Adair County KY Information


Adair County Subdivisions

Adair County KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 19,379
Daytime Population: Workers 5,404
Daytime Population: Residents 11,703
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,107
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 18,217
Population in Familes 14,847
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,162
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 15


Median Household Income $31,766
Average Household Income $44,883
Per Capita Income $18,483


Total Housing Units 8,785 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,417 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,133 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,235 (14.1%)
Median Home Value $94,573
Average Home Value $128,341


Total Households 7,550
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 5,087
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.53% 0.31%
Households 0.49% 0.34%
Families 0.32% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.61%


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, 2017 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 # 61 50th
Population Density # 73 40th
Diversity Index # 57 53rd
Median Household Income # 97 20th
Per Capita Income # 93 23rd

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