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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    B
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    C+
Adams County is located in Colorado with a population of 487,850. In Adams County, most residents own their homes. In Adams County there are a lot of bars, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Adams County and residents tend to lean liberal.
Population
487,850

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$241,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,172
National
$949
Area Feel
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Adams County Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    267.8
    282.7
  • Murder
    3.5
    6.1
  • Rape
    97.7
    40.7
  • Robbery
    55.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    201
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,269.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    604.4
    284

Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    15%
  • 10-17 years
    12%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    15%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    10%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    17%
    13%

Working in Adams County

Adams County Reviews

2 reviews
Grate area to live in for the most part police in area when they are seem to always trying to get community in trouble and cause more conflict then help particularly the youth in area sometimes drastically couseing vary negative changes that can be unhealthy for society and creating a down fall in possible success rates and education completion.
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Adams county is okay. I feel housing costs have gotten too high in all of Colorado but other than that it's about average to live here.