Adair County, IA

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Population

7,192

1.88% decline

Median Age

45.7


Median Household Income

$49,477

1.46% growth

Poverty Rate

9.51%


Number of Employees

3,680

0.782% decline

Median Property Value

$93,200

1.89% decline

About

In 2017, Adair County, IA had a population of 7.19k people with a median age of 45.7 and a median household income of $49,477. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Adair County, IA declined from 7,330 to 7,192, a -1.88% decrease and its median household income grew from $48,765 to $49,477, a 1.46% increase.

The population of Adair County, IA is 96.6% White Alone, 1.72% Hispanic or Latino, and 0.918% Two or More Races. N/A% of the people in Adair County, IA speak a non-English language, and 99% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Adair County, IA is $93,200, and the homeownership rate is 76.6%. Most people in Adair County, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Adair County, IA is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Adair County, IA employs 3.68k people. The largest industries in Adair County, IA are Manufacturing (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (508 people), and Retail Trade (355 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($56,250), Utilities ($50,521), and Finance & Insurance ($48,125).

Median household income in Adair County, IA is $49,477. Males in Adair County, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,006. The income inequality in Adair County, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$49,477

2017 value

± $2,633

1.46%

1 Year Growth

± 8.23%

Households in Adair County, IA have a median annual income of $49,477, 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 $48,765 in 2016, which represents a 1.46% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,922

Average Male Salary

± $1,635

$44,006

Average Female Salary

± $1,197

In 2017, full-time male employees in Iowa made 1.34 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

    $50,374 ± $7,648

  2. White

    $44,731 ± $967

  3. Black

    $32,234 ± $4,518

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 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 Adair County, IA is from Iowa.

0.443

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.563% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Iowa 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 9602

  2. Census Tract 9601

  3. Census Tract 9603

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adair County, IA was Census Tract 9602 with a value of $56,250, followed by Census Tract 9601 and Census Tract 9603, with respective values of $50,273 and $44,725.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.51% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adair County, IA (661 out of 6.95k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Females 75+ and then Females 25 - 34.

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

    616 ± 100

  2. Two Or More

    24 ± 58

  3. Hispanic

    21 ± 50

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adair County, IA 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

3.68k

2017 Value

± 220

-0.782%

1 Year decline

± 8.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adair County, IA declined at a rate of -0.782%, from 3.71k employees to 3.68k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adair County, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (509 people), Management Occupations (366 people), and Production Occupations (332 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adair County, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Adair County, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (509 people), Management Occupations (366 people), and Production Occupations (332 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Adair County, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.06 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.14 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.59 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Adair County, IA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($72,500), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($59,219), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($58,977).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

3.68k

2017 Value

± 220

-0.782%

1 Year decline

± 8.54%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adair County, IA declined at a rate of -0.782%, from 3.71k employees to 3.68k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adair County, IA, are Manufacturing (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (508 people), and Retail Trade (355 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adair County, IA, though some of these residents may live in Adair County, IA 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 Adair County, IA, by number of employees, are Manufacturing (515 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (508 people), and Retail Trade (355 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Adair County, IA has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (7.12 times higher than expected), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (2.72 times), and Utilities (2.1 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Adair County, IA, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($56,250), Utilities ($50,521), and Finance & Insurance ($48,125).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.8B

  2. $18.8B

  3. $18.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.8B, followed by Machinery ($18.8B) and Other ag prods. ($18.2B).

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$363B

Projected 2045 Value

47.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Iowa trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 47.9% to $363B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa 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 Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $26.2B

  2. $16.1B

  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.2B, followed by Minnesota with $16.1B and Nebraska and $11.4B.

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

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Health

93.6% of the population of Adair County, IA has health coverage, with 46.6% on employee plans, 14.7% on Medicaid, 14.7% on Medicare, 15.5% on non-group plans, and 2.04% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Adair County, IA was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Adair County, IA see 2409 patients per year on average, which represents a 3.06% decrease from the previous year (2485 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3546 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.3%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,409 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Adair County, IA see an average of 2,409 patients per year. This represents a 3.06% decrease from the previous year (2,485 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%).

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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%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,200

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,076

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,702

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,317

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Iowa (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,806 to $8,200.

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

6.37%

Uninsured

46.6%

Employer Coverage

14.7%

Medicaid

14.7%

Medicare

15.5%

Non-Group

2.04%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adair County, IA grew by 1.34% from 6.28% to 6.37%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Adair County, IA 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. 13.3% prevalence

  2. 12.6% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

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

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Diversity

Adair County, IA is home to a population of 7.19k people, from which 99% are citizens. As of 2017, 1.28% of Adair County, IA residents were born outside of the country (92 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Adair County, IA is composed of 6.95k White Alone residents (96.6%), 124 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.72%), 66 Two or More Races residents (0.918%), 28 Asian Alone residents (0.389%), 24 Black or African American Alone residents (0.334%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Adair County, IA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

46

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.4

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 15.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Adair County, IA was 45.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 46, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Adair County, IA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Adair County, IA residents was 46.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.28%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

92 people

1.24%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

91 people

As of 2017, 1.28% of Adair County, IA residents (92 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 Adair County, IA was 1.24%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,844 ± 4,988 people

  2. China

    10,526 ± 2,515 people

  3. India

    10,455 ± 2,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Iowa residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

99%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99% of Adair County, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Adair County, IA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.95k ± 13

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    124 ± 36.2

  3. Two or More Races

    66 ± 21.4

In 2017, there were 56 times more White Alone residents (6.95k people) in Adair County, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 124 Hispanic or Latino and 66 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Adair County, IA 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 Adair County, IA 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 Adair County, IA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Adair County, IA 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

    225 ± 40

  2. Korea

    62 ± 26

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    49 ± 26

Adair County, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.63 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adair County, IA was $93,200 in 2017, which is 0.428 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $95,000 to $93,200, a 1.89% decrease. The homeownership rate in Adair County, IA is 76.6%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Adair County, IA have an average commute time of 20.9 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adair County, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$49,477

Median Household Income

± $2,633

3.21k

Number of Households

± 205

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.21k households in Adair County, IA grew to $49,477 from the previous year's value of $48,765.

The following chart displays the households in Adair County, IA 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$93,200

2017 Median

± $4,562

$95,000

2016 Median

± $4,916

In 2017, the median property value in Adair County, IA declined from to $93,200 from the previous year's value of $95,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Adair County, IA 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 Adair County, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Adair County, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adair County, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

76.6%

2017 Homeownership

76.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.6% of the housing units in Adair County, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 76.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Adair County, IA 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 Adair County, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Adair County, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

20.9 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adair County, IA have a shorter commute time (20.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.77% of the workforce in Adair County, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    77.9%

  2. Carpooled

    12.4%

  3. Worked At Home

    6.24%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Adair County, IA was Drove Alone (77.9%), followed by those who Carpooled (12.4%) and those who Worked At Home (6.24%).

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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