Adel, Iowa

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Population in 2014: 4,171 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.4%
 
Males: 2,087  (50.0%)
Females: 2,084  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years

Zip codes: 50003.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,297 (it was $39,423 in 2000)
Adel:

$57,297
IA:

$52,229

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,306 (it was $19,743 in 2000)

Adel city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $147,350 (it was $92,500 in 2000)
Adel:

$147,350
IA:

$126,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $149,841; Detached houses: $160,311; Townhouses or other attached units: $226,601; Mobile homes: $4,006

Median gross rent in 2013: $706.

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  • Races in Adel, IA (2010)

    Adel races chart
    • 3,54296.2%White alone
    • 772.1%Hispanic
    • 220.6%Two or more races
    • 170.5%Asian alone
    • 100.3%Black alone
    • 80.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Adel: 90.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.8%), English (11.1%), Irish (9.5%), Dutch (5.4%), United States (5.1%), French (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 06/27/1877

Elevation: 930 feet

Land area: 3.27 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile   (low).

Adel,IA real estate house value index trend

Adel, Iowa map

For population 25 years and over in Adel:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Adel city:

  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

52 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Iowa:

3.1%



According to our research of Iowa and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Adel, Iowa as of August 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Adel to the number of sex offenders is 3,922 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,313 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,812 (1.4%)

Adel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Des Moines, IA (20.8 miles , pop. 198,682).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Omaha, NE (106.1 miles , pop. 390,007).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dallas Center, IA (2.4 miles ), De Soto, IA (2.4 miles ), Van Meter, IA (2.6 miles ), Waukee, IA (2.8 miles ), Redfield, IA (3.0 miles ), Minburn, IA (3.1 miles ), Earlham, IA (3.2 miles ), Clive, IA (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $105,800
  • 2003: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,400
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $178,600
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $176,700
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $202,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $173,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $212,100
  • 2011: 27 buildings, average cost: $233,800
  • 2012: 30 buildings, average cost: $244,000
  • 2013: 47 buildings, average cost: $270,300
  • 2014: 43 buildings, average cost: $286,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.62 N, Longitude: 94.02 W

Area code: 515

Adel household income distribution Adel home values distribution

Crime rates in Adel by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.025.80.00.0
Rapes 101000120000
per 100,000 28.10.025.60.00.00.022.044.80.00.00.00.0
Robberies 011000000000
per 100,000 0.027.625.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 296346810515716
per 100,000 56.1248.1153.873.896.7143.3175.7224.1135.1386.7175.4387.1
Burglaries 211812132320212821382346
per 100,000 589.2496.1307.7319.6556.2477.6461.2627.5567.4979.6576.41,113.0
Thefts 546677934954774439444542
per 100,000 1,515.21,819.21,974.42,286.71,185.01,289.41,691.2986.11,053.81,134.31,127.81,016.2
Auto thefts 455839340223
per 100,000 112.2137.8128.2196.772.6214.965.989.60.051.650.172.6
Arson 111000110000
per 100,000 28.127.625.60.00.00.022.022.40.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 150.4183.6176.7150.2116.0136.2164.4178.2113.3257.1129.7210.0

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City-data.com crime index 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 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
Iowa average:

1.70
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.6%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+0.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Adel, Iowa

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Adel-area historical tornado activity is near Iowa state average. It is 108% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/13/1976, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Adel city center injured 9 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adel-area historical earthquake activity is near Iowa state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 391.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 377.3 miles away from Adel center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 297.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/2004 at 12:17:30, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 MW, 3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 262.1 miles away from Adel center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 390.1 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 Dallas County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adel topographic map

Birthplace of: Nile Kinnick - College football player, Everett Sweeley - Football player and coach.

Hospitals and medical centers in Adel:

  • DALLAS COUNTY PHNS (902 COURT STREET)
  • SUNNYBROOK OF ADEL (1919 GREENE STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Adel:

  • SPURGEON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DALLAS CENTER, IA)
  • WEST DES MOINES DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • DEERFIELD RETIREMENT COMMUNITY INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)
  • ULTIMATE NURSING SERVICES OF IOWA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • ARBOR SPRINGS OF WEST DES MOINES L L C (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • LAKEVIEW SURGERY CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; WEST DES MOINES, IA)
  • IOWA HEALTH HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; URBANDALE, IA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adel:

  • Drake University (about 20 miles; Des Moines, IA; Full-time enrollment: 3,768)
  • Des Moines Area Community College (about 23 miles; Ankeny, IA; FT enrollment: 15,337)
  • Iowa State University (about 35 miles; Ames, IA; FT enrollment: 28,662)
  • Iowa Central Community College (about 62 miles; Fort Dodge, IA; FT enrollment: 4,682)
  • Indian Hills Community College (about 94 miles; Ottumwa, IA; FT enrollment: 4,034)
  • Buena Vista University (about 94 miles; Storm Lake, IA; FT enrollment: 2,522)
  • Iowa Western Community College (about 96 miles; Council Bluffs, IA; FT enrollment: 5,344)

Public high school in Adel:

Public elementary/middle schools in Adel:

  • ADM MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 358, Location: 801 NILE KINNICK DR. S., Grades: 6-8)
  • ADEL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 1608 GROVE ST., Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Adel

Library in Adel:

  • ADEL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $184,557; Location: 303 S 10TH ST; 35,517 books; 1,273 audio materials; 1,068 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 25 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Adel: Adel Water Plant (A), Dallas County Fair Campgrounds (B), De Soto Elevator (C), Dallas County Jail (D), Dallas County Emergency Medical Services (E), Dallas County Courthouse (F), Dallas County Sheriffs Office (G), Adel Police Department (H), Adel City Hall (I), Adel Volunteer Fire Department (J), Adel Historical Museum (K), Adel Public Library (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adel include: Rapid Street Baptist Church (A), Christian Church (B), Adel United Methodist Church (C), Grace Lutheran Church (D), Faith Lutheran Church (E), First South Baptist Church (F), Saint Johns Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Mill Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Adel include: Kinnick-Feller Riverside Park (1), Adel Island Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Adel Family Fun Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1126 Greene Street).

Courts: Dallas County - Juvenile Court Services (Court House), Dallas County - Clerk Of District Court (Court House).

Dallas County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 61.0. This is better than average.

City:

61.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.210. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.210
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.00
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.0403. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0403
U.S.:

1.9118

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.8%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Iowa:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.3%
Whole state:  64.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.9%
Whole state:  6.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Adel in 2010:

  • 46 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
52 people in nursing homes in 2000
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Adel, Iowa environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Adel (2011 data):

  • Raccoon Valley Bank: Adel Branch at 1009 Court Street, branch established on 1914/10/05. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $186.1 mil, Deposits: $168.0 mil, headquarters in Perry, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Perry Investment Company
  • Peoples Trust & Savings Bank: Adel Branch at 804 Greenwood Hills Drive, branch established on 2007/12/03. Info updated 2008/03/24: Bank assets: $265.7 mil, Deposits: $224.0 mil, headquarters in Clive, IA, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Green Circle Investments, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Adel Branch at 100 Nile Kinnick Dr North, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Iowa average:

10.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant19,02034
Evangelical Protestant9,49237
Catholic7,7334
Other7475
None29,143-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Dallas County:

1.57 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Dallas County:

8.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

7.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Iowa:

7.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

28.0%
Iowa:

27.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.1%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
Iowa:

48.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.2%
Iowa:

44.7%

Average BMI:
Adel:

28.2
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Iowa:

22.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.8%
Iowa:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
Iowa:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Adel:

78.2%
Iowa:

77.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adel, IA Residents
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
Other Government Administration 2$8,936$53,6160$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$33,366$44,4880$0
Streets and Highways 1$3,214$38,5680$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$924
Sewerage 1$4,718$56,6160$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,716$40,2960$0
Water Supply 1$4,626$55,5120$0
Local Libraries 2$5,732$34,3927$2,266
Other and Unallocable 3$9,186$36,7440$0
Totals for Government 21$76,494$43,7118$3,190

Adel government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Libraries: $711,000 ($170.46)
    Regular Highways: $264,000 ($63.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $511,000 ($122.51)
    Water Utilities: $328,000 ($78.64)
    Regular Highways: $292,000 ($70.01)
    Sewerage: $277,000 ($66.41)
    Libraries: $259,000 ($62.10)
    General - Other: $183,000 ($43.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $178,000 ($42.68)
    Parks and Recreation: $177,000 ($42.44)
    Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($16.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($8.15)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($5.27)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($4.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($3.60)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.20)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $1,000 ($0.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $354,000 ($84.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $144,000 ($34.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000 ($12.71)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $785,000 ($188.20)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($1.20)

Adel government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $410,000 ($98.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $182,000 ($43.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $58,000 ($13.91)
    All Other: $21,000 ($5.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($4.08)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($2.40)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $31,000 ($7.43)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $416,000 ($99.74)
    Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($19.90)
    Special Assessments: $50,000 ($11.99)
    Rents: $41,000 ($9.83)
    Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($1.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $499,000 ($119.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $295,000 ($70.73)
    All Other: $5,000 ($1.20)
  • Tax - Property: $1,598,000 ($383.12)
    Other License: $84,000 ($20.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($0.72)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($0.72)

Adel government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,319,000 ($2234.24)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,805,000 ($1871.25)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,900,000 ($455.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $386,000 ($92.54)

Adel government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,622,000 ($388.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,014,000 ($243.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,694,000 ($406.14)

12.09% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($57,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.09%
Iowa average:

5.75%

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 Polk County, IA  6.16% ($57,124 average AGI)
from Story County, IA  0.33% ($37,058)
from Warren County, IA  0.28% ($43,625)


8.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,161 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Iowa average:

5.94%

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 Polk County, IA  4.25% ($45,095 average AGI)
to Guthrie County, IA  0.22% ($40,000)
to Warren County, IA  0.22% ($45,709)

Strongest AM radio stations in Adel:

  • WHO (1040 AM; 50 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBGG (1700 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KPSZ (940 AM; 10 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • WOI (640 AM; 5 kW; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIV., OF SCIENCE & TECH.)
  • KRNT (1350 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KXNO (1460 AM; 5 kW; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KFGQ (1260 AM; 5 kW; BOONE, IA; Owner: BOONE BIBLICAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KXEL (1540 AM; 50 kW; WATERLOO, IA; Owner: KXEL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KYDZ (1180 AM; 25 kW; BELLEVUE, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adel:

  • KMXD (100.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOI-FM (90.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY OF SCI & TECH)
  • KLTI-FM (104.1 FM; AMES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KSTZ (102.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KIOA (93.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • K209EX (89.1 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KJJY (92.5 FM; WEST DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KHKI (97.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKRF (107.9 FM; STUART, IA; Owner: COON VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGGO (94.9 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KAZR (103.3 FM; PELLA, IA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF IOWA, LLC)
  • KRKQ (98.3 FM; BOONE, IA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZZQ (99.5 FM; WINTERSET, IA; Owner: POSITIVE IMPACT MEDIA, INC.)
  • KDLS-FM (105.5 FM; PERRY, IA; Owner: PERRY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KJMC (89.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: MINORITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDFR (91.3 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KLRX (96.1 FM; MADRID, IA; Owner: THOMAS H. BURKE, RECEIVER FOR LIFESTYLE COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • KKDM (107.5 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • K269EJ (101.7 FM; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN IOWA)
  • KVJZ (106.3 FM; ANKENY, IA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

TV broadcast stations around Adel:

  • WOI-TV (Channel 5; AMES, IA; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDIN-TV (Channel 11; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: IOWA PUBLIC BROADCASTING BOARD)
  • KPWB-TV (Channel 23; AMES, IA; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF IOWA, L.L.C.)
  • KCCI (Channel 8; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: DES MOINES HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • KDSM-TV (Channel 17; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: KDSM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WHO-TV (Channel 13; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBXF-CA (Channel 4; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • K41DD (Channel 41; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KRPG-LP (Channel 43; DES MOINES, IA; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K56GD (Channel 56; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-45, INC.)
  • K48FZ (Channel 48; AMES, IA; Owner: TV-52, INC.)
Adel fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Adel fatal accident list:

Aug 8, 1980 11:37 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 33m108ftTotal length
  • 12,960Total average daily traffic
  • 1,107Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,655Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Adel)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Adel, IA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Adel)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Adel)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$145,8054$157,94830$166,0553$61,7571$52,2801$50,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$03$203,2930$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$85,6001$123,9608$133,4011$86,4900$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$05$150,9440$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0507.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$114,9301$154,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0507.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Adel and their reported violations in the past:

DE SOTO WATER SUPPLY (Address: 1509 S 14TH ST , Population served: 1,050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-31-2013), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-31-2013)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

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

  • ADEL MUNICIPAL WATER WORKS (Population served: 3,682, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Adel, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary3783.9 years
John3475.2 years
William2875.7 years
James2574.0 years
Robert2270.6 years
Ruth2181.7 years
Harold2075.4 years
Charles1977.2 years
Hazel1785.0 years
George1579.6 years
Most common last names in Adel, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1377.4 years
Myers1282.3 years
Davis1265.8 years
Bailey1179.9 years
Brown1182.5 years
Miller1079.0 years
Wright1083.3 years
Chapman1078.4 years
Snyder1084.6 years
Hoy991.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Adel, IA
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Subway1

Adel compared to Iowa state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 15 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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