In 2017, Emporia, VA had a population of 5.5k people with a median age of 35.9 and a median household income of $27,426. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Emporia, VA declined from 5,565 to 5,495, a -1.26% decrease and its median household income grew from $27,169 to $27,426, a 0.946% increase.
The population of Emporia, VA is 64.3% Black or African American Alone, 29.5% White Alone, and 5.66% Hispanic or Latino. 5.12% of the people in Emporia, VA speak a non-English language, and 98.7% are U.S. citizens.
The median property value in Emporia, VA is $115,700, and the homeownership rate is 42.6%. Most people in Emporia, VA commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Emporia, VA is 2 cars per household.