Adams County CO Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County CO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 499,042
Daytime Population: Workers 187,842
Daytime Population: Residents 252,483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 440,325
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 494,948
Population in Familes 411,835
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,094
Population Density2 427
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $62,790
Average Household Income $79,251
Per Capita Income $27,692


Total Housing Units 177,360 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107,798 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 64,736 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 4,826 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $231,644
Average Home Value $263,167


Total Households 172,534
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 121,628
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 1.7% 1.61%
Households 1.6% 1.55%
Families 1.55% 1.52%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.62%


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, 2017 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 Density # 6 92nd
Diversity Index # 3 97th
Median Household Income # 20 70th
Per Capita Income # 31 53rd

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