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Adams County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 31,742 (63% urban, 37% rural); it was 34,340 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,227
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,396
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,602
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,020 (it was 4,075 in 2000)
% of renters here:

30%
State:

30%

Land area: 460 sq. mi.

Water area: 26.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 69 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.8%), Retail trade (17.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.7%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Adams County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (53.8%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (37.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (8.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 15,798  (49.8%)
Females: 15,944  (50.2%)

Adams County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Adams County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,229 ($25,234 in 1999)

This county:

$32,229
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $455 (lower quartile is $259, upper quartile is $571)
This county:

$455
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $96,335 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Adams:

$96,335
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,679 - $176,871
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $898
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 2,297

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 28
  • Burglaries: 196
  • Thefts: 327
  • Auto thefts: 33

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 22
  • Burglaries: 180
  • Thefts: 336
  • Auto thefts: 25
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $839 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $602 (0.7%)

Adams County household income distribution in 2009 Adams County home values distribution Adams County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.4%
Adams County:

28.4%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(11.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 52.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.0 years old
(Males: 38.9 years old, Females: 42.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.3 years old, Black residents: 36.5 years old, American Indian residents: 36.4 years old, Asian residents: 62.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.9 years old, Other race residents: 37.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Adams County is $433 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.

Cities in this county include: Natchez, Morgantown, Cloverdale.

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Appling County, Georgia , Houston County, Alabama , Sabine Parish, Louisiana , Irion County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,538
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 2,176 (27.3% naturalized citizens)

Adams County:

6.9%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 959
  • 2000 to 2009: 507
  • 1990 to 1999: 423
  • 1980 to 1989: 77
  • 1970 to 1979: 33
  • Before 1970: 166
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 84.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,099
  • One, attached: 123
  • Two: 207
  • 3 or 4: 348
  • 5 to 9: 435
  • 10 to 19: 594
  • 20 to 49: 135
  • 50 or more: 106
  • Mobile homes: 1,740

Housing units in Adams County with a mortgage: 3,016 (71 second mortgage, 211 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,264

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Adams County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,03640
Black Protestant5,34215
Mainline Protestant2,4759
Catholic2,0174
Other3723
None10,055-
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: 4
Adams County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Adams County:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

36.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Adams County:

Average size of farms: 340 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,672
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $225.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.03%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $30,652
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $38,922
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.77
Corn for grain: 4440 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 6322 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 48 acres

Earthquake activity:

Adams County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 265.5 miles away from Adams County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 242.9 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 289.8 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 271.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 256.2 miles away from Adams County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 258.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3291: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3291, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 17, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-895: March 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 895, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi STORMS, FLOOD, MUDSLIDES, TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 19, 1980, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-618: April 19, 1980, FEMA Id: 618, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Mudslide, Flood
  • Mississippi STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-577: April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (76%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Colombia (2%)
  • Cuba (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Haiti (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Adams County (%):

  • American (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Adams County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,333 (88.4%)
  • Carpooled: 766 (6.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 73 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 37 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 470 (4.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 259 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 1,976 people in federal prisons
  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in college/university student housing
  • 11 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,443.

4.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,403 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.85% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($12,796 average AGI)
2.99% relocated from other states ($27,607 average AGI)
Adams County:

2.99%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Concordia Parish, LA  0.86% ($33,191 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MS  0.27% ($25,286)
from Franklin County, MS  0.26% ($26,037)
from Hinds County, MS  0.24% ($20,440)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.15% ($34,313)
from Harris County, TX  0.11% ($57,455)
from Dallas County, TX  0.10% ($18,500)


5.42% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.05% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($10,524 average AGI)
3.37% relocated to other states ($23,099 average AGI)
Adams County:

3.37%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Concordia Parish, LA  1.08% ($37,451 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.29% ($25,567)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.23% ($22,208)
to Jefferson County, MS  0.20% ($19,143)
to Harrison County, MS  0.19% ($16,050)
to Franklin County, MS  0.17% ($32,000)
to Forrest County, MS  0.16% ($23,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Adams County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Adams County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Adams County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Adams County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Adams County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,667 (5,168 aged, 1,499 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,094 (14%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Adams County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (631)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (386)
  • Congestive heart failure (371)
  • Malaise and fatigue (308)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (237)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (223)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (201)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (201)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (193)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (191)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.14
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 26,173
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 644
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 98,362

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,368
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,215
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 16

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 44
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 100

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 95.5. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 121.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.5
  • Other - 26.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,742
  • In family households: 24,936 (2,699 male householders, 4,719 female householders)
    4,387 spouses, 9,849 children (9,572 natural, 114 adopted, 161 stepchildren), 1,732 grandchildren, 392 brothers or sisters, 252 parents, 636 other relatives, 317 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,389 (1,929 male householders (1,764 living alone)), 2,203 female householders (2,164 living alone)), 281 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,396

Size of family households: 3,572 2-persons, 1,871 3-persons, 882 4-persons, 694 5-persons, 233 6-persons, 131 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,930 1-person, 206 2-persons, 9 4-persons.

2,275 married couples with children.
3,080 single-parent households (128 men, 2,952 women).

91.9% of residents of Adams speak English at home.
7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (15% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 44% speak English not well, 21% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English well, 53% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $239,461,000 ($7,347 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,230,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $99,379,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $45,640,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,868,000
Federal grants: $68,930,000
Federal procurement contracts: $15,818,000 ($26,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,827,000 ($382,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,973,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,085,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,459,000

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

Births: 2,348
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,157
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +45
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,440
Here -76 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Adams County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.84 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 57
  • 2010 to 2013: 149
  • 2000 to 2009: 759
  • 1990 to 1999: 989
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,477
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,450
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,124
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,902
  • 1940 to 1949: 767
  • 1939 or earlier: 971
Note: State values scaled to Adams population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 47
  • 3 rooms: 96
  • 4 rooms: 598
  • 5 rooms: 1,659
  • 6 rooms: 1,770
  • 7 rooms: 1,256
  • 8 rooms: 926
  • 9+ rooms: 902
  • 1 room: 43
  • 2 rooms: 300
  • 3 rooms: 529
  • 4 rooms: 691
  • 5 rooms: 1,609
  • 6 rooms: 556
  • 7 rooms: 187
  • 8 rooms: 322
  • 9+ rooms: 41
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 93
  • 2 bedrooms: 989
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,383
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,544
  • 5+ bedrooms: 236
  • no bedroom: 44
  • 1 bedroom: 643
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,082
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,172
  • 4 bedrooms: 206
  • 5+ bedrooms: 111
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • no vehicle: 252
  • 1 vehicle: 2,155
  • 2 vehicles: 2,929
  • 3 vehicles: 1,312
  • 4 vehicles: 464
  • 5+ vehicles: 128
  • no vehicle: 714
  • 1 vehicle: 2,396
  • 2 vehicles: 861
  • 3 vehicles: 276
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

95% of Adams County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 26% lived in Mississippi.

Adams County:

94.6%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 23,318
  • Other state: 5,959
  • Northeast: 353
  • Midwest: 1,022
  • South: 4,267
  • West: 318

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Adams County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (49.8%)
  • Electricity (41.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.2%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Electricity (62.7%)
  • Utility gas (31.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.9%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 377
Here:

11.8%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 288
Here:

18.7%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 60
Here:

5.5%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Adams County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $39,399,000
    Police Protection: $2,156,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,862,000
    Regular Highways: $1,735,000
    Health - Other: $1,320,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,010,000
    Financial Administration: $734,000
    Solid Waste Management: $653,000
    General Public Buildings: $596,000
    Local Fire Protection: $499,000
    General - Other: $471,000
    Corrections - Other: $402,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $180,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $179,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $91,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    Libraries: $26,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,382,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $880,000
    Health - Other: $77,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $747,000
    Regular Highways: $398,000
    Police Protection: $274,000
    General - Other: $171,000
    General Public Building: $38,000
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Correctional Institutions: $4,000
    Financial Administration: $3,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $19,222,000

Adams County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $41,829,000
    All Other: $507,000
    Solid Waste Management: $492,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $617,000
    General Local Government Support: $26,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $221,000
    General Local Government Support: $92,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $786,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $307,000
    Rents: $241,000
    Interest Earnings: $88,000
    Royalties: $11,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,512,000
    General Local Government Support: $910,000
    All Other: $791,000
    Health and Hospitals: $722,000
    Public Welfare: $191,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,119,000
    Other License: $412,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000

Adams County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $86,400,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $81,998,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $27,547,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,369,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,402,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,058,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,880,000

Adams County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,067,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $87,191,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,990
  • Number of aged recipients: 278
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,712
  • Number of recipients under 18: 412
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,058
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 520
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 792
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 825
Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Adams County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary39778.3 years
James34272.0 years
John26773.6 years
Willie25973.0 years
William19571.6 years
Robert18670.6 years
Charles16270.4 years
Annie14878.3 years
George14771.5 years
Henry11373.7 years
Most common last names in Adams County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28873.0 years
Johnson22073.9 years
Williams20374.2 years
Jones20071.8 years
Davis17373.8 years
Jackson15972.8 years
Brown14776.1 years
Green12873.6 years
White11873.3 years
Thomas9269.8 years
Businesses in Adams County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2McDonald's3
Advance Auto Parts1Nike4
AutoZone1Nissan1
Best Western1Office Depot1
Burger King2Payless1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rite Aid1
FedEx7Ruby Tuesday1
Ford1Rue211
GNC2Ryan's Grill1
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hilton1Subway2
Honda1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Toyota1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS7
Kmart1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets1Wendy's1