The Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics in September reports employment in Adams County increased by 4.7% with the national average 1.7%. Growth is attributed to the construction, health care, and oil and gas job sectors prospering. Barry Gore, President | CEO of ACED announces Adams County has 8,416 more jobs than it did a year ago. Most of the job growth activity is attributed to the oil and gas industry. Unincorporated Adams County has 3,656 wells with 895 actively producing. Average pay in Adams County for this industry is $75,000.