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Emmett is a township in Calhoun County, in the Battle Creek metro area.
The township was named for Robert Emmett, Irish patriot.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Emmett. For links to other places called Emmett, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Emmett is 42.288N. The longitude is -85.117W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 889 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,979.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emmett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Calhoun County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 49033 ZIP code.
23% of Emmett residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emmett ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emmett was $22,608, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Emmett residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Emmett, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $502. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $810.
Calhoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emmett political report.
The average commute time for Emmett workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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