Emporia is a city located in Kansas. With a 2020 population of 24,641, it is the 17th largest city in Kansas and the 1563rd largest city in the United States. Emporia is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -1.10% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 24,916 in 2010. Emporia reached it's highest population of 26,760 in 2000. Spanning over 12 miles, Emporia has a population density of 2,057 people per square mile.
The average household income in Emporia is $57,898 with a poverty rate of 21.16%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $671 per month, and the median house value is $88,800. The median age in Emporia is 28.8 years, 28.7 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 94.5 males.