Southampton County, Virginia Population 2020

Southampton County, Virginia's estimated population is 17,272 with a growth rate of -0.90% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Southampton County, Virginia is the 88th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202017,272-157-0.90%
201917,429-157-0.89%
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%
2020 Growth Rate
-0.90%
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Founded
1749
County Seat
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Southampton County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,13562.07%
Black or African American5,93733.10%
Two or More Races7023.91%
American Indian and Alaska Native690.38%
Some Other Race580.32%
Asian380.21%
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Southampton County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Southampton County, Virginia Median Age

46.1


Total

45.8


Male

46.6


Female

Southampton County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,508 adults, (3,371 of whom are seniors) in Southampton County, Virginia.

Southampton County, Virginia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Southampton County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

8,594

47.91%

Male

9,345

52.09%

Southampton County, Virginia Households and Families

Southampton County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Southampton County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.2%15.8%
All73.2%26.8%
Male66.1%33.9%
Non Family65.8%34.2%
Female46.3%53.7%

73.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5222.5173.2
Married3,6562.9284.2
Non Family1,5801.1565.8
Female9853.0146.3
Male3013.0466.1

2.88

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

3.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Southampton County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7275.51%
9th to 12th Grade1,38510.51%
High School Graduate4,00530.38%
Some College3,53626.82%
Associates Degree1,1808.95%
Bachelors Degree1,58111.99%
Graduate Degree7695.83%
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Southampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,1817,3801,600
Black4,3923,193610
Multiple Races38632665
Hispanic14313756
Native American69551
Asian386
Other Race363018

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 95.80%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 50.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,769$39,833$30,651
Less Than High School$14,977$19,583$11,596
High School Grad$24,989$30,125$21,875
Some College$37,833$47,054$29,560
Bachelors Degree$44,809$65,250$42,521
Graduate Degree$45,947$48,571$42,656

$34,769

Average Earnings

$39,833

Average Male

$30,651

Average Female

Southampton County, Virginia Language

Southampton County, Virginia Language by Age

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Southampton County, Virginia Language

98.61% of Southampton County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.39% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.73% of the population.

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,2411,07220.45%
White10,1285215.14%
Multiple621609.66%
Hispanic2664316.17%
Other511019.61%

10.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.39%

Male Poverty Rate

12.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southampton County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is Black, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is White, with 5.14% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.78%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.90%
High School12.74%
Some College5.56%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.28%
Male Unemployed21.59%
Female Employed7.38%
Male Employed3.98%

Southampton County, Virginia Income

Southampton County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,611$65,906
Families$66,517$74,941
Married Families$77,734-
Non Families$27,731$33,098
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Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Southampton County, Virginia Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Southampton County, Virginia Veterans

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1,827

Number of Veterans

1,693

Male Veterans

134

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War655
Vietnam565
Second Gulf War363
Korea129
World War II51
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54636
55 to 64384
65 to 74356
75+345
18 to 34106
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,24313.85%
Black4839.80%
2 or More7617.72%
Hispanic4932.03%
Other2569.44%

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.22%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Employment Status

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54.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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72.76%

Born in Virginia

99.45%

Native Born

0.55%

Foreign Born

0.29%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.45% of Southampton County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 72.76% having been born in Virginia. 0.29% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990