|Adams County, Illinois|
Location in the state of Illinois
Illinois's location in the U.S.
871 sq mi (2,257 km²)
857 sq mi (2,219 km²)
15 sq mi (38 km²), 1.68%
80/sq mi (31/km²)
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
- Hancock County - north
- Brown County - east
- Schuyler County - east
- Pike County - southeast
- Marion County - west
- Lewis County - west
|IL Counties 1900-1990|
As of the census² of 2000, there were 68,277 people, 26,860 households, and 17,996 families residing in the county. The population density was 31/km² (80/sq mi). There were 29,386 housing units at an average density of 13/km² (34/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.10% White, 3.07% Black or African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.40% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 0.83% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 26,860 households out of which 31.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.20% were married couples living together, 9.80% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.00% were non-families. 28.50% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 3.00.
In the county the population was spread out with 24.90% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 22.40% from 45 to 64, and 17.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 92.70 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.70 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $34,784, and the median income for a family was $44,133. Males had a median income of $31,171 versus $21,083 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,894. About 7.40% of families and 10.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.00% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.
Cities and towns
- Camp Point
- La Prairie
- Quincy: county seat
- Fall Creek
- Kingston (2 villages in Illinois share this name)
Unified school districts
- Central Community Unit School District 3
- Community Unit School District 4
- Liberty Community Unit School District 2
- Payson Community Unit School District 1
- Quincy School District 172
Colleges and universities
- Blessing-Rieman College of Nursing
- John Wood Community College
- Quincy University
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