Southampton County, Virginia Population 2019

Southampton County, Virginia's estimated population is 17,743 with a growth rate of -1.55% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Southampton County, Virginia is the 86th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201817,586-157-0.88%
201717,743-279-1.55%
201618,022-99-0.55%
201518,121-100-0.55%
201418,221-107-0.58%
201318,328-176-0.95%
201218,504-130-0.70%
201118,634-3-0.02%
201018,6371,0876.19%
199017,550-1,181-6.31%
198018,7311490.80%
197018,582-8,613-31.67%
196027,1956732.54%
195026,522800.30%
194026,442-428-1.59%
193026,870-685-2.49%
192027,5551,2534.76%
191026,3023,45415.12%
190022,8482,77013.80%
189020,0782,06611.47%
188018,0125,72746.62%
187012,285-630-4.88%
186012,915-606-4.48%
185013,521-1,004-6.91%
184014,525-1,549-9.64%
183016,0741,90413.44%
182014,1706734.99%
181013,497-428-3.07%
180013,9251,0618.25%
179012,8640.00%

Southampton County, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White11,154
Black or African American6,035
Two or More Races732
Some Other Race81
American Indian and Alaska Native65
Asian22

Southampton County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2019

Southampton County, Virginia Median Age

45.8


Total

45.9


Male

45.6


Female

Southampton County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,560 adults, (3,279 of whom are seniors) in Southampton County, Virginia.

Southampton County, Virginia Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Southampton County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,675

47.96%

Male

9,414

52.04%

Southampton County, Virginia Households and Families

Southampton County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Southampton County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.9%15.1%
All71.6%28.4%
Non Family60.1%39.9%
Male59.5%40.5%
Female44.7%55.3%

71.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,6642.4971.6
Married3,7132.9584.9
Non Family1,7361.1460.1
Female9932.9544.7
Male2223.2959.5

2.91

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Southampton County, Virginia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7835.93%
9th to 12th Grade1,45511.02%
High School Graduate4,21131.91%
Some College3,21524.36%
Associates Degree1,0207.73%
Bachelors Degree1,64812.49%
Graduate Degree8666.56%

Southampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1547,3091,779
Black4,4863,191607
Multiple Races37331380
Hispanic13713331
Native American65472
Other Race514712
Asian2263

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 97.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 23.53%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,183$36,707$29,660
Less Than High School$12,854$14,141$11,696
High School Grad$27,737$32,579$22,583
Some College$35,382$43,359$28,493
Bachelors Degree$47,458$58,906$44,236
Graduate Degree$47,865$55,536$45,323

$33,183

Average Earnings

$36,707

Average Male

$29,660

Average Female

Southampton County, Virginia Language

Southampton County, Virginia Language by Age

Southampton County, Virginia Language

98.58% of Southampton County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.58% of the population.

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2911,24423.51%
White10,3255915.72%
Multiple64910215.72%
Hispanic2523815.08%
Other74912.16%

11.75%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.25%

Male Poverty Rate

14.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southampton County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is Black, with 23.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is White, with 5.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.49%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.76%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School21.20%
High School13.44%
Some College7.87%
Bachelors or Greater2.09%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed30.34%
Male Unemployed19.62%
Female Employed7.65%
Male Employed4.77%

Southampton County, Virginia Income

Southampton County, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$53,681$66,998
Families$65,697$77,438
Married Families$75,938-
Non Families$28,415$33,493

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

51.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Southampton County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans

1,682

Number of Veterans

1,525

Male Veterans

157

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam567
First Gulf War531
Second Gulf War285
Korea124
World War II58

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,10412.36%
Black4408.75%
2 or More9622.33%
Hispanic6038.96%
Other4282.35%

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

6.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Employment Status

55.2%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Southampton County, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Courtland12811247-34-2.65%
Boykins564542-22-3.90%
Ivor339327-12-3.54%
Newsoms321310-11-3.43%
Capron164156-8-4.88%
Branchville122116-6-4.92%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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