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
20175,282-93-1.73%
20165,375-190-3.41%
20165,565360.65%
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 American3,559
White1,787
Some Other Race154
Two or More Races52
Asian13

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Emporia city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Emporia city, Virginia Median Age

39.5


Total

37.9


Male

41.1


Female

Emporia city, Virginia Adults

There are 4,185 adults, (940 of which are seniors) in Emporia city, Virginia.

Emporia city, Virginia Age Dependency

71.6

Age Dependency Ratio

29

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Emporia city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,001

53.93%

Male

2,564

46.07%

Emporia city, Virginia Households and Families

Emporia city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Emporia city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married61.5%38.5%
Male56.5%43.5%
All39.5%60.5%
Non Family35.7%64.3%
Female15.2%84.8%

39.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emporia city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,2102.4139.5
Non Family7621.0835.7
Married7122.9661.5
Female6123.2815.2
Male1243.1556.5

3.06

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

1.8%

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 Grade45712.35%
9th to 12th Grade39710.73%
High School Graduate1,34536.36%
Some College61816.71%
Associates Degree3158.52%
Bachelors Degree3419.22%
Graduate Degree2266.11%

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1361,493219
White1,3951,261344
Hispanic14669
Other Race11942
Multiple Races1111
Asian11114

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 36.36%.

Emporia city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,741$30,369$25,000
Less Than High School$9,786$18,571$8,281
High School Grad$26,540$29,594$25,000
Some College$28,090$81,125$20,602
Bachelors Degree$40,556$51,477$37,386
Graduate Degree$58,750$66,000$39,853

$26,741

Average Earnings

$30,369

Average Male

$25,000

Average Female

Emporia city, Virginia Language

Emporia city, Virginia Language by Age

Emporia city, Virginia Language

95.76% of Emporia city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 4.24% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.48% of the population.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,4291,24436.28%
White1,67450330.05%
Multiple521121.15%
Hispanic18152.76%
Asian1317.69%

32.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.40%

Male Poverty Rate

32.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emporia city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is Black, with 36.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 2.76% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.50%.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School45.67%
High School32.17%
Some College27.05%
Bachelors or Greater2.12%

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed36.11%
Male Unemployed32.44%
Female Employed13.95%
Male Employed4.75%

Emporia city, Virginia Income

Emporia city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$27,169$45,065
Families$33,972$56,502
Married Families$68,125$
Non Families$12,279$22,143

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.0%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

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 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by War

272

Number of Veterans

245

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War53
First Gulf War41
Korea40
Vietnam31
World War II27

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54124
75+74
55 to 6431
65 to 7423
18 to 3420

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black1445.72%
White865.76%
Hispanic4223.20%
Other4227.27%

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Education

16.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Employment Status

Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Age

54.5%

Labor Force Participation

44.3%

Employment Rate

18.8%

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