Emporia Jobs

  • CDL Truck Driver - Team Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Emporia, KS

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers for our Regional Division As a Regional Team Truck Driver, you can enjoy the life of a truck driver without having to travel across...

    from C.R. England - 22 days ago
  • M1 Armor Crewman - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Emporia, KS

    For every tank or amphibious unit in the field, there's a team of highly trained professionals ensuring peak performance. And there's no one better than the Army National Guard at...

    from Army National Guard - 15 days ago
  • Owner-Operators - Pick Your Freight

    Schneider - Emporia, KS

    This Percent lease Owner-Operator truck driver position provides you total control of your business and your bottom line. You select and manage your loads and decide when and...

    from Schneider - 7 days ago
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Emporia, Kansas

Emporia is a city in Lyon County, Kansas, USA. The population was 26,760 at the 2000 census. Emporia is located at the intersection of US-50, Interstate 335 and Interstate 35 on the Kansas Turnpike. It is the county seat of Lyon County.

Emporia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Emporia are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 23%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 22%; and Sales and office occupations, 22%. Approximately 71 percent of workers in Emporia, Kansas work for companies, 18 percent work for the government and 4 percent are self-employed.

Emporia Industries

The leading industries in Emporia, Kansas are Manufacturing, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 21%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's Emporia job listings indicate that the following industries in Emporia are hiring the most workers:

Emporia Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Emporia, Kansas is $24,430, and the median income of households in Emporia was $30,809.

Average Salaries in Emporia, KS

Emporia, KS


According to our Emporia Trends data, the number of Emporia, Kansas jobs has increased by 77% since October 2013.
Emporia job trends

Emporia Employment Statistics

Population of Emporia
Total population 26,760
Male 48.89%
Female 51.11%
Median age 28.4
Emporia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 53.6%
Median cost of a home $69,300
Median mortgage payment $480
Renter-occupied homes 46.4%
Vacant housing 7.0%
Median monthly rent $421
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,915
Median for all female full-time $20,946
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 16%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 3%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 0%
Less than 9th grade 9%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 24%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 14%
Graduate degree 9%
Marital Status
Never married 33%
Currently married 49%
Separated 1%
Widowed 7%
Divorced 9%
White 81%
Black or African American 3%
Asian 3%
Other 14%
Emporia Commute
Carpool 14.8%
Public transportation 0.4%
Average travel time 14 minutes