The City of Emporia had a population of 5,735 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Emporia is located at latitude 36.6962 and longitude -77.536 in Emporia (city) County. The formal boundaries for the City of Emporia (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Emporia (city) County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 112 feet.
The City of Emporia (GNIS ID: 1498422) has a C7 Census Class Code which indicates an incorporated place that is independent of any county. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Emporia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporia: Belfield, Hicks Ford, Hicks' Ford, Hicksford, Hicksville.
|Population in Households||5,489|
|Population in Familes||4,260|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||246|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,562 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||927 (36.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,336 (52.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||299 (11.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$108,019|
|Average Home Value||$131,499|
|Median Household Income||$32,112|
|Average Household Income||$45,184|
|Per Capita Income||$18,501|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.62%|
|Per Capita Income||1.54%|
The table below compares Emporia to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 181||70th|
|Population Density1||# 278||53rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 168||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 537||10th|
|Per Capita Income||# 535||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.