Adel, Georgia

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Population in 2013: 5,319 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 2,406  (45.3%)
Females: 2,913  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31620, 31647.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,361 (it was $23,908 in 2000)
Adel:

$30,361
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,056 (it was $13,425 in 2000)

Adel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $94,624 (it was $56,000 in 2000)
Adel:

$94,624
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $104,298; Detached houses: $108,089; Mobile homes: $68,700

Median gross rent in 2012: $648.

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  • Black alone - 2,407 (45.1%)
  • White alone - 2,395 (44.9%)
  • Hispanic - 419 (7.9%)
  • Asian alone - 56 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.2%)

Races in Adel detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Adel: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.2%), English (5.6%), Irish (3.5%), German (1.9%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 7.87 square miles.

Population density: 676 people per square mile   (low).

Adel,GA real estate house value index trend

Adel, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Adel:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adel city:

  • Never married: 31.8%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

429 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.9%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Adel, Georgia as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Adel to the number of sex offenders is 151 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,135 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $227 (0.4%)

Adel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (53.4 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (119.3 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (718.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Sparks, GA (1.5 miles ), Cecil, GA (2.6 miles ), Lenox, GA (3.1 miles ), Ellenton, GA (3.2 miles ), Hahira, GA (3.3 miles ), Barney, GA (3.3 miles ), Nashville, GA (3.4 miles ), Berlin, GA (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,400

Latitude: 31.14 N, Longitude: 83.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +975 (+17.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 714 (34.0%)

Area code: 229

Adel household income distribution Adel home values distribution

Crime rates in Adel by Year
Type 2003 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001000
per 100,000 0.00.018.50.00.00.0
Rapes 251298
per 100,000 36.992.618.538.2166.5149.0
Robberies 3132264
per 100,000 55.3240.837.038.2111.074.5
Assaults 3024126914
per 100,000 553.1444.6222.0114.6166.5260.8
Burglaries 49891081059074
per 100,000 903.41648.81998.12005.31665.41378.5
Thefts 29221115415817684
per 100,000 5383.53908.92849.23017.63256.81564.8
Auto thefts 1156645
per 100,000 18.4277.9111.0114.674.093.1
Arson N/AN/A0000
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.7) 417.2505.6353.4320.2432.3344.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Adel detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.98
Georgia average:

2.77
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.8%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +139 (+2.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Adel: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Adel, Georgia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adel-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 18% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Adel city center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 tornado 33.2 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adel-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 196.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 390.0 miles away from Adel center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 227.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 265.1 miles away from Adel center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 273.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cook County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adel topographic map

Birthplace of: Ray McKinnon (actor) - Actor, Jim K. Tillman - Member of the Florida House of Representatives, Kaleb Cowart - Baseball player, Kenny Tippins - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Adel:

  • COOK MEDICAL CENTER A CAMPUS OF TIFT REG MED CTR (Proprietary, 706 N PARRISH AVE)
  • DCA OF ADEL (203 E ROBINSON STREET)
  • SUNCREST HOME HEALTH (305 B NORTH HUTCHINSON AVENUE BUILDING B)
  • COOK SENIOR LIVING CENTER (706 NORTH PARRISH AVE .)

Airports located in Adel:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adel:

  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 18 miles; Valdosta, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,246)
  • Valdosta State University (about 22 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)
  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 25 miles; Tifton, GA; FT enrollment: 2,564)
  • South Georgia State College (about 43 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Albany State University (about 52 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Albany Technical College (about 53 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • Darton State College (about 56 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)

Public high school in Adel:

Public elementary/middle school in Adel:

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Notable locations in Adel: Adel Fire Department Station 1 (A), Adel Fire Department Station 2 (B), Cook County Library (C), Cook County Courthouse (D), Adel City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adel include: West Side Baptist Church (A), Salem Primitive Baptist Church (B), First Church of the Nazarene (C), First Baptist Church (D), Bethel Missionary Baptist Church (E), Adel Primitive Baptist Church (F), Adel Presbyterian Church (G), Adel Methodist Church (H), Adel Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Salem Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Swamps: Thornhill Bay (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Manager Res- Bingham State Park (Moultrie Highway).

Hotels: Days Inn I-75 (1200 West Fourth Street), Budget Lodge (1102 West Fourth Street), Hampton Inn Adel (1500 West 4th Street), Adel Super 8 Motel (1102 W 4th St # I-75).

Court: Cook County Offices - Magistrate Court Cook County (Courthouse).

Cook County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 40.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

40.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.66
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00220. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00220
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Adel that have no violations reported:

  • ADEL (Population served: 5,311, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CHASERVILLE MOBILE HOME PARK (Population served: 99, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.8%
(17.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 58.9% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.3%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Adel in 2010:

  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Adel in 2000:

  • 89 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 35 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Adel compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Adel (2011 data):

  • The Trust Bank: Adel Branch at 607 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1985/11/13. Info updated 2010/01/05: Bank assets: $30.0 mil, Deposits: $26.9 mil, headquarters in Lenox, GA, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Trust Holding Company, Inc.
  • Bank of Alapaha: Cook Community Bank Branch at 206 East Fourth Street, branch established on 2002/04/29. Info updated 2009/03/26: Bank assets: $120.5 mil, Deposits: $107.1 mil, headquarters in Alapaha, GA, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Alapaha Holding Company
  • The Citizens Bank: Branch at 101 North Hutchinson Avenue, branch established on 1929/03/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $287.3 mil, Deposits: $257.5 mil, headquarters in Nashville, GA, negative income in the last year, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Nashville Holding Company, The
  • Heritage Bank of the South: Adel Branch at 301 West Fourth Street, branch established on 1948/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/22: Bank assets: $1,086.7 mil, Deposits: $905.6 mil, headquarters in Albany, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Adel Branch at 201 East 4th Street, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Adel, Georgia:

  • Days Inn I-75 - Adel, I-75 (exit 39) & 1204 W 4th St, Adel, GA 31620 , Phone: (229) 896-4574, Fax: (229) 896-4575
  • Super 8 - Adel, I-75 (exit 39) & 1103 W 4th St, Adel, GA 31620 , Phone: (229) 896-2244, Fax: (229) 896-2245
  • Red Carpet Inn - Adel, 1102 West 4th St, Adel, GA 31620 , Phone: (229) 896-4523, Fax: (229) 896-4524
  • Hampton Inn Adel, 1500 West 4TH St, Adel, GA 31620 , Phone: (229) 896-3099
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Adel, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Adel travel time to work - commute Adel mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Adel city (based on Cook County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.83%
Here: 47.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodOther
Adherents70.5%15.9%6.0%2.7%4.8%
Congregations45.2%12.9%6.5%3.2%32.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Cook County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cook County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Cook County:

10.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

7.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Cook County:

29.8%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

9.2%
State:

14.6%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$18,728$32,1050$0
Other Government Administration 2$14,071$84,4266$2,040
Police Protection - Officers 20$58,811$35,2870$0
Police - Other 2$4,548$27,2880$0
Firefighters 16$47,054$35,29136$3,343
Streets and Highways 6$13,361$26,7220$0
Solid Waste Management 11$19,100$20,8360$0
Sewerage 6$18,467$36,9340$0
Parks and Recreation 5$15,279$36,6700$0
Water Supply 5$10,536$25,2860$0
Electric Power 11$34,600$37,7450$0
Gas Supply 4$11,381$34,1430$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,921$32,7630$0
Totals for Government 99$276,857$33,55842$5,383

Adel government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $43,000 ($8.08)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($2.07)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($1.32)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($0.56)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,666,000 ($1441.25)
    Gas Utilities: $1,899,000 ($357.02)
    Police Protection: $977,000 ($183.68)
    Water Utilities: $824,000 ($154.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $694,000 ($130.48)
    Fire Protection: $595,000 ($111.86)
    Sewerage: $549,000 ($103.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $388,000 ($72.95)
    Regular Highways: $246,000 ($46.25)
    Central Staff Services: $184,000 ($34.59)
    General - Other: $132,000 ($24.82)
    Financial Administration: $104,000 ($19.55)
    Housing & Community Development: $26,000 ($4.89)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($4.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $15,000 ($2.82)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $211,000 ($39.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Parks & Recreation: $269,000 ($50.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $185,000 ($34.78)
    Air Transportation: $32,000 ($6.02)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($4.32)
    General: $10,000 ($1.88)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $4,000 ($0.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $219,000 ($41.17)
    Water Utilities: $147,000 ($27.64)
    General - Other: $136,000 ($25.57)
    Sewerage: $98,000 ($18.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($13.54)
    Police Protection: $69,000 ($12.97)
    Fire Protection: $23,000 ($4.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($4.14)
    Central Staff: $20,000 ($3.76)
    Gas Utilities: $16,000 ($3.01)
    Regular Highways: $16,000 ($3.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,752,000 ($517.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Adel government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $575,000 ($108.10)
    Sewerage: $547,000 ($102.84)
    Parks & Recreation: $61,000 ($11.47)
    All Other: $34,000 ($6.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $433,000 ($81.41)
    All Other: $235,000 ($44.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $379,000 ($71.25)
    General Revenue, NEC: $271,000 ($50.95)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,208,000 ($1543.15)
    Gas Utilities: $2,142,000 ($402.71)
    Water Utilities: $820,000 ($154.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $86,000 ($16.17)
    All Other: $23,000 ($4.32)
  • Tax - Property: $612,000 ($115.06)
    Other Selective Sales: $223,000 ($41.93)
    Public Utilities: $148,000 ($27.82)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $131,000 ($24.63)
    NEC: $96,000 ($18.05)

Adel government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Gas Utilities: $4,350,000 ($817.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Gas Utilities: $4,075,000 ($766.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Gas Utilities: $275,000 ($51.70)

Adel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,921,000 ($1489.19)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $755,000 ($141.94)

7.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.83%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lowndes County, GA  2.02% ($22,343 average AGI)
from Tift County, GA  0.85% ($23,705)
from Berrien County, GA  0.83% ($20,767)


8.78% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.78%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lowndes County, GA  2.30% ($23,785 average AGI)
to Tift County, GA  0.93% ($22,306)
to Berrien County, GA  0.80% ($23,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adel:

  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJEM (1150 AM; 5 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WJEM, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WTHV (810 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HAHIRA, GA; Owner: ETERNAL LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WGOV (950 AM; 4 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: W G O V, INC.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adel:

  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVGA (105.9 FM; LAKELAND, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAFT (101.1 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: CHRISTIAN RADIO FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WYZK (96.7 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: C. D. J., INC.)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKVH (91.9 FM; MONTICELLO, FL; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WFSU-FM (88.9 FM; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAAC (92.9 FM; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WGOV, INC.)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Adel:

  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W25CP (Channel 25; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBFL-CA (Channel 13; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WTLH (Channel 49; BAINBRIDGE, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBVJ-LP (Channel 35; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: WTLH LICENSE CORP.)
  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • W38CM (Channel 22; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Adel, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 29
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 7
  • Fatalities: 30
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 75
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 3
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 109
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 258
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of Adel fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 59 meters (194ft)
Total average daily traffic: 129,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,979

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Adel, GA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Adel)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Adel, GA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 4.5 Mi E Of (Lat: 31.171833 Lon: -83.365694), Overall height: 289.6 m, Call Sign: WPNL791
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.156 MHz, 928.156 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2003
    Registrant: Phone: (401) 827-5840
  • SOUTH ADEL, 2442 J.M. Drive (Lat: 31.105806 Lon: -83.421333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPWZ318
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Douglas I Brandon
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • ADEL, Lat: 31.138694 Lon: -83.426389, Call Sign: WQEZ548
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Certifier: Rhonda Rowe
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • ADEL, 310 Parrish Avenue (Lat: 31.140278 Lon: -83.423333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WIA750
    Assigned Frequencies: 957.550 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/30/2022
    Registrant: Colquitt Emc, 15 Rowland Dr, Moultrie, GA 31768, Phone: (229) 985-3620, Fax: (229) 985-6705, Email:
  • STATION, 1/2 Mi S Of Ga Hwy 76 1/3 Mi From Withlacoochee Rvr (Lat: 31.170194 Lon: -83.320139), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLQ99
    Assigned Frequencies: 6735.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/16/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2007, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2002
    Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8281, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 3.25 Mi. Ene Of U.S. 41 & S.R. 76 (Lat: 31.157389 Lon: -83.374306), Call Sign: KNKI522
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.300 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/01/1999, Cancellation Date: 06/05/1999
    Registrant: Southeastern Communications, Inc., Valdosta, GA 31601

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Cook County Airport (Lat: 31.137278 Lon: -83.447861), Type: Upole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQPE635
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2012, Expiration Date: 04/24/2022, Certifier: Faye Hughes
    Registrant: Aviation Spectrum Resources Inc, 2551 Riva Rd, Annapols, MD 21401, Phone: (410) 266-2132, Fax: (410) 573-3003, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Adel)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3F-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 4AC176B SER (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26066 , Serial Number: 4014, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Corporation): South Ga Flying Svc Inc, , Adel, GA 31620
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 28ND , Serial Number: 28-4621, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/17/1968
    Registrant (Corporation): Breakn Wind LLC, 1718 Jimmy St, Adel, GA 31620
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44322 , Serial Number: 10122, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 10/03/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, None, Adel, GA 31643
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-250 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5195P , Serial Number: 24-219, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 06/27/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Charles A Blair, 701 Newton Dr, Adel, GA 31620
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GO-300 SERIES (175 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7044M , Serial Number: 55344, Year manufactured: 1958, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, None, Adel, GA 31620
  • Aircraft: FORNEY 415-C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 900 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 99543 , Serial Number: 2166, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dale Horne, 917 Wilkes Rd, Adel, GA 31620, Other Owners: Lynn Ellen Horne

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 43
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Adel

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Adel, GA
Most common first names in Adel, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8869.3 years
John7173.3 years
William5673.0 years
Mary5577.8 years
Willie5267.6 years
Robert4672.1 years
George2971.2 years
Henry2871.8 years
Annie2579.1 years
Charlie2273.6 years
Most common last names in Adel, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bennett4975.6 years
Smith4472.7 years
Johnson4175.7 years
Jones3873.2 years
Folsom3279.9 years
Taylor3277.0 years
Moore3073.3 years
Williams3066.3 years
Flowers2979.6 years
Martin2772.1 years
Businesses in Adel, GA
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul2
Hilton1UPS2
IHOP1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1

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