Emporia is located close to the center of Virginia. Emporia is between the Greensville, Southampton, Sussex county. Emporia has 6.89 square miles of land area and 0.07 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Emporia population is 5,682, which has grown 0.30% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 15.63% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Emporia median household income is $30,240 in 2010-2014 and has has shrunk by 0.31% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 38.81% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Emporia median house value is $114,100 in 2010-2014 and has shrunk by -66.08% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 94.18% and is higher than 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 Emporia is much better than the state average in quality. The Emporia area code is 434.