 91

Housing units in Adams County with a mortgage: 601 (15 second mortgage, 49 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 722

Here:

45.4% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Adams County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant94610
Catholic2491
Evangelical Protestant2154
Other1-
None2,618-
Adams 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: 1
Adams County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Adams County:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

7.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.5%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Adams County:

Average size of farms: 419 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $89,833
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $211.01
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 44.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $65,979
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 56.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,903
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.42
Corn for grain: 60020 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 161 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 56925 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Adams County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 1620418.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 5/27/1995, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adams County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 292% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 339.7 miles away from Adams County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 395.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 302.7 miles away from the county center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from the county center
On 12/17/2009 at 02:53:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from Adams County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 404.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 03, 2014 to June 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4181: July 14, 2014, FEMA Id: 4181, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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 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 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
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Adams

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,142 (78.2%)
  • Carpooled: 130 (8.9%)
  • Bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (1.0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 43 (2.9%)
  • Worked at home: 134 (9.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (73%)
  • Japan (18%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Adams County


  • German (27%)
  • American (16%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (8%)
  • European (2%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Danish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 45 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Adams County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 41 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $48,620.

3.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.53%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.53% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($43,426 average AGI)
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.
Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


5.44% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($22,059 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($16,729 average AGI)
Adams County:

1.41%
Iowa average:

2.69%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Births per 1000 population in Adams County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Adams County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Adams County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Adams County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,034 (907 aged, 127 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 59 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Adams County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (81)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 23.15
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 10,648
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 509
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 30,370

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 704
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,571

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 70

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,688
  • Male householders: 871 (204 living alone), Female householders: 752 (268 living alone)
  • 874 spouses (872 opposite-sex spouses), 154 unmarried partners, (149 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 839 children (775 natural, 30 adopted, 33 stepchildren), 22 grandchildren, 14 brothers or sisters, 3 parents, 0 foster children, 10 other relatives, 16 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 134

Size of family households: 582 2-persons, 136 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 114 5-persons, 28 6-persons, 12 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 472 1-person, 108 2-persons, 2 3-persons.

560 married couples with children.
176 single-parent households (72 men, 104 women).

98.1% of residents of Adams speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (85% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $32,850,000 ($7,604 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $851,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $12,287,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $6,355,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,043,000
Federal grants: $3,955,000
Federal procurement contracts: $548,000 ($250,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,661,000 ($233,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $823,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,118,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,952,000

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

Births: 222
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 288
Here:

68 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: -140
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Adams County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.35 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.8
State:

4.2

Year house built in Adams County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Adams County, Iowa
  • 392014 or later
  • 362010 to 2013
  • 1062000 to 2009
  • 691990 to 1999
  • 1861980 to 1989
  • 1981970 to 1979
  • 1801960 to 1969
  • 931950 to 1959
  • 1681940 to 1949
  • 9371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 2075 rooms
  • 3376 rooms
  • 2117 rooms
  • 2028 rooms
  • 2669+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, Iowa
  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 263 rooms
  • 434 rooms
  • 425 rooms
  • 736 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 248 rooms
  • 209+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 3112 bedrooms
  • 5913 bedrooms
  • 2804 bedrooms
  • 905+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, Iowa
  • 0no bedroom
  • 701 bedroom
  • 952 bedrooms
  • 953 bedrooms
  • 174 bedrooms
  • 235+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 25no vehicle
  • 2071 vehicle
  • 5052 vehicles
  • 3323 vehicles
  • 1364 vehicles
  • 1225+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 33no vehicle
  • 1371 vehicle
  • 912 vehicles
  • 393 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.7% of Adams County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Iowa.

Adams County:

88.7%
State average:

85.2%

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

  • This state: 2,814
  • Other state: 835
  • Northeast: 39
  • Midwest: 534
  • South: 156
  • West: 103
Year householders moved into unit in Adams County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Adams County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 38.1%Utility gas
  • 32.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.6%Electricity
  • 3.4%No fuel used
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 35.6%Utility gas
  • 31.8%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.8%Other fuel
  • 2.7%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 11
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

13.6%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 15
Here:

28.8%
Iowa:

23.0%

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

Adams County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $84,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,806,000
    Health - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $1,078,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    General - Other: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $326,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $143,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,894,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,120,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $774,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,377,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,501,000
    Health and Hospitals: $403,000
    Other: $195,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,427,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,179,000

Adams County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $84,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,806,000
    Health - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $1,078,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    General - Other: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $326,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $143,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,894,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,120,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $774,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,377,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,501,000
    Health and Hospitals: $403,000
    Other: $195,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,427,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,179,000

Adams County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $84,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,806,000
    Health - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $1,078,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    General - Other: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $326,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $143,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,894,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,120,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $774,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,377,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,501,000
    Health and Hospitals: $403,000
    Other: $195,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,427,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,179,000

Adams County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $84,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,806,000
    Health - Other: $1,252,000
    Police Protection: $1,078,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $695,000
    General - Other: $428,000
    Financial Administration: $326,000
    Central Staff Services: $309,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $194,000
    General Public Buildings: $143,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $123,000
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $138,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Libraries: $21,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,894,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,120,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $774,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $103,000
    General Revenue - Other: $43,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,377,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,501,000
    Health and Hospitals: $403,000
    Other: $195,000
    General Local Government Support: $148,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,427,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $228,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $68,000
    Other License: $28,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,179,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 88
  • Number of aged recipients: 7
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 81
  • Number of recipients under 18: 8
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 60
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 20
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 39
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 29
Most common first names in Adams County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4182.3 years
John4078.3 years
Harold2878.2 years
Charles2577.9 years
William2475.7 years
James2477.2 years
Helen2484.3 years
Robert2373.1 years
Donald2267.3 years
Paul2177.2 years
Most common last names in Adams County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller2778.9 years
Brown2381.5 years
Johnson1880.4 years
Smith1779.0 years
Roberts1679.9 years
Anderson1576.4 years
Boswell1486.4 years
Thompson1378.2 years
Walter1379.4 years
Long1381.6 years
Businesses in Adams County, IA
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1Subway1
Lane Furniture1True Value1
MasterBrand Cabinets2U.S. Cellular1