Adams, Tennessee

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Adams, Tennessee

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 19% Adams Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Adams, Tennessee

Comparing Adams to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Tennessee (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 9 8
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 6
Female Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 3 3
Well-Paid Single Men 3 5
Senior Citizens 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 10
Portion of People Married 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 7
People Above Poverty 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 5 6
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 7
Short Commute Times 2 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 5 2
Affordability of Rents 4 3
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Adams Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles E of Clarksville, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles NW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Robertson
Metro Area Nashville
Standard Zip Codes 37010
Phone Area Codes 615
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.582
Longitude -87.065

Adams Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.4 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 44 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 71 F
Annual Precip 51.1 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 46 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 64 to 90 F
Oct Temp 43 to 72 F
Annual Precip 51.7 inches
Distance 29.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 47 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 88 F
Oct Temp 48 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Adams Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 566 100%
Male 274 48.4%
Female 292 51.6%
Under 18 165 29.2%
18+ 401 70.8%
65+ 70 12.4%
Median Age 35.4
Average Family Size 3.13
White 510 90.1%
African-American 48 8.5%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 5 0.9%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.9%

Estimated Adams Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 588
Growth 22
Growth % 3.9%

Adams 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
US/American 46.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
Irish 11.5%
English 9.9%
German 4.8%
Scottish 3.9%
African 2.8%
Polish 2.8%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Italian 1.7%
Dutch 1.4%
Russian 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Adams 566 $40,179
Cedar Hill 298 $40,000
Clarksville 103,455 $41,421
Greenbrier 4,940 $48,262
Pleasant View 2,934 $60,543
Ridgetop 1,083 $57,589
Springfield 14,329 $42,018
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