Emporia, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Emporia, Virginia Info Snack

Population
5,442
Unemployment
23.4%
Poverty
27.0%
Median Home
$116,800
Median Income
$27,063
Median Rent
$694

Emporia SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
2/10
Housing
5
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
9

Emporia, VA Crime Report

207
Total Crimes
4,140.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
67.16%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Emporia
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 207 4,140.0 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 12 240.0 208.0 366.7
Murder 1 20.0 5.0 5.0
Robbery 5 100.0 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 3 60.0 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 195 3,900.0 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 19 380.0 162.8 340.5
Larceny 168 3,360.0 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 8 160.0 120.3 219.9

Emporia, VA Cost Of Living

89
Emporia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Emporia Virginia National Average
Overall 89 107 100
Services 104 99 100
Groceries 90 96 100
Health 102 97 100
Housing 69 130 100
Transportation 87 90 100
Utilities 100 100 100

Emporia, VA Photos

Emporia
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Rankings for Emporia in Virginia

Map Of Emporia, VA

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Population over time in Emporia

Year Population % Change
2019 5,442 1.1%
2018 5,381 -2.1%
2017 5,495 -1.3%
2016 5,565 -1.9%
2015 5,672 -0.2%
2014 5,682 -1.6%
2013 5,773 -0.9%
2012 5,825 -0.4%
2011 5,850 0.5%
2010 5,822 -

Race / Ethnicity in Emporia

White
24.5% (1,331)
African American
62.8% (3,420)
American Indian
0.1% (4)
Asian
0.3% (14)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (4)
Two Or More
5.5% (299)
Hispanic
6.8% (370)
Race Emporia VA USA
White 24.5% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 62.8% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.5% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.8% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in Emporia

Female
54.9% (2,987)
Male
45.1% (2,454)
Gender Emporia VA USA
Female 54.9% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 45.1% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Emporia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (435)
9-12th Grade
12.0% (653)
High School / GED
34.0% (1,850)
Some College
24.0% (1,306)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (435)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (598)
Master's Degree
2.0% (108)
Professional Degree
1.0% (54)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Emporia VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 12.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Emporia, Virginia

Less than $10,000
9.1% (49,306)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.1% (60,263)
$15,000 to $24,999
26.7% (145,311)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.2% (77,221)
$35,000 to $49,999
8.3% (45,393)
$50,000 to $74,999
9.6% (52,437)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (48,524)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.5% (46,176)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (5,478)
$200,000 or more
2.6% (14,087)
Income Emporia VA USA
Less than $10,000 9.1% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.1% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 26.7% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.2% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 8.3% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 9.6% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.5% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 2.6% 10.9% 7.7%

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