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Emerald, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Emerald Census Designated Place had a population of 166 as of July 1, 2016. Emerald ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Emerald is located at latitude 45.0867 and longitude -92.2495 in St. Croix County. The formal boundaries for the Emerald Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. St. Croix County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,152 feet.

The Emerald Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586485) 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 Emerald Census Designated Place is located within Town of Glenwood, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Croix County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Emerald population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Emerald, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 166
Population in Households 166
Population in Familes 146
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 89
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 65
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (82.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8 (11.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $250,893


Median Household Income $70,047
Average Household Income $83,070
Per Capita Income $29,905
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.49% 0.71%
Households 0.5% 0.61%
Families 5.27% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Emerald, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emerald to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 702 9th
Population Density1 # 740 5th
Diversity Index2 # 408 47th
Median Household Income # 78 90th
Per Capita Income # 177 77th

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