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Newsoms, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Newsoms is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Southampton County at latitude 36.6262 and longitude -77.1248. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Newsoms 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 Newsoms (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Newsoms: Newsom's, Newsoms Depot.

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


Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 662
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 144
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 104
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 170 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (65.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $127,778
Average Home Value $163,839


Median Household Income $39,961
Average Household Income $50,313
Per Capita Income $19,904
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.72% 0.06%
Households 0.83% 0.0%
Families 3.46% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


Newsoms, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Newsoms 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 # 495 16th
Population Density1 # 322 46th
Diversity Index2 # 239 60th
Median Household Income # 381 36th
Per Capita Income # 422 29th

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