Emerson, GA has a population of 1,649 and is the 12,147th largest city in the United States. The population density is 189 per sq mi which is 13% higher than the Georgia average and 109% higher than the national average. The median age in Emerson is 41 which is approximately 13% higher than the Georgia average of 36. In Emerson, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 84% speak English and 16% speak Spanish. 61% of Emerson residents were born in Georgia, 24% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 14% were foreign born.