Emmetsburg, IA has a population of 3,803 and is the 7,674th largest city in the United States. The population density is 998 per sq mi which is 1727% higher than the Iowa average and 1002% higher than the national average. The median age in Emmetsburg is 41 which is approximately 8% higher than the Iowa average of 38. In Emmetsburg, 65% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 77% of Emmetsburg residents were born in Iowa, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.