|Motto(s): "Land Of Lakes & Pines"|
Location of Emily
within Crow Wing County, Minnesota
|o Total||36.08 sq mi (93.45 km2)|
|o Land||30.00 sq mi (77.70 km2)|
|o Water||6.08 sq mi (15.75 km2)|
|Elevation||1,293 ft (394 m)|
|o Estimate (2016)||832|
|o Density||23/sq mi (8.7/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|o Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0656158|
Minnesota State Highway 6 and Crow Wing County Road 1 are the main routes in the community.
The city of Emily was named after Emily Christie, a girl born soon after the city's founding who went on to a distinguished and unknown career. It was platted in November 1905. It was incorporated in March 1957. The post office at Emily began in 1900.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 36.08 square miles (93.45 km2), of which 30.00 square miles (77.70 km2) is land and 6.08 square miles (15.75 km2) is water. Emily is located in the northeast part of Crow Wing County.
As of the census of 2010, there were 813 people, 368 households, and 237 families residing in the city. The population density was 27.1 inhabitants per square mile (10.5/km2). There were 1,055 housing units at an average density of 35.2 per square mile (13.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.4% White, 0.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.1% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
There were 368 households of which 18.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.6% were married couples living together, 4.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.6% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.21 and the average family size was 2.73.
The median age in the city was 52.8 years. 18.3% of residents were under the age of 18; 5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.4% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 30.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.4% male and 49.6% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 847 people, 368 households, and 243 families residing in the city. The population density was 28.2 people per square mile (10.9/km²). There were 876 housing units at an average density of 29.2 per square mile (11.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.87% White, 0.24% African American, 0.94% Native American, 0.24% Asian, and 0.71% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.71% of the population.
There were 368 households out of which 21.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.4% were married couples living together, 4.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 30.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.85.
In the city, the population was spread out with 22.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 19.1% from 25 to 44, 29.0% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 102.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.1 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $34,276, and the median income for a family was $37,750. Males had a median income of $30,000 versus $23,068 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,854. About 3.9% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.9% of those under age 18 and 9.5% of those age 65 or over.