Hoosiers by the Numbers

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Adams County, IN

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A region's economy thrives or dives because of the people who choose to live there. That choice may occur by being born there and desiring to stay, or a more deliberate one of choosing to relocate from somewhere else. Monitoring change in the size and movement of population is an important barometer of well-being.

Population Over Time
Total Population31,09533,60533,86734,38735,422
Change Since 1990 2,5102,7723,2924,327
Pct. Change Since 1990 8.1%8.9%10.6%13.9%
Source: US Census Bureau
Components of Population Change 2016 to 2017
Net Domestic Migration-162
International Migration5
Natural Increase (births minus deaths)387
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Age in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Preschool (0 to 4)3,3469.4%
School Age (5 to 17)7,73421.8%
College Age (18 to 24)3,0508.6%
Young Adult (25 to 44)7,83722.1%
Older Adult (45 to 64)8,08722.8%
Older (65 plus)5,43715.3%
Source: US Census Bureau
Population Estimates by Race and Hispanic Origin in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
American Ind. or Alaskan Native Alone1130.3%
Asian Alone1290.4%
Black Alone1800.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pac. Isl. Alone150.0%
White Alone34,76198.1%
Two or More Race Groups2930.8%
Hispanic or Latino
Non-Hispanic or Latino33,91195.7%
Hispanic or Latino1,5804.5%
Source: US Census Bureau
Households in 2017
 NumberPct. Dist
Total Households12,453100.0%
  Family Households8,59469.0%
    Married with Children3,08524.8%
    Married without Children3,73430.0%
    Single Parents9257.4%
  Non-family Households3,85931.0%
    Living Alone3,23025.9%
Average Household Size2.84
Average Family Household Size4.12
Source: US Census Bureau, American Community Survey 5 Year Estimates
Population Counts by Decade
Pct. Chg.
April 200033,6052,5108.1%
April 201034,3877822.3%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Population Projections
Population Projections34,38734,95535,54236,17136,868
Change Since 2010 5681,1551,7842,481
Pct. Change Since 2010 1.7%3.4%5.2%7.2%
Source: Indiana Business Research Center.
Note: 2010 data are census counts from the U.S. Census Bureau

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