Adams is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,829 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Adams is the 608th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Adams was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Unlike some villages, Adams isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Adams are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Adams is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Adams who work in sales jobs (13.17%), food service (9.92%), and office and administrative support (8.22%).
Adams is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Adams, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
As is often the case in a small village, Adams doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Adams is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.34% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Adams in 2010 was $24,951, which is lower middle income relative to New York, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,804 for a family of four. However, Adams contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Adams home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Adams residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Adams include English, German, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Adams is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.