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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  6. Diversity
    C+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    D+
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    B-
  12. Commute
    A-
Adams Center is a town in New York with a population of 1,451. Adams Center is in Jefferson County. Living in Adams Center offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Adams Center and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$132,500
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$868
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    32%
  • Own
    68%
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Adams Center Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    5%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    8%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    13%

Working in Adams Center

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,515
National
$55,322
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Adams Center Reviews

1 review
Adams Center is a rural town, first and foremost. The area is quiet, with little bustle or traffic. The people are pleasant to talk to and willing to help. Unfortunately, the area is a bit dilapidated, as recent economic problems have caused the area to suffer. Ignoring that, the town is nice, if tranquil. It's a good place for people seeking peace and quiet, though it has its problems.
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