Adair County MO Information


Adair County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 25,382
Daytime Population: Workers 11,466
Daytime Population: Residents 14,919
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 26,385
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 22,482
Population in Familes 15,506
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,900
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $34,268
Average Household Income $51,689
Per Capita Income $20,297


Total Housing Units 11,448 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,443 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,300 (37.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,705 (14.9%)
Median Home Value $124,516
Average Home Value $157,511


Total Households 9,743
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 5,257
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 -0.12% -0.33%
Households -0.19% -0.4%
Families -0.38% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.77%


Adair County MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adair County to the other 115 counties and county equivalents in Missouri 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 # 45 62nd
Population Density # 41 65th
Diversity Index # 40 66th
Median Household Income # 108 7th
Per Capita Income # 93 20th

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