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Demographics

People

Total Population5,565
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens16.9%
Employed Population 16+1,906
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married38.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,741
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$9,786
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,540

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,972
% Above Poverty Level67%
% Below Poverty Level33%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time24 minutes
% Working from Home2.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.7%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone32.4%
Median Gross Rent$705
Median House Value$122,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)62.9%
English6.4%
Irish5.9%
German3.9%
African3.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Polish1.2%
Italian1%
Swedish0.9%
Scottish0.7%
Syrian0.6%
Arab0.6%
Ethiopian0.5%
Czech0.5%
Welsh0.4%
Hungarian0.3%
West Indian0.2%
Slovak0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Russian0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Emporia Almanac

CategoryValue
County Greensville County
Standard Zip Codes23847
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.69
Approximate Longitude-77.53

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)

StationEMPORIA 1 WNW
Distance1.6 miles
Jan Temp26 to 49 F
Apr Temp44 to 71 F
Jul Temp67 to 89 F
Oct Temp45 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.3 inches
StationROANOKE RAPIDS
Distance15.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 48 F
Apr Temp45 to 70 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp47 to 71 F
Annual Precip46.1 inches
StationSTONY CREEK 1 E
Distance19.6 miles
Jan Temp27 to 47 F
Apr Temp44 to 72 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip47 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boykins782$52,917
Branchville115$58,750
Capron102$56,250
Jarratt631$52,292
Lawrenceville1,470$37,500
Stony Creek122$63,125

Emporia Hospitals

Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center
(Proprietary)
727 North Main Street
(434) 348-4400

Emporia Public Schools

Greensville County High
403 Harding St
ZIP: 23847
(434) 634-2195
High
Total Enrollment 712
Belfield Elem
515 Belfield Rd
ZIP: 23847
(434) 634-5566
Middle
Total Enrollment 177
Edward W Wyatt Middle
206 Slagles Lake Rd
ZIP: 23847
(434) 634-5159
Middle
Total Enrollment 560
Greensville Elem
1101 Sussex Dr
ZIP: 23847
(434) 336-0907
Primary
Total Enrollment 1085

Emporia Private Schools

Faith Christian School
951 W Atlantic St
ZIP: 23847
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 7
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