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Capron, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Capron had a population of 167 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Capron is located at latitude 36.7093 and longitude -77.2013 in Southampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Capron (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Town of Capron (GNIS ID: 2390770) 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 Capron population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Capron: Princeton.

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Capron, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 167
Population in Households 167
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,010
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 66
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 52 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 13 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $153,125
Average Home Value $189,216


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $66,074
Per Capita Income $26,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.24%
Households 0.29% 0.0%
Families 2.27% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.97%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.


Capron, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Capron to the other 591 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 554 6th
Population Density1 # 244 59th
Diversity Index2 # 221 63rd
Median Household Income # 280 53rd
Per Capita Income # 267 55th

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