Send us your Adel photos:
Adel is a city in Dallas County, in the Des Moines metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for an unidentified "pretty child with a prettier mother"
The latitude of Adel is 41.614N. The longitude is -94.017W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 892 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,615.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Adel demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dallas County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Des Moines area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 50003 ZIP code.
32% of Adel residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Adel ancestry & family history guide.
Post a query on a message board:
Records & databases:
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Adel was $19,743, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Adel residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Adel, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $420. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $886.
Libraries in Adel include Adel Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Adel include Dallas County News
Dallas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Adel political report.
The average commute time for Adel workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
More info about Adel:
Send us your corrections and additions
Search Associate's degrees, Bachelor's degrees, Master's degrees, Certificate programs, Diploma programs, and many others.
Enter your ZIP or Postal code to find schools near you. Your dream major may be just around the corner!