Emmet County, Iowa Population 2021

Emmet County, Iowa's estimated population is 9,070 with a growth rate of -0.76% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Emmet County, Iowa is the 80th largest county inIowa. The 2010 Population was 10,276 and has seen a growth of -11.74% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20219,070-69-0.76%
20209,139-69-0.75%
20199,208-69-0.74%
20189,277-145-1.54%
20179,422-159-1.66%
20169,581-121-1.25%
20159,702-119-1.21%
20149,821-59-0.60%
20139,880-64-0.64%
20129,944-145-1.44%
201110,089-187-1.82%
201010,276-1,293-11.18%
199011,569-1,767-13.25%
198013,336-673-4.80%
197014,009-862-5.80%
196014,8717695.45%
195014,1026965.19%
194013,4065504.28%
193012,8562291.81%
192012,6272,81128.64%
19109,816-120-1.21%
19009,9365,662132.48%
18904,2742,724175.74%
18801,55015811.35%
18701,3921,2871225.71%
18601050.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.76% (-69)
County Website
State
Founded
1851
County Seat
2010 Population
10,276
Growth Since 2010
-11.74% (-1,206)
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Emmet County, Iowa Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,92994.61%
Black or African American1992.11%
Two or More Races1581.67%
Some Other Race1121.19%
Asian240.25%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.17%
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Emmet County, Iowa Population by Race

Emmet County, Iowa Population Pyramid $2021

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Emmet County, Iowa Median Age

42.9


Total

41.6


Male

44.7


Female

Emmet County, Iowa Adults

There are 7,479 adults, (1,937 of whom are seniors) in Emmet County, Iowa.

Emmet County, Iowa Age Dependency

70.3

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Emmet County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female

4,710

49.90%

Male

4,728

50.10%

Emmet County, Iowa Population by Age

Emmet County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Emmet County, Iowa Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female57.3%42.7%
Non Family68.4%31.6%
All78.1%21.9%
Married88.8%11.2%
Male91.3%8.7%

78.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emmet County, Iowa Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0362.178.1
Married1,9132.7988.8
Non Family1,6141.1368.4
Female3372.5657.3
Male1722.791.3

2.7

Average Family Size

2.1

Average Household Size

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Emmet County, Iowa Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2463.80%
9th to 12th Grade3585.53%
High School Graduate2,12732.84%
Some College1,62925.15%
Associates Degree89713.85%
Bachelors Degree91314.10%
Graduate Degree3064.73%
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Emmet County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emmet County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,9735,5951,173
Hispanic44221615
Other Race5725
Black333327
2+ Races252513
Asian24244

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 black people with a rate of 81.82%.

Emmet County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,836$42,646$30,259
Less Than 9th Grade$25,507$32,000$
High School Graduate$33,603$39,650$23,056
Some College$35,369$40,938$27,317
Bachelors Degree$42,639$63,523$34,844
Graduate Degree$66,932$67,356$65,357

$35,836

Average Earnings

$42,646

Average Male

$30,259

Average Female

Emmet County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emmet County, Iowa Language by Age

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Emmet County, Iowa Language

91.86% of Emmet County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 8.14% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.42% of the population.

Emmet County, Iowa Language

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,50884511.25%
Hispanic87020022.99%
Multiple132107.58%

12.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.45%

Male Poverty Rate

15.40%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emmet County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emmet County, Iowa is Hispanic, with 22.99% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emmet County, Iowa is Multiple, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.69%.

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.28%
High School9.48%
Some College8.71%
Bachelors or Greater4.42%

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.64%
Male Unemployed63.29%
Female Employed5.68%
Male Employed3.71%

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emmet County, Iowa Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,563$67,627
Families$70,656$82,629
Married Families$76,686-
Non Families$31,731$43,186
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Income by Household Type

Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.5%

Male Marriage Rate

50.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

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Emmet County, Iowa 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 35-44.

Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

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Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status

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535

Number of Veterans

490

Male Veterans

45

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam212
Korea85
First Gulf War77
Second Gulf War38
World War II30

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+181
65 to 74144
35 to 54111
55 to 6483
18 to 3416

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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7.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.74%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Education

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63.3%

Labor Force Participation

61.1%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Employment by Age

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Emmet County, Iowa Employment by Race

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Emmet County, Iowa 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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63.96%

Born in Emmet County, Iowa

94.99%

Native Born

5.01%

Foreign Born

2.71%

Non Citizen

2.30%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.99% of Emmet County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 63.96% having been born in Iowa. 2.71% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emmet County, Iowa Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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