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Emporia, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,747 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Emporia:

$101,747
Virginia:

$239,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $67,445 - $181,861
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1981

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,406

Size of family households: 578 2-persons, 348 3-persons, 256 4-persons, 134 5-persons, 49 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 714 1-person, 81 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

594 married couples with children.
582 single-parent households (58 men, 524 women).

96.4% of residents of Emporia speak English at home.
2.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (35% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 40% speak English not well, 19% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (50% speak English very well, 50% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (44% speak English very well, 56% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 183 (3.2%)
(25.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.1
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

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Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 11no bedroom
  • 91 bedroom
  • 1922 bedrooms
  • 6893 bedrooms
  • 2144 bedrooms
  • 445+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, Virginia:

  • 14no bedroom
  • 2191 bedroom
  • 5112 bedrooms
  • 2603 bedrooms
  • 634 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 54no vehicle
  • 4151 vehicle
  • 4922 vehicles
  • 1553 vehicles
  • 354 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

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

  • 283no vehicle
  • 4921 vehicle
  • 2582 vehicles
  • 343 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Emporia, Virginia:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 624 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 3156 rooms
  • 2447 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 1179+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Emporia, Virginia:

  • 71 room
  • 1012 rooms
  • 1503 rooms
  • 3404 rooms
  • 2995 rooms
  • 796 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 59+ 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, VA household income distribution

  • Emporia, VA household income distribution
  • 344Less than $10,000
  • 193$10,000 to $14,999
  • 181$15,000 to $19,999
  • 182$20,000 to $24,999
  • 197$25,000 to $29,999
  • 167$30,000 to $34,999
  • 170$35,000 to $39,999
  • 94$40,000 to $44,999
  • 105$45,000 to $49,999
  • 195$50,000 to $59,999
  • 178$60,000 to $74,999
  • 126$75,000 to $99,999
  • 36$100,000 to $124,999
  • 16$125,000 to $149,999
  • 24$150,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Emporia, VA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Emporia, VA
  • 51Less than $10,000
  • 12$10,000 to $14,999
  • 9$15,000 to $19,999
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 25$35,000 to $39,999
  • 26$40,000 to $49,999
  • 81$50,000 to $59,999
  • 72$60,000 to $69,999
  • 165$70,000 to $79,999
  • 62$80,000 to $89,999
  • 59$90,000 to $99,999
  • 121$100,000 to $124,999
  • 94$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $174,999
  • 145$175,000 to $199,999
  • 74$200,000 to $249,999
  • 32$250,000 to $299,999
  • 44$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Emporia, VA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Emporia, VA
  • 74Less than $100
  • 98$100 to $149
  • 54$150 to $199
  • 76$200 to $249
  • 134$250 to $299
  • 41$300 to $349
  • 133$350 to $399
  • 215$400 to $449
  • 94$450 to $499
  • 127$500 to $549
  • 78$550 to $599
  • 86$600 to $649
  • 5$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 69$900 to $999
  • 83No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 971995 to March 2000
  • 311990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 161980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 61970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 33Before 1965
Emporia commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 166
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 587
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 454
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 282
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 157
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 54
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 185
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 12
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 52
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 90
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 47
  • 90 or more minutes: 66
Emporia, VA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 44.4%
Number of people working at home: 21 (1.0% of all workers)

Emporia mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,666 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 363 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0%)
  • Taxi: 8 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 79 (4%)
  • Other means: 27 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 21 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,953
 United States or American: 527
 English: 442
 Irish: 105
 Subsaharan African:: 78
 African: 78
 British: 51
 Scottish: 45
 European: 44
 Italian: 40
 French (except Basque): 40
 German: 40
 Welsh: 29
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Dutch: 23
 Australian: 20
 Swedish: 16
 Albanian: 12
 Arab:: 12
 Arab/Arabic: 12
 Swiss: 11
 French Canadian: 8
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 7
 Bermudan: 7
 Greek: 6
 Austrian: 5
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Icelander: 2

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

  • 52%Mexico
  • 11%Australia
  • 8%Philippines
  • 7%Jamaica
  • 7%Other Eastern Europe
  • 5%Guyana
  • 5%Other Western Asia

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

55% of Emporia residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 13% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Virginia.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 117
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 39
  • 5th and 6th grade: 92
  • 7th and 8th grade: 160
  • 9th grade: 83
  • 10th grade: 79
  • 11th grade: 116
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 494
  • Less than 1 year of college: 66
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 106
  • Associate degree: 33
  • Bachelor's degree: 131
  • Master's degree: 59
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 101
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 87
  • 7th and 8th grade: 121
  • 9th grade: 75
  • 10th grade: 143
  • 11th grade: 221
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 39
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 595
  • Less than 1 year of college: 95
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 204
  • Associate degree: 81
  • Bachelor's degree: 242
  • Master's degree: 73
  • Professional school degree: 7
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.1%Males
  • 3.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 10.4%Females
Emporia marital status for males
Emporia marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,763

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 5 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Emporia:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 36.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 26.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 32.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 1.5%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 48
Here:

6.7%
Virginia:

9.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4
Here:

1.3%
Virginia:

8.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

24.7%
Virginia:

20.6%

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)