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People

Total Population 5,289
Male Share of the Population 50%
Female Share of the Population 50%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,256
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 54.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,974
% Above Poverty Level 84.1%
% Below Poverty Level 15.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation 0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 23.1%
Median Gross Rent $699
Median House Value $132,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.8%
US/American 0%
English 14%
Irish 19.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adams Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 53 miles N of Syracuse, New York (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles NE of Buffalo, New York
County Jefferson
Standard Zip Codes 13605
Phone Area Codes 315
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.809
Longitude -76.024

Adams Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station WATERTOWN AP
Distance 13.2 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
Station BOONVILLE 2 SSW
Distance 41.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 25 F
Apr Temp 31 to 50 F
Jul Temp 56 to 76 F
Oct Temp 36 to 55 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station GOUVERNEUR 3 NW
Distance 45.1 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Adams, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Smithville (13605)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Adams Center 1,865 $52,917
Lacona 682 $58,250

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adams Public Libraries

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Adams Free Library
2 NORTH MAIN STREET
Adams, New York
(315) 232-2265
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Adams High Schools

SOUTH JEFFERSON JSHS
11060 U S RT 11
315-232-4531
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 995 students.

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