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Encyclopedia > Adams County, Washington
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Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington. Its name is in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams. As of 2000, the population is 16,428. The county seat is at Ritzville.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 4,998 km˛ (1,930 mi˛). 4,986 km˛ (1,925 mi˛) of it is land and 12 km˛ (5 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.25% water.


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Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 16,428 people, 5,229 households, and 4,094 families residing in the county. The population density is 3/km˛ (8/mi˛). There are 5,773 housing units at an average density of 1/km˛ (3/mi˛). The racial makeup of the county is 64.96% White, 0.28% Black or African American, 0.68% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 30.69% from other races, and 2.75% from two or more races. 47.07% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 5,229 households out of which 44.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.50% are married couples living together, 10.10% have a female householder with no husband present, and 21.70% are non-families. 18.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.70% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.09 and the average family size is 3.52.


In the county, the population is spread out with 34.20% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 30 years. For every 100 females there are 104.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 102.10 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $33,888, and the median income for a family is $37,075. Males have a median income of $28,740 versus $21,597 for females. The per capita income for the county is $13,534. 18.20% of the population and 13.60% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 24.00% of those under the age of 18 and 8.90% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


Official Website

http://www.co.adams.wa.us/


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Adams County, Colorado - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (529 words)
Following a 1989 vote, 53 square miles of the county was transferred to the City and County of Denver for the purpose of constructing Denver International Airport, leaving the western portion of the county as two oddly-shaped peninsulas.
The county is bounded in the north by Weld County and Morgan County, in the east by Washington County, in the south by Arapahoe County and the City and County of Denver, and in the west by the City and County of Broomfield and Jefferson County.
In the county the population is spread out with 28.60% under the age of 18, 10.30% from 18 to 24, 34.00% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 7.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
Adams County, Washington - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (377 words)
Adams County is a county located in the State of Washington.
In the county, the population is spread out with 34.20% under the age of 18, 9.80% from 18 to 24, 26.30% from 25 to 44, 19.40% from 45 to 64, and 10.40% who are 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county is $33,888, and the median income for a family is $37,075.
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