Courtland, Virginia Population 2024

1,289

Courtland is a city located in Southampton County and Sussex County Virginia. Courtland has a 2024 population of 1,289. It is also the county seat of Southampton County. Courtland is currently declining at a rate of 0% annually and its population has decreased by 0% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,289 in 2020.

The average household income in Courtland is $64,111 with a poverty rate of 17.28%. The median age in Courtland is 33.5 years: 30.8 years for males, and 34.3 years for females.

Courtland Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Courtland was:

  • White: 49.63%
  • Black or African American: 46.35%
  • Two or more races: 2.86%
  • Asian: 0.73%
  • Other race: 0.43%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,405.70/sq mi
The current population of Courtland, Virginia is 1,289 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,289.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White81549.63%
Black or African American76146.35%
Two or more races472.86%
Asian120.73%
Other race70.43%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Courtland Population by Race

Courtland Population Pyramid 2024

Courtland Median Age

33.5

Total

30.8

Male

34.3

Female

Courtland Adults

There are 1,077 adults, (302 of whom are seniors) in Courtland.

Courtland Age Dependency

111.9

Age Dependency Ratio

39

Old Age Dependency Ratio

72.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Courtland Sex Ratio

Female89154.26%
Male75145.74%

Courtland Population by Age

Courtland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4713.1849.350.7
Married1554.1972.327.7
Female1553.9234.265.8
Non Family1181.0738.161.9
Male432.6751.248.8

3.8

Average Family Size

3.18

Average Household Size

49.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Courtland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade15016.08%
Associates Degree10210.93%
Bachelors Degree899.54%
Graduate Degree606.43%
High School Graduate23925.62%
Less Than 9th Grade667.07%
Some College22724.33%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Courtland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Courtland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White49241298
Black42228641
Asian121210
2+ Races770

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.33%.

Courtland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$45,179$0$39,904
Graduate Degree$50,313$55,625$0
High School Graduate$27,222$0$30,119
Less Than 9th Grade$16,224$16,403$0
Overall$32,321$28,750$33,158
Some College$46,136$56,000$34,318

$32,321

Average Earnings

$28,750

Average Male

$33,158

Average Female

Courtland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Courtland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Courtland Language

98.22% of Courtland residents speak only English, while 1.78% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.11% of the population.

Courtland Language

Courtland Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black71820828.97%
White722506.93%

17.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.82%

Male Poverty Rate

16.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Courtland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Courtland is Black, with 28.97% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Courtland is White, with 6.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.12%. Among those working part-time, it was 33.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.11%.

Courtland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School24.43%
Some College18.33%
Less Than 9th Grade8.99%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Courtland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed14.45%
Male Employed13.77%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Courtland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Courtland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,911$72,436
Households$50,398$64,111
Married Families$103,750$-999,999,999
Non Families$17,500$20,814

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Courtland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

35.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.1%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Courtland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Courtland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Courtland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Courtland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam25
First Gulf War19
Second Gulf War5
Korea0
World War II0

Courtland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
35 to 5415
65 to 7415
75+12
55 to 6411
18 to 340

Courtland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White366.99%
Black173.13%

Courtland Veterans by Race

Courtland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

56.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Courtland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.5%

Employment Rate

11.8%

Unemployment Rate

Courtland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Courtland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Courtland Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

79.42%

Born in Courtland

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Courtland residents were born in the United States, with 79.42% having been born in Virginia. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Courtland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,28900%
20281,28900%
20271,28900%
20261,28900%
20251,28900%
20241,28900%
20231,28950.39%
20221,284-10-0.77%
20211,29450.39%
20201,289635.14%
20191,22620.16%
20181,224-7-0.57%
20171,231-7-0.57%
20161,238-4-0.32%
20151,242-5-0.4%
20141,247-8-0.64%
20131,255-10-0.79%
20121,265-9-0.71%
20111,274-6-0.47%
20101,28000%

Courtland Population by Year