Emporia, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Emporia, Virginia Info Snack

Population
5,408
Unemployment
16.7%
Poverty
21.8%
Median Home
$121,600
Median Income
$30,058
Median Rent
$756

Emporia SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
6
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
4
Commute
8.5

Emporia, VA Crime Report

199
Total Crimes
3,767.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
60.59%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Emporia
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 199 3,767.5 1,665.1 2,346.0
Violent Crime 20 378.6 208.7 387.8
Murder 2 37.9 6.1 6.5
Robbery 4 75.7 34.3 73.9
Aggravated Assault 12 227.2 141.7 279.7
Property Crime 179 3,388.9 1,456.4 1,958.2
Burglary 31 586.9 133.5 314.2
Larceny 138 2,612.6 1,196.6 1,398.0
Car Theft 10 189.3 126.3 246.0

Emporia, VA Cost Of Living

88
Emporia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Emporia Virginia National Average
Overall 88 106 100
Services 103 99 100
Groceries 95 98 100
Health 106 98 100
Housing 67 131 100
Transportation 92 93 100
Utilities 103 96 100

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
2020 5,408 0.5%
2019 5,381 -2.1%
2018 5,495 -1.3%
2017 5,565 -1.9%
2016 5,672 -0.2%
2015 5,682 -1.6%
2014 5,773 -0.9%
2013 5,825 -0.4%
2012 5,850 0.5%
2011 5,822 -

Race / Ethnicity in Emporia

White
26.7% (1,443)
African American
59.5% (3,217)
American Indian
0.1% (3)
Asian
0.0% (0)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.1% (4)
Two Or More
7.4% (402)
Hispanic
6.3% (339)
Race Emporia VA USA
White 26.7% 61.2% 60.1%
African American 59.5% 18.7% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 0.0% 6.6% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.3% 0.3%
Two Or More 7.4% 3.4% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.3% 9.5% 18.2%

Gender in Emporia

Female
56.1% (3,032)
Male
43.9% (2,376)
Gender Emporia VA USA
Female 56.1% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 43.9% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Emporia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (540)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (757)
High School / GED
31.0% (1,676)
Some College
23.0% (1,243)
Associate's Degree
10.0% (540)
Bachelor's Degree
9.0% (486)
Master's Degree
2.0% (108)
Professional Degree
1.0% (54)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education Emporia VA USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 9.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 13.0% 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
7.7% (41,680)
$10,000 to $14,999
11.0% (59,394)
$15,000 to $24,999
26.0% (140,670)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.5% (78,410)
$35,000 to $49,999
10.7% (57,831)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.7% (63,041)
$75,000 to $99,999
5.3% (28,915)
$100,000 to $149,999
9.7% (52,621)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.2% (6,252)
$200,000 or more
2.2% (11,983)
Income Emporia VA USA
Less than $10,000 7.7% 4.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 11.0% 3.3% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 26.0% 7.0% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.5% 7.1% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 10.7% 10.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.7% 16.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 5.3% 12.9% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 9.7% 17.2% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.2% 9.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 2.2% 11.6% 8.3%

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