Emerald Mountain is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 3,460, it is the 144th largest city in Alabama and the 8191st largest city in the United States. Emerald Mountain is currently growing at a rate of 2.22% annually and its population has increased by 4.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,310 in 2020. Spanning over 17 miles, Emerald Mountain has a population density of 215 people per square mile.
The average household income in Emerald Mountain is $103,764 with a poverty rate of 1.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is $248,800. The median age in Emerald Mountain is 33.4 years, 32.2 years for males, and 33.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Emerald Mountainwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
92.93% of Emerald Mountain residents speak only English, while 7.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.43% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 0.55% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is Hispanic, with 12.22% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.36%. Among those working part-time, it was 0.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 2.48%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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95.61% of Emerald Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 48.47% having been born in Alabama. 2.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.