Adams, Oregon

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Adams, Oregon
City
Adams, Oregon.jpg
Location in Oregon
Location in Oregon
Coordinates: 45°46′2″N 118°33′49″W / 45.76722°N 118.56361°W / 45.76722; -118.56361Coordinates: 45°46′2″N 118°33′49″W / 45.76722°N 118.56361°W / 45.76722; -118.56361
Country United States
State Oregon
County Umatilla
Incorporated 1893
Government
 • Mayor Patrick Bryson
Area[1]
 • Total 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Land 0.36 sq mi (0.93 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,526 ft (465.12 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 350
 • Estimate (2012[3]) 352
 • Density 972.2/sq mi (375.4/km2)
Time zone Pacific (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) Pacific (UTC-7)
ZIP code 97810
Area code(s) 458 and 541
FIPS code 41-00350[4]
GNIS feature ID 1116762[5]
Website www.cityofadamsoregon.com

Adams is a city in Umatilla County, Oregon, United States, located about 13 miles (21 km) northeast of Pendleton on Oregon Route 11. The population was 350 at the 2010 census. It is part of the PendletonHermiston Micropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Adams was named for a local homesteader, John F. Adams.[6] Adams post office was established in 1883.[6] The city was incorporated by the Oregon Legislative Assembly on February 10, 1893.[7]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.36 square miles (0.93 km2), all of it land.[1]

Climate[edit]

According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Adams has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csa" on climate maps.[8]

Demographics[edit]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 350 people, 133 households, and 92 families residing in the city. The population density was 972.2 inhabitants per square mile (375.4/km2). There were 141 housing units at an average density of 391.7 per square mile (151.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 91.4% White, 0.3% African American, 2.0% Native American, 2.3% from other races, and 4.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 6.9% of the population.

There were 133 households of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.6% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.0% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.8% were non-families. 26.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.63 and the average family size was 3.12.

The median age in the city was 40.6 years. 24.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.5% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 16.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 54.0% male and 46.0% female.

A grain elevator in Adams, Oregon

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 297 people, 106 households, and 80 families residing in the city. The population density was 863.1 people per square mile (337.3/km²). There were 118 housing units at an average density of 342.9 per square mile (134.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.96% White, 2.02% Native American, 0.67% Asian, 0.34% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.34% of the population.

There were 106 households out of which 31.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.1% were married couples living together, 7.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.6% were non-families. 22.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.75 and the average family size was 3.16.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.0% under the age of 18, 7.7% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 22.6% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 102.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $45,556. Male median income was $33,750, and female median income was $21,538. The per capita income for the city was $14,974. About 4.3% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under the age of eighteen and none of those sixty five or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-21. 
  3. ^ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  6. ^ a b McArthur, Lewis A.; Lewis L. McArthur (2003) [1928]. Oregon Geographic Names (Seventh ed.). Portland, Oregon: Oregon Historical Society Press. p. 7. ISBN 0-87595-277-1. 
  7. ^ Leeds, W. H. (1899). "Special Laws". The State of Oregon General and Special Laws and Joint Resolutions and Memorials Enacted and Adopted by the Twentieth Regular Session of the Legislative Assembly (Salem, Oregon: State Printer): 703. 
  8. ^ Climate Summary for Adams, Oregon

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