Adams, NY

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Living in Adams

Adams is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,714 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Adams is the 608th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Adams was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Adams is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Adams is a village of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adams who work in office and administrative support (11.17%), sales jobs (10.43%), and management occupations (8.71%).

There are many members of the armed forces living in Adams. You will notice when you visit or live here that some of the people you meet or see around town are employed by the armed services - even if they are not always in uniform.

The overall crime rate in Adams is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

In terms of college education, Adams is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.87% of adults 25 and older in the village have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Adams in 2018 was $24,341, which is low income relative to New York, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,364 for a family of four. However, Adams contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Adams home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Adams residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Adams include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Adams is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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