Population density (sq mi)2,0505791
Median age29.938.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)67%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1847%44%43%
Speak English99%92%79%
Speak Spanish0%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Emerson is 3496% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Emerson is 21% lower than Iowa
  • In Emerson 92.76% of the population is White
  • In Emerson 4.38% of the population is Black
  • In Emerson 1.71% of the population is Asian

Compare Emerson, IA Demographics


      Emerson population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.19%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.95%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Emerson, 0.0% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Emerson age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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