Emerson, Georgia Population 2021

1,612
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Emerson is a city located in Bartow County Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,612, it is the 261st largest city in Georgia and the 8436th largest city in the United States . Emerson is currently growing at a rate of 0.50% annually and its population has increased by 9.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,470 in 2010. Emerson reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 9 miles, Emerson has a population density of 187 people per square mile.

The average household income in Emerson is $93,437 with a poverty rate of 13.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $853 per month, and the median house value is $158,100. The median age in Emerson is 42.2 years, 36.1 years for males, and 42.9 years for females.

Emerson Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Emersonwas:

  • White: 83.52%
  • Asian: 8.89%
  • Other race: 4.90%
  • Black or African American: 1.94%
  • Native American: 0.51%
  • Two or more races: 0.23%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Emerson, Georgia is 1,612 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,596.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,470.

Emerson, Georgia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,46583.52%
Asian1568.89%
Some Other Race864.90%
Black or African American341.94%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.51%
Two or More Races40.23%
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Emerson Population by Race

Emerson Population Pyramid $2021

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Emerson Median Age

42.2


Total

36.1


Male

42.9


Female

Emerson Adults

There are 1,304 adults, (276 of whom are seniors) in Emerson.

Emerson Age Dependency

70.6

Age Dependency Ratio

26.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerson Sex Ratio

Female

886

50.51%

Male

868

49.49%

Emerson Population by Age

Emerson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Emerson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female50.6%49.4%
Non Family62.5%37.5%
All76.3%23.7%
Married86.6%13.4%
Male91.2%8.8%

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emerson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6292.7976.3
Married3583.4386.6
Non Family1601.1262.5
Female773.0950.6
Male343.2191.2

3.21

Average Family Size

2.79

Average Household Size

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Emerson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade988.18%
9th to 12th Grade12210.18%
High School Graduate34228.55%
Some College24920.78%
Associates Degree544.51%
Bachelors Degree22318.61%
Graduate Degree1109.18%
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Emerson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emerson Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White971847328
Hispanic109535
Asian7651
Other Race3618
Black2914
Native American99
2+ Races44

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 white people with a rate of 33.78%.

Emerson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,637$43,846$37,222
Less Than 9th Grade$37,847$37,708$
High School Graduate$36,750$42,065$16,250
Some College$39,417$49,167$37,750
Bachelors Degree$46,250$55,750$42,500
Graduate Degree$43,036$$35,313

$40,637

Average Earnings

$43,846

Average Male

$37,222

Average Female

Emerson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emerson Language by Age

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Emerson Language

89.40% of Emerson residents speak only English, while 10.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.99% of the population.

Emerson Language

Emerson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,32717713.34%
Hispanic1574025.48%
Black341647.06%
Other8644.65%

13.64%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.22%

Male Poverty Rate

16.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerson is Black, with 47.06% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerson is Other, with 4.65% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.89%.

Emerson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.09%
High School20.76%
Some College8.91%
Bachelors or Greater4.20%

Emerson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed65.22%
Female Unemployed16.67%
Female Employed9.54%
Male Employed2.58%

Emerson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emerson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$55,625$93,437
Families$58,393$106,230
Married Families$64,500-
Non Families$33,333$39,001
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Income by Household Type

Emerson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

49.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerson Married by Age and Sex

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Emerson 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 55-64.

Emerson Marital Status by Race

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Emerson Marital Status

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94

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam37
First Gulf War30
Second Gulf War19
World War II
Korea

Emerson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5430
65 to 7426
75+25
55 to 6413
18 to 34

Emerson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White907.83%
Black413.79%

Emerson Veterans by Race

Emerson Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerson Veterans by Education

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58.1%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

5.3%

Unemployment Rate

Emerson Employment by Age

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Emerson Employment by Race

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Emerson 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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65.74%

Born in Emerson

90.88%

Native Born

9.12%

Foreign Born

4.16%

Non Citizen

4.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

90.88% of Emerson residents were born in the United States, with 65.74% having been born in Georgia. 4.16% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emerson Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,61280.50%
20201,60480.50%
20191,59680.50%
20181,58870.44%
20171,581281.80%
20161,553301.97%
20151,523271.80%
20141,496130.88%
20131,483120.82%
20121,4710.00%
20111,471-2-0.14%
20101,4730.00%

Emerson Population by Year