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Adams, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Adams had a population of 128 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Adams is located at latitude 48.4214 and longitude -98.079 in Walsh County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adams encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Walsh County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,572 feet.

The City of Adams 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: Sarles.

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Adams, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 128 (100%)
Population in Households 128 (100.0%)
Population in Families 99 (77.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 131
Diversity Index2 15


Median Household Income $64,793
Average Household Income $86,459
% of Income for Mortgage4 0%
Per Capita Income $40,995
Wealth Index5 77


Total HU (Housing Units) 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (34.9%)
Median Home Value $93,750
Average Home Value $123,889
Housing Affordability Index3 0


Total Households 56
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 33
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.35% 0.16%
Households 0.00% 0.35%
Families   0.00%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.83%
Owner Occupied HU   0.44%

Adams, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams to the other 406 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 214 48th
Population Density # 295 28th
Median Household Income # 240 41st
Housing Affordability Index # 122 30th
Per Capita Income # 211 48th
Diversity Index # 208 49th

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