Emerald Mountain, Alabama Population 2020

3,200

Emerald Mountain is a city located in Alabama. Emerald Mountain has a 2020 population of 3,200. Emerald Mountain is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 24.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,561 in 2010. Emerald Mountain reached it's highest population of 3,200 in 2018.

The average household income in Emerald Mountain is $104,662 with a poverty rate of 5.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,595 per month, and the median house value is $222,900. The median age in Emerald Mountain is 32.9 years, 30.4 years for males, and 33.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.1 males.

Emerald Mountain Demographics

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

  • White: 77.63%
  • Black or African American: 16.63%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Other race: 1.47%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Emerald Mountain, Alabama is 3,200, 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 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,48477.63%
Black or African American53216.63%
Two or More Races1374.28%
Some Other Race471.47%

Emerald Mountain Population Pyramid 2020

Emerald Mountain Median Age

32.9


Total

30.4


Male

33.5


Female

Emerald Mountain Adults

There are 2,010 adults, (362 of whom are seniors) in Emerald Mountain.

Emerald Mountain Age Dependency

94.2

Age Dependency Ratio

22

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerald Mountain Sex Ratio

Female

1,692

52.88%

Male

1,508

47.13%

Emerald Mountain Households and Families

Emerald Mountain Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Emerald Mountain Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family100%0%
Married96.5%3.5%
All85.2%14.8%
Male46.7%53.3%
Female31%69%

85.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,0063.1885.2
Married7423.2496.5
Female1553.8331
Non Family791.18100
Male303.7346.7

3.26

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

4.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Emerald Mountain Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade623.34%
9th to 12th Grade140.75%
High School Graduate22211.97%
Some College45524.53%
Associates Degree27314.72%
Bachelors Degree41622.43%
Graduate Degree41322.26%

Emerald Mountain Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,4531,400646
Black288288129
Multiple Races6037
Hispanic545454

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,989$53,315$42,803
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$44,732$52,667$32,153
Some College$42,250$46,281$24,722
Bachelors Degree$57,364$66,797$55,658
Graduate Degree$66,184$64,911$66,250

$45,989

Average Earnings

$53,315

Average Male

$42,803

Average Female

Emerald Mountain Language

Emerald Mountain Language by Age

Emerald Mountain Language

93.12% of Emerald Mountain residents speak only English, while 6.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.97% of the population.

Emerald Mountain Poverty

Emerald Mountain Poverty by Race

5.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.03%

Male Poverty Rate

4.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerald Mountain

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 7.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerald Mountain is White, with 7.07% 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 13.64%.

Name Poverty
Some College5.63%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
High School0.00%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Emerald Mountain Income

Emerald Mountain Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$84,500$104,662
Families$86,042$107,224
Married Families$91,838-
Non Families$65,602$58,070

Emerald Mountain Marital Status

Emerald Mountain Marital Status

Marriage Rates

69.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

69.4%

Male Marriage Rate

69.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerald Mountain Married by Age and Sex

Emerald Mountain Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Emerald Mountain Marital Status by Race

Emerald Mountain Veterans

222

Number of Veterans

170

Male Veterans

52

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War106
Second Gulf War83
Vietnam49
World War II
Korea

$Emerald Mountain Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerald Mountain Employment Status

66.8%

Labor Force Participation

62.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Emerald Mountain Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

64.94%

Born in Alabama

96.88%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

1.97%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.88% of Emerald Mountain residents were born in the United States, with 64.94% having been born in Alabama. 1.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,2000.00%
20193,2000.00%
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%