Missouri Adair County Public Libraries

By | December 31, 2022

We are providing a comprehensive directory of public libraries in Adair County, Missouri. This list includes library formal name, street address, postal code, phone number and how many books are available. Check the following list to see all public libraries in Missouri Adair County.

Street Address: One Library Lane, Kirksville, MO 63501
Phone Number: (660) 665-6038 Adair N/A N/A

Street Address: One Library Lane, Kirksville, MO 63501
Phone Number: (660) 665-6038 Adair 248,594 119,109

Overview of Adair County, Missouri

Adair County is a county located in the state of Missouri. As of 2000, the population is 24,977. Its county seat is Kirksville.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,475 km² (569 mi²). 1,469 km² (567 mi²) of it is land and 6 km² (2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.41% water.

Adjacent counties

  • Putnam County (northwest)
  • Schuyler County (north)
  • Scotland County (northeast)
  • Knox County (east)
  • Macon County (south)
  • Sullivan County (west)


As of the census of 2000, there are 24,977 people, 9,669 households, and 5,346 families residing in the county. The population density is 17/km² (44/mi²). There are 10,826 housing units at an average density of 7/km² (19/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 95.82% White, 1.20% Black or African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.39% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.41% from other races, and 0.88% from two or more races. 1.26% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 9,669 households out of which 25.20% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.50% are married couples living together, 7.20% have a female householder with no husband present, and 44.70% are non-families. 31.50% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.50% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.29 and the average family size is 2.90.

In the county the population is spread out with 19.20% under the age of 18, 27.40% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 18.40% from 45 to 64, and 12.30% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 28 years. For every 100 females there are 88.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 84.50 males.

The median income for a household in the county is $26,677, and the median income for a family is $38,085. Males have a median income of $26,323 versus $21,837 for females. The per capita income for the county is $15,484. 23.30% of the population and 11.90% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 16.80% of those under the age of 18 and 12.00% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Cities and towns

According to countryaah, Adair County, Missouri has the following cities and towns:

  • Brashear
  • Gibbs
  • Greentop
  • Kirksville
  • Millard
  • Novinger

Map of Adair County Missouri