Adams County is located in northeastern Indiana. The County Seat is Decatur and the largest city is Decatur. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.adams.in.us/. The 2014 population estimate is 34,791 and the 2010 census population was 34,387. The land area is 339.03 square miles and there are 101.4 persons per square mile.
98.3% of the population is White, 0.4% is Black or African American, 4.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.7% is two or more races. 84.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $116,100, there are 12,127 households, an average of 2.80 persons per household. The per capita income is $20,160, the median household income is $46,695, and 18.1% of the persons in Adams County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 3,173. Retail sales (in $1000) were $369,895, and sales per capita were $10,928. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 18.6%.
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