Emerson is located in southwest Iowa. Emerson is between the Mills, Montgomery county. Emerson has 0.26 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Emerson population is 471, which has shrunk 1.88% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 5.19% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Emerson median household income is $51,765 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 63.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 33.56% and is much higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Emerson median house value is $75,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 54.07% since 2000. The house value growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 53.09% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Emerson is much better than the state average in quality. The Emerson area code is 712.