The City of Emporia had a population of 5,696 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Emporia: Belfield, Hicks Ford, Hicks' Ford, Hicksford, Hicksville.
|Population in Households||5,450|
|Population in Familes||4,255|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||246|
|Median Household Income||$34,380|
|Average Household Income||$48,372|
|Per Capita Income||$19,461|
|Total Housing Units||2,565 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||852 (33.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,360 (53.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||353 (13.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$119,325|
|Average Home Value||$137,647|
|Average Household Size||2.46|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.96%|
|Per Capita Income||2.56%|
The table below compares Emporia to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 183||69th|
|Population Density||# 280||53rd|
|Diversity Index||# 165||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 538||9th|
|Per Capita Income||# 536||10th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.