Emporia, KS Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 11,002 housing units in Emporia. This represents a 2.5% growth from 10,732 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 10,983 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 19 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Emporia is about 53.5%. Emporia's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.9%. Average household size is 2.46 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Emporia were built after 1963.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type2.90%
One Bedroom18%
Two Bedrooms33.80%
Three Bedrooms30.60%
Four Bedrooms11.50%
Five Bedrooms or more3.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.72
Median year structure was built1962
Median Value of occupied units$69,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$45,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.17
Median year structure was built1965
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$334

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage8.60%
Home Equity Loan10.30%
Simple Mortgage47.30%
Debt Free33.80%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.9%