You can find the population & steets for Empire City, New York on the Census website. You can also use this information to compare Empire City to nearby cities. Below, you'll find a map showing the racial make-up of the city. This data is based on self-identification, so some areas have a higher percentage of certain racial groups than others.
Empire City's population is expected to reach 893 by 2020, a decline of 0.00% per year. Since the 2010 census, the city has lost -3.35% of its population. Its median household income is $69,167, and its poverty rate is 9.35%. Its median home value is $115,100. The median age of residents in Empire City is 41.8 years, and the median age for males is 43.3 years.
At one time, the city's population was well over 1,000 people. It was a hub of mining activity, and there was a school that taught 300 students. By the end of the 19th century, the city's post office closed and its population decreased. The town has since been reclaimed by Galena. However, it is no longer officially recognized as a city, though many homes and historic buildings remain.
In 1877, the Empire City council voted to build a stockade to keep the city's population from escaping the area. The stockade was 8 feet high and a half mile long, which effectively stopped communication between the two cities. The stockade also obstructed public transportation, making the bridge over Short Creek unusable. After the blast, the stockade was built.