Adams, New York Population 2024

4,883

Adams is a city located in New York. Adams has a 2024 population of 4,883. Adams is currently declining at a rate of -0.65% annually and its population has decreased by -1.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,948 in 2020.

The average household income in Adams is $90,242 with a poverty rate of 9.39%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Adams is 41.2 years, 37.3 years for males, and 43.4 years for females.

Adams Demographics

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

  • White: 93.94%
  • Two or more races: 4.34%
  • Black or African American: 1.1%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Asian: 0.22%
  • Other race: 0.16%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
42.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
115.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.31% (-65)
The current population of Adams, New York is 4,883 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,948.

Adams, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,70193.94%
Two or more races2174.34%
Black or African American551.1%
Native American120.24%
Asian110.22%
Other race80.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adams Population by Race

Adams Population Pyramid 2024

Adams Median Age

41.2

Total

37.3

Male

43.4

Female

Adams Adults

There are 3,841 adults, (849 of whom are seniors) in Adams.

Adams Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Adams Sex Ratio

Female2,48649.68%
Male2,51850.32%

Adams Population by Age

Adams Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9712.5380.819.2
Married1,1003.0991.98.1
Non Family5591.26634
Female2382.9372.327.7
Male743.0154.145.9

2.98

Average Family Size

2.53

Average Household Size

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adams Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade2857.98%
Associates Degree70319.68%
Bachelors Degree50114.02%
Graduate Degree50214.05%
High School Graduate93226.08%
Less Than 9th Grade411.15%
Some College60917.04%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Adams Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adams Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,3983,095953
2+ Races917919
Hispanic584117
Black222212
Native American1266
Asian11110
Other Race830

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 54.55%.

Adams Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$42,708$0$46,250
Graduate Degree$68,269$79,583$66,705
High School Graduate$37,000$45,515$22,131
Less Than 9th Grade$27,543$0$6,875
Overall$50,000$63,964$38,059
Some College$52,893$73,327$37,845

$50,000

Average Earnings

$63,964

Average Male

$38,059

Average Female

Adams Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adams Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adams Language

98.07% of Adams residents speak only English, while 1.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.14% of the population.

Adams Language

Adams Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White4,5754098.94%
Multiple2175123.5%
Black55610.91%
Other8225%
Hispanic14721.36%

9.39%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.6%

Male Poverty Rate

10.18%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adams

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adams is Other, with 25% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adams is Hispanic, with 1.36% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.65%.

Adams Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.95%
High School14.06%
Some College7.7%
Bachelors or Greater2.19%

Adams Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed94.44%
Female Employed5.74%
Male Employed1.99%

Adams Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adams Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$98,214$106,193
Households$88,083$90,242
Married Families$116,574$-999,999,999
Non Families$35,871$42,842

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adams Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.0%

Male Marriage Rate

54.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Adams Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adams Marriage

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

Adams Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adams Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

318

Number of Veterans

275

Male Veterans

43

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam112
First Gulf War93
Korea28
Second Gulf War17
World War II0

Adams Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5498
75+94
65 to 7466
55 to 6456
18 to 344

Adams Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3108.5%
2+ Races85.84%
Hispanic66.74%

Adams Veterans by Race

Adams Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.06%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adams Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.3%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Adams Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adams Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adams Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

84.83%

Born in Adams

98.32%

Native Born

1.68%

Foreign Born

1.24%

Non Citizen

0.44%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.32% of Adams residents were born in the United States, with 84.83% having been born in New York. 1.24% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Adams Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20294,723-32-0.67%
20284,755-32-0.67%
20274,787-32-0.66%
20264,819-32-0.66%
20254,851-32-0.66%
20244,883-32-0.65%
20234,915-32-0.65%
20224,947-32-0.64%
20214,979310.63%
20204,94890.18%
20194,939-90-1.79%
20185,029-50-0.98%
20175,079140.28%
20165,065-148-2.84%
20155,213-46-0.87%
20145,259-13-0.25%
20135,272-70-1.31%
20125,3421092.08%
20115,233691.34%
20105,16400%

Adams Population by Year