Courtland, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 1,302 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Courtland: Jerusalem.

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


Total Population 1,302
Population in Households 1,224
Population in Familes 1,028
Population in Group Qrtrs 78
Population Density1 1,420
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 484
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 337
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 532 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 325 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 159 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $205,952
Average Home Value $219,231


Median Household Income $48,362
Average Household Income $65,313
Per Capita Income $26,367
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% -0.15%
Households 0.3% -0.08%
Families 1.09% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   2.29%
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 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 # 325 45th
Population Density1 # 184 69th
Diversity Index2 # 285 52nd
Median Household Income # 305 49th
Per Capita Income # 276 54th

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