Emmet County IA Information


Emmet County Subdivisions

Emmet County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,871
Population in Households 9,425
Population in Familes 7,312
Population in Group Qrtrs 446
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 33


Median Household Income $48,808
Average Household Income $69,354
Per Capita Income $29,236


Total Housing Units 4,758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,165 (66.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 928 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 665 (14.0%)
Median Home Value $90,942
Average Home Value $139,518


Total Households 4,093
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 2,557
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.52% -0.61%
Households -0.42% -0.63%
Families -0.59% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.21%


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, 2018 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 Density # 57 43rd
Diversity Index # 17 85th
Median Household Income # 82 18th
Per Capita Income # 34 67th

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