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People

Total Population 5,672
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 2,063
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 43.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.1%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,279
% Above Poverty Level 65.1%
% Below Poverty Level 34.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.8%
Median Gross Rent $680
Median House Value $115,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.9%
Irish 7.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Emporia Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles W of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County
Standard Zip Codes 23847
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.69
Longitude -77.54

Emporia Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station EMPORIA 1 WNW
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.3 inches
Station ROANOKE RAPIDS
Distance 15.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station STONY CREEK 1 E
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boykins 762 $56,607
Branchville 145 $40,313
Capron 89 $57,500
Jarratt 628 $54,821
Lawrenceville 1,419 $34,271
Stony Creek 160 $78,000

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Emporia Hospitals

SOUTHERN VIRGINIA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
747 NORTH MAIN STREET
(434) 348-4400
Emergency Service: Yes

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Emporia High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

GREENSVILLE COUNTY HIGH
403 HARDING ST
434-634-2195
Serves 770 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.6

ZION ALTERNATIVE ED
1314 LOWGROUND RD
434-634-4400
A Non-traditional School
Serves 60 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

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