Living in Emporia, VA

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Updated: 2020-03-11

Emporia SnackAbility

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

Emporia, VA Crime Report

218
Total Crimes
4,205.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
63.73%
Above National Average

Emporia, VA Cost Of Living

89
Emporia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Emporia, Virginia Info Snack

Emporia is an independent city located within the confines of Greensville County, Virginia, United States. It and a predecessor town have been the county seat of Greensville County since 1791. As of the 2010 census, the population was 5,927, making it the second-least populous city in Virginia. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Emporia with surrounding Greensville county for statistical purposes.
Population
5,381
Unemployment
23.3%
Poverty
29.0%
Median Home
$123,800
Median Income
$30,857
Median Rent
$715

Emporia, VA Photos

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Rankings for Emporia in Virginia

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Map Of Emporia, VA

Population over time in Emporia

Year Population % Change
2017 5,381 -2.1%
2016 5,495 -1.3%
2015 5,565 -1.9%
2014 5,672 -0.2%
2013 5,682 -1.6%
2012 5,773 -0.9%
2011 5,825 -0.4%
2010 5,850 0.5%
2009 5,822 -
Crime/100k Emporia VA USA
Violent Crime 501.5 200.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 154.3 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 308.6 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 3703.7 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 270.1 182.8 376.0
Larceny 3395.1 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 38.6 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Emporia

White
22.5% (1,210)
African American
69.7% (3,749)
American Indian
0.1% (3)
Asian
0.3% (15)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (1)
Two Or More
2.0% (107)
Hispanic
5.5% (296)
Race Emporia VA USA
White 22.5% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 69.7% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.3% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.0% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 5.5% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For Emporia, Virginia

Less than $10,000
14.2% (76,182)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.9% (58,660)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.1% (86,593)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.8% (85,070)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.6% (62,469)
$50,000 to $74,999
11.0% (59,422)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.3% (50,026)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.8% (42,154)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.6% (8,633)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (8,887)
Income Emporia VA USA
Less than $10,000 14.2% 5.3% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.9% 3.7% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.1% 7.4% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.8% 7.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.6% 11.3% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 11.0% 16.7% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.3% 12.9% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.8% 16.8% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.6% 8.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 10.1% 7.0%

Gender in Emporia

Female
55.2% (2,973)
Male
44.8% (2,408)
Gender Emporia VA USA
Female 55.2% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 44.8% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Emporia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (430)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (753)
High School / GED
36.0% (1,937)
Some College
20.0% (1,076)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (430)
Bachelor's Degree
10.0% (538)
Master's Degree
2.0% (107)
Professional Degree
1.0% (53)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (53)
Education Emporia VA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 36.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 20.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 10.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 2.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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