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Emmett is a city in Pottawatomie County, in the Manhattan metro area.
The community was named for Robert Emmett, rebel who opposed English rule in Ireland
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Emmett. For links to other places called Emmett, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Emmett is 39.307N. The longitude is -96.055W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,024 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 280.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Emmett demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pottawatomie 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 66422 ZIP code.
19% of Emmett residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $12,078, compared with $21,587 nationally.
3% 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 $225. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $538.
Pottawatomie 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 39 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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