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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Emporia is 24,009. Emporia, Kansas is the 1,622nd largest city in the US.
Emporia is located entirely in Lyon County.
The peak population of Emporia was in 2000, when its population was 26,835. In 2000, Emporia was the 1,191st largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 1,622nd largest city in the US. Emporia is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Emporia has shrunk 10.5% since the year 2000. Emporia, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Emporia has a population density of 2,105.8 people per square mile.
|1618||Kingston, New York||24,100||2.7%|
|1626||Elmwood Park, Illinois||23,945||-5.6%|
The total voting age population of Emporia, Kansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 16,950. The voting age population is 46.6% male and 53.4% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 13.2% of the residents of Emporia are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Emporia are 87.1% White, 4.7% Two or more races, 3.0% Black, 2.7% Asian, 1.8% Other and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 27.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Emporia, 20.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 16.6%. On a per-household basis, 9.5% of families are below the poverty line in Emporia.
Among those aged 16 and older, 69.7% of Emporia residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.5% of Emporia residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 28.2% have a bachelor's degree and 11.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Emporia residents aged 5 and older, 23.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 19.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Emporia is 6.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Emporia, 23.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Emporia is $40,525.
In Emporia, 51.0% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 49.0% of housing units in Emporia.
Of all the housing units in Emporia, 29.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Emporia, 7.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 800 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Emporia is $668.
In Emporia, 82.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.