Adams, Wisconsin

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Adams, Wisconsin

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Adams Walking and Biking to Work
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 10% Adams Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. State)
Top 19% Adams Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Adams, Wisconsin

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 9 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Age of the Population 6 7
Racial Diversity 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 3 4
Portion of People Married 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 1
Median Family Income 3 1
People in Middle Class or Better 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 9
Affordability of Rents 7 9
Housing Recently Built 6 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 10

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Adams Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 63 miles W of Oshkosh, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles NW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Adams
Standard Zip Codes 53910
Phone Area Codes 608
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.956
Longitude -89.818

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 14.2 miles
Jan Temp 6 to 25 F
Apr Temp 34 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 32.3 inches
Station MAUSTON 1 SE
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 25 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 27 F
Apr Temp 35 to 59 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 61 F
Annual Precip 33.3 inches
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Adams Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,914 100%
Male 859 44.9%
Female 1,055 55.1%
Under 18 500 26.1%
18+ 1,414 73.9%
65+ 443 23.1%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 3
White 1,871 97.8%
African-American 3 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.4%
Other 9 0.5%
Mixed Race 23 1.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 37 1.9%

Estimated Adams Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,781
Growth -133
Growth % -6.9%

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
German 38.5%
Norwegian 9.1%
Irish 7.9%
Polish 7.7%
US/American 6.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.9%
English 5.1%
French (except Basque) 4.4%
Czech 2.5%
Italian 2.5%
Scottish 1.4%
Swedish 1.1%
Danish 1.1%
Dutch 0.9%
Lithuanian 0.7%
Scotch-Irish 0.7%
French Canadian 0.6%
Greek 0.5%
European 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
African 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Adams 1,914 $32,981
Coloma 461 $38,542
Friendship 698 $33,438
Mauston 3,740 $42,866
Necedah 888 $37,788
Oxford 536 $42,292
Westfield 1,217 $34,306
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Adams High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

Serves 649 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

A Title I School.
Serves 457 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.6

A Non-traditional School
Serves 3 students.

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1. Versailles, Missouri 82.8   37% 25.3% 9.5% 20 $31,088 6.5% 4.6% 2,565 16.5% 48 0.9% 9
2. Crosby, Minnesota 80.5   39.5% 25.6% 9.1% 18 $31,629 7.1% 2.3% 2,299 16.9% 84 1.5% 5.7
3. Buffalo, Missouri 79.4   40.2% 21.4% 8.4% 24 $26,179 7% 3.1% 2,781 28.9% 48.9 0.7% 5
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