Population density (sq mi)9985791
Median age41.138.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)65%60%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1837%44%43%
Speak English96%92%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Emmetsburg is 1651% higher than Iowa
  • The median age in Emmetsburg is 8% higher than Iowa
  • In Emmetsburg 93.98% of the population is White
  • In Emmetsburg 3.92% of the population is Black
  • In Emmetsburg 1.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Emmetsburg, IA Demographics


      Emmetsburg population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.24%0.32%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.08%0.18%
      Mixed race0.87%1.97%3.06%
      Other race0.00%1.27%4.75%
      In Emmetsburg, 0.4% 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

      Emmetsburg age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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