Adams, Massachusetts Population 2020

5,572

Adams is a city located in Massachusetts. Adams has a 2020 population of 5,572. Adams is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 1.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,515 in 2010. Adams reached it's highest population of 5,572 in 2018.

The average household income in Adams is $59,044 with a poverty rate of 15.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $732 per month, and the median house value is $150,700. The median age in Adams is 43.7 years, 42.3 years for males, and 46.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

Adams Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Adams was:

  • White: 97.31%
  • Two or more races: 1.26%
  • Black or African American: 0.77%
  • Other race: 0.36%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Adams, Massachusetts is 5,572, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,572.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,515.

Adams, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,42297.31%
Two or More Races701.26%
Black or African American430.77%
Some Other Race200.36%
Asian170.31%

Adams Population Pyramid 2020

Adams Median Age

43.7


Total

42.3


Male

46.5


Female

Adams Adults

There are 4,555 adults, (1,003 of whom are seniors) in Adams.

Adams Age Dependency

56.9

Age Dependency Ratio

28.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams Sex Ratio

Female

2,687

48.22%

Male

2,885

51.78%

Adams Households and Families

Adams Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Adams Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.7%18.3%
Male64.8%35.2%
All56.1%43.9%
Female39.2%60.8%
Non Family38.4%61.6%

56.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7262.0456.1
Non Family1,2621.0938.4
Married1,0432.9581.7
Female3162.7139.2
Male1052.4764.8

2.83

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

5.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Adams Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade952.27%
9th to 12th Grade3157.54%
High School Graduate1,75441.98%
Some College66415.89%
Associates Degree42410.15%
Bachelors Degree53912.90%
Graduate Degree3879.26%

Adams Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,0593,650889
Black4343
Hispanic373620
Multiple Races2222
Asian171717
Other Race98

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,289$46,250$29,201
Less Than High School$15,985$$11,250
High School Grad$33,421$42,303$21,914
Some College$35,875$39,868$27,375
Bachelors Degree$47,604$68,859$35,515
Graduate Degree$57,891$55,607$67,417

$38,289

Average Earnings

$46,250

Average Male

$29,201

Average Female

Adams Language

Adams Language by Age

Adams Language

94.36% of Adams residents speak only English, while 5.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Adams Poverty

Adams Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,38079514.78%
Black4343100.00%
Hispanic5012.00%
Other2015.00%

15.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.37%

Male Poverty Rate

17.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams is Hispanic, with 2.00% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.69%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.10%
High School12.43%
Some College12.04%
Bachelors or Greater2.48%
Name Poverty
Female Employed8.23%
Female Unemployed6.67%
Male Employed3.82%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Adams Income

Adams Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$47,593$59,044
Families$65,551$74,297
Married Families$78,359-
Non Families$31,810$40,515

Adams Marital Status

Adams Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.6%

Male Marriage Rate

47.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams Married by Age and Sex

Adams Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Adams Marital Status by Race

Adams Veterans

430

Number of Veterans

422

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam191
First Gulf War59
World War II29
Second Gulf War27
Korea24
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74162
35 to 54110
75+88
55 to 6459
18 to 3411
Name Veterans % of Total
White4199.39%
2 or More1150.00%

$Adams Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams Employment Status

63%

Labor Force Participation

59.2%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Adams Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

78.50%

Born in Massachusetts

95.33%

Native Born

4.67%

Foreign Born

3.10%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

95.33% of Adams residents were born in the United States, with 78.50% having been born in Massachusetts. 3.10% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,5720.00%
20195,5720.00%
20185,572611.11%
20175,511991.83%
20165,412-63-1.15%
20155,475150.27%
20145,4601132.11%
20135,34730.06%
20125,344-23-0.43%
20115,367-148-2.68%
20105,5150.00%