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Demographics

  Total Population  
N/A
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017  
  Labor Market Area 242,835 242,208 242,881 243,361 244,281  
  Adair County 19,095 19,210 19,264 19,280 19,485  
 Columbia4,8174,8814,8874,885 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2017  
    Adair County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,477 17.8 48,801 20.0  
  16-24 2,998 15.4 26,943 11.0  
  25-44 4,292 22.0 56,742 23.2  
  45-64 5,232 26.9 66,957 27.4  
  65-84 3,120 16.0 39,960 16.4  
  85 and older 366 1.9 4,878 2.0  
  Median Age 40.1   41.3    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2017  
    Adair County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 18,464 94.8 231,165 94.6  
  Black or African American 591 3.0 6,893 2.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 61 0.3 818 0.3  
  Asian 79 0.4 1,645 0.7  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 8 0.0 187 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 282 1.4 3,573 1.5  
  Hispanic Origin 372 1.9 6,526 2.7  
  Note: Hispanic is not a race category. A person can be white, black or African American, etc. and be of hispanic origin.
Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.
 

  Population Projections  
    2020 2025 2030 2035  
  Adair County 19,180 19,213 19,145 18,963  
  Source:  Kentucky State Data Center, University of Louisville.  

  Per Capita Personal Income  
    2011 2016 Pct. Change  
  Adair County $25,525 $25,994 1.8 %  
  Kentucky $33,989 $38,926 14.5 %  
  U.S. $41,560 $49,246 18.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $22,574- $29,128 $25,994- $35,884    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis.  

  Households  
    2016 2016  
  Number of Households Persons Per Household Median Household Income  
  Adair County 7,126 2.51 $33,873  
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.