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Adams County, Indiana

Named in 1836 in honor of sixth U.S. president John Quincy Adams

County Seat: Decatur

Largest City: Decatur (2015 population: 9,465)

Population per Square Mile: 103.19

Square Miles: 339.00

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Population over TimeNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Yesterday (2010)34,387450.5%6,484,192
Today (2015)34,980450.5%6,619,680
Tomorrow (2020 projection)*35,542460.5%6,852,121
Percent Change 2010 to Today1.7%20 2.1%

*Projection based on 2010 Census counts.
Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Components of Population Change, 2014-2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Net Domestic Migration-16966 -14,881
Net International Migration1248 12,574
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)412151.6%25,260

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Population Estimates by Age, 2014NumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Preschool (0 to 4)3,276299.4%6.4%
School Age (5 to 17)7,6133621.9%17.6%
College Age (18 to 24)3,005488.6%10.1%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,7045022.1%25.3%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,1665323.5%26.3%
Seniors (65 and older)5,0275214.4%14.3%
Median Age34.0  Median Age = 37.5

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Business Research Center

Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2014NumberRank of Pct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
American Indian or Alaska Native Alone112490.3%0.4%
Asian Alone101610.3%2.0%
Black Alone153660.4%9.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone8590.0%0.1%
White34,1724498.2%86.1%
Two or More Race Groups245650.7%1.9%
Hispanic or Latino Origin (can be of any race)    
Non-Hispanic33,2744495.6%93.4%
Hispanic1,517364.4%6.6%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Household TypesNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Households in 2014 (Includes detail not shown below)12,16450100.0%100.0%
Married With Children3,1773626.1%19.4%
Married Without Children3,9295432.3%30.1%
Single Parents915587.5%9.9%
Living Alone3,1564925.9%27.8%

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

HousingNumberRank in StatePct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Total Housing Units in 2015 (estimate)13,14653100.0%100.0%
Total Housing Units in 2014 (includes vacant units)13,07353100.0%100.0%
Owner Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
9,5224972.8%61.6%
Median Value (2014)$118,40033  
Renter Occupied
(Pct. distribution based on all housing units)
2,6425420.2%27.1%
Median Rent (2014)$43975  

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

EducationNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
School Enrollment (2014/2015 Total Reported) 4,880520.4%1,130,285
Public4,332590.4%1,045,779
Adults (25+ in 2014 ACS)20,871530.5%4,287,819
with High School diploma or higher83.8%79 87.6%
with B.A. or higher degree14.9%56 23.6%

Sources: Indiana Department of Education; U.S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5-year estimates.

Income and PovertyNumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Per Capita Personal Income (annual) in 2014$33,4247384.5%39,578
Median Household Income in 201450,17238101.6%$49,384
Poverty Rate in 201415.4%32101.3%15.2%
Poverty Rate among Children under 1828.5%6134.4%21.2%
Welfare (TANF) Monthly Average Families in 201517790.2%8,338
Food Stamp Recipients in 20152,434630.3%810,606
Free and Reduced Fee Lunch Recipients in 20141,821640.4%514,128

Sources: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis; U.S. Census Bureau; Indiana Family Social Services Administration; Indiana Department of Education

Health and Vital StatisticsNumberRank of Percent of StateIndiana
Births, 2014675280.8%84,080
Births to Teens, 201439390.6%6,277
Deaths, 2014306540.5%60,798

Source: Indiana State Department of Health

Labor Force, 2015NumberRank in StatePercent of StateIndiana
Total Resident Labor Force16,918470.5%3,265,761
Employed16,279470.5%3,109,217
Unemployed639570.4%156,544
Annual Unemployment Rate3.88379.2%4.8
April 2016 Unemployment Rate4.07483.3%4.8

Source: STATS Indiana, using data from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Employment and Earnings by Industry, 2014 EmploymentPct Dist.
in County
Earnings ($000)Pct Dist.
In County
Avg. Earnings Per Job
Total by place of work22,205100.0%$845,384100.0%$38,072
Wage and Salary14,18063.9%$496,68658.8%$35,027
Farm Proprietors1,2935.8%$77,3409.1%$59,814
Nonfarm Proprietors6,73230.3%$137,06716.2%$20,361
Farm1,5457.0%$87,00410.3%$56,313
Nonfarm20,66093.0%$758,38089.7%$36,708
Private18,41782.9%$656,94577.7%$35,671
  Accommodation, Food Serv.9254.2%$12,6731.5%$13,701
  Arts, Ent., Recreation2261.0%$1,3280.2%$5,876
  Construction2,22910.0%$73,6138.7%$33,025
  Health Care, Social Serv.1,1985.4%$38,8254.6%$32,408
  Information3031.4%$21,5272.5%$71,046
  Manufacturing5,03822.7%$286,08033.8%$56,784
  Professional, Tech. Serv.Data not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Retail Trade2,1659.8%$53,2776.3%$24,608
  Trans., WarehousingData not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.
  Wholesale Trade5302.4%$28,8443.4%$54,423
  Other Private (not above)4,238*19.1%*$91,084*10.8%*$21,492*
Government2,24310.1%$101,43512.0%$45,223

Source: U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
* These totals do not include county data that are not available due to BEA non-disclosure requirements.

Residential Building Permits, 2015UnitsPct Dist.
in County
Pct Dist.
in State
Cost ($000)State Cost ($000)
Total Permits Filed69100.0%100.0%$10,653$3,737,044
Single-Family69100.0%68.4%$10,653$2,929,210
2-Family00.0%2.8%0$54,124
3- and 4-Family00.0%1.6%$0$31,656
5+ Family00.0%27.2%$0$722,054

Notes: Detail cost may not sum to total due to rounding. Greene County does not currently issue building permits, so it is excluded.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Largest Cities and Towns in Adams County

NamePopulation
in 2015
Percent of County
Berne4,08411.7%
Decatur9,46527.1%
Geneva1,3203.8%
Monroe8612.5%
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