Courtland, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 1,317 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Courtland is located at latitude 36.7123 and longitude -77.062 in Southampton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Courtland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2390813) 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 Courtland 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 Courtland: Jerusalem.

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


Total Population 1,317
Population in Households 1,240
Population in Familes 1,043
Population in Group Qrtrs 77
Population Density1 1,436
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 339
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 535 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 324 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 163 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $178,030
Average Home Value $202,392


Median Household Income $52,887
Average Household Income $63,414
Per Capita Income $24,581
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.41%
Households 0.48% 0.45%
Families 1.41% 0.35%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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.


Courtland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland 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 # 322 46th
Population Density1 # 183 69th
Diversity Index2 # 275 53rd
Median Household Income # 248 58th
Per Capita Income # 300 49th

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