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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Adams is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Adams is a village of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adams who work in sales jobs (10.83%), office and administrative support (9.26%), and healthcare (8.83%).
Of important note, Adams is also a village of artists. Adams has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Adams’s character.
Adams is a small village, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of Adams is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.87% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Adams in 2010 was $26,473, which is middle income relative to New York, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $105,892 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 .
The most common language spoken in Adams is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.