Emerald Mountain, Alabama Population 2021

3,472
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Emerald Mountain is a city located in Alabama. Emerald Mountain has a 2020 population of 3,472. Emerald Mountain is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 35.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,561 in 2010. Emerald Mountain reached it's highest population of 3,472 in 2019.

The average household income in Emerald Mountain is $103,764 with a poverty rate of 8.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,583 per month, and the median house value is $245,700. The median age in Emerald Mountain is 33.4 years, 32.2 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.

Emerald Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 78.02%
  • Black or African American: 17.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.80%
  • Native American: 0.78%
  • Asian: 0.35%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Emerald Mountain, Alabama is 3,472 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,200.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,561.

Emerald Mountain, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,70978.02%
Black or African American59217.05%
Two or More Races1323.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native270.78%
Asian120.35%
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Emerald Mountain Population by Race

Emerald Mountain Population Pyramid $2021

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Emerald Mountain Median Age

33.4


Total

32.2


Male

33.7


Female

Emerald Mountain Adults

There are 2,193 adults, (395 of whom are seniors) in Emerald Mountain.

Emerald Mountain Age Dependency

93.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

71.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerald Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

1,895

54.58%

Male

1,577

45.42%

Emerald Mountain Population by Age

Emerald Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Emerald Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Married96.3%3.7%
All82.5%17.5%
Male62.1%37.9%
Female35.3%64.7%

82.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emerald Mountain Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,1702.9782.5
Married7383.1996.3
Female2583.435.3
Non Family1451.08100
Male293.0362.1

3.1

Average Family Size

2.97

Average Household Size

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Emerald Mountain Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1075.25%
9th to 12th Grade281.37%
High School Graduate2019.86%
Some College49424.24%
Associates Degree29214.33%
Bachelors Degree46422.77%
Graduate Degree45222.18%
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Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,5241,438648
Black334320156
Hispanic737373
2+ Races6833
Native American272727
Asian121212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,929$62,321$46,628
Less Than 9th Grade$31,336$$
High School Graduate$42,833$44,250$
Some College$45,688$53,145$34,271
Bachelors Degree$59,143$80,208$47,569
Graduate Degree$65,833$92,561$64,667

$48,929

Average Earnings

$62,321

Average Male

$46,628

Average Female

Emerald Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emerald Mountain Language by Age

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Emerald Mountain Language

95.81% of Emerald Mountain residents speak only English, while 4.19% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.77% of the population.

Emerald Mountain Language

Emerald Mountain Poverty by Race

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8.67%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.40%

Male Poverty Rate

7.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerald Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 11.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.00%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.51%.

Emerald Mountain Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College9.03%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than 9th Grade0.00%

Emerald Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Emerald Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emerald Mountain Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$87,177$103,764
Families$87,969$104,568
Married Families$106,471-
Non Families$85,547$82,207
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Income by Household Type

Emerald Mountain Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

61.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.1%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerald Mountain Married by Age and Sex

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Emerald Mountain 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 45-54.

Emerald Mountain Marital Status by Race

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Emerald Mountain Marital Status

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271

Number of Veterans

201

Male Veterans

70

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War142
Second Gulf War121
Vietnam22
Korea11
World War II

Emerald Mountain Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54128
55 to 6487
75+23
18 to 3423
65 to 7410

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22112.73%
Black5015.48%
Hispanic4142.27%

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Race

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Education

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67.6%

Labor Force Participation

62.3%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Emerald Mountain Employment by Age

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Emerald Mountain Employment by Race

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Emerald Mountain Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.39%

Born in Emerald Mountain

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.41%

Non Citizen

1.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Emerald Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 63.39% having been born in Alabama. 1.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emerald Mountain Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20213,4720.00%
20203,4720.00%
20193,4722728.50%
20183,200963.09%
20173,104-30-0.96%
20163,1342398.26%
20152,89557925.00%
20142,316251.09%
20132,2911115.09%
20122,180-79-3.50%
20112,259-302-11.79%
20102,5610.00%

Emerald Mountain Population by Year