Emerald Mountain, Alabama Population 2024

3,569

Emerald Mountain is a city located in Elmore County Alabama. Emerald Mountain has a 2024 population of 3,569. Emerald Mountain is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 16.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,072 in 2020.

The average household income in Emerald Mountain is $146,622 with a poverty rate of 2.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Emerald Mountain is 37.1 years, 35.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Emerald Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 87.98%
  • Black or African American: 9.92%
  • Other race: 1.06%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Asian: 0.36%
  • Two or more races: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alabama
Land Area (mi²)
16.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
221.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.18% (497)
The current population of Emerald Mountain, Alabama is 3,569 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,072.

Emerald Mountain, Alabama Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White3,14087.98%
Black or African American3549.92%
Other race381.06%
Native American160.45%
Asian130.36%
Two or more races80.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Two or more races

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Emerald Mountain Population by Race

Emerald Mountain Population Pyramid 2024

Emerald Mountain Median Age

37.1

Total

35.7

Male

37.2

Female

Emerald Mountain Adults

There are 2,391 adults, (320 of whom are seniors) in Emerald Mountain.

Emerald Mountain Age Dependency

72.3

Age Dependency Ratio

15.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerald Mountain Sex Ratio

Female1,92353.88%
Male1,64646.12%

Emerald Mountain Population by Age

Emerald Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0443.4297.92.1
Married8053.971000
Non Family185088.111.9
Female353.511000
Male193.371000
showing: 5 rows

3.94

Average Family Size

3.42

Average Household Size

97.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emerald Mountain Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$61,875

Average Earnings

$75,966

Average Male

$39,308

Average Female

Emerald Mountain Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emerald Mountain Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emerald Mountain Language

99.11% of Emerald Mountain residents speak only English, while 0.89% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.89% of the population.

Emerald Mountain Language

Emerald Mountain Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White3,113401.28%
Other3838100%
Hispanic653858.46%
showing: 3 rows

2.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

2.37%

Male Poverty Rate

2.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerald Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 6.51%.

Emerald Mountain Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.36%
High School4.82%
Some College1.72%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%
showing: 4 rows

Emerald Mountain Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed11.54%
Male Employed1.3%
Female Employed0.55%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Emerald Mountain Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emerald Mountain Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emerald Mountain Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

60.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

67.7%

Male Marriage Rate

55.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerald Mountain Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Emerald Mountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 20-34, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Emerald Mountain Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emerald Mountain Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

373

Number of Veterans

332

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

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Emerald Mountain Veterans by War

count

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Emerald Mountain Veterans by Age

count

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Emerald Mountain Veterans by Race

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerald Mountain Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

76.6%

Labor Force Participation

73.8%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

Emerald Mountain Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emerald Mountain Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emerald Mountain 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

51.41%

Born in Emerald Mountain

99.16%

Native Born

0.84%

Foreign Born

0.84%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.16% of Emerald Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 51.41% having been born in Alabama. 0.84% 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

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20243,569
20233,569
20223,5691133.27%
20213,45638412.5%
20203,072-400-11.52%
20193,4722728.5%
20183,200963.09%
20173,104-30-0.96%
20163,1342398.26%
20152,89557925%
20142,316251.09%
20132,2911115.09%
20122,180-79-3.5%
20112,259-302-11.79%
20102,561
showing: 15 rows

Emerald Mountain Population by Year