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Total population: 5,635 (Urban population: 5,198 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 437 (all nonfarm))

Emporia,VA index of house prices


Houses: 2,412 (2,226 occupied: 1,159 owner occupied, 1,067 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

48%
State:

51%

Housing density: 350 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $310,495.


Median contract rent in 2009: $382 (lower quartile is $185, upper quartile is $474)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $451


Median gross rent in Emporia, VA in 2009: $545


Housing units in Emporia with a mortgage: 644 (48 second mortgage, 103 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 454


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $55,938


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $31,569


Median monthly housing costs: $602





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Emporia, Virginia Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,852 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Emporia:

$98,852
Virginia:

$252,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $81,349 - $159,805

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $168,914
Here:

$168,914
State:

$330,816

Townhouses or other attached units: $270,890
Here:

$270,890
State:

$310,878

Mobile homes: $114,422
Here:

$114,422
State:

$37,843

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,406
  • In family households: 4,423 (955 male householders, 442 female householders)
    890 spouses, 1,557 children (1,415 natural, 61 adopted, 81 stepchildren), 192 grandchildren, 106 brothers or sisters, 18 parents, 118 other relatives, 145 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 983 (256 male householders (196 living alone)), 569 female householders (518 living alone)), 158 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 259 (188 institutionalized population)

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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Rooms in houses/apartments in Emporia, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 62
  • 5 rooms: 308
  • 6 rooms: 315
  • 7 rooms: 244
  • 8 rooms: 92
  • 9 or more rooms: 117
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 101
  • 3 rooms: 150
  • 4 rooms: 340
  • 5 rooms: 299
  • 6 rooms: 79
  • 7 rooms: 55
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 5
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Emporia, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 9
  • 2 bedrooms: 192
  • 3 bedrooms: 689
  • 4 bedrooms: 214
  • 5+ bedrooms: 44
  • no bedroom: 14
  • 1 bedroom: 219
  • 2 bedrooms: 511
  • 3 bedrooms: 260
  • 4 bedrooms: 63
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Emporia, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 54
  • 1 vehicle: 415
  • 2 vehicles: 492
  • 3 vehicles: 155
  • 4 vehicles: 35
  • 5+ vehicles: 8
  • no vehicle: 283
  • 1 vehicle: 492
  • 2 vehicles: 258
  • 3 vehicles: 34
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6
  • 2000 to 2004: 131
  • 1990 to 1999: 593
  • 1980 to 1989: 287
  • 1970 to 1979: 233
  • 1960 to 1969: 434
  • 1950 to 1959: 533
  • 1940 to 1949: 292
  • 1939 or earlier: 285

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Emporia, VA house values

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

  • Less than $10,000: 5
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 3
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 3
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 0
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 4
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 7
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 19
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 20
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 28
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 63
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 72
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 58
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 144
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 207
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 107
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 158
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 103
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 48
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 51
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 30
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 19
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 5
  • $1,000,000 or more: 2
 


Emporia rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Emporia:

  • Less than $100: 52 people
  • $100 to $149: 57
  • $150 to $199: 154
  • $200 to $249: 40
  • $250 to $299: 24
  • $300 to $349: 21
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 61
  • $450 to $499: 41
  • $500 to $549: 183
  • $550 to $599: 97
  • $600 to $649: 102
  • $650 to $699: 90
  • $700 to $749: 26
  • $750 to $799: 102
  • $800 to $899: 34
  • $900 to $999: 60
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 78
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 7
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 0
  • $2,000 or more: 0
  • No cash rent: 23
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 97
  • 1990 to 1994: 31
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 16
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 6
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 33


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 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 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%)
 


Emporia, VA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 344
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 193
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 181
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 182
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 197
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 167
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 170
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 94
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 105
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 195
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 178
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 126
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 36
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 16
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 24
  • $200,000 or more: 14
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2953
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 4230
  • Northeast: 225
  • Midwest: 83
  • South: 907
  • West: 24

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 2.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 11.1%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.4%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $45,364
  • Black householders: $30,869
  • Asian householders: $52,979
  • Some other race householders: $53,431
  • Two or more races householders: $9,920
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $44,145
Emporia household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Emporia household income for Black 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: $123,234
  • Black or African American householders: $81,960
  • Asian householders: $275,405
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $97,971

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,842
  • One, attached: 61
  • Two: 54
  • 3 or 4: 136
  • 5 to 9: 72
  • 10 to 19: 46
  • 20 to 49: 37
  • 50 or more: 62
  • Mobile homes: 102

Median worth of mobile homes: $71,000


Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 years ago


Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Emporia:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Emporia
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36.5%)
  • Electricity (33.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.7%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.0%)
  • Wood (0.6%)
  • Electricity (49.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Wood (3.8%)
  • Utility gas (1.5%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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