Emery is a city in Hanson County, South Dakota, United States. It is part of the Mitchell, South Dakota Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 447 at the 2010 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.45 square miles (1.17 km), all of it land.
Emery has been assigned the ZIP code 57332 and the FIPS place code 19420.
As of the census of 2010, there were 447 people, 191 households, and 116 families residing in the city. The population density was 993.3 inhabitants per square mile (383.5/km). There were 210 housing units at an average density of 466.7 per square mile (180.2/km). The racial makeup of the city was 98.4% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.9% from two or more races.
There were 191 households of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.8% were married couples living together, 5.2% had a female householder with no husband present, 3.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 39.3% were non-families. 35.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.34 and the average family size was 3.09.
The median age in the city was 37.9 years. 29.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 26.4% were from 25 to 44; 21.7% were from 45 to 64; and 19.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 49.9% male and 50.1% female.
As of the census of 2000, there were 439 people, 195 households, and 123 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,255.4 people per square mile (484.3/km²). There were 204 housing units at an average density of 583.4 per square mile (225.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 100.00% White.
There were 195 households out of which 27.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.9% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 34.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.95.
In the city, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 26.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $28,958, and the median income for a family was $35,313. Males had a median income of $27,875 versus $16,094 for females. The per capita income for the city was $17,324. About 3.8% of families and 5.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 16.9% of those age 65 or over.