Adams, NY

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Living in Adams

Adams is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,714 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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adams who work in office and administrative support (11.17%), sales jobs (10.43%), and management occupations (8.71%).

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.

Overall, Adams’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.

The percentage of people in Adams who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.87% of adults in Adams have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Adams in 2018 was $24,341, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,364 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Adams is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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