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    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
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    Army National Guard - Emporia, VA

    Keep the Nation moving forward in the Army National Guard. In the Guard, the Truck Driver is the Soldier who makes sure other Soldiers and their supplies get where they need to...

    from Army National Guard - 4 days ago
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    USA Truck - Emporia, VA

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Emporia, Virginia

Emporia is an independent city located within the confines of Greensville County in Virginia. The population was 5,665 at the 2000 census. The Bureau of Economic Analysis combines the city of Emporia with surrounding Greensville county for statistical purposes. It is the county seat of Greensville County . The Town of Hicksford was settled in 1710 in the Virginia Colony, where the Fort Road of eastern Virginia crossed the Meherrin River en route to Fort Christiana. After statehood, the Town of Belfield was established in 1798 on the north bank of the river. The two Greensville County towns merged in 1887 to form the new incorporated town of Emporia, which was named after the town of Emporia, Kansas. The Town Emporia was re-chartered by the Virginia General Assembly as an independent city in 1967. Emporia has long been a transportation crossroads. Currently, a major north-south railroad line of CSX Transportation crosses with an east-west line of Norfolk Southern. East-west U.S....more

Emporia Careers

Among the most common occupations in Emporia are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 25%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 24%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 70 percent of workers in Emporia, Virginia work for companies, 20 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Emporia Industries

The leading industries in Emporia, Virginia are Manufacturing, 22%; Educational, health and social services, 17%; and Retail trade, 14%. 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, Virginia is $24,714, and the median income of households in Emporia was $30,333.

Average Salaries in Emporia, VA

Emporia, VA


According to our Emporia Trends data, the number of Emporia, Virginia jobs has increased by 13% since April 2013.
Emporia job trends

Emporia Employment Statistics

Population of Emporia
Total population 5,665
Male 45.47%
Female 54.53%
Median age 38.8
Emporia Housing
Owner-occupied homes 52.2%
Median cost of a home $68,700
Median mortgage payment $484
Renter-occupied homes 47.8%
Vacant housing 7.7%
Median monthly rent $437
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $27,772
Median for all female full-time $21,657
Household Income
Less than $10,000 15%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16%
$25,000 to $34,999 16%
$35,000 to $49,999 17%
$50,000 to $74,999 17%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 20%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 29%
Some college, no degree 12%
Associate's degree 3%
Bachelor's degree 10%
Graduate degree 4%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 45%
Separated 6%
Widowed 14%
Divorced 8%
White 43%
Black or African American 56%
Asian 1%
Other 0%
Emporia Commute
Carpool 16.7%
Public transportation 0.6%
Average travel time 20 minutes

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