In 2019, Emporia, KS had a population of 24.6k people with a median age of 28.6 and a median household income of $40,525. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Emporia, KS declined from 24,649 to 24,607, a −0.17% decrease and its median household income grew from $39,063 to $40,525, a 3.74% increase.
The 5 largest ethnic groups in Emporia, KS are White (Non-Hispanic) (64%), White (Hispanic) (23.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (2.97%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.89%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.61%). 0% of the households in Emporia, KS speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 90.6% of the residents in Emporia, KS are U.S. citizens.
In 2019, the median property value in Emporia, KS was $88,900, and the homeownership rate was 51%. Most people in Emporia, KS drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 12.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Emporia, KS was 2 cars per household.