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Living In Emporia, KS

Emporia, Kansas is a small city with a population of approximately 25,000. Young adults aged 15-24 will feel welcome, as they make up an above-average percentage of the community. Overall, the city's population, with an average age of just under 35, skews decidedly younger than most cities in Kansas. In terms of housing, residents are fairly evenly split between renting (51%) and owning (49%) their residence, driven in part by a relatively low average rent that is $172/month lower than the state average. Over the course of a year, renters in Emporia will save around $2,100 compared to the state average.

Emporia residents have an average commute of about 16 minutes, quicker than the state average of about 20 minutes. Many residents (45%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit isn't extensively used. Walking (2%) isn't a common means of commuting to work, though the number is higher than the national average.

Many Emporia residents work in one of four industries: manufacturing, healthcare, education, and retail. Combined, these industries account for 32% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 9% of the city's population works in transportation, making it the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $51,000, Emporia workers bring in less than their peers elsewhere in the state. Emporia's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Among Emporia residents over the age of 25, 10% have a Bachelor's degree and 5% have earned a Master's degree or Doctorate.

Frequently Asked Questions About Emporia

What is the average rent in Emporia?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Emporia is $400 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $500 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $650 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Emporia?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Emporia is $500

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