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Adams is a township in DeKalb County, in the Saint Joseph metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Missouri named Adams. For links to other places called Adams, MO, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Adams is 39.905N. The longitude is -94.258W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 935 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 633.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Adams demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the DeKalb County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64497 ZIP code.
37% of Adams residents report German ancestry, and 5% 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 $15,398, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Adams residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Adams, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $234. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $650.
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Adams political report.
The average commute time for Adams workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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