Adams County, OH

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2020 Population
27,685
0.328% 1-year decline
US Senator
Sherrod Brown
Democratic Party
US Senator
Rob Portman
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
42.3
0.714% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
20.2%
2.04% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$40,067
2.53% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$115,000
9.21% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
10,397
0.00962% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Adams County, OH had a population of 27.7k people with a median age of 42.3 and a median household income of $40,067. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Adams County, OH declined from 27,776 to 27,685, a −0.328% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,079 to $40,067, a 2.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Adams County, OH are White (Non-Hispanic) (96.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.99%), White (Hispanic) (0.827%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (0.386%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.35%).

None of the households in Adams County, OH reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.5% of the residents in Adams County, OH are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Adams County, OH was $115,000, and the homeownership rate was 70.3%. Most people in Adams County, OH drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 36.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Adams County, OH was 3 cars per household.

Diversity

Adams County, OH is home to a population of 27.7k people, from which 99.5% are citizens. As of 2020, 0.777% of Adams County, OH residents were born outside of the country (215 people).

In 2020, there were 48.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Adams County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 550 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 229 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Adams County, OH
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    26.6k ± 58
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    550 ± 154
  3. White (Hispanic)
    229 ± 58
1.04%
Hispanic Population
288 people

In 2020, there were 48.4 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (26.6k people) in Adams County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 550 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 229 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.04% of the people in Adams County, OH are hispanic (288 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Adams County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.777%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
215 people
0.486%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
135 people

As of 2020, 0.777% of Adams County, OH residents (215 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Adams County, OH was 0.486%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

42
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.6
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 10.9

In 2020, the median age of all people in Adams County, OH was 42.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Adams County, OH are getting getting older. In 2019, the average age of all Adams County, OH residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. India
    65,307 ± 6,257 people
  2. Mexico
    43,106 ± 5,088 people
  3. China
    34,944 ± 4,583 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 65,307 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 43,106 and China with 34,944.

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Citizenship

99.5%
2020 Citizenship
99.8%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.5% of Adams County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Adams County, OH was 99.8%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    736 ± 197
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    361 ± 124
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    201 ± 121

Adams County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.04 times greater than any other conflict.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Y-Axis

This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Ohio, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Ohio (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Ohio. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Ohio.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Ohio across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Economy

Median household income in Adams County, OH is $40,067. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Adams County, OH was Census Tract 7702 with a value of $48,047, followed by Census Tract 7705 and Census Tract 7701, with respective values of $40,446 and $33,016.

Males in Ohio have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $49,988. The income inequality in Ohio (measured using the Gini index) is 0.457, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Adams County, OH employs 10.4k people. The largest industries in Adams County, OH are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,835 people), Retail Trade (1,496 people), and Manufacturing (1,476 people), and the highest paying industries are Educational Services ($57,549), Finance & Insurance ($45,769), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($44,464).

Wages

Median Household Income

$40,067
2020 value
± $3,706
2.53%
1 Year Growth
± 11.9%

Households in Adams County, OH have a median annual income of $40,067, which is less than the median annual income of $64,994 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $39,079 in 2019, which represents a 2.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Sex in Common Jobs

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$66,859
Average Male Salary in Ohio
± $1,043
$49,988
Average Female Salary in Ohio
± $782

In 2020, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.34 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the sex-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Ohio
  1. Asian
    $66,781 ± $5,146
  2. White
    $52,037 ± $655
  3. Two or More Races
    $44,595 ± $3,825

In 2020 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Ohio.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Ohio by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Adams County, OH is from Ohio.
0.457
2020 Wage GINI in Ohio
0.46
2019 Wage GINI in Ohio

In 2020, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.457 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.751% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Ohio in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Ohio across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 7702
  2. Census Tract 7705
  3. Census Tract 7701

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adams County, OH was Census Tract 7702 with a value of $48,047, followed by Census Tract 7705 and Census Tract 7701, with respective values of $40,446 and $33,016.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Adams County, OH colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Sex

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

20.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adams County, OH (5.52k out of 27.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 6 - 11 and then Males 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    5,272 ± 502
  2. Two Or More
    221 ± 171
  3. Black
    27 ± 109

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adams County, OH is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

10.4k
2020 Value
± 820
0.00962%
1 Year growth
± 10.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Adams County, OH grew at a rate of 0.00962%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adams County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,147 people), Management Occupations (967 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (947 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adams County, OH.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Adams County, OH, by number of employees, are Production Occupations (1,147 people), Management Occupations (967 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (947 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Adams County, OH has an unusually high number of residents working as Production Occupations (1.98 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.9 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.55 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Adams County, OH, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($103,333), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,972), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($68,750).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.4k
2020 Value
± 820
0.00962%
1 Year growth
± 10.2%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Adams County, OH grew at a rate of 0.00962%, from 10.4k employees to 10.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adams County, OH, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,835 people), Retail Trade (1,496 people), and Manufacturing (1,476 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adams County, OH, though some of these residents may live in Adams County, OH and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Adams County, OH, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (1,835 people), Retail Trade (1,496 people), and Manufacturing (1,476 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Adams County, OH has an unusually high number of Utilities (6.24 times higher than expected), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (1.72 times), and Manufacturing (1.42 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Adams County, OH, by median earnings, are Educational Services ($57,549), Finance & Insurance ($45,769), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($44,464).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $57.8B
  2. $53.5B
  3. $52.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Machinery with $57.8B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($53.5B) and Mixed freight ($52.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Ohio products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

Showing data for Ohio.
$685B
2020 Value in Ohio
$1.25T
Projected 2050 Value in Ohio
81.7% growth

In 2020, total outbound Ohio trade was $685B. This is expected to increase 81.7% to $1.25T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Ohio trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Ohio to other states, or from other states to Ohio.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $46.1B
  2. $39.9B
  3. $32.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $46.1B, followed by Indiana with $39.9B and Pennsylvania and $32.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Ohio shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Adams County, OH went to Donald J. Trump with 81.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (17.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.758%). The most partisan county was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing the state of Ohio. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Adams County, OH
81.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in Ohio
  1. 83.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 82.4% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 81.9% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2020 presidential election, the most partisan county in Ohio was Holmes County, OH with 83.4% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in Ohio colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from Ohio

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Sherrod Brown
Senator from Ohio1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Rob Portman
Senator from Ohio3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011

Sherrod Brown and Rob Portman are the senators currently representing Ohio.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Ohio over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Ohio

Ohio is currently represented by 16 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Ohio have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adams County, OH was $115,000 in 2020, which is 0.5 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $105,300 to $115,000, a 9.21% increase. The homeownership rate in Adams County, OH is 70.3%, which is higher than the national average of 64.4%. People in Adams County, OH have an average commute time of 36.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Adams County, OH is higher than the national average, with an average of 3 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$115,000
2020 Median
± $9,025
$105,300
2019 Median
± $7,982

In 2020, the median property value in Adams County, OH grew to to $115,000 from the previous year's value of $105,300.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Adams County, OH compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adams County, OH the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$40,067
Median Household Income
± $3,706
10.4k
Number of Households
± 733

In 2020, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Adams County, OH grew to $40,067 from the previous year's value of $39,079.

The following chart displays the households in Adams County, OH distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Property Taxes

< $800
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Adams County, OH distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adams County, OH the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

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Rent vs Own

70.3%
2020 Homeownership
70.8%
2019 Homeownership

In 2020, 70.3% of the housing units in Adams County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 70.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.4%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Adams County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

36.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adams County, OH have a longer commute time (36.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 9.17% of the workforce in Adams County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (80.6%)
  2. Carpooled (10.9%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.57%)

In 2020, 80.6% of workers in Adams County, OH drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.9%) and those who worked at home (4.57%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

3 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Adams County, OH distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Adams County, OH have 3 cars, followed by false.

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Health

91.5% of the population of Adams County, OH has health coverage, with 36.9% on employee plans, 29.8% on Medicaid, 13.8% on Medicare, 9% on non-group plans, and 2.1% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Ohio was $8,712 in 2014. This is a 5.14% increase from the previous year ($8,286).

Primary care physicians in Adams County, OH see 2310 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (2310 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3078 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 644 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (19.1%). Additionally, Jackson County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (42.8%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,310 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Adams County, OH

Primary care physicians in Adams County, OH see an average of 2,310 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (2,310 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Adams County, OH in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Ohio
$4,371
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$7,007
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$11,038
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Ohio (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.14%, from $8,286 to $8,712.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.47%
Uninsured
36.9%
Employer Coverage
29.8%
Medicaid
13.8%
Medicare
9%
Non-Group
2.1%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adams County, OH grew by 11.5% from 7.6% to 8.47%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Adams County, OH changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 19.1% prevalence
  2. 18.9% prevalence
  3. 18.7% prevalence

Lawrence County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 19.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Ohio by county over multiple years.

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