Adams County CO Information


Adams County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 483,041
Population in Households 479,003
Population in Familes 398,894
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,038
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 165,656
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 117,002
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 174,378 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 103,753 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61,903 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 8,722 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $212,742
Average Home Value $245,967


Median Household Income $59,509
Average Household Income $74,757
Per Capita Income $25,937
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.45% 1.77%
Households 1.2% 1.67%
Families 1.17% 1.65%
Median Household Income   2.62%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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 CO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 64 counties and county equivalents in Colorado 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 # 5 94th
Population Density1 # 6 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 2 98th
Median Household Income # 21 69th
Per Capita Income # 33 50th

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