Adair County, Iowa
|Adair County, Iowa|
Location in the state of Iowa
Iowa's location in the U.S.
|• Total||570 sq mi (1,477 km2)|
|• Land||569 sq mi (1,474 km2)|
|• Water||1 sq mi (3 km2), 0.18%|
|• Density||13.5/sq mi (5.2/km²)|
|Time zone||Central: UTC-6/-5|
|Footnotes: Population |
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 570 square miles (1,500 km2), of which 569 square miles (1,470 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.18%) is water.
- Guthrie County (north)
- Madison County (east)
- Union County (southeast)
- Adams County (southwest)
- Cass County (west)
The 2010 census recorded a population of 7,682 in the county, with a population density of 13.48/sq mi (5.20/km2). There were 3,698 housing units, 3,292 of which were occupied.
In the census of 2000, there were 8,243 people, 3,398 households, and 2,324 families residing in the county. The population density was 14 people per square mile (6/km²). There were 3,690 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.91% White, 0.07% Black or African American, 0.07% Native American, 0.23% Asian, 0.23% from other races, and 0.49% from two or more races. 0.70% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 3,398 households out of which 29.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.50% were married couples living together, 5.70% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.60% were non-families. 28.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.89.
In the county the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 6.90% from 18 to 24, 24.40% from 25 to 44, 22.70% from 45 to 64, and 22.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.00 males.
The median income for a household in the county was $35,179, and the median income for a family was $42,884. Males had a median income of $29,008 versus $21,680 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,262. About 4.90% of families and 7.60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.40% of those under age 18 and 8.70% of those age 65 or over.
As of 2000, 67.9% of the population (5,597) had a declared religious affiliation, in every case Christian. The leading religious denomination was the United Methodist Church, with 23.6% of the population (1,944 members); second was the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, with 15.4% (1,268 members); third was the Roman Catholic church, with 12% of the population (1,003 members); and fourth was the Evangelical Lutheran church, with 11.8% of the population (978 members).
Adair County is divided into seventeen townships:
The county is served by five school districts:
- Nodaway Valley Community School District
- Orient-Macksburg Community School District.
- Cumberland-Anita-Massena Community School District
- Adair-Casey Community School District
- West Central Valley Community School District
The schools in the Nodaway Valley Community School District are:
- Nodaway Valley West Elementary School
- Nodaway Valley East Elementary School
- Nodaway Valley Middle School
- Nodaway Valley High School.
The schools in the Orient-Macksburg Community School District are:
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