Emmett has a small-town feel with plenty of businesses and shopping which makes it a great place to live. While its population has continued to grow over the years with manufacturing, agriculture, vineyards, and wineries in the immediate area, it is still a smaller community.
Emmett is located in Gem County and is home to the Cherry Festival held each year generally the 2nd week of June. This event is one that everyone loves to attend. From picking your own cherries to entertainment, food, and family fun it’s a four-day event with something for everyone.
From cherries, strawberries, and other fruits available in Gem County there is also a lot of agriculture in this valley. There is a commitment from the community to continue the agricultural growth in the area. Along with that comes the manufacturing businesses in the area from the well-known lumber and wood products created in Idaho’s manufacturing facilities to computer components, much is found in this area.
Dropping down into Emmett from Boise is a beautiful picture with homes, farms, and the surrounding hillside. Many newer subdivisions have been built this past few years and homes average around $500,000. Come visit this area and see for yourself what this community has to offer. Emmett, Idaho has a population of 6,879. Emmett is more family-centric than the surrounding county with 27% households with children. The county percentage for households with children is 23%.
The median household income in Emmett, Idaho is $37,486. The median household income for the surrounding county is $44,458 compared to the national median of $61,963. The median age of people living in Emmett is 38.1 years.
The average high temperature in July is 89.9 degrees, with an average low temperature in January of 23 degrees. The annual precipitation is 13.81.
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