The Town of South Boston had a population of 8,003 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for South Boston: Dabbs, South Boston Depot.
|Population in Households||7,460|
|Population in Familes||5,813|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||543|
|Median Household Income||$30,041|
|Average Household Income||$46,516|
|Per Capita Income||$20,189|
|Total Housing Units||3,876 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,724 (44.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,553 (40.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||599 (15.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$128,520|
|Average Home Value||$162,261|
|Average Household Size||2.28|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.59%|
The table below compares South Boston to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 149||75th|
|Population Density||# 339||43rd|
|Diversity Index||# 169||72nd|
|Median Household Income||# 575||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 514||13th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.