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Emporia is a township in Lyon County, in the Emporia metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Kansas named Emporia. For links to other places called Emporia, KS, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Emporia is 38.390N. The longitude is -96.17W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,119 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,167.


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Median household income
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$50,667
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
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29% of Emporia residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Emporia ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Emporia was $23,179, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Emporia residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Emporia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $306.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $850.


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Lyon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Emporia political report.

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The average commute time for Emporia workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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