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Boykins, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Boykins had a population of 566 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Boykins is located at latitude 36.5778 and longitude -77.1989 in Southampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Boykins (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Town of Boykins (GNIS ID: 2390745) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Boykins population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Boykins: Boykin, Boykins Depot, Boykin's Depot.

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Boykins, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 566
Population in Households 566
Population in Familes 477
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 815
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 157
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $105,435
Average Home Value $134,266


Median Household Income $31,187
Average Household Income $53,146
Per Capita Income $21,440
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.06% -0.14%
Households 0.14% -0.09%
Families 0.63% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.19%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Boykins, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Boykins to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 430 28th
Population Density1 # 281 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 197 67th
Median Household Income # 546 8th
Per Capita Income # 427 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.