Emerald Lakes, Pennsylvania Population 2024

3,084

Emerald Lakes is a city located in Monroe County Pennsylvania. Emerald Lakes has a 2024 population of 3,084. Emerald Lakes is currently declining at a rate of -2.28% annually but its population has increased by 4.15% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,961 in 2020.

The average household income in Emerald Lakes is $105,335 with a poverty rate of 1.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Emerald Lakes is 42.5 years, 44.9 years for males, and 35.7 years for females.

Emerald Lakes Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Emerald Lakes was:

  • White: 60.9%
  • Two or more races: 18.84%
  • Black or African American: 15.83%
  • Other race: 4.43%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,036.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.15% (123)
The current population of Emerald Lakes, Pennsylvania is 3,084 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,961.

Emerald Lakes, Pennsylvania Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,96660.9%
Two or more races60818.84%
Black or African American51115.83%
Other race1434.43%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Emerald Lakes Population by Race

Emerald Lakes Population Pyramid 2024

Emerald Lakes Median Age

42.5

Total

44.9

Male

35.7

Female

Emerald Lakes Adults

There are 2,652 adults, (203 of whom are seniors) in Emerald Lakes.

Emerald Lakes Age Dependency

31.8

Age Dependency Ratio

8.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

23.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerald Lakes Sex Ratio

Female1,82256.44%
Male1,40643.56%

Emerald Lakes Population by Age

Emerald Lakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,1132.977.322.7
Married5223.678713
Female2823.3870.629.4
Non Family278074.525.5
Male312.580100

3.24

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

77.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emerald Lakes Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1566.48%
Associates Degree2379.84%
Bachelors Degree2078.6%
Graduate Degree30.12%
High School Graduate1,08445.02%
Less Than 9th Grade261.08%
Some College69528.86%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Emerald Lakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emerald Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White1,4591,421173
Hispanic53944225
2+ Races5183950
Black26826817
Other Race1431220

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.86%.

Emerald Lakes Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$38,405$0$29,789
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$38,870$90,631$37,896
Less Than 9th Grade$71,458$71,458$0
Overall$39,664$90,156$32,721
Some College$53,594$74,750$0

$39,664

Average Earnings

$90,156

Average Male

$32,721

Average Female

Emerald Lakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emerald Lakes Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emerald Lakes Language

88.73% of Emerald Lakes residents speak only English, while 11.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.75% of the population.

Emerald Lakes Language

Emerald Lakes Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Other1432416.78%
Black511244.7%
Hispanic813242.95%
White1,946150.77%

1.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.71%

Male Poverty Rate

2.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerald Lakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerald Lakes is Other, with 16.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerald Lakes is White, with 0.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.23%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 10.11%.

Emerald Lakes Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Some College3.33%
High School2.21%
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Emerald Lakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0.8%
Female Unemployed0%

Emerald Lakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emerald Lakes Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$95,083$95,408
Households$101,318$105,335
Married Families$132,823$-999,999,999
Non Families$95,491$69,571

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emerald Lakes Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerald Lakes Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Emerald Lakes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Emerald Lakes Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emerald Lakes Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

136

Number of Veterans

136

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam79
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Emerald Lakes Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6475
75+37
65 to 7424
18 to 340
35 to 540

Emerald Lakes Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White1126.64%
Hispanic448.16%
Other Race2416.78%

Emerald Lakes Veterans by Race

Emerald Lakes Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerald Lakes Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

78.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.2%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

Emerald Lakes Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emerald Lakes Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emerald Lakes Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

26.77%

Born in Emerald Lakes

94.83%

Native Born

5.17%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

5.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.83% of Emerald Lakes residents were born in the United States, with 26.77% having been born in Pennsylvania. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emerald Lakes Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,084-72-2.28%
20233,156-72-2.23%
20223,228-72-2.18%
20213,30033911.45%
20202,961-534-15.28%
20193,495-459-11.61%
20183,9541955.19%
20173,759-449-10.67%
20164,20838610.1%
20153,82253916.42%
20143,28349617.8%
20132,787-222-7.38%
20123,00936213.68%
20112,647-239-8.28%
20102,88600%

Emerald Lakes Population by Year