Adams, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 5,515. Population change since 2000: -4.7%
Males: 2,681  (48.6%)
Females: 2,834  (51.4%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01220.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,124 (it was $28,703 in 2000)
Adams:

$43,124
MA:

$66,768

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,925 (it was $18,210 in 2000)

Adams CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $138,031 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Adams:

$138,031
MA:

$327,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $258,164; Detached houses: $274,924; Townhouses or other attached units: $187,486; In 2-unit structures: $203,780; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $169,468; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $204,729; Mobile homes: $29,637

Median gross rent in 2013: $629.

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  • Races in Adams, MA (2010)

    Adams races chart
    • 5,29696.0%White alone
    • 881.6%Two or more races
    • 571.0%Hispanic
    • 320.6%Black alone
    • 310.6%Asian alone
    • 50.09%American Indian alone
    • 50.09%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Adams detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams: 106.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Polish (19.7%), French (19.2%), Italian (11.6%), Irish (10.1%), English (6.9%), German (6.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1778

Elevation: 799 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 2,436 people per square mile   (low).

Adams,MA real estate house value index trend

Adams, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Adams:

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adams CDP:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

99 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.9%
Massachusetts:

15.6%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Adams, Massachusetts as of September 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Adams to the number of sex offenders is 2,062 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,137 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,130 (1.5%)

Adams satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (33.8 miles , pop. 95,658).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (105.6 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (129.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: North Adams, MA (2.2 miles ), Cheshire, MA (2.2 miles ), New Ashford, MA (2.4 miles ), Savoy, MA (2.4 miles ), Florida, MA (2.5 miles ), Clarksburg, MA (2.5 miles ), Williamstown, MA (2.7 miles ), Windsor, MA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $353,700
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2003: 8 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $152,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $242,100
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $140,900
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $273,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $287,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $242,800
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.63 N, Longitude: 73.12 W

Area code: 413

Adams household income distribution Adams home values distribution

Crime rates in Adams by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 59051611461137
per 100,000 57.8105.10.058.812.073.7133.649.370.3129.335.984.4
Robberies 210040111431
per 100,000 23.111.70.00.048.10.012.112.311.747.035.912.1
Assaults 252942203233313019261522
per 100,000 289.2338.6495.0235.1384.8405.2376.6369.5222.6305.6179.6265.2
Burglaries 718085536583626565494037
per 100,000 821.4934.11,001.9623.1781.61,019.0753.2800.5761.4575.9478.9446.0
Thefts 10911811911918916116317512413510978
per 100,000 1,261.01,377.91,402.61,399.02,272.71,976.71,980.12,155.21,452.51,586.71,305.1940.2
Auto thefts 1691681177911585
per 100,000 185.1105.1188.694.1132.385.985.0110.8128.958.895.860.3
Arson 026002420313
per 100,000 0.023.470.70.00.024.648.624.60.035.312.036.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 241.5293.6248.3207.8265.7307.1335.3277.0233.4296.6174.4204.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Adams detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 19 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Massachusetts average:

2.55
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Adams: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Adams, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adams-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Adams place center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 31.6 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adams-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 110.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from Adams center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 219.3 miles away from Adams center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berkshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adams topographic map

Birthplace of: Susan B. Anthony - (1820-1906), feminist, Caleb Atwater - Politician, George N. Briggs - Politician, Edward S. Zelazo - Massachusetts politician, George P. Lawrence - Politician, Amy Lee (saxophonist) - Jazz saxophonist, Dave Murphy - Major League Baseball player, Harrison Potter - Classical pianist, Hiram Sibley - Philanthropist, John M. Darby - Botanist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Adams:

  • HOSPICE OF N BERKSHIRE INC (46 HOWLAND AVENUE)
  • NORTHERN BERKSHIRE COMPREHENSIVE CARE (46 HOWLAND AVENUE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Adams:

  • ADAMS N H OF N ADAMS (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • NORTH ADAMS REGIONAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • NORTH ADAMS COMMONS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; NORTH ADAMS, MA)
  • WILLIAMSTOWN COMMONS NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA)
  • SWEET BROOK OF WILLIAMSTOWN REHABILITATION AND N CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WILLIAMSTOWN, MA)
  • CRANEVILLE PLACE AT DALTON (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; DALTON, MA)
  • MT GREYLOCK EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PITTSFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Adams:

  • 14 miles: PITTSFIELD (DEPOT ST. BTW NORTH & CENTER STS.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adams:

  • Williams College (about 8 miles; Williamstown, MA; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • Hudson Valley Community College (about 30 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 9,346)
  • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (about 30 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 6,940)
  • The Sage Colleges (about 31 miles; Troy, NY; FT enrollment: 2,499)
  • Smith College (about 33 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Siena College (about 33 miles; Loudonville, NY; FT enrollment: 3,153)
  • The College of Saint Rose (about 35 miles; Albany, NY; FT enrollment: 4,085)

Public high school in Adams:

Public elementary/middle school in Adams:

Private elementary/middle school in Adams:

  • ST STANISLAUS KOSTKA SCHOOL (Students: 140, Location: 108 SUMMER ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Adams

Library in Adams:

  • ADAMS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $300,284; Location: 92 PARK ST.; 41,167 books; 880 audio materials; 1,211 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 74 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Adams: Forest Park Country Club (A), Susan B Anthony Homestead (B), Adams Forest Wardens (C), Adams Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (D), Adams Ambulance Service (E), Adams Community Center (F), Adams Townhall (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adams include: First Baptist Church (A), Saint Thomas Aquinas Roman Catholic Church (B), Saint Stanislaus Kostka Roman Catholic Church (C), Saint Marks Episcopal Church (D), Quaker Meetinghouse (E), Old Quaker Meeting House (F), Notre Dame Church of Adams (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Maple Street Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Renfrew Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Miller Brook (A), Tophet Brook (B), Southwick Brook (C), Reed Brook (D), Pecks Brook (E), Hoxie Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Adams include: Renfrew Athletic Field (1), Rusek Whipple Square (2), Soldiers Memorial Field (3), Summer Street Historic District (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Dug-Out Motel (99 Howland Avenue).

Berkshire County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 76.0. This is about average.

City:

76.0
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.789. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.789
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 14.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.74
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.6%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
3 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
2 people in religious group quarters in 2000

Adams, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Adams (2011 data):

  • Adams Community Bank: at 2 Center Street, branch established on 1869/05/01; Park Street Branch at 93 Park Street, branch established on 1895/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/02: Bank assets: $202.3 mil, Deposits: $163.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Adams Branch at 10 Center Street, branch established on 1962/08/01. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Massachusetts average:

12.9

Adams travel time to work - commute Adams mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Adams CDP (based on Berkshire County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic50,18732
Mainline Protestant9,89563
Other3,64720
Evangelical Protestant2,81728
Black Protestant2332
Orthodox2252
None64,215-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 33
Berkshire County:

2.54 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Berkshire County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Berkshire County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Here:

15.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Berkshire County:

22.8%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.9%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.9%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Adams:

44.8%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.8%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Adams:

11.7%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Adams:

6.9
Massachusetts:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.9%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.0%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adams, MA Residents

3.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,056 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.11%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($441 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.04%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampden County, MA  0.18% ($40,323 average AGI)
from Middlesex County, MA  0.13% ($77,300)
from Hampshire County, MA  0.11% ($24,695)


3.67% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.67%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($772 average AGI)
Berkshire County:

0.07%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampden County, MA  0.22% ($37,274 average AGI)
to Hampshire County, MA  0.16% ($31,686)
to Middlesex County, MA  0.16% ($33,183)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adams:

  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNAW (1230 AM; 1 kW; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WUHN (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROW (590 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adams:

  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WMNB (100.1 FM; NORTH ADAMS, MA; Owner: BERKSHIRE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZEC (97.5 FM; HOOSICK FALLS, NY; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBEC-FM (105.5 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)
  • WUPE (95.9 FM; PITTSFIELD, MA; Owner: WEINER BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHVP (91.1 FM; HUDSON, NY; Owner: SOUND OF LIFE, INC.)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WJJR (98.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZRT (97.1 FM; RUTLAND, VT; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEBK (105.3 FM; KILLINGTON, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYN-FM (93.1 FM; SPRINGFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVPR (89.5 FM; WINDSOR, VT; Owner: VERMONT PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WRNX (100.9 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAMQ (105.1 FM; GREAT BARRINGTON, MA; Owner: WAMC)
  • WNGN (91.9 FM; ARGYLE, NY; Owner: NORTHEAST GOSPEL BROADCASTING INC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)

TV broadcast stations around Adams:

  • WCDC-TV (Channel 19; ADAMS, MA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF ALBANY, INC.)
  • W38DL (Channel 38; ADAMS, ETC., MA; Owner: WNYT-TV, LLC)
  • W35BK (Channel 35; PLAINFIELD, MA; Owner: LYDIA SYLVANE STOCKWELL)
  • WNGN-LP (Channel 26; TROY, NY; Owner: BRIAN A. LARSON)
Adams fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Adams fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 15m49ftTotal length
  • $8,739,000Total costs
  • 49,648Total average daily traffic
  • 4,227Total average daily truck traffic
  • 78,019Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Adams, MA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Adams)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Adams, MA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Adams)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • WJB CORPORATE AIRCRAFT SALES INC, 777 Savoy Rd, Adams, MA 01220
    Certificate: 01-0182 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 01/31/2002

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10007 , Serial Number: 21058839, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/1996
    Registrant (Corporation): Waterman Excavating Inc, 2 Gavin Ave, Adams, MA 01220
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 145RW , Serial Number: 800-71, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Richard Sawyer, 168 Orchard St, Adams, MA 01220
  • Aircraft: DRAKE PAUL F & STEVEN L BJ1-B DUSTER (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 80289 , Serial Number: 87, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Belch, 32 Valley St, Adams, MA 01220

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$123,47515$128,86342$118,79010$62,0022$270,6455$181,688
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$75,0003$131,7230$01$464,0001$75,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$154,5003$87,48321$128,5401$128,5401$514,0002$84,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$09$89,84111$116,5494$33,2501$125,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$169,2100$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9221.00 , 9222.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$95,3100$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$77,0001$77,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 9221.00 , 9222.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Adams and their reported violations in the past:

ADAMS FIRE DISTRICT (Population served: 8,830, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-19-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-06-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (2 times from SEP-21-2012 to DEC-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (JAN-11-2013)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 41
  • Hazardous Condition: 46
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Adams

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Adams, MA

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
Businesses in Adams, MA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1McDonald's1
Ashley Furniture1Penske1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway1
Goodwill1True Value1
Lane Furniture1Vans1

Adams compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Adams on our top lists:

  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 (01220) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Polish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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