Adams, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -38.4%
Males: 63  (50.4%)
Females: 62  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58210.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,257 (it was $25,938 in 2000)
Adams:

$46,257
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $33,738 (it was $14,224 in 2000)

Adams city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $32,277 (it was $15,200 in 2000)
Adams:

$32,277
ND:

$155,400
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  • Races in Adams, ND (2010)

    Adams races chart
    • 11590.6%White alone
    • 118.7%Hispanic
    • 10.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adams: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (33.1%), Czech (14.7%), German (11.8%), United States (8.8%), Swedish (5.9%), English (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1565 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 126 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Adams:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adams city:

  • Never married: 13.1%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $500 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $523 (1.7%)

Adams satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (122.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (330.3 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (680.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fairdale, ND (2.9 miles) , Lankin, ND (3.2 miles) , Edinburg, ND (3.3 miles ), Hove Mobile Park, ND (3.6 miles) , Milton, ND (3.8 miles) , Park River, ND (3.9 miles ), Lawton, ND (4.0 miles) , Nekoma, ND (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 48.42 N, Longitude: 98.07 W

Area code: 701

Adams household income distribution Adams home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-17.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Adams, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adams-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 39% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/6/1999, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Adams city center caused $1 million in damages.

On 8/26/2007, a category F4 tornado 53.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 18 people and caused $50 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adams-area historical earthquake activity is below North Dakota state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 654.7 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 213.1 miles away from Adams center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 297.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from Adams center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 473.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walsh County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 27
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 27, Storms: 15, Snows: 4, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adams topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Adams:

  • FRIENDSHIP-605 (Hospital, about 15 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)
  • FIRST CARE HEALTH CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; PARK RIVER, ND)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adams:

  • University of North Dakota (about 58 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 91 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 122 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 124 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 125 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minot State University (about 149 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Bemidji State University (about 162 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)

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Notable location: Adams Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Walsh County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.5%
(17.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Adams (2011 data):

  • First United Bank: Adams Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $148.3 mil, Deposits: $128.6 mil, headquarters in Park River, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First Holding Company Of Park River, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
North Dakota average:

10.1

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Adams city (based on Walsh County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant4,31520
Catholic3,3209
Evangelical Protestant68411
Other11
None2,799-
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: 6
Walsh County:

5.45 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Walsh County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Walsh County:

8.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

14.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Walsh County:

28.4%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Adams:

45.9%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.5%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Adams:

29.9
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Adams:

17.1%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

16.2%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

41.8%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

54.0%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.8%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adams, ND 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
Streets and Highways 1$2,251$27,0120$0
Totals for Government 1$2,251$27,0120$1,060

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

  • Construction - General: $24,000 ($192.00)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $52,000 ($416.00)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($96.00)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($72.00)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($40.00)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($40.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($32.00)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($16.00)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($16.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,000 ($8.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $37,000 ($296.00)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($24.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($96.00)
    Rents: $5,000 ($40.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($128.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($56.00)
    General Support: $6,000 ($48.00)
  • Tax - Property: $31,000 ($248.00)
    NEC: $2,000 ($16.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $18,000 ($144.00)

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,531 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grand Forks County, ND  1.16% ($30,340 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.46% ($26,048)
from Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($29,000)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Grand Forks County, ND  1.62% ($32,387 average AGI)
to Cass County, ND  0.84% ($37,769)
to Pembina County, ND  0.35% ($26,875)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adams:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KNDK (1080 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LANGDON, ND; Owner: KNDK, INC.)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KXPO (1340 AM; 1 kW; GRAFTON, ND; Owner: KGPC COMPANY)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adams:

  • KAOC (105.1 FM; CAVALIER, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYTZ (106.7 FM; WALHALLA, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Adams:

  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KNRR (Channel 12; PEMBINA, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Adams fatal accident list:

Jun 21, 2012 05:30 PM, 3 Ave, Lat: 48.42210, Lon: -98.07381, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $345,000Total costs
  • 15Total average daily traffic
  • 15Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 6887 Highway 35 (Lat: 48.411917 Lon: -98.124361), Type: Nntann, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: KNKN527
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • DANIEL L INMAN, .25 Miles S (Lat: 48.413889 Lon: -98.068056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 106.6 m, Registrant: 7017954305, Dschmitt@minnkota.Com
  • Daniel L Inman, .25 Miles S (Lat: 48.413889 Lon: -98.068056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 106.6 m, Registrant: 7017954305, Dschmitt@minnkota.Com
  • .25 Miles S (Lat: 48.413889 Lon: -98.068056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 106.6 m, Registrant: 7017954305, Dschmitt@minnkota.Com
  • .25 Miles S (Lat: 48.413889 Lon: -98.068056), Type: 106.6, Overall height: 106.6 m, Registrant: 7017954305, Dschmitt@minnkota.Com

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • East End Of Main St (Lat: 48.441667 Lon: -98.070389), Call Sign: KNDA475, Licensee ID: L00439702
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHzGrant Date: 12/28/2001, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012Registrant: Farmers Union Oil Co, Adams, ND 58210
  • South Edge Of Adams (Lat: 48.414167 Lon: -98.067056), Call Sign: KLD522, Licensee ID: L00025937
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.250 MHzGrant Date: 10/20/2005, Expiration Date: 12/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/20/2013Registrant: Nodak Electric Cooperative Inc, 4000 32nd Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3000, Phone: (701) 746-4461
  • 11085 County Rd 22a (Lat: 48.368778 Lon: -98.207889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQSG853
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.212 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2013, Expiration Date: 09/18/2023, Certifier: Chad HoveRegistrant: Jamestown Communications, Inc., 2703 Hwy 281 So, Jamestown, ND 58402-1933, Phone: (701) 252-3590, Fax: (701) 252-3591, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ADAMS, .25 Miles S (Lat: 48.413778 Lon: -98.068139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 106.6 m, Call Sign: WQKS866
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.193 MHz, 952.193 MHzGrant Date: 09/03/2009, Expiration Date: 09/03/2019, Certifier: Daniel R SchmittRegistrant: Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc, 1822 Mill Road, Grand Forks, ND 58208-3200, Phone: (701) 795-4305, Fax: (701) 795-4333, Email:
  • STATION, 1/4 Mi S Of (Lat: 48.414139 Lon: -98.067028), Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: KZC46
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022Registrant: Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., 1822 Mill Road, Grand Forks, ND 58208, Phone: (701) 795-4000, Fax: (701) 795-4333, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Adams, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Clara683.7 years
Henry579.0 years
Clarence475.0 years
Edith482.7 years
Alfred473.3 years
Joseph481.8 years
Melvin472.7 years
Oscar488.0 years
Selma475.5 years
Clifford376.0 years
Most common last names in Adams, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Grove980.3 years
Samuelson976.8 years
Gustafson879.8 years
Drevecky678.3 years
Erickson585.6 years
Kosobud581.4 years
Vigen583.8 years
Sukstorf579.0 years
Ellingson478.0 years
Olson487.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (54%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

Adams compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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