Adams County, IL

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2020 Population
65,670
0.628% 1-year decline
US Senator
Dick Durbin
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tammy Duckworth
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41.4
0.241% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
12.5%
0.00156% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$55,052
3.89% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$130,500
2.11% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
32,800
0.376% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Adams County, IL had a population of 65.7k people with a median age of 41.4 and a median household income of $55,052. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Adams County, IL declined from 66,085 to 65,670, a −0.628% decrease and its median household income grew from $52,993 to $55,052, a 3.89% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Adams County, IL are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.3%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (4.02%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.95%), White (Hispanic) (1.12%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (0.735%).

None of the households in Adams County, IL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

99.7% of the residents in Adams County, IL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Adams County, IL are John Wood Community College (491 degrees awarded in 2020), Quincy University (298 degrees), and Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (106 degrees).

In 2020, the median property value in Adams County, IL was $130,500, and the homeownership rate was 71.6%.

Most people in Adams County, IL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 17 minutes. The average car ownership in Adams County, IL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Adams County, IL is home to a population of 65.7k people, from which 99.7% are citizens. As of 2020, 1.26% of Adams County, IL residents were born outside of the country (827 people).

In 2020, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60k people) in Adams County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

99.7%
2020 Citizenship
99.6%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 99.7% of Adams County, IL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Adams County, IL was 99.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Adams County, IL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    60k ± 95
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.64k ± 250
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    1.28k ± 273
1.64%
Hispanic Population
1.08k people

In 2020, there were 22.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (60k people) in Adams County, IL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.64k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 1.28k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

1.64% of the people in Adams County, IL are hispanic (1.08k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Adams County, IL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

The PUMS dataset is not available at the County level, so we are showing data for Illinois.
Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    628,401 ± 18,975 people
  2. India
    158,225 ± 9,705 people
  3. Poland
    127,303 ± 8,716 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Illinois was Mexico, the natal country of 628,401 Illinois residents, followed by India with 158,225 and Poland with 127,303.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.26%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
827 people
1.39%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
919 people

As of 2020, 1.26% of Adams County, IL residents (827 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Adams County, IL was 1.39%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,381 ± 185
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    684 ± 186
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    643 ± 170

Adams County, IL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.02 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Adams County, IL employs 32.8k people. The largest industries in Adams County, IL are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,307 people), Retail Trade (4,839 people), and Manufacturing (4,410 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($56,382), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($47,692), and Transportation & Warehousing ($47,536).

Males in Illinois have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $57,880. The income inequality in Illinois (measured using the Gini index) is 0.479, which is higher than than the national average.

Occupations

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,191
0.376%
1 Year growth
± 4.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Adams County, IL grew at a rate of 0.376%, from 32.7k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adams County, IL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (4,086 people), Sales & Related Occupations (3,474 people), and Management Occupations (3,075 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adams County, IL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

32.8k
2020 Value
± 1,191
0.376%
1 Year growth
± 4.9%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Adams County, IL grew at a rate of 0.376%, from 32.7k employees to 32.8k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adams County, IL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (5,307 people), Retail Trade (4,839 people), and Manufacturing (4,410 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adams County, IL, though some of these residents may live in Adams County, IL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$41,852
Median earning men ± $992
$29,404
Median earning women ± $1,660

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($63,775), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,625), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,202).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($54,076), Manufacturing ($43,029), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($40,020).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Illinois. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Illinois.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 545
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  2. 526
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 364
    Retail Trade

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Payroll by Industry Sector

The industries with the highest total annual payroll
  1. $986k
    Manufacturing
  2. $757k
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. $263k
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

The chart shows the total annual payroll and the average annual payroll by industry.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $138B
  2. $87.2B
  3. $79.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois product (by dollars) was Electronics with $138B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($87.2B) and Mixed freight ($79.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Illinois products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.03T
2020 Value in Illinois
$1.94T
Projected 2050 Value in Illinois
88.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Illinois trade was $1.03T. This is expected to increase 88.6% to $1.94T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Illinois trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Illinois to other states, or from other states to Illinois.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $77.4B
  2. $56.8B
  3. $46.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Illinois domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Indiana with $77.4B, followed by Wisconsin with $56.8B and California and $46.1B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Illinois shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Adams County, IL went to Donald J. Trump with 72.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (25.7%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.44%).

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing the state of Illinois. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Illinois

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Dick Durbin
Senator from Illinois2
Assumed office on January 3, 1997
Tammy Duckworth
Senator from Illinois3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017

Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth are the senators currently representing Illinois.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Illinois over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Illinois

Illinois is currently represented by 18 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Illinois have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Adams County, IL awarded 913 degrees. The student population of Adams County, IL in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 1,338 male students and 2,031 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Adams County, IL are White (803 and 88.7%), followed by Black or African American (26 and 2.87%), Unknown (26 and 2.87%), and Hispanic or Latino (23 and 2.54%).

The largest universities in Adams County, IL by number of degrees awarded are John Wood Community College (491 and 53.8%), Quincy University (298 and 32.6%), and Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences (106 and 11.6%).

The most popular majors in Adams County, IL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (188 and 20.6%), Registered Nursing (161 and 17.6%), and Nursing Assistant & Patient Care Assistant (43 and 4.71%).

The median tuition cost in Adams County, IL for private four year colleges is $28,780.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

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In 2020 in Adams County, IL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 67.1%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26.4%. The number of students enrolled in N/A was N/A (N/A% men and N/A% women).

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 132 degree-majors awarded
  2. 25 degree-majors awarded
  3. 17 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Adams County, IL was Registered Nursing with 132 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Adams County, IL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 491 degrees awarded
  2. 298 degrees awarded
  3. 106 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was John Wood Community College with 491 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2020, 340 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Adams County, IL, which is 0.593 times less than the 573 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 803 degrees mean that there were 30.9 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 26 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($28,780) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($900) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 2-year ($1,500) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

The graph shows the average net price by sector and year.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.879% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.877% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (2.59M), Some college (2.22M), and Bachelors Degree (2.03M).

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Adams County, IL was $130,500 in 2020, which is 0.568 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $127,800 to $130,500, a 2.11% increase. The homeownership rate in Adams County, IL is 71.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Adams County, IL have an average commute time of 17 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Adams County, IL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Adams County, IL is $55,052. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Adams County, IL was Census Tract 105 with a value of $92,799, followed by Census Tract 104 and Census Tract 106, with respective values of $74,853 and $73,710.

In 2021, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Adams County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.16%.

Property

$130,500
Median Property Value 2020
±$4,825
$19,474
Median Property Taxes
±$849

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adams County, IL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Adams County, IL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

71.6%
Homeownership
2020
64.5%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 71.6% of the housing units in Adams County, IL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 71.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 105
  2. Census Tract 104
  3. Census Tract 106

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adams County, IL was Census Tract 105 with a value of $92,799, followed by Census Tract 104 and Census Tract 106, with respective values of $74,853 and $73,710.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Adams County, IL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$55,052
Median Household Income
± $2,005
27.2k
Number of Households
± 1,095

In 2020, the median household income of the 27.2k households in Adams County, IL grew to $55,052 from the previous year's value of $52,993.

The following chart displays the households in Adams County, IL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Adams County, IL is from Illinois.
0.479
2020 Wage GINI in Illinois
0.482
2019 Wage GINI in Illinois

In 2020, the income inequality in Illinois was 0.479 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.707% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Illinois was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Illinois in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Illinois across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (83.9%)
  2. Carpooled (7.77%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.33%)

In 2020, 83.9% of workers in Adams County, IL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.77%) and those who worked at home (5.33%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

17 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adams County, IL have a shorter commute time (17 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.19% of the workforce in Adams County, IL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Adams County, IL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Adams County, IL have 2 cars.

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2021, 11.8% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Adams County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 1.16%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.5% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adams County, IL (8k out of 64.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adams County, IL is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2021, 18.3% of the children was living in poverty in Adams County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator grew 0.8%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2021, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 346 in Adams County, IL. From 2014 to 2021, the indicator declined 8.87 per 100,000 population.

The graph shows the trend in the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population.

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95.2% of the population of Adams County, IL has health coverage, with 49.9% on employee plans, 16.7% on Medicaid, 15.5% on Medicare, 12.1% on non-group plans, and 1.03% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Illinois was $8,262 in 2014. This is a 4.44% increase from the previous year ($7,911).

Primary care physicians in Adams County, IL see 1060 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.61% decrease from the previous year (1123 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1309 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 364 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Illinois, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Adams County, IL

Primary care physicians in Adams County, IL see an average of 1,060 patients per year. This represents a 5.61% decrease from the previous year (1,123 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Adams County, IL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Illinois across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 18.9% between 18 and 34 years, 37.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.6% were men and 51.4% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

4.78%
Uninsured
49.9%
Employer Coverage
16.7%
Medicaid
15.5%
Medicare
12.1%
Non-Group
1.03%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adams County, IL grew by 0.854% from 4.74% to 4.78%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Adams County, IL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48.7 in Adams County, IL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.9% in Adams County, IL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 5.55% in Adams County, IL.

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