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People

Total Population 478
Male Share of the Population 57.9%
Female Share of the Population 42.1%
Senior Citizens 14.4%
Employed Population 16+ 230
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 58.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,625
% Above Poverty Level 93.1%
% Below Poverty Level 6.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $639
Median House Value $77,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
US/American 0%
English 13%
Irish 11.9%

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

Emerson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 29 miles SE of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 32 miles SE of Omaha, Nebraska
County Mills
Standard Zip Codes 51533
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.017
Longitude -95.401

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 RED OAK
Distance 14 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Station SHENANDOAH
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 66 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Station GLENWOOD 3 SW
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 32 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 40 to 67 F
Annual Precip 33.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Hastings 172 $27,500
Henderson 165 $47,500

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

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"410 MANCHESTER ST., PO BOX 313"
Emerson, Iowa
(712) 824-7866
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