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Emerson is a town in Columbia County, in the Magnolia metro area.
The community was named for Reuben Logan Emerson, settler
The latitude of Emerson is 33.097N. The longitude is -93.192W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 322 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 355.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emerson demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Columbia 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 71740 ZIP code.
7% of Emerson residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emerson ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emerson was $14,988, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Emerson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Emerson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $160. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $538.
Columbia County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emerson political report.
The average commute time for Emerson workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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