Last Names ADAMS

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • ADAMS is ranked as the 39th most popular family name in the United States with an estimated population of 470,797.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the last names are more popular.
  • There are 147.65 people named ADAMS for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a last name, 100% of the time.
  • Based on US Census Bureau data the estimated population of people named ADAMS is 487,839, the rank is 39 and the proportion per 100k Americans named ADAMS is 153.13.

Last Names ADAMS
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 470,797 +/-0.5%
  • National Rank 39
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 147.7

US Census Bureau statistics:

  • Population Estimate 487,839
  • National Rank 39
  • Proportion/100k 153.13

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name ADAMS is 76.2% White, 1.8% Hispanic origin, 19.2% Black, 0.5% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.6% Two or More Races, and 0.8% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name ADAMS have a higher likelyhood of being Black and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name ADAMS is included in the following name catgories:
  • Not Categorized

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name ADAMS

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 76.2% 63.9% 12.3%
Hispanic origin 1.8% 16.3% -14.5%
Black 19.2% 12.3% 6.9%
Asian or Pacific Islander 0.5% 4.9% -4.5%
Two or more races 1.6% 1.8% -0.2%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.8% 0.7% 0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named ADAMS is Texas where 42,903 people have this name.
  • Kentucky is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named ADAMS, as 296.96 in every 100,000 Kentuckians have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Kentucky is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is North Dakota (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics Last-Names ADAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 16,105 125.03 100.0% Indiana 12,094 183.33 100.0% Iowa 3,878 124.81 99.9% Kansas 4,761 163.94 99.9% Michigan 14,431 145.62 100.0% Minnesota 4,721 86.51 100.0% Missouri 6,368 212.7 99.9% Nebraska 2,713 144.22 99.9% North Dakota 579 78.3 99.6% Ohio 20,789 179.3 100.0% South Dakota 716 83.95 99.7% Wisconsin 4,888 84.89 100.0%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name ADAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 16,105 125.03 100.0%
Indiana 12,094 183.33 100.0%
Iowa 3,878 124.81 99.9%
Kansas 4,761 163.94 99.9%
Michigan 14,431 145.62 100.0%
Minnesota 4,721 86.51 100.0%
Missouri 6,368 212.7 99.9%
Nebraska 2,713 144.22 99.9%
North Dakota 579 78.3 99.6%
Ohio 20,789 179.3 100.0%
South Dakota 716 83.95 99.7%
Wisconsin 4,888 84.89 100.0%
West State Statistics Last-Names ADAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 1,354 183.76 99.9% Arizona 9,281 137.88 100.0% California 39,106 100.78 100.0% Colorado 7,469 139.45 100.0% Hawaii 1,385 97.55 99.9% Idaho 3,326 203.5 99.9% Montana 1,326 129.52 99.9% Nevada 3,705 130.51 99.9% New Mexico 2,305 110.51 99.8% Oregon 6,269 157.89 100.0% Utah 6,956 236.38 99.9% Washington 9,898 140.17 100.0% Wyoming 1,007 172.4 99.8%

West States
State stats for the first name ADAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 1,354 183.76 99.9%
Arizona 9,281 137.88 100.0%
California 39,106 100.78 100.0%
Colorado 7,469 139.45 100.0%
Hawaii 1,385 97.55 99.9%
Idaho 3,326 203.5 99.9%
Montana 1,326 129.52 99.9%
Nevada 3,705 130.51 99.9%
New Mexico 2,305 110.51 99.8%
Oregon 6,269 157.89 100.0%
Utah 6,956 236.38 99.9%
Washington 9,898 140.17 100.0%
Wyoming 1,007 172.4 99.8%
Northeast State Statistics Last-Names ADAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 4,334 120.51 99.9% Maine 2,720 204.48 99.9% Massachusetts 8,234 122.07 100.0% New Hampshire 2,308 173.94 99.9% New Jersey 9,173 102.63 100.0% New York 17,292 87.57 100.0% Pennsylvania 17,504 136.89 100.0% Rhode Island 1,085 102.79 99.8% Vermont 1,250 199.58 99.9%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name ADAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 4,334 120.51 99.9%
Maine 2,720 204.48 99.9%
Massachusetts 8,234 122.07 100.0%
New Hampshire 2,308 173.94 99.9%
New Jersey 9,173 102.63 100.0%
New York 17,292 87.57 100.0%
Pennsylvania 17,504 136.89 100.0%
Rhode Island 1,085 102.79 99.8%
Vermont 1,250 199.58 99.9%
South State Statistics Last-Names ADAMS State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 12,155 250.64 99.9% Arkansas 7,021 236.7 99.9% Delaware 1,490 159.28 99.9% Dist. of Columbia 1,551 235.43 99.9% Florida 28,432 142.92 100.0% Georgia 26,452 261.97 100.0% Kentucky 13,106 296.96 100.0% Louisiana 11,917 256.3 100.0% Maryland 9,548 159.76 100.0% Mississippi 6,368 212.7 99.9% North Carolina 20,022 201.35 100.0% Oklahoma 8,136 209.8 99.9% South Carolina 11,195 231.67 100.0% Tennessee 13,248 202.28 100.0% Texas 42,903 159.15 100.0% Virginia 14,487 174 100.0% West Virginia 3,465 187.24 99.9%

South States
State stats for the first name ADAMS

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 12,155 250.64 99.9%
Arkansas 7,021 236.7 99.9%
Delaware 1,490 159.28 99.9%
Dist. of Columbia 1,551 235.43 99.9%
Florida 28,432 142.92 100.0%
Georgia 26,452 261.97 100.0%
Kentucky 13,106 296.96 100.0%
Louisiana 11,917 256.3 100.0%
Maryland 9,548 159.76 100.0%
Mississippi 6,368 212.7 99.9%
North Carolina 20,022 201.35 100.0%
Oklahoma 8,136 209.8 99.9%
South Carolina 11,195 231.67 100.0%
Tennessee 13,248 202.28 100.0%
Texas 42,903 159.15 100.0%
Virginia 14,487 174 100.0%
West Virginia 3,465 187.24 99.9%
 

Full Names with ADAMS as a Last Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have ADAMS as a last name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named ADAMS.

The most popular full name is James ADAMS. 1.93% of all the people named ADAMS have this given name.

There are 7664 first names associated with this last name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name ADAMS

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 James ADAMS 1.93%
2 John ADAMS 1.92%
3 David ADAMS 1.53%
4 Robert ADAMS 1.35%
5 Michael ADAMS 1.21%
6 Mary ADAMS 1.17%
7 Charles ADAMS 1.08%
8 William ADAMS 0.94%
9 Barbara ADAMS 0.92%
10 Richard ADAMS 0.78%
11 Linda ADAMS 0.70%
12 Donald ADAMS 0.68%
13 Patricia ADAMS 0.66%
14 Thomas ADAMS 0.63%
15 Mark ADAMS 0.59%
16 Brian ADAMS 0.55%
17 Betty ADAMS 0.54%
18 Jennifer ADAMS 0.53%
19 Carol ADAMS 0.52%
20 Elizabeth ADAMS 0.51%