is a city located in Bartow County, Georgia
. As of the 2000
census, the city had a total population of 1,092.
Geography\nEmerson is located at 34°7'52" North, 84°45'10" West (34.131185, -84.752867)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 15.3 km²
). 15.3 km² (5.9 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.34% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census
, there are 1,092 people, 382 households, and 297 families residing in the city. The population density
is 71.5/km² (185.0/mi²). There are 408 housing units at an average density of 26.7/km² (69.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 80.13% White, 17.03% African American
, 0.46% Native American
, 0.27% Asian
, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.55% from other races, and 1.56% from two or more races. 2.38% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 382 households out of which 31.2% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.9% are married couples living together, 14.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 22.0% are non-families. 19.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 8.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.84 and the average family size is 3.21.
In the city the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.1% from 18 to 24, 30.4% from 25 to 44, 23.5% from 45 to 64, and 11.4% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $36,181, and the median income for a family is $41,429. Males have a median income of $29,250 versus $24,375 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,270. 16.4% of the population and 12.3% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 22.9% are under the age of 18 and 17.9% are 65 or older.