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Emmett, Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
Location within Pottawatomie County and Kansas
KDOT map of Pottawatomie County (legend)
Country United States
State Kansas
County Pottawatomie
Incorporated 1920
Named for Robert Emmet
Area
 • Total 0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
 • Land 0.20 sq mi (0.51 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 191
 • Estimate 
(2019)
186
 • Density 953.85/sq mi (367.55/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66422
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-21100
GNIS ID 476257

Emmett is a city in Pottawatomie County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 191.

History

The first post office in Emmett was established in November 1905. The community was named for Robert Emmet, an Irish nationalist.

Geography

Emmett is located at 39°18′26″N 96°03′23″W / 39.307092°N 96.056368°W / 39.307092; -96.056368 (39.307092, -96.056368). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.20 square miles (0.52 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 268
1940 191 −28.7%
1950 143 −25.1%
1960 123 −14.0%
1970 156 26.8%
1980 223 42.9%
1990 165 −26.0%
2000 277 67.9%
2010 191 −31.0%
2019 (est.) 186 −2.6%
U.S. Decennial Census

Emmett is part of the Manhattan, Kansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 191 people, 71 households, and 43 families residing in the city. The population density was 955.0 inhabitants per square mile (368.7/km2). There were 87 housing units at an average density of 435.0 per square mile (168.0/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 89.0% White, 1.6% African American, 1.6% Native American, 0.5% Pacific Islander, 0.5% from other races, and 6.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 10.5% of the population.

There were 71 households, of which 36.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% were married couples living together, 2.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 9.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.4% were non-families. 33.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.58.

The median age in the city was 27.2 years. 33.5% of residents were under the age of 18; 14% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 20.4% were from 25 to 44; 21.9% were from 45 to 64; and 9.9% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 56.0% male and 44.0% female.

Education

The community is served by Kaw Valley USD 321 public school district. High school students attend St. Marys Jr/Sr High School in St. Marys. The St. Marys High School mascot is Bears.

Emmett High School was closed through school unification. The Emmett High School mascot was Emmett Eagles.

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