The Town of South Boston had a population of 7,927 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for South Boston is located at latitude 36.7118 and longitude -78.9134 in Halifax County. The formal boundaries for the Town of South Boston (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Halifax County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 400 feet.
The Town of South Boston (GNIS ID: 2391421) 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 South Boston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for South Boston: Dabbs, South Boston Depot.
|Daytime Population: Workers||6,262|
|Daytime Population: Residents||5,163|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||11,425|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.44|
|Population in Households||7,384|
|Population in Familes||5,700|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||543|
|Median Household Income||$28,934|
|Average Household Income||$45,020|
|Per Capita Income||$19,630|
|Total Housing Units||3,879 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,742 (44.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,511 (39.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||626 (16.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$123,099|
|Average Home Value||$153,559|
|Average Household Size||2.27|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.36%|
|Per Capita Income||1.97%|
The table below compares South Boston to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 151||75th|
|Population Density||# 340||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 167||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 578||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 522||12th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.