Adams County is located in South Central Wisconsin. The County Seat is Friendship and the largest city is Adams. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.co.adams.wi.gov. The 2014 population estimate is 20,215 and the 2010 census population was 20,875. The land area is 645.65 square miles and there are 32.3 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 3.2% is Black or African American, 3.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.5% is Asian, 1.1% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.2% is two or more races. 85.3% have a high school degree or higher, and 12.1% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $135,600, there are 8,278 households, an average of 2.34 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,196, the median household income is $44,897, and 10.6% of the persons in Adams County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 1,469. Retail sales (in $1000) were $130,364, and sales per capita were $6,381. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 11.7%.
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