Adams, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Adams, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Adams had a population of 1,982 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Adams is located at latitude 43.9552 and longitude -89.8166 in Adams County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adams (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Adams County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 961 feet.

The City of Adams (GNIS ID: 1582653) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adams: South Friendship.

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Adams, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,982
Population in Households 1,929
Population in Familes 1,438
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 673
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $35,317
Average Household Income $46,706
Per Capita Income $20,344


Total Housing Units 1,025 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 601 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 299 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $109,058
Average Home Value $127,833


Total Households 899
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 529
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% -0.22%
Households 0.18% -0.13%
Families 1.21% -0.27%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.18%

Adams, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 267 66th
Population Density # 376 52nd
Diversity Index # 269 65th
Median Household Income # 755 3rd
Per Capita Income # 742 4th

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