Adams County, Idaho

Old Adams County Courthouse, Council, Idaho
The Old Adams County Courthouse in Council
Cities & Towns:
New Meadows

Adams County is in west central Idaho with Oregon to the west. Named in honor of President John Adams, Adams County contains 1,365 square miles of land and 5 square miles of water. Adams County was founded in 1911. The county seat is Council. Brundage Mountain Ski Resort and Little Ski Hill are located in Adams County, just barely west of the county line between Adams and Valley County.

Fast Facts about Adams County, Idaho
Resident Racial Breakdown:
White Non-Hispanic: 93.6%
Hispanic: 1.0%
Native American: 0.9%
Other: 0.8%
Two or More Races: 3.5%
Types of Jobs:
Private Sector, wages or salary: 59%
Government Sector: 20%
Unincorporated, Self-Employed: 20%
Homemaker, Unpaid: 1%
Population Density: 3 People per Square Mile
2011 Cost of Living Index for Adams County: 86.8
2009 Estimates:
Population: 3,520
Males: 1,806
Females: 1,714
Median Resident Age: 44.4 Years
Estimated Median Household Income: $33,900
Estimated Median Home Value: $198,000
Major Industries:
Agriculture & Forestry, Construction, Lodging & Food Services, Wood Products, Health Care, Government, Retail Services, Educational Services, Professional Services, Repair & Maintenance
Photo of the Old Adams County Courthouse courtesy of the City of Council.
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