Adams County ND Information


Adams County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 2,406
Population in Households 2,339
Population in Familes 1,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 1,140
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 676
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 807 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 333 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 294 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $130,897
Average Home Value $156,227


Median Household Income $50,537
Average Household Income $67,197
Per Capita Income $32,183
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.52%
Households 0.6% 0.71%
Families 0.43% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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 ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 53 counties and county equivalents in North Dakota 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 # 43 21st
Population Density1 # 40 25th
Diversity Index2 # 40 25th
Median Household Income # 36 34th
Per Capita Income # 31 43rd

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