|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Emerson is 401. Emerson, Iowa is the 14,090th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Emerson was in 2000, when its population was 480. In 2000, Emerson was the 13,551st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 14,090th largest city in the US. Emerson is currently 16.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Emerson has shrunk 16.4% since the year 2000. Emerson, Iowa's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|14084||Peachland, North Carolina||402||-28.9%|
|14085||Prairie City, Illinois||402||-12.6%|
|14086||South Mountain, Texas||402||-1.9%|
|14091||Glenburn, North Dakota||401||8.0%|
|14093||La Barge, Wyoming||401||-6.7%|
|14096||Milford, New York||401||-22.2%|
The total voting age population of Emerson, Iowa, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 362. The voting age population is 48.6% male and 51.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.3% of the residents of Emerson are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Emerson are 86.8% White, 12.4% Black, 0.6% Asian and 0.2% Two or more races.
In Emerson, 7.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 5.4%. On a per-household basis, 5.4% of families are below the poverty line in Emerson.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.2% of Emerson residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.8% of Emerson residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 13.7% have a bachelor's degree and 1.6% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Emerson residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.5% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Emerson is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Emerson, 20.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Emerson is $53,750.
In Emerson, 70.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 29.1% of housing units in Emerson.
Of all the housing units in Emerson, 60.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Emerson, 4.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Emerson is $733.
In Emerson, 70.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.