Courtland, VA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Courtland, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Courtland had a population of 1,301 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Courtland is located at latitude 36.7123 and longitude -77.062 in Southampton County. 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. Southampton County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Courtland (GNIS ID: 2390813) 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 Courtland 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 Courtland: Jerusalem.

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Courtland, VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,301
Daytime Population: Workers 1,278
Daytime Population: Residents 687
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,965
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.51
Population in Households 1,217
Population in Familes 1,021
Population in Group Qrtrs 84
Population Density2 1,419
Diversity Index3 48


Median Household Income $51,762
Average Household Income $68,889
Per Capita Income $27,415


Total Housing Units 526 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $204,237
Average Home Value $218,869


Total Households 475
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 330
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% -0.34%
Households 0.0% -0.34%
Families 0.64% -0.43%
Median Household Income   1.64%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Courtland, VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Courtland 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 326 45th
Population Density # 188 68th
Diversity Index # 283 52nd
Median Household Income # 276 54th
Per Capita Income # 274 54th

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