Adams County, WA Demographics

The total population of Adams County is estimated to be 20,557 with 10,509 males (51.12%) and 10,048 females (48.88%). There are 461 less females than males in Adams County.
The median household income in Adams County was $58,989 in 2021, which marked an an increase of 518(0.89%) from $58,471 in 2020. This income is 79.07% of the U.S. median household income of $74,606 (all incomes in 2022 inflation-adjusted dollars).
Per the latest American Community Survey by the Census Bureau, Adams County sees its highest median household income among householders in the age group of 45 to 64 years old, at $75,781. Overall, the median household income for the county of Adams County stands at $58,989.
In Adams County, the median income for all workers aged 15 years and older, regardless of work hours, was $33,813 for males and $22,820 for females. However, when specifically considering full-time, year-round workers within the same age group, the median income was $46,504 for males and $35,241 for females.
In Adams County, the demographic landscape is diverse, spanning 4 distinct racial categories among households. Among these, Asian households have the highest median household income at $90,650, while Some Other Race households represent the opposite end with the lowest median household income of $45,954.
In 2022, the population of Adams County was 20,961, a 1.56% increase year-by-year from 2021. Previously, in 2021, Adams County's population was 20,640, an increase of 0.16% compared to a population of 20,608 in 2020.
The median age in Adams County, WA is 28.3, as per 2021 ACS 5-Year Estimates. Of the total population, 30.09% were under the age of 15, 21.91% aged 15 to 29, 36.82% aged 30 to 64, 10.49% aged 65 to 84, and 0.70% were 85 years of age and older.
Racial distribution of Adams County population: 53.87% are White, 0.36% are Black or African American, 2.28% are American Indian and Alaska Native, 0.68% are Asian, 0.43% are Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander, 31.23% are some other race and 11.15% are multiracial.