Adel, Georgia Population 2024

5,637

Adel is a city located in Cook County Georgia. Adel has a 2024 population of 5,637. It is also the county seat of Cook County.Adel is currently growing at a rate of 0.18% annually and its population has increased by 1.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,580 in 2020.

The average household income in Adel is $51,633 with a poverty rate of 26.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Adel is 41.2 years, 36.8 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.

Adel Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Adel was:

  • Black or African American: 44.7%
  • White: 43.3%
  • Two or more races: 10.11%
  • Other race: 1.53%
  • Asian: 0.38%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
646.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.02% (57)
The current population of Adel, Georgia is 5,637 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 5,580.

Adel, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,49044.7%
White2,41243.3%
Two or more races56310.11%
Other race851.53%
Asian210.38%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adel Population by Race

Adel Population Pyramid 2024

Adel Median Age

41.2

Total

36.8

Male

43.9

Female

Adel Adults

There are 4,369 adults, (1,179 of whom are seniors) in Adel.

Adel Age Dependency

74.6

Age Dependency Ratio

37

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Adel Sex Ratio

Female3,08455.36%
Male2,48744.64%

Adel Population by Age

Adel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,4072.2457.942.1
Non Family1,0761.0454.445.6
Married7113.2870.929.1
Female4563.065941
Male1643.282278
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3.13

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

57.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Adel Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Adel Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Adel Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.79%.

Adel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,264

Average Earnings

$42,432

Average Male

$36,679

Average Female

Adel Earnings by Educational Attainment

Adel Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Adel Language

94.42% of Adel residents speak only English, while 5.58% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.95% of the population.

Adel Language

Adel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,31678934.07%
Black2,46464526.18%
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26.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.29%

Male Poverty Rate

31.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adel is White, with 34.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adel is Black, with 26.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.2%. Among those working part-time, it was 37.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.98%.

Adel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater33.11%
Some College27.67%
High School23.25%
Less Than 9th Grade22.42%
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Adel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed100%
Male Employed9.38%
Female Employed8.16%
showing: 4 rows

Adel Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Adel Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Adel Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

34.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.3%

Male Marriage Rate

32.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Adel Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Adel Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Adel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

313

Number of Veterans

229

Male Veterans

84

Female Veterans

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Adel Veterans by War

count

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Adel Veterans by Age

count

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Adel Veterans by Race

Adel Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

27.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.07%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.1%

Labor Force Participation

56.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Adel Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Adel Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Adel Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

69.31%

Born in Adel

96.37%

Native Born

3.63%

Foreign Born

3.36%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.37% of Adel residents were born in the United States, with 69.31% having been born in Georgia. 3.36% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,687100.18%
20285,677100.18%
20275,667100.18%
20265,657100.18%
20255,647100.18%
20245,637100.18%
20235,627100.18%
20225,617100.18%
20215,607270.48%
20205,5802634.95%
20195,317470.89%
20185,270-24-0.45%
20175,294190.36%
20165,275420.8%
20155,233-81-1.52%
20145,314671.28%
20135,247240.46%
20125,223-58-1.1%
20115,281-37-0.7%
20105,318110.21%
20005,3072144.2%
19905,093-499-8.92%
19805,59262012.47%
19704,97265115.07%
19604,3211,54555.66%
19502,776
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Adel Population by Year