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Courtland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Southampton County at latitude 36.7123 and longitude -77.062. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Courtland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Courtland, Virginia.

The P1 Census Class Code for Courtland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Courtland: Jerusalem.

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Courtland, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,317
Population in Households 1,237
Population in Familes 1,040
Population in Group Qrtrs 80
Population Density1 1,436
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 487
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 340
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 536 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 326 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 160 (29.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $161,328
Average Home Value $186,231


Median Household Income $50,966
Average Household Income $58,777
Per Capita Income $22,700
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.6% -0.02%
Households 0.59% -0.08%
Families 1.81% -0.18%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, 2014 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 # 321 46th
Population Density1 # 183 69th
Diversity Index2 # 274 54th
Median Household Income # 264 55th
Per Capita Income # 326 45th

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