Adams County is located in central Washington. The County Seat is Ritzville and the largest city is Othello. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.adams.wa.us . The 2014 population estimate is 19,179 and the 2010 census population was 18,728. The land area is 1,924.98 square miles and there are 9.7 persons per square mile.
91% of the population is White, 1.3% is Black or African American, 61.4% is Hispanic or Latino, 1.4% is Asian, 4.7% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 65.7% have a high school degree or higher, and 14% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $133,600, there are 5,738 households, an average of 3.22 persons per household. The per capita income is $16,940, the median household income is $43,926, and 22.9% of the persons in Adams County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,002. Retail sales (in $1000) were $144,809, and sales per capita were $8,547.
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