Adams County NE Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 31,791
Population in Households 30,319
Population in Familes 23,906
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,472
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 12,868
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 8,165
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,341 (60.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,527 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 990 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $116,603
Average Home Value $142,930


Median Household Income $49,621
Average Household Income $64,891
Per Capita Income $26,879
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.3%
Households 0.51% 0.47%
Families 0.4% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.65%
Per Capita Income   2.18%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Adams County NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 93 counties and county equivalents in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 11 89th
Population Density1 # 8 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 20 80th
Median Household Income # 34 65th
Per Capita Income # 38 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.