Adams County PA Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 104,724
Daytime Population: Workers 37,521
Daytime Population: Residents 52,479
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90,000
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.86
Population in Households 100,761
Population in Familes 84,180
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,963
Population Density2 202
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $60,677
Average Household Income $76,650
Per Capita Income $29,269


Total Housing Units 42,520 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 29,640 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,493 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,387 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $222,557
Average Home Value $261,096


Total Households 39,133
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 28,224
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.44% 0.53%
Households 0.4% 0.51%
Families 0.31% 0.46%
Median Household Income   2.94%
Per Capita Income   2.89%


Adams County PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 55th
Population Density # 27 61st
Diversity Index # 24 66th
Median Household Income # 11 85th
Per Capita Income # 18 75th

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