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Demographics

  Total Population  
    2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
  Labor Market Area 242,202 242,835 242,208 242,881 243,361  
  Adair County 18,931 19,095 19,210 19,264 19,280  
 Columbia4,7354,8174,8814,8874,885 
  Source: U.S.  Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Annual Estimates.  

  Population by Selected Age Groups, 2016  
    Adair County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  Under 16 3,457 17.9 48,663 20.0  
  16-24 3,002 15.6 26,859 11.0  
  25-44 4,292 22.3 56,627 23.3  
  45-64 5,188 26.9 66,995 27.5  
  65-84 3,000 15.6 39,393 16.2  
  85 and older 341 1.8 4,824 2.0  
  Median Age 39.9   41.3    
  Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census.  

  Population by Race and Hispanic Origin, 2016  
    Adair County Labor Market Area  
Number Percent Number Percent  
  White 18,302 94.9 230,760 94.8  
  Black or African American 580 3.0 6,789 2.8  
  Am. Indian & Alaska Native 62 0.3 766 0.3  
  Asian 71 0.4 1,498 0.6  
  Native Hawaiian & other Pacific Islander 11 0.1 183 0.1  
  Other/Multirace 254 1.3 3,365 1.4  
  Hispanic Origin 353 1.8 6,137 2.5  
  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  
    2010 2015 Pct. Change  
  Adair County $24,000 $26,876 12.0 %  
  Kentucky $33,031 $38,588 16.8 %  
  U.S. $40,277 $48,112 19.5 %  
  Labor Market Area Range $23,129- $30,248 $26,876- $35,823    
  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.