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Newsoms, Virginia - Basic Facts

The Town of Newsoms had a population of 322 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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

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


Total Population 322
Daytime Population: Workers 29
Daytime Population: Residents 138
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 167
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 322
Population in Familes 276
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 644
Diversity Index3 52


Median Household Income $42,722
Average Household Income $53,317
Per Capita Income $21,080


Total Housing Units 166 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (19.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (15.7%)
Median Home Value $133,871
Average Home Value $183,796


Total Households 140
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 101
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 0.04% -0.31%
Households 0.1% -0.29%
Families 1.6% -0.4%
Median Household Income   0.74%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

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, 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 # 496 17th
Population Density # 332 44th
Diversity Index # 243 59th
Median Household Income # 395 34th
Per Capita Income # 469 21st

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