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Adams, North Dakota
Location of Adams, North Dakota
Location of Adams, North Dakota
Coordinates: 48°25′17″N 98°4′27″W / 48.42139°N 98.07417°W / 48.42139; -98.07417Coordinates: 48°25′17″N 98°4′27″W / 48.42139°N 98.07417°W / 48.42139; -98.07417
Country United States
State North Dakota
County Walsh
Area
 • Total 0.99 sq mi (2.57 km2)
 • Land 0.97 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
Elevation
1,572 ft (479 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 127
 • Estimate 
(2019)
119
 • Density 122.05/sq mi (47.11/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
58210
Area code(s) 701
FIPS code 38-00340
GNIS feature ID 1027651

Adams is a city in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States. The population was 127 at the 2010 census. Adams was founded in 1905.

Adams is twinned with Bulwick, Northamptonshire.

Geography

Adams is located at 48°25′17″N 98°4′27″W / 48.42139°N 98.07417°W / 48.42139; -98.07417 (48.421471, -98.074215).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.02 square miles (2.64 km2), of which, 1.00 square mile (2.59 km2) is land and 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 338
1920 404 19.5%
1930 345 −14.6%
1940 355 2.9%
1950 411 15.8%
1960 360 −12.4%
1970 284 −21.1%
1980 303 6.7%
1990 248 −18.2%
2000 203 −18.1%
2010 127 −37.4%
2019 (est.) 119 −6.3%
U.S. Decennial Census
2018 Estimate

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 127 people, 72 households, and 36 families living in the city. The population density was 127.0 inhabitants per square mile (49.0/km2). There were 98 housing units at an average density of 98.0 per square mile (37.8/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 3.9% from other races, and 0.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.7% of the population.

There were 72 households, of which 15.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 41.7% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 50.0% were non-families. 45.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 30.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.76 and the average family size was 2.42.

The median age in the city was 52.5 years. 11.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 4.6% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 36.3% were from 45 to 64; and 27.6% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 44.9% male and 55.1% female.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Adams has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfb" on climate maps.

Notable people

  • Rudolph Hjalmar Gjelsness, prominent librarian
  • Neil Levang, musician on The Lawrence Welk Show
  • Gladys Helley “Grandma GG”- lived to 100
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