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Adams is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.
The community was named after Samuel Adams, patriot and publicist of the Revolution
The latitude of Adams is 42.624N. The longitude is -73.118W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,138 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,809.
Lime mined here was used to build Harvard Medical School
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7% of Adams residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Adams ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Adams was $18,572, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Adams residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Adams, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $345. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $865.
Libraries in Adams include Adams Free Library ... View libraries
The average commute time for Adams workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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