Empire is located in east Ohio. Empire is part of Jefferson County. Empire has 0.30 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Empire population is 288, which has shrunk 4.00% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 1.83% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Empire median household income is $21,250 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 0.90% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 19.27% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Empire median house value is $56,000 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -45.45% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 24.98% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Empire is worse than the state average in quality. The Empire area code is 740.