Emporia city, Virginia Population 2021

Emporia city, Virginia's estimated population is 5,312 with a growth rate of -0.32% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Emporia city, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 5,921 and has seen a growth of -10.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20215,312-17-0.32%
20205,329-17-0.32%
20195,346-17-0.32%
20185,363-104-1.90%
20175,467-11-0.20%
20165,478-80-1.44%
20155,558-39-0.70%
20145,597-96-1.69%
20135,693-120-2.06%
20125,813-28-0.48%
20115,841-80-1.35%
20105,92161511.59%
19905,3064669.63%
19804,840-460-8.68%
19705,3000.00%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.32%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
5,921
Growth Since 2010
-10.29%
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Emporia city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,44063.21%
White1,52528.02%
Two or More Races4558.36%
Asian140.26%
Some Other Race40.07%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.07%
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Emporia city, Virginia Population By Race

Emporia city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Emporia city, Virginia Median Age

35.4


Total

33.6


Male

36.2


Female

Emporia city, Virginia Adults

There are 3,878 adults, (916 of whom are seniors) in Emporia city, Virginia.

Emporia city, Virginia Age Dependency

83.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Emporia city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

2,987

54.89%

Masculino

2,455

45.11%

Emporia city, Virginia Population by Age

Emporia city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Emporia city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.9%32.1%
All40.1%59.9%
Non Family33.3%66.7%
Masculino25.4%74.6%
Mujer21.9%78.1%

40.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Emporia city, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0862.4940.1
Non Family7531.0533.3
Married6292.9467.9
Mujer5663.6921.9
Masculino1383.4225.4

3.25

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Emporia city, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2998.51%
9th to 12th Grade42512.09%
High School Graduate1,18733.77%
Some College83623.78%
Associates Degree2828.02%
Bachelors Degree38010.81%
Graduate Degree1063.02%
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Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3401,773237
White951838226
Hispanic19813821
2+ Races1061062
Asian1414
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 white people with a rate of 23.76%.

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$26,549$31,161$24,928
Less Than 9th Grade$21,786$33,152$
High School Graduate$26,213$22,313$30,813
Some College$24,147$41,250$23,769
Bachelors Degree$36,098$62,841$35,433
Graduate Degree$63,750$$54,500

$26,549

Average Earnings

$31,161

Average Male

$24,928

Average Female

Emporia city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Emporia city, Virginia Language by Age

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Emporia city, Virginia Language

93.54% of Emporia city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.09% of the population.

Emporia city, Virginia Language

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,33181324.41%
Multiple45531669.45%
Hispanic35922261.84%
White1,23019015.45%

26.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.93%

Male Poverty Rate

31.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emporia city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is Multiple, with 69.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is White, with 15.45% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 30.29%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.09%.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.14%
Some College20.33%
High School20.33%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed60.89%
Female Employed17.15%
Male Unemployed9.12%
Male Employed5.19%

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Emporia city, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$27,063$46,692
Families$36,771$58,809
Married Families$77,264-
Non Families$17,670$24,346
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Income by Household Type

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.5%

Male Marriage Rate

31.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Emporia city, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

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194

Number of Veterans

174

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War63
Second Gulf War29
Vietnam16
Korea10
World War II8

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5465
75+62
55 to 6444
65 to 7412
18 to 3411

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black1355.35%
White594.87%

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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6.59%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Education

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60.8%

Labor Force Participation

46.6%

Employment Rate

23.4%

Unemployment Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Age

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Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Race

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Emporia city, Virginia Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.12%

Born in Emporia city, Virginia

97.24%

Native Born

2.76%

Foreign Born

1.78%

Non Citizen

0.97%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.24% of Emporia city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 75.12% having been born in Virginia. 1.78% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Emporia city, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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