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Total population: 24,868 (Urban population: 24,834 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 34 (5 farm, 29 nonfarm))

Emporia,KS index of house prices


Houses: 11,002 (10,247 occupied: 5,481 owner occupied, 4,766 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

47%
State:

49%

Housing density: 1111 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $153,178.


Median contract rent in 2009: $421 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $534)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $444


Median gross rent in Emporia, KS in 2009: $567


Housing units in Emporia with a mortgage: 3,137 (408 second mortgage, 487 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,601


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $52,232


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $38,712


Median monthly housing costs: $597





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Emporia, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $90,551 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Emporia:

$90,551
Kansas:

$125,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $56,263 - $140,316

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $120,056
Here:

$120,056
State:

$156,894

Townhouses or other attached units: $92,839
Here:

$92,839
State:

$149,604

In 2-unit structures: $40,638
Here:

$40,638
State:

$124,513

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $106,720
Here:

$106,720
State:

$108,027

Mobile homes: $36,895
Here:

$36,895
State:

$34,057

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,238
  • In family households: 19,773 (4,803 male householders, 1,304 female householders)
    4,719 spouses, 7,433 children (6,759 natural, 179 adopted, 495 stepchildren), 277 grandchildren, 215 brothers or sisters, 95 parents, 370 other relatives, 557 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,465 (1,910 male householders (1,289 living alone)), 2,249 female householders (1,889 living alone)), 1,306 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,464 (324 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,447 2-persons, 1,261 3-persons, 1,310 4-persons, 691 5-persons, 271 6-persons, 127 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,178 1-person, 772 2-persons, 142 3-persons, 62 4-persons, 5 5-persons.

4,540 married couples with children.
1,636 single-parent households (432 men, 1,204 women).

80.2% of residents of Emporia speak English at home.
16.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (39% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 24% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (63% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (37% speak English very well, 58% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 3,110 (11.6%)
(18.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

4.2

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Emporia, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 74
  • 3 rooms: 125
  • 4 rooms: 619
  • 5 rooms: 1,317
  • 6 rooms: 1,003
  • 7 rooms: 909
  • 8 rooms: 739
  • 9 or more rooms: 695
  • 1 room: 185
  • 2 rooms: 556
  • 3 rooms: 1,121
  • 4 rooms: 1,310
  • 5 rooms: 772
  • 6 rooms: 423
  • 7 rooms: 252
  • 8 rooms: 134
  • 9 or more rooms: 13
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Emporia, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 172
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,504
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,455
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,056
  • 5+ bedrooms: 270
  • no bedroom: 267
  • 1 bedroom: 1,568
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,966
  • 3 bedrooms: 743
  • 4 bedrooms: 159
  • 5+ bedrooms: 63
Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 191
  • 1 vehicle: 1,509
  • 2 vehicles: 2,495
  • 3 vehicles: 959
  • 4 vehicles: 231
  • 5+ vehicles: 96
  • no vehicle: 730
  • 1 vehicle: 2,425
  • 2 vehicles: 1,253
  • 3 vehicles: 260
  • 4 vehicles: 72
  • 5+ vehicles: 26

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 56
  • 2000 to 2004: 402
  • 1990 to 1999: 612
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,018
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,564
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,614
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,044
  • 1940 to 1949: 468
  • 1939 or earlier: 3,673

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Emporia, KS house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Emporia, KS:

  • Less than $10,000: 176
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 88
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 83
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 81
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 78
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 76
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 96
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 271
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 300
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 313
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 298
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 302
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 333
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 893
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 589
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 338
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 276
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 229
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 130
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 80
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 41
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 18
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 0
  • $1,000,000 or more: 6
 


Emporia rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Emporia:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 9
  • $150 to $199: 19
  • $200 to $249: 47
  • $250 to $299: 124
  • $300 to $349: 257
  • $350 to $399: 484
  • $400 to $449: 341
  • $450 to $499: 292
  • $500 to $549: 571
  • $550 to $599: 924
  • $600 to $649: 247
  • $650 to $699: 443
  • $700 to $749: 212
  • $750 to $799: 153
  • $800 to $899: 237
  • $900 to $999: 140
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 310
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 25
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 45
  • $2,000 or more: 44
  • No cash rent: 200
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1,187
  • 1990 to 1994: 720
  • 1985 to 1989: 462
  • 1980 to 1984: 350
  • 1975 to 1979: 152
  • 1970 to 1974: 103
  • 1970 to 1974: 18
  • 1965 to 1969: 118


Emporia, KS Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 90.5%
Number of people working at home: 249 (1.9% of all workers)


Emporia commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1325
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4820
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3482
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1337
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 365
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 184
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 160
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 25
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 133
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 375
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 265
  • 90 or more minutes: 240
 


Emporia mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 9,789 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,923 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 36 (0%)
  • Taxi: 22 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 14 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 129 (1%)
  • Walked: 705 (5%)
  • Other means: 93 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 249 (2%)
 


Emporia, KS household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1564
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 942
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 738
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 981
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 744
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 837
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 531
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 595
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 542
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 781
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 830
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 789
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 205
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 86
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 63
  • $200,000 or more: 38
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7317
 German: 4905
 United States or American: 1894
 English: 1470
 Irish: 1396
 Swedish: 498
 French (except Basque): 467
 European: 393
 Dutch: 326
 Welsh: 314
 Scotch-Irish: 286
 Scottish: 247
 Italian: 192
 French Canadian: 147
 Norwegian: 129
 Polish: 113
 Arab:: 88
 Hungarian: 71
 Czech: 70
 British: 60
 Iranian: 58
 Danish: 57
 Russian: 54
 Swiss: 45
 Jordanian: 41
 Egyptian: 35
 Subsaharan African:: 23
 Northern European: 14
 Finnish: 14
 Czechoslovakian: 14
 Canadian: 13
 African: 13
 Greek: 12
 Romanian: 10
 Nigerian: 10
 Basque: 9
 Scandinavian: 9
 Luxemburger: 9
 Pennsylvania German: 8
 Latvian: 7
 Austrian: 7
 Lebanese: 7
 Arab/Arabic: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (64%)
  • El Salvador (16%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Ecuador (2%)
  • Laos (2%)
  • France (1%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 16884
  • Northeast: 388
  • Midwest: 2334
  • South: 2291
  • West: 1548

42% of Emporia residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 50% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Kansas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 155
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 84
  • 5th and 6th grade: 268
  • 7th and 8th grade: 259
  • 9th grade: 274
  • 10th grade: 142
  • 11th grade: 232
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 224
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,956
  • Less than 1 year of college: 437
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,119
  • Associate degree: 178
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,060
  • Master's degree: 329
  • Professional school degree: 116
  • Doctorate degree: 204

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 174
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 73
  • 5th and 6th grade: 95
  • 7th and 8th grade: 230
  • 9th grade: 201
  • 10th grade: 156
  • 11th grade: 143
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 234
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 2,286
  • Less than 1 year of college: 596
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,269
  • Associate degree: 241
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,027
  • Master's degree: 498
  • Professional school degree: 139
  • Doctorate degree: 70

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.8%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 5.0%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 24.4%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 8.5%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 9.6%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 8.7%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 13.8%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 11.4%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 9.8%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 28.2%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 9.5%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 11.7%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 10.1%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $37,592
  • Black householders: $22,045
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $51,680
  • Asian householders: $29,024
  • Some other race householders: $38,767
  • Two or more races householders: $27,373
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $34,227
Emporia household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Emporia household income for Black householders
Emporia household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Emporia household income for Asian householders
Emporia household income for Some other race householders
Emporia household income for Two or more races householders
Emporia household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Emporia marital status for males
Emporia marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $101,333
  • Black or African American householders: $83,638
  • Asian householders: $88,615
  • Some other race householders: $55,159
  • Two or more races householders: $73,684
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $54,053

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,736
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 464
  • 3 or 4: 764
  • 5 to 9: 534
  • 10 to 19: 570
  • 20 to 49: 575
  • 50 or more: 428
  • Mobile homes: 722

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Emporia:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Emporia
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (79.9%)
  • Electricity (18.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Utility gas (56.9%)
  • Electricity (41.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 119
Here:

4.1%
Kansas:

11.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 19
Here:

1.2%
Kansas:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 31
Here:

0.9%
Kansas:

13.8%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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