Emmet County IA Information


Emmet County Subdivisions

Emmet County IA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,884
Daytime Population: Workers 4,786
Daytime Population: Residents 4,920
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,706
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 9,438
Population in Familes 7,389
Population in Group Qrtrs 446
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $48,341
Average Household Income $66,466
Per Capita Income $28,163


Total Housing Units 4,758 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,083 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,034 (21.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 641 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $88,582
Average Home Value $139,426


Total Households 4,117
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 2,576
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.57% -0.63%
Households -0.39% -0.61%
Families -0.56% -0.72%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


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, 2017 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 # 56 45th
Diversity Index # 17 84th
Median Household Income # 82 18th
Per Capita Income # 31 70th

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