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|People QuickFacts||Emporia city||Virginia|
|Population, 2013 estimate||5,588||8,260,405|
|Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base||5,927||8,001,031|
|Population, percent change, April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013||-5.7%||3.2%|
|Persons under 5 years, percent, 2013||4.8%||6.2%|
|Persons under 18 years, percent, 2013||24.1%||22.6%|
|Persons 65 years and over, percent, 2013||17.0%||13.4%|
|Female persons, percent, 2013||53.6%||50.8%|
|White alone, percent, 2013 (a)||33.7%||70.8%|
|Black or African American alone, percent, 2013 (a)||63.6%||19.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.4%||0.5%|
|Asian alone, percent, 2013 (a)||1.1%||6.1%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 2013 (a)||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or More Races, percent, 2013||1.1%||2.7%|
|Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013 (b)||5.4%||8.6%|
|White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 2013||29.8%||63.6%|
|Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2008-2012||88.8%||84.7%|
|Foreign born persons, percent, 2008-2012||2.9%||11.1%|
|Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2008-2012||4.0%||14.7%|
|High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||70.9%||86.9%|
|Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2008-2012||13.3%||34.7%|
|Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2008-2012||18.5||27.5|
|Housing units, 2013||2,593||3,412,460|
|Homeownership rate, 2008-2012||44.2%||67.8%|
|Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2008-2012||24.3%||21.5%|
|Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2008-2012||$95,500||$249,700|
|Persons per household, 2008-2012||2.25||2.59|
|Per capita money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars), 2008-2012||$17,840||$33,326|
|Median household income, 2008-2012||$29,093||$63,636|
|Persons below poverty level, percent, 2008-2012||33.0%||11.1%|
|Business QuickFacts||Emporia city||Virginia|
|Private nonfarm establishments, 2012||233||192,7301|
|Private nonfarm employment, 2012||4,248||3,089,2411|
|Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2011-2012||8.1%||2.0%1|
|Nonemployer establishments, 2012||264||529,636|
|Total number of firms, 2007||596||638,643|
|Black-owned firms, percent, 2007||S||9.9%|
|American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.5%|
|Asian-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||7.0%|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||0.1%|
|Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2007||F||4.5%|
|Women-owned firms, percent, 2007||30.1%||30.1%|
|Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1000)||311,546||92,417,797|
|Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1000)||D||60,513,396|
|Retail sales, 2007 ($1000)||131,626||105,663,299|
|Retail sales per capita, 2007||$23,509||$13,687|
|Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1000)||24,206||15,340,483|
|Building permits, 2012||13||27,278|
|Geography QuickFacts||Emporia city||Virginia|
|Land area in square miles, 2010||6.89||39,490.09|
|Persons per square mile, 2010||859.7||202.6|
|Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area||None|