Adel, IA

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Population

4,103

1.81% growth

Median Age

38.6


Median Household Income

$60,701

4.08% growth

Poverty Rate

9.85%


Number of Employees

2,094

1.55% growth

Median Property Value

$163,900

3.8% growth

About

In 2017, Adel, IA had a population of 4.1k people with a median age of 38.6 and a median household income of $60,701. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Adel, IA grew from 4,030 to 4,103, a 1.81% increase and its median household income grew from $58,321 to $60,701, a 4.08% increase.

The population of Adel, IA is 96.6% White Alone, 1.63% Two or More Races, and 0.707% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Adel, IA speak a non-English language, and 99.8% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Adel, IA is $163,900, and the homeownership rate is 76.9%. Most people in Adel, IA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 21.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Adel, IA is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Adel, IA employs 2.09k people. The largest industries in Adel, IA are Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), Finance & Insurance (285 people), and Educational Services (243 people), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($66,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,125), and Wholesale Trade ($60,313).

Median household income in Adel, IA is $60,701. Males in Adel, IA have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,006. The income inequality in Adel, IA (measured using the Gini index) is 0.443, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$60,701

2017 value

± $4,928

4.08%

1 Year Growth

± 13%

Households in Adel, IA have a median annual income of $60,701, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $58,321 in 2016, which represents a 4.08% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,922

Average Male Salary

± $1,635

$44,006

Average Female Salary

± $1,197

In 2017, full-time male employees in Iowa made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $50,374 ± $7,648

  2. White

    $44,731 ± $967

  3. Black

    $32,234 ± $4,518

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Iowa workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Adel, IA is from Iowa.

0.443

2017 Wage GINI

0.445

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Iowa was 0.443 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.563% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Iowa was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Iowa in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Iowa across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 507

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Adel, IA was Census Tract 507 with a value of $61,894, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 75+

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.85% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Adel, IA (395 out of 4.01k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 75+, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 25 - 34.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    375 ± 126

  2. Two Or More

    20 ± 50

  3. Black

    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Adel, IA is White, followed by Two Or More and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

2.09k

2017 Value

± 247

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adel, IA grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 2.06k employees to 2.09k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Adel, IA, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (307 people), Sales & Related Occupations (257 people), and Management Occupations (241 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Adel, IA.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Adel, IA, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (307 people), Sales & Related Occupations (257 people), and Management Occupations (241 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Adel, IA has an unusually high number of residents working as Transportation Occupations (1.91 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (1.78 times), and Healthcare Support Occupations (1.68 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Adel, IA, by median earnings, are Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($90,000), Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($67,386), and Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($65,406).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

2.09k

2017 Value

± 247

1.55%

1 Year growth

± 16.8%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Adel, IA grew at a rate of 1.55%, from 2.06k employees to 2.09k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Adel, IA, are Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), Finance & Insurance (285 people), and Educational Services (243 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Adel, IA, though some of these residents may live in Adel, IA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Adel, IA, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (299 people), Finance & Insurance (285 people), and Educational Services (243 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Adel, IA has an unusually high number of Finance & Insurance (2.91 times higher than expected), Utilities (1.99 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (1.66 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Adel, IA, by median earnings, are Finance & Insurance ($66,125), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($65,125), and Wholesale Trade ($60,313).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $24.8B

  2. $18.8B

  3. $18.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa product (by dollars) was Cereal grains with $24.8B, followed by Machinery ($18.8B) and Other ag prods. ($18.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Iowa products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$245B

2015 Value

$363B

Projected 2045 Value

47.9% growth

In 2015, total outbound Iowa trade was $245B. This is expected to increase 47.9% to $363B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Iowa trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Iowa to other states, or from other states to Iowa.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $26.2B

  2. $16.1B

  3. $11.4B

In 2015, the top outbound Iowa domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $26.2B, followed by Minnesota with $16.1B and Nebraska and $11.4B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Iowa shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

96.2% of the population of Adel, IA has health coverage, with 60.2% on employee plans, 10.9% on Medicaid, 10% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.47% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Adel, IA was $8,200 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,806).

Primary care physicians in Adel, IA see 1363 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1349 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1561 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 756 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (13.3%). Additionally, Union County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.4%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,363 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Iowa see an average of 1,363 patients per year. This represents a 1.04% increase from the previous year (1,349 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,200

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,076

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$6,702

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,317

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Iowa (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,806 to $8,200.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

3.84%

Uninsured

60.2%

Employer Coverage

10.9%

Medicaid

10%

Medicare

12.6%

Non-Group

2.47%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Adel, IA declined by 12.4% from 4.38% to 3.84%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Adel, IA changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 13.3% prevalence

  2. 12.6% prevalence

  3. 12.1% prevalence

Appanoose County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Iowa, at 13.3%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Iowa by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Adel, IA is home to a population of 4.1k people, from which 99.8% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Adel, IA residents were born outside of the country (39 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Adel, IA is composed of 3.97k White Alone residents (96.6%), 67 Two or More Races residents (1.63%), 29 Hispanic or Latino residents (0.707%), 26 Black or African American Alone residents (0.634%), 16 Asian Alone residents (0.39%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Adel, IA are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 1.8

84

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 78.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Adel, IA was 38.6. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 84. But people in Adel, IA are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Adel, IA residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2017 Foreign-Born Population

  1. N/A%

    39 people

  2. N/A%

    N/A people

As of 2017, N/A% of Adel, IA residents (39 people) were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Adel, IA was N/A%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,844 ± 4,988 people

  2. China

    10,526 ± 2,515 people

  3. India

    10,455 ± 2,506 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Iowa was Mexico, the natal country of 41,844 Iowa residents, followed by China with 10,526 and India with 10,455.

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Citizenship

99.8%

2017 Citizenship

99.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 99.8% of Adel, IA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Adel, IA was 99.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    3.97k ± 75

  2. Two or More Races

    67 ± 43.9

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    29 ± 39.9

In 2017, there were 59.2 times more White Alone residents (3.97k people) in Adel, IA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 67 Two or More Races and 29 Hispanic or Latino residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Adel, IA citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Adel, IA was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Adel, IA are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (2001-)

    63 ± 48

  2. Vietnam

    63 ± 43

  3. World War II

    44 ± 37

Adel, IA has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Adel, IA was $163,900 in 2017, which is 0.753 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $157,900 to $163,900, a 3.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Adel, IA is 76.9%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Adel, IA have an average commute time of 21.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Adel, IA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$60,701

Median Household Income

± $4,928

1.67k

Number of Households

± 223

In 2017, the median household income of the 1.67k households in Adel, IA grew to $60,701 from the previous year's value of $58,321.

The following chart displays the households in Adel, IA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$163,900

2017 Median

± $9,688

$157,900

2016 Median

± $9,065

In 2017, the median property value in Adel, IA grew to to $163,900 from the previous year's value of $157,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Adel, IA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adel, IA the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Adel, IA distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Adel, IA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

76.9%

2017 Homeownership

72%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 76.9% of the housing units in Adel, IA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 72%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Adel, IA compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Adel, IA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Adel, IA have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

21.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Adel, IA have a shorter commute time (21.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.57% of the workforce in Adel, IA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    76%

  2. Carpooled

    10.2%

  3. Worked At Home

    7.79%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Adel, IA was Drove Alone (76%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.2%) and those who Worked At Home (7.79%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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