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Adams, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The City of Adams had a population of 622 as of July 1, 2017. Adams ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Tennessee. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Adams is located at latitude 36.5824 and longitude -87.0628 in Robertson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adams (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Robertson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 548 feet.

The City of Adams (GNIS ID: 2403062) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Adams is located within Commissioner District 7, a minor civil division (MCD) of Robertson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Adams population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adams: Adams Station.

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Adams, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 622
Daytime Population: Workers 108
Daytime Population: Residents 287
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 395
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 613
Population in Familes 524
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density2 232
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $61,337
Average Household Income $76,130
Per Capita Income $26,774


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 165 (65.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $149,444
Average Home Value $192,273


Total Households 220
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% 0.0%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families 0.08% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Adams, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams to the other 427 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 331 23rd
Population Density # 337 21st
Diversity Index # 189 56th
Median Household Income # 42 90th
Per Capita Income # 87 80th

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