Adams County, OH

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Population

27,926

0.658% decline

Median Age

42.2


Median Household Income

$36,320

4.64% growth

Poverty Rate

23.8%


Number of Employees

10,124

0.589% decline

Median Property Value

$98,000

3.92% growth

About

In 2017, Adams County, OH had a population of 27.9k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $36,320. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Adams County, OH declined from 28,111 to 27,926, a -0.658% decrease and its median household income grew from $34,709 to $36,320, a 4.64% increase.

The population of Adams County, OH is 96.6% White Alone, 1.2% Two or More Races, and 0.956% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Adams County, OH speak a non-English language, and 99.7% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Adams County, OH is $98,000, and the homeownership rate is 68.4%. Most people in Adams County, OH commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 34.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Adams County, OH is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Adams County, OH employs 10.1k people. The largest industries in Adams County, OH are Manufacturing (1,774 people), Retail Trade (1,618 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,599 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($69,063), Finance & Insurance ($56,938), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,268).

Median household income in Adams County, OH is $36,320. Males in Adams County, OH have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,809. The income inequality in Adams County, OH (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$36,320

2017 value

± $2,651

4.64%

1 Year Growth

± 9.9%

Households in Adams County, OH have a median annual income of $36,320, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $34,709 in 2016, which represents a 4.64% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$61,819

Average Male Salary

± $967

$45,809

Average Female Salary

± $722

In 2017, full-time male employees in Ohio made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $61,297 ± $5,164

  2. White

    $47,402 ± $598

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $43,729 ± $34,565

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Ohio workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.29 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Adams County, OH is from Ohio.

0.461

2017 Wage GINI

0.461

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Ohio was 0.461 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0776% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Ohio was lower than than the national average of 0.479. 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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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 7703

  2. Census Tract 7702

  3. Census Tract 7705

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adams County, OH was Census Tract 7703 with a value of $49,911, followed by Census Tract 7702 and Census Tract 7705, with respective values of $45,590 and $34,015.

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 Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adams County, OH (6.54k out of 27.5k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 45 - 54 and then Females 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

    6,245 ± 509

  2. Two Or More

    245 ± 133

  3. Hispanic

    29 ± 103

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

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

10.1k

2017 Value

± 674

-0.589%

1 Year decline

± 9.21%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adams County, OH declined at a rate of -0.589%, from 10.2k employees to 10.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adams County, OH, are Production Occupations (1,276 people), Sales & Related Occupations (986 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (800 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 (1,276 people), Sales & Related Occupations (986 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (800 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 (2.17 times higher than expected), Healthcare Support Occupations (2.17 times), and Transportation Occupations (1.6 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Adams County, OH, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($70,625), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($68,125), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($61,094).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

10.1k

2017 Value

± 674

-0.589%

1 Year decline

± 9.21%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adams County, OH declined at a rate of -0.589%, from 10.2k employees to 10.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adams County, OH, are Manufacturing (1,774 people), Retail Trade (1,618 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,599 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 Manufacturing (1,774 people), Retail Trade (1,618 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (1,599 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Adams County, OH has an unusually high number of Utilities (4.67 times higher than expected), Manufacturing (1.73 times), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (1.65 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Adams County, OH, by median earnings, are Utilities ($69,063), Finance & Insurance ($56,938), and Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($50,268).

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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. $65.2B

  2. $64.2B

  3. $45.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $65.2B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($64.2B) and Machinery ($45.1B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$614B

2015 Value

$952B

Projected 2045 Value

55% growth

In 2015, total outbound Ohio trade was $614B. This is expected to increase 55% to $952B by 2045.

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. $44.3B

  2. $34.5B

  3. $31.7B

In 2015, the top outbound Ohio domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Michigan with $44.3B, followed by Indiana with $34.5B and Pennsylvania and $31.7B.

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

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Health

89.9% of the population of Adams County, OH has health coverage, with 35.6% on employee plans, 31% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 7.99% on non-group plans, and 1.44% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Adams County, OH 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 2802 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.391% decrease from the previous year (2813 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2791 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1993 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.8%). Additionally, Hocking County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.3%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,802 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Adams County, OH see an average of 2,802 patients per year. This represents a 0.391% decrease from the previous year (2,813 patients).

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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

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,712

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$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

10.1%

Uninsured

35.6%

Employer Coverage

31%

Medicaid

13.9%

Medicare

7.99%

Non-Group

1.44%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adams County, OH declined by 20.6% from 12.7% to 10.1%.

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. 16.8% prevalence

  2. 15.9% prevalence

  3. 15.3% prevalence

Scioto County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Ohio, at 16.8%.

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

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Diversity

Adams County, OH is home to a population of 27.9k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2017, 0.816% of Adams County, OH residents were born outside of the country (228 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Adams County, OH is composed of 27k White Alone residents (96.6%), 334 Two or More Races residents (1.2%), 267 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.956%), 158 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.566%), 124 Black or African American Alone residents (0.444%), 55 Asian Alone residents (0.197%), 6 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0215%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Adams County, OH are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

49

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 18.1

In 2017, the median age of all people in Adams County, OH was 42.2. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 49. But people in Adams County, OH are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Adams County, OH residents was 42.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

0.816%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

228 people

0.64%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

180 people

As of 2017, 0.816% of Adams County, OH residents (228 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Adams County, OH was 0.64%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. India

    56,561 ± 5,825 people

  2. Mexico

    44,953 ± 5,195 people

  3. China

    32,750 ± 4,437 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Ohio was India, the natal country of 56,561 Ohio residents, followed by Mexico with 44,953 and China with 32,750.

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Citizenship

99.7%

2017 Citizenship

99.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.7% of Adams County, OH residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Adams County, OH was 99.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    27k ± 9

  2. Two or More Races

    334 ± 91.4

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    267 ± 62.4

In 2017, there were 80.8 times more White Alone residents (27k people) in Adams County, OH than any other race or ethnicity. There were 334 Two or More Races and 267 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Adams County, OH as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Adams County, OH citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Adams County, OH was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Adams County, OH are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    671 ± 148

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    254 ± 113

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    237 ± 121

Adams County, OH has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.64 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adams County, OH was $98,000 in 2017, which is 0.45 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $94,300 to $98,000, a 3.92% increase. The homeownership rate in Adams County, OH is 68.4%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Adams County, OH have an average commute time of 34.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adams County, OH is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$36,320

Median Household Income

± $2,651

10.8k

Number of Households

± 649

In 2017, the median household income of the 10.8k households in Adams County, OH grew to $36,320 from the previous year's value of $34,709.

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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Housing

Property Value

$98,000

2017 Median

± $6,257

$94,300

2016 Median

± $7,378

In 2017, the median property value in Adams County, OH grew to to $98,000 from the previous year's value of $94,300.

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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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

68.4%

2017 Homeownership

68.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 68.4% of the housing units in Adams County, OH were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 68.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Adams County, OH compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 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 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

34.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adams County, OH have a longer commute time (34.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 9.66% of the workforce in Adams County, OH have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    80.8%

  2. Carpooled

    11.5%

  3. Worked At Home

    4.76%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Adams County, OH was Drove Alone (80.8%), followed by those who Carpooled (11.5%) and those who Worked At Home (4.76%).

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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