Adams County WA Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County WA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 19,903
Population in Households 19,741
Population in Familes 17,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 162
Population Density1 10
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 6,000
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 4,610
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 6,532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,811 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,189 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 532 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $131,557
Average Home Value $154,087


Median Household Income $43,421
Average Household Income $56,007
Per Capita Income $17,030
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.98% 0.89%
Households 0.77% 0.76%
Families 0.71% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.25%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Adams County WA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 39 counties and county equivalents in Washington by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 31 23rd
Population Density1 # 32 21st
Diversity Index2 # 2 97th
Median Household Income # 32 21st
Per Capita Income # 39 3rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Washington Census Data Comparison Tool.