Latest Data (2018)
Population 24,765
Nationwide Rank 1530

Quick Facts

Emporia, Kansas is the 1,530th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Emporia, Kansas is a city.

Emporia, Kansas is currently 7.7% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

Emporia, Kansas's growth is extremely below average. 92% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Emporia, Kansas Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1520 Paducah, Kentucky 24,850 -5.4%
1521 Bainbridge Island, Washington 24,846 21.6%
1522 Elk River, Minnesota 24,845 48.8%
1523 Paris, Texas 24,839 -3.6%
1524 Burlington, Iowa 24,838 -7.2%
1525 Hastings, Nebraska 24,822 -0.2%
1526 Selma, California 24,807 25.8%
1527 Ardmore, Oklahoma 24,795 4.7%
1528 Riverbank, California 24,780 56.7%
1529 Kernersville, North Carolina 24,767 31.3%
1530 Emporia, Kansas 24,765 -7.7%
1531 Derby, Kansas 24,721 34.6%
1532 Sandusky, Ohio 24,714 -11.1%
1533 Hazleton, Pennsylvania 24,703 6.1%
1534 Athens, Ohio 24,688 15.5%
1535 Crestview, Florida 24,664 64.7%
1536 Norfolk, Nebraska 24,651 5.4%
1537 Westmont, Illinois 24,647 -1.0%
1538 Harvey, Illinois 24,641 -17.7%
1539 West Memphis, Arkansas 24,636 -11.2%
1540 Forest Grove, Oregon 24,624 35.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Kansas

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
838 Salina 46,716 2.0%
951 Hutchinson 40,623 -2.8%
1076 Leavenworth 36,062 1.6%
1114 Leawood 34,689 24.8%
1377 Dodge City 27,329 8.2%
1426 Garden City 26,546 -6.9%
1530 Emporia 24,765 -7.7%
1531 Derby 24,721 34.6%
1670 Prairie Village 22,389 1.4%
1685 Junction City 22,120 16.9%
1699 Gardner 21,871 124.6%
1769 Hays 20,852 4.0%
1819 Pittsburg 20,178 4.7%
1871 Liberal 19,495 -1.0%
1930 Newton 18,746 5.5%
2268 Great Bend 15,170 -1.1%
2494 Andover 13,278 86.9%
2530 McPherson 13,077 -5.1%
2552 El Dorado 12,935 0.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 24,765 1,530
2017 24,724 1,525
2016 24,816 1,506
2015 24,649 1,508
2014 24,560 1,504
2013 24,799 1,475
2012 24,958 1,452
2011 24,970 1,442
2010 24,916 1,435
2009 24,868 1,404
2008 26,172 1,333
2007 26,453 1,302
2006 26,337 1,294
2005 26,537 1,266
2004 26,753 1,247
2003 26,642 1,245
2002 26,662 1,229
2001 26,852 1,206
2000 26,835 1,191
1990 25,621 1,083