Adams County PA Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 105,243
Population in Households 101,174
Population in Familes 84,108
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,069
Population Density1 203
Diversity Index2 27


Median Household Income $62,283
Average Household Income $79,140
Per Capita Income $30,216


Total Housing Units 42,510 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 30,900 (72.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,431 (19.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,179 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $225,565
Average Home Value $265,043


Total Households 39,331
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 28,261
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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 0.45% 0.49%
Households 0.41% 0.48%
Families 0.29% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.73%


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, 2018 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 # 26 63rd
Diversity Index # 24 66th
Median Household Income # 11 85th
Per Capita Income # 18 75th

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