Emporia city, Virginia Population 2018

Emporia city, Virginia's estimated population is 5,282 with a growth rate of -1.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Emporia city, Virginia is the 129th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20175,4952134.03%
20175,282-93-1.73%
20165,375-154-2.79%
20155,529-70-1.25%
20145,599-92-1.62%
20135,691-120-2.07%
20125,811-27-0.46%
20115,838-82-1.39%
20105,92061411.57%
19905,3064669.63%
19804,840-460-8.68%
19705,3000.00%

Emporia city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American3,531
White1,804
Two or More Races139
Asian11
Some Other Race6
American Indian and Alaska Native4

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Emporia city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

50100150200250 Male Population50100150200250 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Emporia city, Virginia Median Age

35.9


Total

33.9


Male

38


Female

Emporia city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,082 adults, (921 of whom are seniors) in Emporia city, Virginia.

Emporia city, Virginia Age Dependency

73.8

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

44.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Emporia city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,007

54.72%

Male

2,488

45.28%

Emporia city, Virginia Households and Families

Emporia city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Emporia city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married65.7%34.3%
All42.6%57.4%
Non Family41.9%58.1%
Male41.9%58.1%
Female13.6%86.4%

42.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emporia city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1192.4842.6
Married7123.0465.7
Non Family6581.0641.9
Female5513.4713.6
Male1982.4341.9

3.09

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

1.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Emporia city, Virginia Households

Emporia city, Virginia Education

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3599.81%
9th to 12th Grade50013.66%
High School Graduate1,29435.36%
Some College59616.28%
Associates Degree3519.59%
Bachelors Degree36810.05%
Graduate Degree1925.25%

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,2571,566250
White1,2321,090290
Hispanic15313120
Multiple Races6666
Asian1111
Other Race55
Native American4

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 23.54%.

Emporia city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,500$32,089$22,633
Less Than High School$10,870$22,143$
High School Grad$24,508$24,511$24,500
Some College$26,563$65,000$21,628
Bachelors Degree$35,887$60,804$29,861
Graduate Degree$60,809$68,523$50,469

$27,500

Average Earnings

$32,089

Average Male

$22,633

Average Female

Emporia city, Virginia Language

Emporia city, Virginia Language by Age

Emporia city, Virginia Language

93.77% of Emporia city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.23% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.11% of the population.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4151,14133.41%
White1,52235523.32%
Hispanic31113242.44%
Multiple13910575.54%

30.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

30.20%

Male Poverty Rate

31.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emporia city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is Multiple, with 75.54% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is White, with 23.32% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.60%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 40.50%.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.90%
High School25.93%
Some College21.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.32%

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed53.17%
Male Unemployed15.36%
Female Employed11.98%
Male Employed8.25%

Emporia city, Virginia Income

Emporia city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,426$46,047
Families$36,104$55,630
Married Families$73,393$
Non Families$14,022$23,226

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

37.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.5%

Male Marriage Rate

32.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Emporia city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55To64.

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by War

240

Number of Veterans

214

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
First Gulf War65
Second Gulf War40
Vietnam34
Korea21
World War II11

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 5485
55 to 6471
75+47
18 to 3422
65 to 7415

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1636.51%
White775.19%

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Employment Status

Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Age

56%

Labor Force Participation

44.6%

Employment Rate

20.4%

Unemployment Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Race

Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Emporia city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Emporia59255305-620-10.46%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990