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.
Unlike some cities, Adel isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Adel are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Adel is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Adel who work in teaching (11.78%), office and administrative support (11.27%), and food service (9.80%).
The education level of Adel citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.40% of adults 25 and older in Adel have a college degree.
The per capita income in Adel in 2010 was $18,279, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $73,116 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 30.33% 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. Important ancestries of people in Adel include English, German, European, and African.
The most common language spoken in Adel is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.