Adair County is located in northeastern Missouri. The County Seat is Kirksville and the largest city is Kirksville. The Official Web Site is located at http://adaircountymissouri.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 25,602 and the 2010 census population was 25,607. The land area is 567.32 square miles and there are 45.1 persons per square mile.
94.3% of the population is White, 1.6% is Black or African American, 2.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 2% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.7% is two or more races. 86.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 27.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $102,600, there are 9,648 households, an average of 2.31 persons per household. The per capita income is $19,258, the median household income is $34,733, and 23.7% of the persons in Adair County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,066. Retail sales (in $1000) were $310,089, and sales per capita were $12,590. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 28.2%.
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