Emporia employment information

Income per capita$18,909$33,958$28,555
Median household income$30,240$64,792$53,482
Median income owner occupied$49,452$80,325$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,179$41,321$33,219
Median earnings male$25,819$41,629$36,116
Median earnings female$21,900$28,890$25,692
Unemployment rate9.4%4.5%5.8%
Poverty level34.6%11.5%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Emporia is 34% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Emporia is 43% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Emporia is 61% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Emporia is 122% higher than the national average.

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Emporia median earnings by income bracket

Emporia employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry8.4%1.7%
Manufacturing sector16.3%3.9%
Financial & insurance services1.9%1.9%
Wholesale & retail services16.5%15.0%
Public administration15.2%14.8%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.9%4.0%
Education, health & social services9.1%41.7%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Jarratt, VA664$48,6509%
Gaston, NC962$32,77839%
Seaboard, NC756$22,95557%
Emporia, VA5,682$30,24043%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wyndmoor, PA5,681$86,61962%
Strawberry, CA5,684$87,87064%
Sharon Hill, PA5,685$50,1296%
Conley, GA5,679$29,92544%
Sinton, TX5,678$39,26827%
Emporia, VA5,682$30,24043%
Source: The Emporia, VA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.