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Adams County, Nebraska (NE)

County population in 2016: 31,969 (78% urban, 22% rural); it was 31,151 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,992
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,434
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,115
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,040 (it was 4,026 in 2000)
% of renters here:

33%
State:

33%

Land area: 563 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams County: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Construction (12.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 38%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Adams County, Nebraska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (86.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (9.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Asian alone (1.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Nebraska median age:  36.3 years
Males: 16,249  (50.8%)
Females: 15,720  (49.2%)

Adams County,NE real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Adams County:

2.0 people
Nebraska:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,595 ($37,160 in 1999)

This county:

$53,595
Nebraska:

$56,927

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $533 (lower quartile is $424, upper quartile is $689)
This county:

$533
State:

$633


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $119,300 (it was $75,600 in 2000)
Adams:

$119,300
Nebraska:

$148,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $78,831 - $183,973
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,141
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $447

Institutionalized population: 322

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 55
  • Thefts: 74
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 57
  • Thefts: 59
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Health of residents in Adams County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.4. This is about average.
72.2% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
43.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
79.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
69.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 161 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 101 buildings, average cost: $181,800
  • 2008: 55 buildings, average cost: $221,900
  • 2009: 78 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2010: 68 buildings, average cost: $185,800
  • 2011: 62 buildings, average cost: $203,000
  • 2012: 61 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2013: 71 buildings, average cost: $209,000
  • 2014: 95 buildings, average cost: $197,600

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: $2,071 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,910 (1.7%)

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: 10.3%
Adams County:

10.3%
Nebraska:

11.4%
(9.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.6% for Black residents, 19.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.5% for American Indian residents, 46.4% for other race residents, 29.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.8 years old
(Males: 35.6 years old, Females: 39.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.7 years old, Black residents: 16.1 years old, American Indian residents: 34.0 years old, Asian residents: 30.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21.4 years old, Other race residents: 19.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Adams County is $407 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $677 a month.

Cities in this county include: Hastings, Kenesaw, Juniata, Roseland, Holstein, Ayr, Prosser.

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: Hidden Hills Country Club (A), East Strang Junction (B), Burress (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adams County include: Grace Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Salem Mennonite Church (C), Salem Church (D), Stockholm Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Chelsea Cemetery (1), Antioch Cemetery (2), Summit Cemetery (3), Franklin Cemetery (4), Shickley Cemetery (5), Exeter Cemetery (6), South Lutheran Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Cedar View Recreation Reservoir (A), Sieber Reservoir (B), Stuckey Reservoir (C), Wilkins Lagoon National Management Area (D), Weis Lagoon (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: School Creek (A), Elk Run (B), North Fork Turkey Creek (C), South Fork Turkey Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Adams County include: Krause Lagoon Natl Wildlife Mgt Area (1), Mallard Haven Natl Wildlife Mgt Area (2), Morphy Lagoon Natl Wildlife Mgt Area (3), Rauscher Lagoon Natl Wildlife Mgt Area (4), Rolland Lagoon N W M A (5), Sandpiper State Wildlife Management Area (6), Real Federal Waterfowl Production Area (7), Marsh Hawk State Wildlife Management Area (8), Bluebill State Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Buffalo County , Clay County , Dundy County , Fillmore County , Franklin County , Hitchcock County , York County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Nebraska:

2.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,565
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,911 (34.9% naturalized citizens)

Adams County:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 744
  • 2000 to 2009: 421
  • 1990 to 1999: 429
  • 1980 to 1989: 149
  • 1970 to 1979: 44
  • Before 1970: 118
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 89.7%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,552
  • One, attached: 379
  • Two: 446
  • 3 or 4: 1,132
  • 5 to 9: 294
  • 10 to 19: 214
  • 20 to 49: 152
  • 50 or more: 235
  • Mobile homes: 557
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Adams County with a mortgage: 4,551 (118 second mortgage, 443 home equity loan, 23 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,145

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

60.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Adams County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,72917
Evangelical Protestant6,38521
Catholic4,8815
Other5312
Black Protestant741
None12,764-
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: 7
Adams County:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.30 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Adams County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Nebraska:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.76 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

8.0%
Nebraska:

7.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

28.4%
State:

28.0%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.5%
State:

12.9%

Agriculture in Adams County:

Average size of farms: 614 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $278,979
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $276.79
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.02%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $241,307
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 75.50%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 76.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $123,134
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 86.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 50 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.81
Corn for grain: 146500 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9356 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 77240 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Adams County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Nebraska state average. It is 1362757.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 11 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/25/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adams County-area historical earthquake activity is near Nebraska state average. It is 61% 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 679.5 miles away from Adams County center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
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 154.3 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 389.6 miles away from the 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 257.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/20/2002 at 04:29:40, a magnitude 3.5 (3.3 MB, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Adams County center
On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 305.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 06, 2015 to June 17, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4225: June 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4225, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Winter Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 02, 2013 to October 07, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4156: November 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4156, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 29, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1924: July 15, 2010, FEMA Id: 1924, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms and Snowstorm, Incident Period: December 22, 2009 to January 08, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1878: February 25, 2010, FEMA Id: 1878, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm, Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 24, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1770: June 20, 2008, FEMA Id: 1770, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 19, 2006 to January 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1674: January 07, 2007, FEMA Id: 1674, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Nebraska Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3245: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3245, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Nebraska Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 11, 2005 to May 12, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1590: June 23, 2005, FEMA Id: 1590, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 20, 2004 to June 01, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1517: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1517, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Nebraska Severe Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 24, 1997 to October 26, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1190: November 01, 1997, FEMA Id: 1190, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • 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: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Winds: 2, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (42%)
  • Cuba (12%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • El Salvador (7%)
  • Guatemala (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Honduras (5%)

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

  • German (42%)
  • American (8%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • English (3%)
  • Czech (3%)
  • Swedish (2%)
  • Polish (2%)

Adams County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 12,832 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,268 (8.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 54 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 100 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 84 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 45 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 323 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 655 (4.3%)

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


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

  • 814 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 324 people in nursing homes
  • 191 people in state prisons
  • 139 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 85 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 21 people in religious group quarters
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 1,083 people in college/university student housing
  • 225 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 76 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 50 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 19 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 3 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $56,323.

5.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,131 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Nebraska average:

6.38%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.08% relocated from other counties in Nebraska ($23,656 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($9,474 average AGI)
Adams County:

1.81%
Nebraska average:

2.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hall County, NE  0.76% ($27,477 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, NE  0.48% ($32,857)
from Clay County, NE  0.46% ($33,528)
from Buffalo County, NE  0.41% ($27,833)
from Webster County, NE  0.20% ($38,913)
from Douglas County, NE  0.19% ($34,864)
from Lincoln County, NE  0.16% ($28,889)


6.88% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,427 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
Nebraska average:

6.57%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.17% relocated to other counties in Nebraska ($18,120 average AGI)
2.71% relocated to other states ($14,307 average AGI)
Adams County:

2.71%
Nebraska average:

2.88%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hall County, NE  0.70% ($27,500 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, NE  0.70% ($31,500)
to Douglas County, NE  0.38% ($35,545)
to Clay County, NE  0.30% ($34,971)
to Buffalo County, NE  0.27% ($28,438)
to Webster County, NE  0.23% ($27,926)
to Lincoln County, NE  0.14% ($29,938)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2

Births per 1000 population in Adams County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Adams County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Adams County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
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: 5,497 (4,666 aged, 831 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 789 (10%)

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, Nebraska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Congestive heart failure (316)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (302)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (244)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (228)
  • Unspecified dementia (219)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (191)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (186)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (168)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (143)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (139)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.23
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 17,543
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 534
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 33,762

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,409
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 977
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 15

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 64
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 115

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 31,969
  • In family households: 24,207 (4,153 male householders, 3,811 female householders)
    6,365 spouses, 8,002 children (7,514 natural, 215 adopted, 261 stepchildren), 483 grandchildren, 307 brothers or sisters, 217 parents, 217 other relatives, 595 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 6,005 (2,265 male householders (1,775 living alone)), 2,600 female householders (2,319 living alone)), 1,141 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,761

Size of family households: 3,771 2-persons, 1,515 3-persons, 1,572 4-persons, 793 5-persons, 251 6-persons, 44 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,095 1-person, 552 2-persons, 122 3-persons, 56 4-persons, 44 6-persons.

5,206 married couples with children.
1,455 single-parent households (514 men, 941 women).

91.6% of residents of Adams speak English at home.
6.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 9% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (82% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (38% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 33% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $171,785,000 ($5,557 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,391,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $77,913,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,920,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,252,000
Federal grants: $37,212,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,144,000 ($2,714,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,343,000 ($2,494,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $469,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $17,997,000
Federal Government insurance: $58,239,000

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

Births: 2,098
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,552
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

46 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +605
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+13 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -945
Here -29 per 1000 residents
State -15 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Adams County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

7.0
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 188
  • 2010 to 2013: 179
  • 2000 to 2009: 948
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,423
  • 1980 to 1989: 831
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,416
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,343
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,544
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,276
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,647
Note: State values scaled to Adams population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 246
  • 4 rooms: 711
  • 5 rooms: 1,254
  • 6 rooms: 1,583
  • 7 rooms: 1,282
  • 8 rooms: 1,211
  • 9+ rooms: 2,383
  • 1 room: 74
  • 2 rooms: 166
  • 3 rooms: 739
  • 4 rooms: 1,232
  • 5 rooms: 873
  • 6 rooms: 436
  • 7 rooms: 377
  • 8 rooms: 90
  • 9+ rooms: 183
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Adams County, Nebraska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 244
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,977
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,923
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,577
  • 5+ bedrooms: 942
  • no bedroom: 72
  • 1 bedroom: 936
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,875
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,005
  • 4 bedrooms: 189
  • 5+ bedrooms: 83
Cars and other vehicles available in Adams County, Nebraska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Adams County population
  • no vehicle: 149
  • 1 vehicle: 1,598
  • 2 vehicles: 3,975
  • 3 vehicles: 1,728
  • 4 vehicles: 852
  • 5+ vehicles: 341
  • no vehicle: 415
  • 1 vehicle: 2,027
  • 2 vehicles: 1,158
  • 3 vehicles: 512
  • 4 vehicles: 50
  • 5+ vehicles: 6

84% of Adams County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75% lived in Nebraska.

Adams County:

84.1%
State average:

83.5%

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

  • This state: 23,330
  • Other state: 6,601
  • Northeast: 175
  • Midwest: 3,223
  • South: 938
  • West: 2,287

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Adams County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (67.7%)
  • Electricity (25.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.8%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (52.6%)
  • Electricity (42.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • Wood (0.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 283
Here:

8.7%
Nebraska:

11.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

14.5%
Nebraska:

10.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,262
Here:

45.5%
Nebraska:

21.9%

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 2004:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,053,000
    General - Other: $1,578,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,315,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,128,000
    Police Protection: $1,048,000
    Financial Administration: $911,000
    Central Staff Services: $566,000
    General Public Buildings: $361,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $220,000
    Welfare - Other: $150,000
    Libraries: $106,000
    Health Services - Other: $38,000
    Welfare, Cash Assistance - Other: $32,000
    Other Hospitals: $0
    Housing & Community Development: $0
  • General - Interest on Debt: $92,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing & Community Development: $144,000
    Health: $112,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Hospitals: $25,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $934,000
    General Public Building: $155,000
    Police Protection: $76,000
    General - Other: $74,000
    Financial Administration: $53,000
    Corrections - Other: $48,000
    Central Staff: $20,000
    Judicial: $10,000
    Natural Resource - Other: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,052,000

Adams County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - All Other: $648,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $119,000
    All Other: $35,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $113,000
    General Support: $45,000
    All Other: $11,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $148,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $110,000
    Interest Earnings: $66,000
    Property Sale Other: $1,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,586,000
    General Support: $336,000
    All Other: $88,000
    Public Welfare: $81,000
    Housing & Community Development: $55,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,367,000
    NEC: $553,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $174,000
    Other Selective Sales: $64,000
    Total General Sales: $1,000

Adams County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,532,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,282,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $250,000

Adams County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,164,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $11,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 436
  • Number of aged recipients: 39
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 397
  • Number of recipients under 18: 61
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 307
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 68
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 168
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 176
Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Adams County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Adams County, NE among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John25477.1 years
Mary19082.6 years
William17678.8 years
Robert15771.0 years
Charles14277.4 years
George13479.2 years
Anna13185.9 years
Helen11780.5 years
James11072.6 years
Henry10181.8 years
Most common last names in Adams County, NE among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11980.4 years
Smith7577.6 years
Nelson6680.8 years
Brown6578.5 years
Anderson6081.5 years
Jones4780.0 years
Miller4579.4 years
Meyer4478.3 years
Hansen4181.4 years
Williams3775.5 years
Businesses in Adams County, NE
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's2
Arby's1Menards1
Bath & Body Works1New Balance3
Burger King2Nike1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut2
Chevrolet1Quality1
Comfort Inn1Quiznos1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx5SAS Shoes1
Ford2SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway3
Goodwill3Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
Jones New York2U-Haul2
KFC1U.S. Cellular2
Kmart1UPS6
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets1YMCA1