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Adel township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.4 sq. mi.
Population: 5,664 (52% urban, 48% rural)
Males: 2,750  (48.6%)
Females: 2,914  (51.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,444 (4,343 owner occupied, 1,101 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

28%


Races in Adel township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.7%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 37.6
Median age of females: 39.4

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Average household size: 2.54

Adel township:

2.5 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.09

Estimated median household income in 2009: $44,679 ($36,705 in 1999)
This township:

$44,679
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $249 (lower quartile is $231, upper quartile is $469)
Here:

$249
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $128,291 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Adel township:

$128,291
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $70,197 - $159,190

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $135,959
Here:

$135,959
State:

$151,570

Mobile homes: $50,087
Here:

$50,087
State:

$29,315
Population density: 156 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

11.1%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

Cities in this township include: Adel, Dallas Center.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Adel township: Hillcrest Country Club (A), Highway Forty-Four Access (B), River Valley Golf Course (C), Dallas County Care Facility (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Adel township: Speak the Word Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Odd Fellows Cemetery (1), Merical Cemetery (2), Kinnick Cemetery (3), Dallas County Farm Cemetery (4), Gibson Cemetery (5), King Cemetery (6), Masonic Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Hickory Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 29 (76% naturalized citizens)

Adel township:  0.5%
State:  3.1%

55% of Adel township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 67% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Iowa.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 206
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 20
  • South: 36
  • West: 6
Adel township, Iowa satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

198 people in nursing homes
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 80
  • Mobile homes: 42

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,800


Housing units in Adel township with a mortgage: 25 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 18

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 23
  • 1995 to 1998: 15
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1980 to 1989: 9
  • 1970 to 1979: 12
  • 1960 to 1969: 27
  • 1950 to 1959: 0
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 5

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Adel township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 14
  • 5 rooms: 24
  • 6 rooms: 26
  • 7 rooms: 5
  • 8 rooms: 13
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adel township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 3
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 7
  • 6 rooms: 6
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Adel township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 20
  • 3 bedrooms: 55
  • 4 bedrooms: 13
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Adel township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 5
  • 3 bedrooms: 13
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Adel township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 30
  • 2 vehicles: 35
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 3
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Adel township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 9
  • 2 vehicles: 7
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Plastics and rubber products (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Gasoline stations (11%)
  • Miscellaneous durable goods merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (10%)
  • Personal and laundry services (8%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (22%)
  • U. S. Postal service (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Food (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Truck transportation (8%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (11%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Personal appearance workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (20%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (17%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (12%)
  • Food processing workers (12%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Adel township:

  • United States or American (48.4%)
  • Irish (18.1%)
  • German (10.9%)
  • English (9.0%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.2%)
  • Greek (2.3%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 113 (86%)
  • Carpooled: 19 (14%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)
  • Utility gas (18%)
  • Wood (16%)

198 people in nursing homes
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

85.5% of residents of Adel township speak English at home.
10.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (24% speak English very well, 52% speak English well, 24% don't speak English at all).
4.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 297
  • In family households: 279 (82 male householders, 18 female householders)
    85 spouses, 89 children (84 natural, 0 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 5 other relatives, 0 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 18 (9 male householders (0 living alone)), 0 female householders (0 living alone)), 9 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 50 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 7 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 9 2-persons,

1,216 married couples with children.
295 single-parent households (66 men, 229 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

20.0%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Adel township:

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