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1.8% decline
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1.16% growth
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3.61% decline
Median Property Value
1.25% growth


The economy of Adams County, IA employs 1,922 people. The economy of Adams County, IA is specialized in Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting; Healthcare & Social Assistance; and Wholesale trade, which employ respectively 10.51; 1.53; and 1.48 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Adams County, IA are Healthcare & Social Assistance (406), Manufacturing (271), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting (268), and the highest paying industries are Transportation & Warehousing ($50,625), Utilities ($48,125), and Finance & Insurance ($36,042).

Median household income in Adams County, IA is $48,598. Males in Adams County, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $38,142. The income inequality of Adams County, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.407 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Adams County, IA. In Adams County, IA the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 26 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $8,535. Wapello County, IA has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Iowa.


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Adams County, IA is home to a population of 3,822 people, from which 99% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Adams County, IA is composed of 3,701 White residents (96.8%), 38 Two+ residents (0.99%), 33 Asian residents (0.86%), 31 Hispanic residents (0.81%), and 19 Black residents (0.5%). The most common foreign languages in Adams County, IA are Spanish (24 speakers), African Languages (7 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers), but compared to other places, Adams County, IA has a relative high number of African Languages (7 speakers), Spanish (24 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA awarded 1,130 degrees. The student population of South Central Iowa PUMA, IA is skewed towards females, with 394 male students and 736 female students. Most students in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are White (909 and 80.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (56 and 4.96%), Black or African American (56 and 4.96%), and Unknown (31 and 2.74%). The largest universities in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA by number of graduates are Graceland University-Lamoni (740 and 65.5%), Southwestern Community College (390 and 34.5%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are Registered Nursing (96 and 8.5%), Elementary Education & Teaching (87 and 7.7%), and General Business Administration & Management (56 and 4.96%). The median tuition costs in South Central Iowa PUMA, IA are N/A for private four year colleges, and $26,440 and $26,440 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adams County, IA is $88,900, which is 0.43 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $87,800 to $88,900, a 1.25% increase. The homeownership rate of Adams County, IA is 73.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Adams County, IA have an average commute time of 19.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adams County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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