Emmetsburg Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Emmetsburg, IA

General Emmetsburg Information

State: Iowa

County: Palo Alto County

Close cities: Rodman, IA, Graettinger, IA, Ruthven, IA, Curlew, IA, Fenton, IA, Whittemore, IA, Cylinder, IA, Ayrshire, IA, Mallard, IA

Emmetsburg Population (census data)
Total 3,651 (-7.7% since 2000)
Male 1,750 (47.9%)
Female 1,901 (52.1%)

Population Density: 966 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 75.6 (US Avg is 100)

Incorporated in 1877

Land Area: 3.78 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,959

Zip Codes: 50536.

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Emmetsburg Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (38.6%)
  • Irish (16.2%)
  • Norwegian (15.2%)
  • English (7.7%)
  • United States (6.1%)
  • Danish (3.8%)

Emmetsburg School Information

High Schools
Emmetsburg High School (205 King Street, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536 - Emmetsburg Community School District District)
Middle Schools
Emmetsburg Middle School (1001 Palmer, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536 - Emmetsburg Community School District District)
Elementary Schools
West Elementary School (602 Call Street, Emmetsburg, IA, 50536 - Emmetsburg Community School District District)

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