Latest Data (2017)
Population 5,282
Nationwide Rank 4575

Quick Facts

Emporia, Virginia is the 4,575th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Emporia, Virginia is a city.

Emporia, Virginia is currently 10.9% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Emporia, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Emporia, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
4565 Brady, Texas 5,298 -3.6%
4566 Morris, Minnesota 5,297 -0.7%
4567 Sunbury, Ohio 5,293 99.1%
4568 Nelsonville, Ohio 5,292 -0.1%
4569 Williamsville, New York 5,292 -4.8%
4570 Shillington, Pennsylvania 5,288 4.4%
4571 Elmsford, New York 5,287 13.0%
4572 Sunset, Utah 5,286 1.6%
4573 Fruitland, Maryland 5,285 39.7%
4574 Saranac Lake, New York 5,283 4.6%
4575 Emporia, Virginia 5,282 -6.7%
4576 Williamsburg, Kentucky 5,280 6.7%
4577 Ripley, Mississippi 5,278 -3.7%
4578 Wadesboro, North Carolina 5,276 -5.7%
4579 Winterset, Iowa 5,276 10.8%
4580 Monticello, Indiana 5,275 -7.5%
4581 Calistoga, California 5,273 1.5%
4582 Kings Point, New York 5,273 5.4%
4583 Mocksville, North Carolina 5,271 23.9%
4584 Poolesville, Maryland 5,269 1.7%
4585 Zebulon, North Carolina 5,268 28.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3087 Warrenton 9,875 46.5%
3117 Purcellville 9,771 168.1%
3332 Pulaski 8,764 -7.4%
3452 Smithfield 8,355 31.6%
3516 Franklin 8,176 -1.2%
3560 Vinton 8,065 4.4%
3580 Wytheville 7,998 2.4%
3582 Abingdon 7,981 3.0%
3627 Farmville 7,831 14.4%
3644 Ashland 7,796 17.2%
3659 South Boston 7,773 -8.1%
3876 Lexington 7,106 4.1%
4031 Galax 6,625 -3.2%
4036 Strasburg 6,617 61.7%
4067 Bedford 6,536 3.5%
4150 Buena Vista 6,327 -0.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,062 16.8%
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%
5454 Broadway 3,880 73.4%
5680 Colonial Beach 3,579 11.2%
5697 Clifton Forge 3,565 -16.6%
5804 Altavista 3,422 0.0%
5832 Blackstone 3,396 -8.4%
5909 West Point 3,312 15.4%
6007 Lebanon 3,214 -2.3%
6225 Wise 2,998 -8.5%
6336 Chincoteague 2,888 -33.2%
6374 Elkton 2,844 7.9%
6427 Grottoes 2,795 28.6%
6534 Windsor 2,716 19.0%
6610 Pearisburg 2,661 -2.7%
6618 Hillsville 2,654 -6.4%
6623 Dublin 2,649 17.7%
6627 Timberville 2,645 31.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 5,282 4,575
2016 5,305 4,556
2015 5,496 4,446
2014 5,462 4,447
2013 5,588 4,384
2012 5,740 4,311
2011 5,778 4,274
2010 5,927 4,196
2009 5,635 4,283
2008 5,625 4,266
2007 5,599 4,254
2006 5,623 4,222
2005 5,543 4,227
2004 5,546 4,205
2003 5,615 4,154
2002 5,705 4,097
2001 5,613 4,120
2000 5,664 4,077
1990 5,556 3,779