Emison, IN Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Emison Census Designated Place had a population of 152 as of July 1, 2017. Emison ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Emison is located at latitude 38.7978 and longitude -87.4614 in Knox County. The formal boundaries for the Emison Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Knox County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 469 feet.

The Emison Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583451) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Emison Census Designated Place is located within Township of Busseron, a minor civil division (MCD) of Knox County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Emison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Emison, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 152
Daytime Population: Workers 3
Daytime Population: Residents 64
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 67
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.44
Population in Households 152
Population in Familes 132
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 97
Diversity Index3 3


Median Household Income $52,256
Average Household Income $68,672
Per Capita Income $26,928


Total Housing Units 70 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 54 (77.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 (11.4%)
Median Home Value $139,583
Average Home Value $174,057


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.18% -0.26%
Households -0.22% 0.0%
Families -0.29% -0.43%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   4.01%

Emison, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emison to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 628 8th
Population Density # 668 2nd
Diversity Index # 675 1st
Median Household Income # 268 61st
Per Capita Income # 187 73rd

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