Emerson, Georgia Population 2024

1,461

Emerson is a city located in Bartow County Georgia. Emerson has a 2024 population of 1,461. Emerson is currently growing at a rate of 0.41% annually and its population has increased by 1.67% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,437 in 2020.

The average household income in Emerson is $105,872 with a poverty rate of 10.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Emerson is 40 years, 39.7 years for males, and 41.2 years for females.

Emerson Demographics

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

  • White: 80.87%
  • Black or African American: 12.23%
  • Native American: 3.26%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Other race: 1%
  • Asian: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Georgia
Land Area (mi²)
8.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
169.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.67% (24)
The current population of Emerson, Georgia is 1,461 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,437.

Emerson, Georgia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,28980.87%
Black or African American19512.23%
Native American523.26%
Two or more races392.45%
Other race161%
Asian30.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Native American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Emerson Population by Race

Emerson Population Pyramid 2024

Emerson Median Age

40

Total

39.7

Male

41.2

Female

Emerson Adults

There are 1,232 adults, (266 of whom are seniors) in Emerson.

Emerson Age Dependency

65

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerson Sex Ratio

Female78549.25%
Male80950.75%

Emerson Population by Age

Emerson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6102.66832
Married3263.0479.120.9
Non Family1881.0752.747.3
Female854.2855.344.7
Male112.731000
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emerson 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

Emerson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emerson Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 39.18%.

Emerson Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,889

Average Earnings

$60,469

Average Male

$46,063

Average Female

Emerson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emerson Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emerson Language

90.65% of Emerson residents speak only English, while 9.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.01% of the population.

Emerson Language

Emerson Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black19310554.4%
White1,220554.51%
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10.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.21%

Male Poverty Rate

9.96%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerson is Black, with 54.4% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerson is White, with 4.51% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 14.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.2%.

Emerson Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade18.75%
High School9.45%
Bachelors or Greater6.55%
Some College3.04%
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Emerson Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed64.71%
Female Unemployed21.05%
Female Employed4.2%
Male Employed
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Emerson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emerson Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emerson Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

55.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.4%

Male Marriage Rate

53.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerson Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Emerson Marriage

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

Emerson Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emerson Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

71

Number of Veterans

64

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

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Emerson Veterans by War

count

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Emerson Veterans by Age

count

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Emerson Veterans by Race

Emerson Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

4.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.99%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerson Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.1%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Emerson Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emerson Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emerson 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

75.47%

Born in Emerson

95.55%

Native Born

4.45%

Foreign Born

3.45%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.55% of Emerson residents were born in the United States, with 75.47% having been born in Georgia. 3.45% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,49160.4%
20281,48560.41%
20271,47960.41%
20261,47360.41%
20251,46760.41%
20241,46160.41%
20231,45560.41%
20221,44960.42%
20211,44360.42%
20201,437-150-9.45%
20191,58760.38%
20181,581100.64%
20171,571261.68%
20161,545312.05%
20151,514261.75%
20141,488130.88%
20131,475130.89%
20121,462
20111,462-2-0.14%
20101,464
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Emerson Population by Year