Emerson demographics profile

StatisticEmersonIowaNational
Population5253,106,589318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)2,0505591
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%
Emerson, IA has a population of 525 and is the 19,242nd largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,050 per sq mi which is 3652% higher than the Iowa average and 2162% higher than the national average. The median age in Emerson is 30 which is approximately 21% lower than the Iowa average of 38. In Emerson, 67% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 65% of Emerson residents were born in Iowa, 33% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Emerson is 3652% 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 or African American.
  • In Emerson 1.71% of the population is Asian.

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Emerson population breakdown by race

RaceEmersonIowaNational
White92.76%90.90%73.35%
Black or African American4.38%3.32%12.63%
Asian1.71%2.14%5.22%
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.

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