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Population (year 2000): 26,760. Estimated population in July 2005: 26,456 (-1.1% change)
Males: 13,082 (48.9%), Females: 13,678 (51.1%)

Lyon County

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Median resident age: 28.4 years
Median household income: $30,809 (year 2000)
Median house value: $69,300 (year 2000)

Emporia, KS residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in Emporia:

  • White Non-Hispanic (71.1%)
  • Hispanic (21.5%)
  • Other race (12.7%)
  • Black (3.0%)
  • Two or more races (2.5%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Other Asian (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.4%), Irish (9.5%), English (8.2%), United States (7.1%), French (2.8%), Swedish (2.7%).

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Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 9.9 square miles

Emporia,

For population 25 years and over in Emporia

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Emporia city

  • Never married: 33.5%
  • Now married: 49.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

11.6% Foreign born (9.8% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,142 (+4.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: KS Topeka, (55.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: KS Wichita, (93.3 miles pop. 344,284).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Dallas, (390.1 miles pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: KS (8.4 miles Americus, KS (10.2 miles Olpe, Rapids, KS (13.7 miles Neosho Dunlap, KS (16.9 miles) , Bushong, KS (16.9 miles) , Admire, KS (17.2 miles) , KS Allen, (17.2 miles KS Hartford, (17.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 28 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $87,700
  • 1999: 28 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2000: 21 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 2001: 31 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $115,400
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2004: 31 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 2005: 61 buildings, average cost: $100,200

Latitude: 38.41 N, Longitude: 96.19 W

Area code: 620


Emporia, Kansas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.1%), Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Retail trade (12.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,134 (+11.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,204 (86.5%)


 

Crime in Emporia by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 2
    per 100,000 7.5 0.0 7.5
Rapes 21 19 15
    per 100,000 78.5 71.0 56.1
Robberies 10 8 9
    per 100,000 37.4 29.9 33.6
Assaults 66 53 35
    per 100,000 246.6 198.1 130.8
Burglaries 249 216 236
    per 100,000 930.5 807.2 881.9
Thefts 1,214 1,289 1,104
    per 100,000 4536.6 4816.9 4125.6
Auto thefts 47 62 62
    per 100,000 175.6 231.7 231.7
360.1 344.7 311.4


Average climate in Emporia, Kansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Emporia-area historical tornado activity is near Kansas state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/1974, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.4 miles away from the Emporia city center killed 6 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/8/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.9 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: R. Lee Ermey, Clint Bowyer - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: May 30, 1979), William Allen White - novelist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Emporia:
  • EMPORIA SURGICAL HOSPITAL (1602 WEST 15TH STREET)
  • NEWMAN REGIONAL HEALTH (1201 W 12TH AVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Emporia:
  • MORRIS COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; COUNCIL GROVE, KS)
  • COFFEY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; BURLINGTON, KS)
  • GREENWOOD COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 40 miles; EUREKA, KS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Emporia:
  • FORBES FIELD (about 53 miles; TOPEKA, KS; ID: FOE)
  • MANHATTAN RGNL (about 60 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; ID: MHK)
  • MC CONNELL AFB (about 93 miles; WICHITA, KS; ID: IAB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Emporia:
  • EMPORIA MUNI (about 7 miles; EMPORIA, KS; ID: EMP)
  • CHASE COUNTY (about 26 miles; COTTONWOOD FALLS, KS; ID: 9K0)
  • OSAGE CITY MUNI (about 31 miles; OSAGE CITY, KS; ID: 53K)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 12 $37,629 $37,629 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 30 $62,158 $24,863 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $29,181 $31,833 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,338 $28,056 0 $0
Firefighters 45 $184,902 $49,307 3 $1,592
Police - Other 22 $52,126 $28,432 5 $2,874
Other and Unallocable 15 $50,258 $40,206 1 $680
Water Supply 18 $46,381 $30,920 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3 $8,039 $32,156 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 26 $70,051 $32,331 14 $9,830
Police Protection - Officers 47 $187,417 $47,851 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $13,576 $32,582 1 $352
Other Government Administration 12 $39,201 $39,201 0 $0
Airports 3 $8,849 $35,396 0 $0
Sewerage 12 $29,409 $29,409 0 $0
Totals for Government 262 $821,516 $37,626 24 $15,328


Colleges/Universities in Emporia:
  • EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 4,528; Location: 1200 COMMERCIAL ST; Public; Website: www.emporia.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • FLINT HILLS TECHNICAL COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 240; Location: 3301 W 18TH ST; Public)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Emporia:
  • WASHBURN UNIVERSITY OF TOPEKA (about 53 miles; TOPEKA, KS; Full-time enrollment: 4,472)
  • BUTLER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 61 miles; EL DORADO, KS; FT enrollment: 4,250)
  • KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; MANHATTAN, KS; FT enrollment: 19,210)
  • UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MAIN CAMPUS (about 74 miles; LAWRENCE, KS; FT enrollment: 22,506)
  • FRIENDS UNIVERSITY (about 96 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 103 miles; WICHITA, KS; FT enrollment: 10,403)
  • JOHNSON COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 109 miles; OVERLAND PARK, KS; FT enrollment: 8,857)
Public high school in Emporia:
  • EMPORIA HIGH (Students: 1,609; Location: 3302 WEST 18TH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Emporia:
  • EMPORIA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 726; Location: 2300 GRAPHIC ARTS ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • RIVERSIDE ELEMENTARY (Students: 406; Location: 327 S WEST ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • VILLAGE ELEM (Students: 385; Location: 2302 W 15TH; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LOWTHER NORTH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 6TH (Students: 353; Location: 216 W SIXTH; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • LOWTHER SOUTH INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL 5TH (Students: 345; Location: 215 W SIXTH; Grades: 05 - 05)
  • W A WHITE ELEM (Students: 334; Location: 902 EXCHANGE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • TIMMERMAN ELEMENTARY (Students: 318; Location: 2901 TIMMERMAN DR; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WALNUT ELEM (Students: 282; Location: 801 GROVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • LOGAN AVE ELEM (Students: 223; Location: 521 SOUTH EAST STREET; Grades: KG - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Emporia:
  • SACRED HEART (Students: 191; Location: 102 COTTONWOOD; Grades: PK - 6)
  • EMPORIA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 1325 C OF E DRIVE; Grades: PK - 6)
Library in Emporia:
  • EMPORIA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $760,843; Location: 110 E. SIXTH AVENUE; 90,578 books; 8,146 audio materials; 1,689 video materials; 249 serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • Emporia Christian School, 100 students, serves PK-8th, serves more than 25 different churches.
 

Emporia compared to Kansas state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Emporia:
  • KVOE (1400 AM; 1 kW; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KOIL (1020 AM; 50 kW; PLATTSMOUTH, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KGGF (690 AM; 10 kW; COFFEYVILLE, KS; Owner: KGGF-KUSN, INC.)
  • KFAB (1110 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KFTI (1070 AM; 10 kW; WICHITA, KS; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KKAR (1290 AM; 50 kW; OMAHA, NE; Owner: WAITT RADIO, INC.)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRVN (880 AM; 50 kW; LEXINGTON, NE; Owner: NEBRASKA RURAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Emporia:
  • KFFX (104.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KNGM (91.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CHRISTIAN ACTION TEAM, INC.)
  • KRWV (96.1 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: C & C CONSULTING, INC)
  • KPOR (90.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • K209CB (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KVOE-FM (101.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: EMPORIA RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KANH (89.7 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • K280EK (103.9 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KANS (92.9 FM; OSAGE CITY, KS; Owner: C&C CONSULTING, INC.)
  • WIBW-FM (94.5 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KMAJ-FM (107.7 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KTPK (106.9 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: KANSAS CAPITAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDVV (100.3 FM; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Emporia:
  • KETM-CA (Channel 17; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: MONTGOMERY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)
  • WIBW-TV (Channel 13; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)

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