Emerald Mountain demographics profile

StatisticEmerald MountainAlabamaNational
Population density (sq mi)1959291
Median age33.538.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)74%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1857%40%43%
Speak English95%95%79%
Speak Spanish4%3%13%
Emerald Mountain, AL has a population of 3,134 and is the 8,583rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 195 per sq mi which is 112% higher than the Alabama average and 115% higher than the national average. The median age in Emerald Mountain is 34 which is approximately 13% lower than the Alabama average of 39. In Emerald Mountain, 74% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 4% speak Spanish. 67% of Emerald Mountain residents were born in Alabama, 30% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 1% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Emerald Mountain is 112% higher than Alabama.
  • The median age in Emerald Mountain is 13% lower than Alabama.
  • In Emerald Mountain 81.75% of the population is White.
  • In Emerald Mountain 14.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Emerald Mountain 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Emerald Mountain population breakdown by race

RaceEmerald MountainAlabamaNational
Black or African American14.61%26.48%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.49%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race2.17%1.76%3.06%
Other race1.47%1.28%4.75%
In Emerald Mountain, 1.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Emerald Mountain, AL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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