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Emporia, KS (Kansas) Houses and Residents

Emporia,KS index of house prices

Total population: 24,560 (All urban)

Houses: 11,002 (10,247 occupied: 4,729 owner occupied, 4,866 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

51%
State:

34%

Housing density: 1,111 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $32,197.

Median contract rent in 2013: $347 (lower quartile is $265, upper quartile is $428)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $666


Median gross rent in Emporia, KS in 2013: $421

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: $63,559

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $47,997

Median monthly housing costs: $623


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Emporia, Kansas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,214 (it was $65,500 in 2000)
Emporia:

$91,214
Kansas:

$129,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,286 - $139,492
Median year house/condo built: 1964

Median year apartment built: 1971

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Emporia, Kansas:

  • 24no bedroom
  • 1721 bedroom
  • 1,5042 bedrooms
  • 2,4553 bedrooms
  • 1,0564 bedrooms
  • 2705+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, Kansas:

  • 267no bedroom
  • 1,5681 bedroom
  • 1,9662 bedrooms
  • 7433 bedrooms
  • 1594 bedrooms
  • 635+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 191no vehicle
  • 1,5091 vehicle
  • 2,4952 vehicles
  • 9593 vehicles
  • 2314 vehicles
  • 965+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia in renter-occupied apartments

  • 730no vehicle
  • 2,4251 vehicle
  • 1,2532 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 724 vehicles
  • 265+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Emporia, Kansas:

  • 01 room
  • 742 rooms
  • 1253 rooms
  • 6194 rooms
  • 1,3175 rooms
  • 1,0036 rooms
  • 9097 rooms
  • 7398 rooms
  • 6959+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, Kansas:

  • 1851 room
  • 5562 rooms
  • 1,1213 rooms
  • 1,3104 rooms
  • 7725 rooms
  • 4236 rooms
  • 2527 rooms
  • 1348 rooms
  • 139+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Emporia, KS household income distribution

  • Emporia, KS household income distribution
  • 1,564Less than $10,000
  • 942$10,000 to $14,999
  • 738$15,000 to $19,999
  • 981$20,000 to $24,999
  • 744$25,000 to $29,999
  • 837$30,000 to $34,999
  • 531$35,000 to $39,999
  • 595$40,000 to $44,999
  • 542$45,000 to $49,999
  • 781$50,000 to $59,999
  • 830$60,000 to $74,999
  • 789$75,000 to $99,999
  • 205$100,000 to $124,999
  • 86$125,000 to $149,999
  • 63$150,000 to $199,999
  • 38$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Emporia, KS

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Emporia, KS
  • 373Less than $10,000
  • 58$10,000 to $14,999
  • 66$20,000 to $24,999
  • 50$25,000 to $29,999
  • 102$30,000 to $34,999
  • 232$40,000 to $49,999
  • 336$50,000 to $59,999
  • 463$60,000 to $69,999
  • 318$70,000 to $79,999
  • 306$80,000 to $89,999
  • 390$90,000 to $99,999
  • 391$100,000 to $124,999
  • 704$125,000 to $149,999
  • 492$150,000 to $174,999
  • 221$175,000 to $199,999
  • 132$200,000 to $249,999
  • 42$250,000 to $299,999
  • 42$300,000 to $399,999
  • 36$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Emporia, KS

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Emporia, KS
  • 84Less than $100
  • 91$150 to $199
  • 211$200 to $249
  • 341$250 to $299
  • 359$300 to $349
  • 518$350 to $399
  • 516$400 to $449
  • 549$450 to $499
  • 430$500 to $549
  • 378$550 to $599
  • 379$600 to $649
  • 154$650 to $699
  • 132$700 to $749
  • 98$750 to $799
  • 61$800 to $899
  • 17$900 to $999
  • 83$1,000 to $1,249
  • 91$2,000 or more
  • 211No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1,1871995 to March 2000
  • 7201990 to 1994
  • 4621985 to 1989
  • 3501980 to 1984
  • 1521975 to 1979
  • 1031970 to 1974
  • 181965 to 1969
  • 118Before 1965
Emporia commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,325
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4,820
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,482
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,337
  • 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, 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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7,317
 German: 4,905
 United States or American: 1,894
 English: 1,470
 Irish: 1,396
 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 (%):

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

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

  • This state: 16,884
  • Northeast: 388
  • Midwest: 2,334
  • South: 2,291
  • West: 1,548

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 5.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 24.4%Males
  • 8.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 9.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 8.7%Males
  • 13.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 11.4%Males
  • 9.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 28.2%Males
  • 9.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 11.7%Males
  • 10.1%Females
Emporia marital status for males
Emporia marital status for females

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: $9,876

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Emporia:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 79.9%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 56.9%Utility gas
  • 41.2%Electricity
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Other fuel

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 (Noninstitutionalized)