Adel, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Adel, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Adel had a population of 5,304 as of July 1, 2016. Adel ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Adel is located at latitude 31.1316 and longitude -83.4254 in Cook County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adel (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0.16 sq. miles. Cook County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Adel (GNIS ID: 2403064) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Adel is located within Adel-Sparks Division of Cook County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Adel population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Adel: Puddleville.

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Adel, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,304
Population in Households 5,186
Population in Familes 4,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 657
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 1,940
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 1,339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,431 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,020 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 919 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 491 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $92,639
Average Home Value $113,799


Median Household Income $31,979
Average Household Income $47,744
Per Capita Income $17,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.18%
Households -0.37% 0.04%
Families -0.44% -0.04%
Median Household Income   3.63%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Adel, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adel to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 152 76th
Population Density1 # 262 58th
Diversity Index2 # 91 86th
Median Household Income # 459 27th
Per Capita Income # 454 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Georgia Census Data Comparison Tool.