Emmet County, Iowa Population 2024

8,892

Emmet County, Iowa's estimated 2024 population is 8,892 with a growth rate of -1.57% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Emmet County, Iowa is the 81st largest county in Iowa. The 2010 population was 10,277 and has seen a growth of -13.48% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,182-142-1.71%
20288,324-142-1.68%
20278,466-142-1.65%
20268,608-142-1.62%
20258,750-142-1.6%
20248,892-142-1.57%
20239,034-142-1.55%
20229,176-142-1.52%
20219,318-17-0.18%
20209,3351111.2%
20199,224-52-0.56%
20189,276-152-1.61%
20179,428-160-1.67%
20169,588-120-1.24%
20159,708-122-1.24%
20149,830-56-0.57%
20139,886-63-0.63%
20129,949-143-1.42%
201110,092-185-1.8%
201010,277
199011,569-1,767-13.25%
198013,336-673-4.8%
197014,009-862-5.8%
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%
1860105-8,077-98.72%
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2024 Growth Rate
-1.57% (-142)
County Website
Emmet County
State
Iowa
County Seat
2010 Population
10,277
Area
396 mi²
Density
22 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
-13.48% (-1,385)
Founded
1851

Emmet County, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,08386.46%
Two or more races6867.34%
Black or African American3403.64%
Other race1861.99%
Native American230.25%
Asian230.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander80.09%
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Emmet County, Iowa Population by Race

Emmet County, Iowa Population Pyramid 2024

Emmet County, Iowa Median Age

44.8

Total

43.6

Male

46.2

Female

Emmet County, Iowa Adults

There are 7,559 adults, (2,156 of whom are seniors) in Emmet County, Iowa.

Emmet County, Iowa Age Dependency

73

Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Emmet County, Iowa Sex Ratio

Female4,71450.42%
Male4,63549.58%

Emmet County, Iowa Population by Age

Emmet County, Iowa Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,8812.2377.622.4
Married1,6892.8788.311.7
Non Family1,6521.2769.430.6
Female4143.146535
Male1263.283.316.7
showing: 5 rows

2.84

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

77.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Emmet County, Iowa 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

Emmet County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emmet County, Iowa 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 100%.

Emmet County, Iowa Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$38,996

Average Earnings

$48,496

Average Male

$29,657

Average Female

Emmet County, Iowa Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emmet County, Iowa Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Emmet County, Iowa Language

92.94% of Emmet County, Iowa residents speak only English, while 7.06% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.04% of the population.

Emmet County, Iowa Language

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,29879510.89%
Multiple65625538.87%
Hispanic86510412.02%
Black203167.88%
Islander88100%
Other15010.67%
showing: 6 rows

12.7%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.1%

Male Poverty Rate

14.33%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emmet County, Iowa

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emmet County, Iowa is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emmet County, Iowa is Other, with 0.67% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.22%.

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.01%
Some College13.17%
High School11.72%
Bachelors or Greater0.2%
showing: 4 rows

Emmet County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed29.82%
Male Unemployed25%
Female Employed7.26%
Male Employed3.9%
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Emmet County, Iowa Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emmet County, Iowa Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.9%

Male Marriage Rate

45.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 55-64.

Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Emmet County, Iowa Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

398

Number of Veterans

366

Male Veterans

32

Female Veterans

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Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by War

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Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Age

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Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Race

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

10.9%

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

64%

Labor Force Participation

62.6%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Emmet County, Iowa Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Emmet County, Iowa Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Emmet County, Iowa 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

62.48%

Born in Emmet County, Iowa

95.22%

Native Born

4.78%

Foreign Born

2.05%

Non Citizen

2.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.22% of Emmet County, Iowa residents were born in the United States, with 62.48% having been born in Iowa. 2.05% 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

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