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People

Total Population 319
Male Share of the Population 47.6%
Female Share of the Population 52.4%
Senior Citizens 12.5%
Employed Population 16+ 125
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 38.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.2%
Median Earnings25+ $31,188
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,389

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,750
% Above Poverty Level 78.1%
% Below Poverty Level 21.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.8%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.3%
Median Gross Rent $528
Median House Value $32,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.8%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 1.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Emerson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 51 miles NE of Bossier City, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 210 miles E of Dallas, Texas
County Columbia
Standard Zip Codes 71740
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.097
Longitude -93.192

Emerson Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MAGNOLIA
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Station EL DORADO S AZ RGNL AP
Distance 23.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.1 inches
Station STAMPS
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 52.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Buckner 280 $51,000
Magnolia 11,690 $41,190
McNeil 514 $19,931
Stephens 1,012 $36,635
Taylor 610 $55,268
Waldo 1,279 $27,313

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Emerson High Schools

EMERSON HIGH SCHOOL
400 CHURCH STREET
870-547-2862
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 164 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.7

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