Emmett, Idaho Population 2024

8,726

Emmett is a city located in Gem County Idaho. Emmett has a 2024 population of 8,726. It is also the county seat of Gem County.Emmett is currently growing at a rate of 3.21% annually and its population has increased by 13.05% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,719 in 2020.

The average household income in Emmett is $78,817 with a poverty rate of 18.86%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Emmett is 35 years, 34.3 years for males, and 36.4 years for females.

Emmett Demographics

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

  • White: 81.78%
  • Two or more races: 9.75%
  • Other race: 7.85%
  • Native American: 0.42%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Idaho
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,106.80/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
13.05% (1,007)
The current population of Emmett, Idaho is 8,726 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,719.

Emmett, Idaho Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,29281.78%
Two or more races7509.75%
Other race6047.85%
Native American320.42%
Asian160.21%
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Black or African American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Emmett Population by Race

Emmett Population Pyramid 2024

Emmett Median Age

35

Total

34.3

Male

36.4

Female

Emmett Adults

There are 5,585 adults, (1,517 of whom are seniors) in Emmett.

Emmett Age Dependency

89.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Emmett Sex Ratio

Female3,71548.28%
Male3,97951.72%

Emmett Population by Age

Emmett Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,7902.6962.737.3
Married1,2263.5981.518.5
Non Family9401.0850.249.8
Female4373.2448.551.5
Male1873.5535.364.7
showing: 5 rows

3.12

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

62.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emmett 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

Emmett Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emmett Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 60%.

Emmett Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$40,625

Average Earnings

$55,448

Average Male

$29,625

Average Female

Emmett Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emmett Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emmett Language

83.01% of Emmett residents speak only English, while 16.99% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.06% of the population.

Emmett Language

Emmett Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,79981314.02%
Hispanic1,03241440.12%
Other60428647.35%
Multiple60321034.83%
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18.86%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emmett

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emmett is Other, with 47.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emmett is White, with 14.02% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.18%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.55%.

Emmett Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.85%
Some College9.5%
High School7.88%
Bachelors or Greater5.51%
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Emmett Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed8.94%
Male Employed8.04%
Female Unemployed
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Emmett Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emmett Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emmett Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Emmett Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Emmett 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.

Emmett Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emmett Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

558

Number of Veterans

468

Male Veterans

90

Female Veterans

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Emmett Veterans by War

count

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Emmett Veterans by Age

count

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Emmett Veterans by Race

Emmett Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.03%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.94%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emmett Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

0.3%

Unemployment Rate

Emmett Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emmett Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emmett 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

50.68%

Born in Emmett

89.25%

Native Born

10.75%

Foreign Born

6.88%

Non Citizen

3.87%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.25% of Emmett residents were born in the United States, with 50.68% having been born in Idaho. 6.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emmett Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202910,0812712.76%
20289,8102712.84%
20279,5392712.92%
20269,2682713.01%
20258,9972713.11%
20248,7262713.21%
20238,4552713.31%
20228,1842713.42%
20217,9131942.51%
20207,7196429.07%
20197,0771842.67%
20186,893821.2%
20176,8111692.54%
20166,6421031.58%
20156,539240.37%
20146,515400.62%
20136,475-29-0.45%
20126,504-32-0.49%
20116,536-9-0.14%
20106,5451,05519.22%
20005,49088919.32%
19904,601-4-0.09%
19804,60566016.73%
19703,9451764.67%
19603,76970222.89%
19503,067-136-4.25%
19403,20344015.92%
19302,763
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Emmett Population by Year