Adams Center, New York

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Adams Center strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 11% Adams Center Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Adams Center, New York

Comparing Adams Center to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 6
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Age of the Population 4 3
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Senior Citizens 3 2
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 5
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 5
College Educated Adults 7 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 8 8
Working at Home 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 3 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9
People Living Alone 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Adams Center Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 56 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 159 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13606
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.86
Longitude -76.005

Adams Center Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 80 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Distance 41.7 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 26 F
Apr Temp 31 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 57 F
Annual Precip 37.4 inches
Distance 48.5 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 24 F
Apr Temp 28 to 49 F
Jul Temp 55 to 74 F
Oct Temp 35 to 53 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Adams Center Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,500 100%
Male 747 49.8%
Female 753 50.2%
Under 18 423 28.2%
18+ 1,077 71.8%
65+ 165 11%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.13
White 1,480 98.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 4 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 9 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.5%

Adams Center Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
English 20.1%
German 18.8%
French (except Basque) 12.3%
Italian 12.1%
Irish 8.6%
French Canadian 7.3%
US/American 6.8%
Scottish 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
Dutch 1.9%
Polish 1.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1.4%
European 1.4%
Norwegian 0.9%
Ukrainian 0.7%
Russian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Adams Center 1,500 $49,485
Adams 1,624 $41,667
Brownville 1,022 $44,881
Dexter 1,120 $40,000
Glen Park 487 $42,500
Sackets Harbor 1,386 $51,397
Watertown 26,705 $36,115

Adams Center Public Libraries

Adams Center Free Library
18267 STATE ROUTE 177
Adams Center, New York
(315) 583-5501
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