Adel, Georgia Population 2021

5,442
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Adel is a city located in Cook County Georgia. It is also the county seat of Cook County. With a 2020 population of 5,442, it is the 127th largest city in Georgia and the 4537th largest city in the United States . Adel is currently growing at a rate of 0.98% annually and its population has increased by 2.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,334 in 2010. Adel reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Adel has a population density of 624 people per square mile.

The average household income in Adel is $46,615 with a poverty rate of 25.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $757 per month, and the median house value is $89,000. The median age in Adel is 39.5 years, 34.7 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Adel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Adelwas:

  • Black or African American: 46.30%
  • White: 45.89%
  • Two or more races: 3.61%
  • Asian: 2.34%
  • Other race: 1.29%
  • Native American: 0.57%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Adel, Georgia is 5,442 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,336.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,334.

Adel, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,44946.30%
White2,42745.89%
Two or More Races1913.61%
Asian1242.34%
Some Other Race681.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native300.57%
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Adel Population by Race

Adel Population Pyramid $2021

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Adel Median Age

39.5


Total

34.7


Male

42.2


Female

Adel Adults

There are 4,129 adults, (972 of whom are seniors) in Adel.

Adel Age Dependency

67.5

Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Adel Sex Ratio

Female

2,953

55.83%

Male

2,336

44.17%

Adel Population by Age

Adel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Adel Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42.3%57.7%
Non Family60.3%39.7%
All61.5%38.5%
Male75%25%
Married75.8%24.2%

61.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Adel Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1112.4461.5
Non Family1,0031.2560.3
Married5833.5675.8
Female4373.4442.3
Male883.7675

3.34

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Adel Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1323.69%
9th to 12th Grade55415.48%
High School Graduate1,12631.46%
Some College73420.51%
Associates Degree41711.65%
Bachelors Degree3319.25%
Graduate Degree2857.96%
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Adel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adel Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,7291,375325
Black1,4401,174199
Hispanic18011431
2+ Races12112116
Asian797935
Other Race683131
Native American303010

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 45.59%.

Adel Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,119$31,536$28,558
Less Than 9th Grade$38,628$29,643$
High School Graduate$25,396$26,570$21,946
Some College$31,528$38,158$28,487
Bachelors Degree$33,710$43,300$33,065
Graduate Degree$62,303$$61,316

$30,119

Average Earnings

$31,536

Average Male

$28,558

Average Female

Adel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adel Language by Age

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Adel Language

95.48% of Adel residents speak only English, while 4.52% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.07% of the population.

Adel Language

Adel Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black2,43173330.15%
White2,13746221.62%
Hispanic29714849.83%

25.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.23%

Male Poverty Rate

30.17%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adel is Hispanic, with 49.83% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adel is White, with 21.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.89%. Among those working part-time, it was 29.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.49%.

Adel Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.00%
High School26.54%
Bachelors or Greater22.24%
Some College13.53%

Adel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed59.42%
Female Employed12.32%
Male Employed7.25%

Adel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adel Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,288$46,615
Families$45,759$55,449
Married Families$59,792-
Non Families$22,938$32,500
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Income by Household Type

Adel Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Adel Married by Age and Sex

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Adel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Adel Marital Status by Race

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Adel Marital Status

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418

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War109
Vietnam105
Second Gulf War19
Korea11
World War II3

Adel Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74128
55 to 64123
75+84
35 to 5483
18 to 34

Adel Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20710.29%
Black894.89%
2+ Races5847.93%
Asian4455.70%
Native American2066.67%

Adel Veterans by Race

Adel Veterans by Education

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7.47%

Veteran Poverty Rate

9.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adel Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.4%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

Adel Employment by Age

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Adel Employment by Race

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Adel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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78.37%

Born in Adel

96.80%

Native Born

3.20%

Foreign Born

2.44%

Non Citizen

0.76%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.80% of Adel residents were born in the United States, with 78.37% having been born in Georgia. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Adel Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,442530.98%
20205,389530.99%
20195,336531.00%
20185,283-22-0.41%
20175,305210.40%
20165,284380.72%
20155,246-77-1.45%
20145,323631.20%
20135,260240.46%
20125,236-58-1.10%
20115,294-39-0.73%
20105,333260.05%
20005,3072140.41%
19905,093-499-0.93%
19805,5926201.18%
19704,9726511.41%
19604,3211,5454.52%
19502,7760.00%

Adel Population by Year