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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Emerald Isle is 3,891. Emerald Isle, North Carolina is the 5,506th largest city in the US.
The current population of Emerald Isle (3,891) is it's peak population.
Emerald Isle has grown 11.6% since the 2000. Emerald Isle, North Carolina is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5500||Norwood Young America, Minnesota||3,896||24.6%|
|5506||Emerald Isle, North Carolina||3,891||11.6%|
|5507||Weston, West Virginia||3,890||-9.3%|
The total voting age population of Emerald Isle, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,189. The voting age population is 47.0% male and 53.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 30.1% of the residents of Emerald Isle are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Emerald Isle are 95.8% White, 2.0% Two or more races, 1.1% American Indian, 0.9% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.1% Black. Additionally, 1.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Emerald Isle, 2.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 0.0%. On a per-household basis, 1.5% of families are below the poverty line in Emerald Isle.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.6% of Emerald Isle residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 98.4% of Emerald Isle residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 48.5% have a bachelor's degree and 24.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Emerald Isle residents aged 5 and older, 3.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Emerald Isle is 4.2%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Emerald Isle, 23.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Emerald Isle is $78,194.
In Emerald Isle, 83.2% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 16.8% of housing units in Emerald Isle.
In Emerald Isle, 18.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,300 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Emerald Isle is $1,408.
In Emerald Isle, 90.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.