Jeffrey Energy Center

Emmett is located along Kansas Highway 63 north of St. Marys and near Westar's Jeffrey Energy Center. Fun fact, 45.2% of Emmett's population is of German heritage compared to Kansas which is 29%. The first post office in Emmett was established in November 1905. The community was named for Robert Emmet, an Irish nationalist.

City of the 3rd Class
Mayor/Council form of government


Community Statistics

Population (2010) 191
Population Estimate (2018) 122
Median Age (2018) 28.5
Education Attainment (2018) 88.9% High School Graduate or Higher
Total Housing Units (2018) 68
Median Household Income (2018) $47,000
Mean Household Income (2018) $51,445
Civilian employed population 16 years and over (2018) 57
     Management, business, science, and arts occupations 4
     Service occupations 14
     Sales and office occupations 11
     Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations 16
     Production, transportation, and material moving occupations 12
Private Company workers (2018) 71.9%
Self-employed in Own Incorporated Business Workers (2018) 7.0%
Private Non-for-Profit Wage and Salary Workers (2018) 7.0%
Local, State, and Federal Government Workers (2018) 10.5%
Self-employed in Own Non-Incorporated Business workers & Unpaid Family Workers (2018) 3.5%
Poverty (2018) 9%
Veterans (2018) 8

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

Inflow/Outflow Job Counts (All Jobs)

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Where Residents of Emmett Work

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Where Emmett's Workforce Lives

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Source: 2015 US Census Bureau retrieved from OnTheMap (June 2019)