Opportunity Awaits You in the Emporia Region - The Best Place for Families

If you’re from here, Emporia will always be home. We have more to offer than ever, including more jobs, housing, and entertainment. We want you back and invite you to come explore Emporia with fresh eyes. Some of the things you may notice are…

Stars bullet pointDowntown Emporia is full of new restaurants, bars and shops. It’s hopping with events, live music, and entertainment.

Stars bullet pointThe Granada Theater has been renovated and it’s a stunning hub of downtown activity with regular musical events and live performances.

Stars bullet pointWe’re famous now… it’s true. Emporia has received worldwide recognition as being the Disc Golf Capital of the world and for Unbound Gravel - the world’s premier bicycle race. People are drawn to Emporia for the action then stay to eat, drink, and shop downtown.

Stars bullet pointThere’s always something to do with a free zoo open to families, Emporia State University hosting athletic and cultural events, First Friday Art Walks, and big events attracting people from throughout the region and the world

Stars bullet pointOver 2,800 jobs have been created since the RDA’s founding. You can find incredible job opportunities in all of Emporia’s industries. From manufacturing to technology, engineering, healthcare, education, sales, and marketing jobs - you can build your career in the Emporia region.

Stars bullet pointWe’re fully fiber so you can work remotely. Homes cost less in Emporia than in larger cities so if you’re a remote worker, Emporia is a sweet deal. Affordable homes, top-rated education, a vibrant downtown, free zoo, and the friendliness of a smaller community make this the best place to work remotely.