Emporia city, Virginia Population 2020

Emporia city, Virginia's estimated population is 5,292 with a growth rate of -1.45% 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
20185,121-171-3.23%
20175,292-78-1.45%
20165,370-155-2.81%
20155,525-72-1.29%
20145,597-96-1.69%
20135,693-119-2.05%
20125,812-28-0.48%
20115,840-80-1.35%
20105,92061411.57%
19905,3064669.63%
19804,840-460-8.68%
19705,3000.00%

How Many People Live in Emporia city, Virginia?

5,292

Emporia city, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,74969.67%
White1,38425.72%
Two or More Races2204.09%
Asian150.28%
Some Other Race100.19%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.06%

Emporia city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

Emporia city, Virginia Median Age

38.4


Total

36.6


Male

39.8


Female

Emporia city, Virginia Adults

There are 3,970 adults, (879 of whom are seniors) in Emporia city, Virginia.

Emporia city, Virginia Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Emporia city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

2,973

55.25%

Male

2,408

44.75%

Emporia city, Virginia Households and Families

Emporia city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Emporia city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.4%36.6%
All41.5%58.5%
Non Family37.7%62.3%
Male26.9%73.1%
Female24.5%75.5%

41.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1192.4341.5
Non Family7551.0337.7
Married6582.9263.4
Female5353.6824.5
Male1712.7526.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

3.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Emporia city, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3068.43%
9th to 12th Grade50813.99%
High School Graduate1,30335.89%
Some College73020.10%
Associates Degree2978.18%
Bachelors Degree37310.27%
Graduate Degree1143.14%

Emporia city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,4831,790260
White946853205
Hispanic15813320
Multiple Races87872
Asian1515
Other Race99
Native American3

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 21.67%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,557$31,190$27,340
Less Than High School$20,769$31,412$
High School Grad$27,365$25,156$29,361
Some College$24,761$40,682$23,805
Bachelors Degree$36,279$70,938$35,552
Graduate Degree$53,000$$50,962

$28,557

Average Earnings

$31,190

Average Male

$27,340

Average Female

Emporia city, Virginia Language

Emporia city, Virginia Language by Age

Emporia city, Virginia Language

93.79% of Emporia city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 6.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.02% of the population.

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty

Emporia city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black3,6201,09330.19%
White1,12226523.62%
Hispanic29613846.62%
Multiple2209945.00%

29.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.45%

Male Poverty Rate

31.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Emporia city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is Hispanic, with 46.62% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Emporia city, Virginia is White, with 23.62% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.57%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.24%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School44.34%
High School23.99%
Some College14.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.29%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed63.45%
Male Unemployed15.38%
Female Employed10.90%
Male Employed7.96%

Emporia city, Virginia Income

Emporia city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,857$45,698
Families$41,364$56,638
Married Families$75,682-
Non Families$15,031$24,847

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

33.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Emporia city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Emporia city, Virginia Veterans

207

Number of Veterans

190

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War62
Second Gulf War32
Vietnam31
Korea16
World War II10

$Emporia city, Virginia Veterans by Education

4.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.11%

Veteran Disability Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Employment Status

60.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.4%

Employment Rate

23.3%

Unemployment Rate

Emporia city, Virginia Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

74.02%

Born in Virginia

96.97%

Native Born

3.03%

Foreign Born

1.36%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.97% of Emporia city, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 74.02% having been born in Virginia. 1.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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