Adair County KY Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 19,570
Population in Households 18,161
Population in Familes 14,843
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,409
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $32,550
Average Household Income $47,765
Per Capita Income $19,356


Total Housing Units 8,784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,604 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,836 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,344 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $96,729
Average Home Value $134,292


Total Households 7,440
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 4,995
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.28%
Households 0.26% 0.22%
Families 0.06% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.66%


Adair County KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adair County to the other 120 counties and county equivalents in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 59 52nd
Population Density # 73 40th
Diversity Index # 57 53rd
Median Household Income # 96 21st
Per Capita Income # 88 28th

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