Adams, New York

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Population in 2014: 1,839 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
 
Males: 986  (53.6%)
Females: 853  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
New York median age:  38.2 years

Zip codes: 13605.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,480 (it was $30,677 in 2000)
Adams:

$43,480
NY:

$57,369

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,771 (it was $18,452 in 2000)

Adams village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $133,981 (it was $65,600 in 2000)
Adams:

$133,981
NY:

$277,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $160,479; Detached houses: $174,419; Townhouses or other attached units: $253,306; In 2-unit structures: $127,940; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,883; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,295; Mobile homes: $55,311; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,853

Median gross rent in 2013: $697.

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  • Races in Adams, NY (2013)

    Adams races chart
    • 1,63391.2%White alone
    • 593.3%Hispanic
    • 402.2%Two or more races
    • 160.9%Asian alone
    • 130.7%Black alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), English (12.2%), German (10.6%), United States (8.3%), French (6.1%), French Canadian (4.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1802

Land area: 1.54 square miles.

Population density: 1,194 people per square mile   (low).

Adams,NY real estate house value index trend

Adams, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Adams:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adams village:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

66 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 0.4% Asia).

This village:

3.7%
New York:

22.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,712 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,516 (2.1%)

Adams satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clay, NY (46.3 miles , pop. 58,805).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rochester, NY (91.3 miles , pop. 219,773).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (232.5 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Adams Center, NY (1.9 miles ), Lorraine, NY (2.1 miles ), Belleville, NY (2.3 miles ), Pierrepont Manor, NY (2.3 miles ), Rodman, NY (2.5 miles ), Mannsville, NY (2.7 miles ), Ellisburg, NY (2.8 miles ), Worth, NY (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 43.81 N, Longitude: 76.02 W

Area code: 315

Adams household income distribution Adams home values distribution

Crime rates in Adams by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000000N/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/AN/A
Robberies 0000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.055.20.00.0
Assaults 1000000010000
per 100,000 61.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.060.10.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 3215003278221
per 100,000 183.0128.461.2312.30.00.0178.5120.1420.7448.7110.4107.554.0
Thefts 9857712415102261010
per 100,000 549.1513.5306.0437.2419.9733.0238.0900.9601.01,233.9331.3537.3540.2
Auto thefts 2000001000000
per 100,000 122.00.00.00.00.00.059.50.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A000000000
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 57.730.016.840.017.129.827.245.266.782.238.229.525.8

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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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -238 (-12.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Adams, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Adams, New York average temperatures Adams, New York average precipitation Adams, New York humidity Adams, New York wind speed Adams, New York snowfall Adams, New York sunshine Adams, New York clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Adams-area historical earthquake activity is near New York 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 84.4 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 123.7 miles away from Adams center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 274.1 miles away from the city 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 222.4 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 106.1 miles away from Adams center
On 4/20/2000 at 08:46:55, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 LG, 3.8 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 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 Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Winter Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adams topographic map

Birthplace of: Bruce C. Clarke - Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Adams:

  • RENAL CARE OF NORTHERN NEW YORK, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN KEEP NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • SAMARITAN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • HOSPICE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • MERCY OF NORTHERN NEW YORK (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • JEFFERSON REHAB CENTER, NYSARC, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • JEFFERSON CO PUB HLTH SVS CHHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; WATERTOWN, NY)

airports located in Adams:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adams:

  • Jefferson Community College (about 14 miles; Watertown, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,886)
  • SUNY College at Oswego (about 36 miles; Oswego, NY; FT enrollment: 7,550)
  • Le Moyne College (about 53 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 3,041)
  • Syracuse University (about 54 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 20,717)
  • SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (about 54 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 2,044)
  • Onondaga Community College (about 57 miles; Syracuse, NY; FT enrollment: 8,920)
  • Utica College (about 63 miles; Utica, NY; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Public high school in Adams:

Public elementary/middle school in Adams:

See full list of schools located in Adams

Library in Adams:

  • ADAMS FREE LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,771; Location: 2 NORTH MAIN STREET; 8,140 books; 155 audio materials; 195 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Adams: Adams Country Club (A), Adams Village Wastewater Treatment Facility (B), Hotel Adams (C), Adams Free Library (D), Adams Town Hall (E), Adams Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adams include: Saint Cecelia Roman Catholic Church (A), Adams Methodist Church (B), Free Methodist Church (C), Emmanuel Episcopal Church (D), Adams Assembly of God Church (E), Adams Village Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Adams: Firemen's Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson 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 59.2. This is better than average.

City:

59.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.0% for Black residents, 31.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.4 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  62.7%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  7.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Adams, New York environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Adams (2011 data):

  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Adams Branch at 26 East Church Street, branch established on 1947/03/24. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • Watertown Savings Bank: Adams Branch at 10729 Us Route 11, branch established on 1966/11/07. Info updated 2010/09/29: Bank assets: $453.9 mil, Deposits: $389.7 mil, headquarters in Watertown, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
New York average:

13.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Adams village (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic21,19423
Mainline Protestant10,12473
Evangelical Protestant4,88843
Other3,1768
Orthodox1401
Black Protestant161
None76,691-
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: 28
Jefferson County:

2.37 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Jefferson County:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Jefferson County:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 116
Here:

9.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

28.0%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.1%
State:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Adams:

49.5%
New York:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Adams:

45.4%
New York:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Adams:

28.9
New York:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.0%
State:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Adams:

11.8%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
New York:

33.3%

General health condition:
Adams:

54.8%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
New York:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adams, NY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,147$36,8820$0
Other Government Administration 7$1,350$2,3140$0
Judicial and Legal 1$622$7,4642$327
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$5,345
Streets and Highways 6$17,821$35,6420$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 4$1,800
Totals for Government 16$25,940$19,45510$7,472

Adams government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $100,000 ($54.38)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $416,000 ($226.21)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($108.75)
    Water Utilities: $183,000 ($99.51)
    Sewerage: $162,000 ($88.09)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($81.02)
    General Public Buildings: $87,000 ($47.31)
    Fire Protection: $59,000 ($32.08)
    Police Protection: $49,000 ($26.64)
    Central Staff Services: $20,000 ($10.88)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($5.44)
    Libraries: $8,000 ($4.35)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($3.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $27,000 ($14.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000 ($122.35)
    Police Protection: $39,000 ($21.21)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($11.96)
    Sewerage: $18,000 ($9.79)
    Fire Protection: $10,000 ($5.44)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($1.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $281,000 ($152.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($81.57)

Adams government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $243,000 ($132.14)
    All Other: $9,000 ($4.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $137,000 ($74.50)
    All Other: $22,000 ($11.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $305,000 ($165.85)
    Property Sale Other: $20,000 ($10.88)
    General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($7.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($163.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $411,000 ($223.49)
    Highways: $18,000 ($9.79)
    General Support: $10,000 ($5.44)
  • Tax - Property: $377,000 ($205.00)
    Public Utilities: $42,000 ($22.84)
    NEC: $10,000 ($5.44)

Adams government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,493,000 ($1355.63)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $446,000 ($242.52)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $200,000 ($108.75)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $2,291,000 ($1245.79)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $597,000 ($324.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $202,000 ($109.84)
    Other, NEC: $49,000 ($26.64)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000 ($54.38)

Adams government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,717,000 ($933.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $226,000 ($122.89)

12.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,728 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.08%
New York average:

5.06%

0.92% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,447 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.92%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lewis County, NY  0.35% ($31,542 average AGI)
from St. Lawrence County, NY  0.33% ($28,681)
from Bell County, TX  0.22% ($34,656)


12.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,733 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.31%
New York average:

5.46%

0.78% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,116 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.78%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Lawrence County, NY  0.32% ($29,655 average AGI)
to Lewis County, NY  0.28% ($32,870)
to Onondaga County, NY  0.27% ($43,967)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adams:

  • WNER (1410 AM; 5 kW; WATERTOWN, NY)
  • WTNY (790 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WSCP (1070 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SANDY CREEK-PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WATN (1240 AM; 1 kW; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHEN (620 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSYR (570 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WICY (1490 AM; 50 kW; MALONE, NY; Owner: CARTIER COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCHP (760 AM; 35 kW; CHAMPLAIN, NY; Owner: CHAMPLAIN RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTR (1540 AM; 50 kW; ALBANY, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDCW (1390 AM; 5 kW; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adams:

  • WOTT (100.7 FM; HENDERSON, NY; Owner: JEFFERSON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFRY-FM (97.5 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WBDI (106.7 FM; COPENHAGEN, NY; Owner: FORCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJNY (90.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: PUBLIC B/CNG COUNCIL CENTRAL NY, INC)
  • WRVJ (91.7 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WSLJ (88.9 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: THE ST. LAWRENCE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTOJ (103.1 FM; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: CLANCY-MANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCP-FM (101.7 FM; PULASKI, NY; Owner: GALAXY COMMUNICATIONS, L.P.)
  • WWJS (90.1 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: LIBERTY COMMUNICATIONS FAMILY B/G)
  • WLLG (99.3 FM; LOWVILLE, NY; Owner: THE FLACK BROADCASTING GROUP L.L.C.)
  • WCIZ-FM (93.3 FM; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF WATERTOWN, INC.)
  • WMHI (94.7 FM; CAPE VINCENT, NY; Owner: MARS HILL BROADCASTING COMPANY INC)
  • WVOA-FM (103.9 FM; MEXICO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Adams:

  • WWTI (Channel 50; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: CENTRAL NY NEWS, INC.)
  • WPBS-TV (Channel 16; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ST. LAWRENCE VALLEY EDUCATIONAL TV COUNCIL, INC)
  • WWNY-TV (Channel 7; CARTHAGE, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSPX-TV (Channel 56; SYRACUSE, NY; Owner: PAXSON SYRACUSE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBQZ-LP (Channel 34; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WLOT-LP (Channel 66; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: R. ANTHONY DiMARCANTONIO)
  • WNYF-CA (Channel 25; WATERTOWN, NY; Owner: UNITED COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • Adams, New York
  • Fatal accident count17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents28
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:7
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • New York average
  • Fatal accident count153
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents215
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons32
  • Fatalities163
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents400
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents33
See more detailed statistics of Adams fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • $7,877,000Total costs
  • 74,716Total average daily traffic
  • 14,887Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1Before 1900
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 41960-1969
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Adams, NY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Adams)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Int Of Paul Rd & Smithville Rd (Lat: 43.820333 Lon: -76.091028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 93 m, Call Sign: WPJX241
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.962 MHzGrant Date: 11/29/1996, Expiration Date: 11/29/2006, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2000, Certifier: Donna ComerRegistrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 2 N Main St (Lat: 43.809500 Lon: -76.027417), Call Sign: KWO548, Licensee ID: L00049456
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1800 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/2014, Expiration Date: 10/16/2024Registrant: Adams, Village Of, 4 N Main St, Adams, NY 13605, Phone: (315) 232-4033
  • 38 Main St (911 Change Only) (Lat: 43.812556 Lon: -76.023250), Type: Bant, Structure height: 23 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: KNFY408
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.0000 MHz, 46.1800 MHzGrant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 08/04/2022Registrant: Cjs Enterprises, 38 Main Street, Adams, NY 13605, Phone: (315) 783-2681, Email:
  • Lat: 43.809222 Lon: -76.024361, Call Sign: WPIX501
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.2400 MHz, 33.1400 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 35.1200 MHz, 35.8800 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.745 MHz, 151.775 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 03/20/2001, Expiration Date: 02/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2011, Certifier: Colleen M MentryRegistrant: Federal Licensing, Inc., 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • ADAMS DISP, At Ikeys Xing Rd And Rr Tracks (Lat: 43.795028 Lon: -76.038167), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPMY935
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.650 MHz, 161.070 MHz, 161.130 MHzGrant Date: 01/07/2014, Expiration Date: 04/06/2024, Certifier: Rae A GreeneRegistrant: Csx Transportation Inc, 6735 Southpoint Drive South, 4th Flr J958, Jacksonville, FL 32216, Phone: (904) 332-5925, Fax: (904) 332-6048, Email:
  • 58 W.Church Street (Lat: 43.810278 Lon: -76.031667), Call Sign: WQPZ914
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Laura NicholsonRegistrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 43.811861 Lon: -76.029389, Call Sign: WQUD793
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2014, Expiration Date: 06/11/2024, Certifier: Chris HooverRegistrant: Wells Communication Svc., Inc., 4338 St. Rt. 22, Plattsburgh, NY 12901-5851, Phone: (518) 561-6266, Fax: (518) 561-6619, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 15136 Brodie Rd (Lat: 43.890333 Lon: -76.121861), Overall height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WME879
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/1994, Expiration Date: 06/01/2022Registrant: Mars Hill Broadcasting Co. Inc., 4044 Makyes Road, Syracuse, NY 13215
  • STATION, 200 Ft N Of Garlock Rd And 1600 Ft Se Of Clark Rd (Lat: 43.818944 Lon: -76.073250), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 73 m, Overall height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: WNEQ385
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 06/04/2022, Certifier: Chris KellyRegistrant: Utilities Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw, Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • STATION, Rt 177 7/10 Mi E Of Babbitts Corner (Lat: 43.817278 Lon: -75.854639), Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WNTV660
    Assigned Frequencies: 2195.20 MHzGrant Date: 08/26/1994, Expiration Date: 08/26/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/27/1999Registrant: Phone: (603) 352-4864
  • ADAMS, Near Int. Of Lyons Corner Rd. & Smithville Rd. (Lat: 43.820333 Lon: -76.087806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 92.1 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WMR378
    Assigned Frequencies: 6790.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2021, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 3300 E. Renner Road, B3132, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (972) 907-1131, Email:
  • Mount Greylock 2 1/2 Mi Ne (Lat: 42.636444 Lon: -73.167306), Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: KLY82
    Assigned Frequencies: 2025.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/1975, Expiration Date: 06/01/1984, Cancellation Date: 06/11/2000Registrant: Poole Broadcasting Co, Albany, NY 12201

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 2801S , Serial Number: 15066701, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Paul Lavere, 14326 County Route 75, Adams, NY 13605
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3567K , Serial Number: 22258, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Charles E Adams, 60 E Church St, Adams, NY 13605
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6801U , Serial Number: 2516, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Paul H Lavere, 14326 County Route 75, Adams, NY 13605

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

ADAMS VILLAGE (Address: 3 SOUTH MAIN STREET , Population served: 2,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 40
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Adams

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (68%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0%)
  • No fuel used (0%)
Businesses in Adams, NY
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1La-Z-Boy1
Chevrolet1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Dunkin Donuts1McDonald's1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Adams compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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