Emmet County IA Information


Emmet County Subdivisions

Emmet County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,058
Population in Households 9,625
Population in Familes 7,557
Population in Group Qrtrs 433
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 4,186
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,630
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,128 (65.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,058 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 572 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $88,942
Average Home Value $138,107


Median Household Income $44,991
Average Household Income $64,148
Per Capita Income $27,154
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.38% -0.15%
Households -0.19% -0.13%
Families -0.32% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Emmet County IA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emmet County to the other 99 counties and county equivalents in Iowa by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 77 23rd
Population Density1 # 55 46th
Diversity Index2 # 10 91st
Median Household Income # 83 17th
Per Capita Income # 42 59th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Iowa Census Data Comparison Tool.