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Newsoms, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Newsoms had a population of 325 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Newsoms is located at latitude 36.6262 and longitude -77.1248 in Southampton County. 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. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Town of Newsoms (GNIS ID: 2391330) 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 Newsoms 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 Newsoms: Newsom's, Newsoms Depot.

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


Total Population 325
Population in Households 325
Population in Familes 279
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 650
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 142
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110 (65.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (18.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $130,833
Average Home Value $179,505


Median Household Income $42,277
Average Household Income $51,723
Per Capita Income $20,695
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% -0.19%
Households 0.34% 0.0%
Families 2.02% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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 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 # 497 16th
Population Density1 # 332 44th
Diversity Index2 # 242 59th
Median Household Income # 375 37th
Per Capita Income # 455 23rd

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