Emmet County is located in north-central Iowa. The County Seat is Estherville and the largest city is Estherville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.emmetcountyia.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 9,990 and the 2010 census population was 10,302. The land area is 395.88 square miles and there are 26 persons per square mile.
94.6% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 9.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 1.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 2.3% is two or more races. 88.4% have a high school degree or higher, and 15.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $82,200, there are 4,119 households, an average of 2.31 persons per household. The per capita income is $27,908, the median household income is $48,601, and 12.5% of the persons in Emmet County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 791. Retail sales (in $1000) were $92,665, and sales per capita were $8,961.
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