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Adams Center, New York - Basic Facts

The Adams Center Census Designated Place had a population of 1,630 as of July 1, 2019. Adams Center ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Adams Center is located at latitude 43.8601 and longitude -76.0055 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the Adams Center Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 4.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 640 feet.

The Adams Center Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2389117) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Adams Center Census Designated Place is located within Town of Adams, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jefferson County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adams Center: Adams Centre, Adams Five Corners.

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Adams Center, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Adams Center, NY Housing Affordability Index is 148
State of New York Housing Affordability Index is 85
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Adams Center, NY Wealth Index is 85
State of New York Wealth Index is 109
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,630 (100%)
Population in Households 1,628 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,359 (83.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 2 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 335
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,134
Average Household Income $78,166
Per Capita Income $29,094
Wealth Index4 85

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 662 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 464 (70.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 148 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $197,753
Housing Affordability Index3 148
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 612
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 446
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.42% -0.21%
Households 0.38% -0.26%
Families 0.22% -0.32%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.85%

Adams Center, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams Center to the other 1,195 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 686 43rd
Population Density # 1054 12th
Diversity Index # 847 29th
Median Household Income # 719 40th
Per Capita Income # 737 38th

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