Emmett, Idaho

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Population in 2017: 6,829 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.4%
 
Males: 3,314  (48.5%)
Females: 3,515  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Idaho median age:

36.3 years

Zip codes: 83617.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,328 (it was $26,480 in 2000)
Emmett:

$36,328
ID:

$52,225

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,857 (it was $13,027 in 2000)

Emmett city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,978 (it was $78,800 in 2000)
Emmett:

$126,978
ID:

$207,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $228,766; detached houses: $238,760; townhouses or other attached units: $253,251; mobile homes: $105,961

Median gross rent in 2017: $727.

March 2019 cost of living index in Emmett: 91.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 24.8%
(25.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 55.0% for American Indian residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Emmett, ID (2010)
    • 5,50383.9%White alone
    • 83312.7%Hispanic
    • 1282.0%Two or more races
    • 440.7%Asian alone
    • 280.4%American Indian alone
    • 120.2%Black alone
    • 60.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

Races in Emmett detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists, there were 124 registered sex offenders living in Emmett, Idaho as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Emmett is 55 to 1.


Crime rates in Emmett by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
6
(95.5)
4
(62.6)
3
(46.7)
13
(202.0)
1
(15.8)
1
(15.1)
5
(76.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(46.1)
3
(45.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(74.1)
1
(14.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
24
(391.2)
17
(270.5)
6
(94.0)
12
(186.7)
25
(388.4)
7
(110.6)
13
(196.1)
14
(212.7)
7
(107.5)
12
(184.2)
4
(60.5)
23
(347.6)
18
(266.8)
14
(203.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(260.8)
15
(238.7)
22
(344.6)
42
(653.4)
21
(326.2)
15
(237.0)
18
(271.5)
23
(349.5)
40
(614.5)
13
(199.6)
24
(362.9)
19
(287.1)
15
(222.3)
11
(160.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
93
(1,516)
102
(1,623)
137
(2,146)
143
(2,225)
87
(1,352)
78
(1,232)
91
(1,373)
56
(850.9)
48
(737.4)
58
(890.5)
81
(1,225)
75
(1,133)
68
(1,008)
49
(713.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(97.8)
7
(111.4)
6
(94.0)
7
(108.9)
4
(62.1)
1
(15.8)
4
(60.3)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
3
(45.4)
8
(120.9)
4
(59.3)
8
(116.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(16.3)
1
(15.9)
4
(62.6)
2
(31.1)
2
(31.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.1)
3
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
1
(15.1)
4
(60.5)
4
(59.3)
2
(29.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)165.0221.0186.4218.1321.1101.9130.0163.0124.8125.7126.4153.7173.3101.4

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City-data.com crime index in Emmett, ID

Crime rate in Emmett detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Idaho average:

1.59
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Ancestries: English (21.9%), American (14.4%), German (7.5%), Irish (6.7%), British (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 2375 feet

Land area: 1.82 square miles.

Population density: 3,760 people per square mile   (average).

Emmett, Idaho map

421 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This city:

6.2%
Idaho:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $906 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $573 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nampa, ID (20.9 miles , pop. 51,867).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (319.3 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (684.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Emmett Valley, ID (1.3 miles ),
Emmett Bench, ID (2.0 miles ),
Star, ID (3.5 miles ),
Middleton, ID (3.6 miles ),
Eagle, ID (3.8 miles ),
Horseshoe Bend, ID (3.9 miles ),
Hidden Spring, ID (4.0 miles ),
Caldwell, ID (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 43.87 N, Longitude: 116.49 W

Area code: 208

Distribution of median household income in Emmett, ID in 2017
Distribution of house value in Emmett, ID in 2017
Emmett satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Idaho:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +795 (+16.9%).
Most common industries in Emmett, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.8%)
  • Wood products (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.0%)
  • Wood products (10.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
Most common occupations in Emmett, ID (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Emmett, Idaho

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Emmett, Idaho environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.7. This is about average.

City:

79.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.417. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.417
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.25. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.25
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.294. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.294
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.11
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Emmett-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 345% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 134.8 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 293.4 miles away from Emmett center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 332.5 miles away from Emmett center
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 380.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/1954 at 05:51:30, a magnitude 6.8 (6.8 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 316.5 miles away from Emmett center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gem County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Emmett topographic map

Main business address for: TJT INC (MISCELLANEOUS TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT).

Hospitals and medical centers in Emmett:

  • WALTER KNOX MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 1202 EAST LOCUST STREET)
  • CHERRY RIDGE AT EMMETT CARE AND REHAB CTR (501 WEST IDAHO BOULEVARD)
  • RIVER'S EDGE REHABILITATION AND LIVING CENTER (714 NORTH BUTTE AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Emmett:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Emmett:

  • College of Western Idaho (about 18 miles; Nampa, ID; Full-time enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 22 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Boise State University (about 24 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • Treasure Valley Community College (about 26 miles; Ontario, OR; FT enrollment: 2,055)
  • Eastern Oregon University (about 128 miles; La Grande, OR; FT enrollment: 3,127)
  • College of Southern Idaho (about 136 miles; Twin Falls, ID; FT enrollment: 5,051)
  • Walla Walla Community College (about 176 miles; Walla Walla, WA; FT enrollment: 4,263)

Public high schools in Emmett:

  • EMMETT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 642, Location: 721 W 12TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • BLACK CANYON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 69, Location: 400 SOUTH PINE #2, Grades: 9-12)
  • PATRIOT CENTER (AT MATR) (Location: 330 W MAIN STREET, Grades: 7-12)
  • PAYETTE RIVER TECHNICAL ACADEMY (Location: 721 W 12TH, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Emmett:

  • EMMETT VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 46, Location: 833 TYLER RD, Grades: KG-12)
  • CHERRY GULCH (Students: 27, Location: 3770 E BLACK CANYON HWY, Grades: UG-9, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Emmett:

  • SHADOW BUTTE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 404, Location: 3900 W IDAHO BLVD, Grades: KG-5)
  • EMMETT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 301 E 4TH ST, Grades: 5-8)
  • KENNETH J. CARBERRY ELEMENTARY (Location: 1950 E 12TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Emmett

Library in Emmett:

  • EMMETT PUBLIC (Operating income: $203,300; Location: 275 S HAYES AVE; 57,896 books; 1,898 audio materials; 3,674 video materials; 51 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Emmett: Emmett Plaza (A), Gem County Ambulance Service (B), Gem County Fire District 1 Station 1 (C), Emmett Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Emmett: TJT INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Gem County Museum (501 East 1st Street).

Hotels: Frozen Dog Digs (4325 Frozen Dog Road), Elsberry Fabrication (4325 Frozen Dog Road), Holiday Motel & RV (1111 South Washington Avenue).

Court: Gem County - District Court Magistrate Division (415 East Main Street).

Birthplace of: Aaron Paul - Actor, Brad Little (politician) - Politician, Paul Popham - AIDS Activist.

Gem County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Emmett and their reported violations in the past:

EMMETT CITY OF (Population served: 6,557, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2009)
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
TOMS CABIN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BONNIE LAURA SUBD (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PICKET CORRAL OWNERS ASSOCIATION (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-04-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-08-2005), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CHERRY RIDGE REHAB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
EDGEMONT SUBD (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2010), St Public Notif received (NOV-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-01-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-01-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JAN-20-2011)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-17-2008 to JAN-20-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
USBR BLACK CANYON DAM COBBLESTONE PARK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
USBR BLACK CANYON DAM MONTOUR CAMPGROUND (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Emmett that have no violations reported:

  • CHERRY GULCH BOYS RANCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Idaho:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.5%
Whole state:

69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Emmett in 2010:

  • 47 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 41 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Emmett in 2000:

  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents

Banks with branches in Emmett (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Emmett Branch at 200 South Washington Avenue, branch established on 1966/05/06; Emmett Albertsons Branch at 640 Hwy 16, branch established on 2010/08/23. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Emmett Branch at 102 West Main Street, branch established on 1865/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Emmett Branch at 1024 South Washington Avenue, branch established on 1974/07/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Home Federal Bank: 250 South Washington Branch at 250 South Washington, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/16: Bank assets: $1,098.5 mil, Deposits: $928.9 mil, headquarters in Nampa, ID, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Home Federal Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Emmett:

Marital status in Emmett, ID
  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

For population 25 years and over in Emmett:

  • High school or higher: 81.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Idaho average:

10.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Emmett
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Emmett, ID (based on Gem County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,9891
Other3,1089
Evangelical Protestant85810
Mainline Protestant4685
None7,296-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Gem County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.53 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Gem County:

6.08 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gem County:

8.7%
State:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Gem County:

30.4%
State:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gem County:

12.3%
Idaho:

11.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Idaho:

47.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
Idaho:

44.1%

Average BMI:
Emmett:

28.8
Idaho:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

22.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.1%
Idaho:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Emmett:

6.8
Idaho:

6.8

Overweight people:
Emmett:

33.0%
State:

33.0%

General health condition:
This city:

53.2%
Idaho:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
Idaho:

78.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Emmett, ID Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$63,971$63,9710$0
Water Supply 8$33,799$50,6990$0
Sewerage 5$28,224$67,7381$2,196
Streets and Highways 4$14,230$42,6900$0
Local Libraries 2$6,100$36,6005$2,700
Other Government Administration 1$4,226$50,71210$11,217
Fire - Other 1$4,879$58,5480$0
Police - Other 1$3,034$36,4081$785
Judicial and Legal 1$4,241$50,8920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,210$38,5200$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,451$41,4120$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,692$56,3040$0
Firefighters 0$0 15$3,790
Totals for Government 38$174,057$54,96532$20,688

Emmett government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,566,000 ($229.32)
    Libraries: $194,000 ($28.41)
    Water Utilities: $94,000 ($13.76)
    Air Transportation: $39,000 ($5.71)
    Regular Highways: $25,000 ($3.66)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,339,000 ($196.08)
    Police Protection: $1,169,000 ($171.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,148,000 ($168.11)
    Solid Waste Management: $513,000 ($75.12)
    Regular Highways: $500,000 ($73.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000 ($28.85)
    Libraries: $172,000 ($25.19)
    Financial Administration: $149,000 ($21.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $120,000 ($17.57)
    General - Other: $86,000 ($12.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($12.15)
    Central Staff Services: $81,000 ($11.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $79,000 ($11.57)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($2.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $479,000 ($70.14)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($2.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $62,000 ($9.08)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($5.27)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($5.13)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $19,000 ($2.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,930,000 ($282.62)

Emmett government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,166,000 ($317.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $523,000 ($76.59)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $79,000 ($11.57)
    Air Transportation: $9,000 ($1.32)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $54,000 ($7.91)
    Other: $27,000 ($3.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $279,000 ($40.86)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($10.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,580,000 ($231.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $645,000 ($94.45)
    Highways: $333,000 ($48.76)
    Other: $41,000 ($6.00)
  • Tax - Property: $1,471,000 ($215.40)
    Other License: $58,000 ($8.49)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $12,000 ($1.76)

Emmett government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,658,000 ($2000.00)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,369,000 ($1957.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $289,000 ($42.32)

Emmett government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,186,000 ($759.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $688,000 ($100.75)

9.29% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.29%
Idaho average:

8.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Ada County, ID  2.61% ($46,384 average AGI)
from Canyon County, ID  1.36% ($50,108)
Businesses in Emmett, ID
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
Albertsons1SONIC Drive-In1
AutoZone1Starbucks1
Cricket Wireless1Subway1
FedEx1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Emmett:

  • KBGN (1060 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: NELSON M. AND KAREN E. WILSON)
  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KGEM (1140 AM; 10 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KIDO (580 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKIC (950 AM; 4 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: WESTERN PACIFIC, INC)
  • KFXD (630 AM; 5 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTIK (1350 AM; 5 kW; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSRV (1380 AM; 5 kW; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KCID (1490 AM; 1 kW; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSPD (790 AM; 1 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KIOV (1450 AM; 1 kW; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: ASSOCIATES COMMUNICATIONS OF IDAHO,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emmett:

  • KJHY (101.9 FM; EMMETT, ID; Owner: CAPITAL WEST INC)
  • KQXR (100.3 FM; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSRV-FM (96.1 FM; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: HBG-RADIO ONTARIO LLC)
  • KWEI-FM (99.5 FM; FRUITLAND, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KIZN (92.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKGL (96.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KQFC (97.9 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KZMG (93.1 FM; NEW PLYMOUTH, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KBSU-FM (90.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KBSX (91.5 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KCIX (105.9 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRVB (94.9 FM; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KXLT-FM (107.9 FM; EAGLE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJOT (105.1 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KTHI (107.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KBXL (94.1 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: KSPD, INC.)
  • KTSY (89.5 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: GEM STATE ADVENTIST ACADEMY)
  • KSAS-FM (103.3 FM; CALDWELL, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLTB (104.3 FM; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • K239AC (95.7 FM; GARDEN CITY, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Emmett:

  • KTRV (Channel 12; NAMPA, ID; Owner: IDAHO INDEPENDENT TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K30GS (Channel 30; BOISE, ID; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • KBCI-TV (Channel 2; BOISE, ID; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - IDAHO TV, L.L.C.)
  • K17ED (Channel 17; PAYETTE, ID; Owner: DOUG GARCIA)
  • KMBA-LP (Channel 19; ONTARIO, OR; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • KIVI (Channel 6; NAMPA, ID; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KAID (Channel 4; BOISE, ID; Owner: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION, STATE OF IDAHO)
Emmett fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Emmett fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 48.1mTotal length
  • $15,086,000Total costs
  • 45,220Total average daily traffic
  • 3,091Total average daily truck traffic
  • 67,830Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Emmett, ID - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Emmett, ID
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Emmett)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 81 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Emmett, ID)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 190 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Emmett)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Emmett)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 97. The highest number of fires - 164 took place in 2007, and the least - 18 in 2009. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Emmett, ID When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.2%), and Structure Fires (24.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Emmett, ID
    • 95958.2%Outside Fires
    • 40024.3%Structure Fires
    • 16510.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1247.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Emmett, ID
Most common first names in Emmett, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9077.3 years
William8075.2 years
Robert7773.1 years
James7573.3 years
Mary6783.3 years
Charles5475.3 years
George5179.7 years
Dorothy4077.6 years
Frank4078.3 years
Margaret3682.3 years
Most common last names in Emmett, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6177.4 years
Johnson3874.7 years
Brown3081.5 years
Davis2876.2 years
Hill2572.7 years
Jones2478.0 years
Lee2476.0 years
Howard1979.7 years
Williams1868.0 years
Walker1877.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Emmett, ID
  • 60.8%Utility gas
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 5.3%Wood
  • 3.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Emmett, ID
  • 55.7%Utility gas
  • 41.4%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Emmett compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Emmett on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: office and administrative support occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
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