Emporia is an Ideal Community for Families and Young Professionals

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28 Dec 2023


Thousands of people love Emporia for a reason. It has more to offer than ever–more jobs, more housing, more entertainment . . . and this safe, welcoming community just keeps getting better!

Big Opportunities with a Relaxed, Small Town Vibe

Just 110 miles southwest of Kansas City, 85 miles northeast of Wichita, and 50 miles southwest of Topeka, Emporia offers the best of both worlds. The community has become a center for diverse manufacturing, trade, education, medicine, and tourism but has retained its charm.
This safe, welcoming community has a low cost of living and fabulous lifestyle assets, including:

  • Affordable homes
  • A historic downtown full of exciting restaurants, bars, and shops
  • High-speed fiber optic internet
  • A  top-rated education system
  • A free zoo
  • Plenty of Cultural events, including the Granada Theater and the Friday Art Walk
  • The worldwide recognition as the Disc Golf Capital of the world
  • Home to the world’s premier gravel bicycle race, Unbound Gravel
  • A wide selection of childcare options
  • Award-winning Healthcare facilities
  • Parks, trails, and outdoor spaces for hiking, biking, and picnicking
  • The Flint Hills region, known for its natural beauty, is nearby.

If you have yet to go to Emporia, visit. If you’re originally from Emporia, come back and explore the community with fresh eyes!

Find out why Emporia is the perfect place for you to call home.