Adams County is located in southwest Iowa. The County Seat is Corning and the largest city is Corning. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.adamscountyia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 3,875 and the 2010 census population was 4,029. The land area is 423.44 square miles and there are 9.5 persons per square mile.
97.9% of the population is White, 0.3% is Black or African American, 1.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.6% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 0.6% is two or more races. 90.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $85,200, there are 1,745 households, an average of 2.20 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,707, the median household income is $45,871, and 11.3% of the persons in Adams County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 443. Retail sales (in $1000) were $32,586, and sales per capita were $7,950.
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