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Emporia City County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 6.9 square miles
Population Density 859.7 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 5,588
Population change -5.7%
Under 5 years of age 4.8%
Under 18 24.1%
65 and over 17%
Females 53.6%
White 33.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race 5.4
Asian 1.1%
Two or more races 1.1%
Black or African American 63.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0.1%
Had graduated from high school 71%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 16%
Veterans 335
Households and Housing
Households 2,488
Persons per household 2.2
Living in the same house for one year or more 84%
Median household income $32,155
The per capita income $19,710
Live below the poverty line. 29%
housing units 2,593
Multi-unit structures 23%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $104,000
Residents owning their homes. 45.5%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 596
Women-owned firms 30.1%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $131,626
Retail sales per capita $23,509
Manufacturers shipments $311,546
Merchant wholesaler sales $0