Emerson, Georgia Population 2020

1,643

Emerson is a city located in Georgia. With a 2020 population of 1,643, it is the 262nd largest city in Georgia and the 8376th largest city in the United States. Emerson is currently growing at a rate of 1.73% annually and its population has increased by 11.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,470 in 2010. Spanning over 9 miles, Emerson has a population density of 190 people per square mile.

The average household income in Emerson is $85,896 with a poverty rate of 16.62%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $870 per month, and the median house value is $148,100. The median age in Emerson is 38 years, 35.4 years for males, and 42.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.6 males.

Emerson Demographics

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

  • White: 77.03%
  • Other race: 10.56%
  • Asian: 10.33%
  • Black or African American: 1.54%
  • Native American: 0.53%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Emerson, Georgia is 1,643, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,587.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,470.

Emerson, Georgia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,29877.03%
Some Other Race17810.56%
Asian17410.33%
Black or African American261.54%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.53%

Emerson Population Pyramid 2020

Emerson Median Age

38


Total

35.4


Male

42.8


Female

Emerson Adults

There are 1,221 adults, (263 of whom are seniors) in Emerson.

Emerson Age Dependency

75.9

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Emerson Sex Ratio

Female

836

49.61%

Male

849

50.39%

Emerson Households and Families

Emerson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Emerson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male90.6%9.4%
Married85.9%14.1%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family60.9%39.1%
Female41.3%58.7%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5962.8374.2
Married3273.6685.9
Non Family1741.1660.9
Female632.8641.3
Male323.3890.6

3.36

Average Family Size

2.83

Average Household Size

2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Emerson Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1069.33%
9th to 12th Grade13111.53%
High School Graduate29626.06%
Some College24921.92%
Associates Degree464.05%
Bachelors Degree19617.25%
Graduate Degree1129.86%

Emerson Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White886778303
Hispanic152515
Other Race8417
Asian6851
Black2110
Native American99

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 34.20%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,523$41,823$34,583
Less Than High School$35,428$35,395$
High School Grad$36,000$43,625$16,250
Some College$38,438$46,875$36,875
Bachelors Degree$50,625$53,906$45,156
Graduate Degree$43,750$96,111$36,875

$38,523

Average Earnings

$41,823

Average Male

$34,583

Average Female

Emerson Language

Emerson Language by Age

Emerson Language

84.63% of Emerson residents speak only English, while 15.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.18% of the population.

Emerson Poverty

Emerson Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,17017915.30%
Hispanic2428635.54%
Other1785229.21%
Black26830.77%

16.62%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.56%

Male Poverty Rate

18.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emerson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emerson is Hispanic, with 35.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emerson is White, with 15.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.61%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.12%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.72%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.97%
High School25.00%
Some College8.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed82.35%
Female Unemployed18.75%
Female Employed10.10%
Male Employed5.35%

Emerson Income

Emerson Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$54,063$85,896
Families$55,833$98,000
Married Families$67,083-
Non Families$33,214$44,185

Emerson Marital Status

Emerson Marital Status

Marriage Rates

56.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.5%

Male Marriage Rate

51.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Emerson Married by Age and Sex

Emerson 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 55-64.

Emerson Marital Status by Race

Emerson Veterans

96

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam32
First Gulf War25
Second Gulf War17
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 5425
75+24
65 to 7424
55 to 6423
18 to 34
Name Veterans % of Total
White918.79%
Black523.81%

$Emerson Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emerson Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

54.4%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Emerson 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

63.03%

Born in Georgia

88.31%

Native Born

11.69%

Foreign Born

6.41%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.31% of Emerson residents were born in the United States, with 63.03% having been born in Georgia. 6.41% 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
20201,643281.73%
20191,615281.76%
20181,587120.76%
20171,575281.81%
20161,547291.91%
20151,518261.74%
20141,492130.88%
20131,479120.82%
20121,4670.00%
20111,4670.00%
20101,4670.00%