Jump to a detailed profile or search site with Google Custom Search

Adams County, North Dakota (ND)

County population in 2016: 2,417 (all rural); it was 2,593 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 364
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 433
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 795
Renter-occupied apartments: 301 (it was 326 in 2000)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

35%

Land area: 988 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams County: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

We are giving away a $200 prize - enter simply by sending us your own pictures of this county!
Click here to upload your Adams County photos (outside city limits)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (53.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (12.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 17%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 81%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram

Adams County races chart

Races in Adams County, North Dakota:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (93.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (1.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  44.8 years
North Dakota median age:  35.0 years
Males: 1,228  (50.8%)
Females: 1,189  (49.2%)

Adams County,ND real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Adams County:

2.0 people
North Dakota:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $54,685 ($29,079 in 1999)

This county:

$54,685
North Dakota:

$60,656

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $440 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $617)
This county:

$440
State:

$709


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $139,198 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Adams:

$139,198
North Dakota:

$184,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $86,388 - $254,404
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,178
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $404

Institutionalized population: 47

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 1

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 2
  • Thefts: 10
  • Auto thefts: 4
Adams County, ND map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $199,600
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,200 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,153 (0.9%)

Adams County household income distribution in 2013 Adams County home values distribution in 2013 Adams County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.1%
Adams County:

10.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 87.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 44.8 years old
(Males: 43.9 years old, Females: 47.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.8 years old, Black residents: 37.0 years old, American Indian residents: 17.9 years old, Asian residents: 28.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 40.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Adams County is $387 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $475 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $629 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hettinger, Reeder, Bucyrus, Haynes.

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

Click to draw/clear Adams County borders

Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Adams County: Southwest Town Hall (A), Herman Town Hall (B), Shuman Town Hall (C), Dunbar Town Hall (D), Harlem Town Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adams County include: Immanuel Church (A), Bergen Church (B), Concordia Church (C), Emmanuel Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Bergen Cemetery (2), Lakeside Cemetery (3), Mount Calvary Cemetery (4), Brampton Cemetery (5), Nicholson Cemetery (6), Nordland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Murach Lake (A), Lake Taayer (B), Storm Lake (C), Hultman Lake (D), Lake Schimmer (E), Lake Mann (F), Golden Hill Lake (G), Berre Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Crooked Creek (A), Wild Rice Creek (B), Englevale Slough (C), La Belle Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Adams County include: Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge (1), Storm Lake National Wildlife Refuge (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brown County, South Dakota , Logan County , McIntosh County , Nez Perce County, Idaho , McPherson County, South Dakota , Roberts County, South Dakota .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 35
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 95.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 28.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 45 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Adams County:

1.9%
Whole state:

3.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 532010 or later
  • 72000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 41970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.4%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,118
  • One, attached: 8
  • Two: 13
  • 3 or 4: 43
  • 5 to 9: 90
  • 10 to 19: 57
  • 20 to 49: 6
  • 50 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 78

Housing units in Adams County with a mortgage: 352 (0 second mortgage, 16 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 443

Here:

44.3% with mortgage
State:

53.5% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Adams County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,2779
Catholic7262
Evangelical Protestant3804
Other--
None--
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: 3
Adams County:

13.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Adams County:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

22.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

9.5%
North Dakota:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.3%
State:

27.6%

Agriculture in Adams County:

Average size of farms: 1535 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $61,396
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $47.59
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $67,939
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 22.93%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $103,691
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.39%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.53
Corn for grain: 1050 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 74617 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Adams County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Dakota state average. It is 5440628.0 times below overall U.S. average.

Earthquake activity:

Adams County-area historical earthquake activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 405.4 miles away from Adams County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW) earthquake occurred 563.9 miles away from the county center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.0 miles away from the county center
On 10/18/1984 at 15:30:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/30/1975 at 18:54:13, a magnitude 6.1 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.1 UK, 6.1 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 407.0 miles away from Adams County center
On 5/29/1984 at 20:18:32, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 208.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: October 04, 2013 to October 05, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4154: October 31, 2013, FEMA Id: 4154, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: April 01, 2010 to April 03, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1901: April 21, 2010, FEMA Id: 1901, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 20, 2010 to January 25, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1879: February 26, 2010, FEMA Id: 1879, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • North Dakota Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2009 to August 10, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1829: March 24, 2009, FEMA Id: 1829, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3247: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3247, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • North Dakota Floods, Incident Period: March 01, 2001 to August 09, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1376: May 28, 2001, FEMA Id: 1376, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Storms/Flooding, Incident Period: February 28, 1997 to May 24, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1174: April 07, 1997, FEMA Id: 1174, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • North Dakota Severe Winter Storms/Blizzards, Incident Period: January 03, 1997 to January 31, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1157: January 12, 1997, FEMA Id: 1157, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Blizzard
  • North Dakota FLOODING, Incident Period: May 11, 1982, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-658: May 11, 1982, FEMA Id: 658, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • North Dakota Storms, Ice Jams, Snowmelt, Flooding, Incident Period: April 17, 1978, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-554: April 17, 1978, FEMA Id: 554, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Snow
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (25%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (4%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (83%)
  • Ghana (9%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Adams County


  • German (38%)
  • Norwegian (15%)
  • English (8%)
  • American (5%)
  • Scandinavian (5%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • Irish (2%)

Adams County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 823 (73.2%)
  • Carpooled: 103 (9.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 7 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 57 (5.1%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (9.3%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Adams County, North Dakota in 2000:

  • 63 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
47 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,908.

5.27% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,353 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
North Dakota average:

7.91%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.96% relocated from other counties in North Dakota ($13,431 average AGI)
3.31% relocated from other states ($24,922 average AGI)
Adams County:

3.31%
North Dakota average:

4.56%

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


5.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,175 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
North Dakota average:

7.15%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.77% relocated to other counties in North Dakota ($7,404 average AGI)
3.08% relocated to other states ($24,772 average AGI)
Adams County:

3.08%
North Dakota average:

3.74%

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

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.6

Births per 1000 population in Adams County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Adams County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Adams County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.7%
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: 579 (534 aged, 45 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 35 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (52)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (39)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (31)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (27)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (24)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (23)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (12)
  • Non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, without complications (12)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (11)

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

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 41.17
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,897
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,647
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 52,079

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 904
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,767

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 37

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,417
  • In family households: 1,926 (393 male householders, 304 female householders)
    643 spouses, 546 children (484 natural, 44 adopted, 20 stepchildren), 9 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 4 other relatives, 32 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 426 (173 male householders (117 living alone)), 185 female householders (168 living alone)), 66 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 58

Size of family households: 405 2-persons, 111 3-persons, 137 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 13 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 286 1-person, 77 2-persons.

424 married couples with children.
63 single-parent households (33 men, 30 women).

97.1% of residents of Adams speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (65% speak English very well, 35% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $29,690,000 ($12,223 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $987,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,718,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,053,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,754,000
Federal grants: $7,285,000
Federal procurement contracts: $199,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,681,000 ($813,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $220,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,525,000
Federal Government insurance: $14,882,000

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

Births: 90
Here:

37 per 1000 residents
State:

64 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 199
Here:

82 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -50
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State -29 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Adams County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.7
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.0

Year house built in Adams County, North Dakota Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 622014 or later
  • 192010 to 2013
  • 592000 to 2009
  • 731990 to 1999
  • 1171980 to 1989
  • 2341970 to 1979
  • 1501960 to 1969
  • 1641950 to 1959
  • 1821940 to 1949
  • 3551939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, North Dakota Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 243 rooms
  • 564 rooms
  • 1295 rooms
  • 1576 rooms
  • 1137 rooms
  • 1098 rooms
  • 2039+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, North Dakota Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 81 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 283 rooms
  • 614 rooms
  • 915 rooms
  • 406 rooms
  • 167 rooms
  • 78 rooms
  • 49+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, North Dakota
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Adams County, North Dakota Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 0no bedroom
  • 441 bedroom
  • 1572 bedrooms
  • 2913 bedrooms
  • 2024 bedrooms
  • 975+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adams County, North Dakota Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 8no bedroom
  • 321 bedroom
  • 1172 bedrooms
  • 763 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County, North Dakota in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 12no vehicle
  • 1301 vehicle
  • 2912 vehicles
  • 1783 vehicles
  • 1104 vehicles
  • 735+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 5no vehicle
  • 1351 vehicle
  • 542 vehicles
  • 443 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 45+ vehicles

90.2% of Adams County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 37% lived in North Dakota.

Adams County:

90.2%
State average:

83.2%

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

  • This state: 1,388
  • Other state: 984
  • Northeast: 22
  • Midwest: 630
  • South: 110
  • West: 224
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Adams County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 48.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 12.8%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.9%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 52.7%Electricity
  • 23.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 16.3%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

16.4%
North Dakota:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
North Dakota:

6.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
North Dakota:

12.8%

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 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $437,000
    Welfare - Other: $280,000
    General - Other: $225,000
    Police Protection: $151,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $96,000
    General Public Buildings: $88,000
    Financial Administration: $85,000
    Central Staff Services: $72,000
    Air Transportation: $69,000
    Libraries: $40,000
    Corrections - Other: $36,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $36,000
    Health Services - Other: $30,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $86,000
    General Public Building: $67,000
    General - Other: $30,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,000
    Libraries: $1,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $1,000
    Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $795,000

Adams County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $12,000
  • Charges - All Other: $168,000
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $284,000
    General Support: $40,000
    All Other: $1,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $108,000
    Interest Earnings: $39,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $184,000
    Highways: $120,000
    Public Welfare: $64,000
    All Other: $25,000
  • Tax - Property: $883,000
    NEC: $31,000

Adams County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $976,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 16
  • Number of aged recipients: 4
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 12
  • Number of recipients under 18: 0
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 10
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 0
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 10
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3
Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Adams County, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2676.3 years
Mary1582.6 years
Helen1383.6 years
Margaret1182.8 years
Richard1170.7 years
George1176.9 years
Anna1090.7 years
Albert1079.9 years
Robert1068.0 years
Carl979.5 years
Most common last names in Adams County, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Olson4180.9 years
Nelson1576.7 years
Erickson1482.4 years
Johnson1482.1 years
Davidson1181.6 years
Miller1077.3 years
Anderson982.2 years
Mattis674.0 years
Evenson679.4 years
Peterson689.7 years

Businesses in Adams County, ND

  • Alco Stores: 1
  • Ford: 1

Adams County on our top lists:

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