Adel, Iowa Population 2024

6,803

Adel is a city located in Dallas County Iowa. Adel has a 2024 population of 6,803. It is also the county seat of Dallas County.Adel is currently growing at a rate of 2.64% annually and its population has increased by 10.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,175 in 2020.

The average household income in Adel is $102,093 with a poverty rate of 7.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Adel is 36.5 years, 35.5 years for males, and 38.8 years for females.

Adel Demographics

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

  • White: 89.93%
  • Two or more races: 5.32%
  • Other race: 2.17%
  • Native American: 1.1%
  • Black or African American: 0.89%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
4.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,401.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
10.17% (628)
The current population of Adel, Iowa is 6,803 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,175.

Adel, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,47789.93%
Two or more races3245.32%
Other race1322.17%
Native American671.1%
Black or African American540.89%
Asian360.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Adel Population by Race

Adel Population Pyramid 2024

Adel Median Age

36.5

Total

35.5

Male

38.8

Female

Adel Adults

There are 4,344 adults, (751 of whom are seniors) in Adel.

Adel Age Dependency

69.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Adel Sex Ratio

Female3,03349.8%
Male3,05750.2%

Adel Population by Age

Adel Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3032.66733
Married1,3973.3584.815.2
Non Family7781.1941.458.6
Female1283.0929.770.3
Male000
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3.29

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

67.0%

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

Adel Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$57,061

Average Earnings

$71,610

Average Male

$45,067

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

93.82% of Adel residents speak only English, while 6.18% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.82% of the population.

Adel Language

Adel Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,3603135.84%
Multiple3248626.54%
Black544888.89%
Other1321813.64%
Native63711.11%
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7.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.4%

Male Poverty Rate

9.3%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Adel

The race most likely to be in poverty in Adel is Black, with 88.89% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Adel is White, with 5.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 23.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.2%.

Adel Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade59.93%
Some College8.59%
Bachelors or Greater3.2%
High School0.73%
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Adel Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed86.05%
Female Employed10.06%
Male Employed3.28%
Female Unemployed2.44%
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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

64.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.3%

Male Marriage Rate

62.1%

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

Adel Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Adel Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

241

Number of Veterans

228

Male Veterans

13

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

20.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Adel Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

73.7%

Labor Force Participation

70.9%

Employment Rate

3.9%

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

79%

Born in Adel

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

2.04%

Non Citizen

0.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Adel residents were born in the United States, with 79% having been born in Iowa. 2.04% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Adel Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,6781752.33%
20287,5031752.39%
20277,3281752.45%
20267,1531752.51%
20256,9781752.57%
20246,8031752.64%
20236,6281752.71%
20226,4531752.79%
20216,2781031.67%
20206,17569612.7%
20195,47954611.07%
20184,93354612.45%
20174,3871834.35%
20164,2042195.5%
20153,985-63-1.56%
20144,048681.71%
20133,980912.34%
20123,889701.83%
20113,819922.47%
20103,7272928.5%
20003,4351313.96%
19903,30445816.09%
19802,846
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Adel Population by Year