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People

Total Population 4,055
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 2,032
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 28.2%
Median Earnings25+ $36,549
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,029
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,532

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,094
% Above Poverty Level 91.1%
% Below Poverty Level 8.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.9%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.1%
Median Gross Rent $752
Median House Value $152,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.8%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 12.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Des Moines, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Dallas
Metro Area Des Moines
Standard Zip Codes 50003
Phone Area Codes 515
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.614
Longitude -94.017

Adel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station PERRY
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 38 to 63 F
Annual Precip 31.9 inches
Station WINTERSET 2 NNW
Distance 17.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.3 inches
Station BOONE
Distance 30.9 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dallas Center 1,734 $76,875
De Soto 1,159 $68,269

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Adel Public Libraries

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Adel Public Library
820 PRAIRIE
Adel, Iowa
(515) 993-3512

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Adel High Schools

A-D-M SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL
801 NILE KINNICK DR S
515-993-4584
Serves 462 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.1

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