South Boston is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 7,451, it is the 48th largest city in Virginia and the 3790th largest city in the United States. South Boston is currently declining at a rate of -1.38% annually and its population has decreased by -8.49% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,142 in 2010. South Boston reached it's highest population of 8,491 in 2000. Spanning over 13 miles, South Boston has a population density of 570 people per square mile.
The average household income in South Boston is $50,352 with a poverty rate of 17.67%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $661 per month, and the median house value is $121,000. The median age in South Boston is 42.2 years, 38.8 years for males, and 44.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 77.6 males.