Adel is a somewhat small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 5,316 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Adel is the 139th largest community in Georgia.
Adel is a blue-collar town, with 38.36% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Adel is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adel who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), teaching (8.39%), and sales jobs (6.80%).
The percentage of adults in Adel with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.30% of adults in Adel have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Adel in 2010 was $17,681, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,724 for a family of four. However, Adel contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Adel also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.84% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Adel is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Adel home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Adel residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Adel also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Adel include Irish, German, African, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Adel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.