Southampton County, Virginia Population 2021

Southampton County, Virginia's estimated population is 17,467 with a growth rate of -0.47% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Southampton County, Virginia is the null largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 18,640 and has seen a growth of -6.29% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202117,467-82-0.47%
202017,549-82-0.47%
201917,631-82-0.46%
201817,713-128-0.72%
201717,841-239-1.32%
201618,080-56-0.31%
201518,136-87-0.48%
201418,223-106-0.58%
201318,329-178-0.96%
201218,507-131-0.70%
201118,638-2-0.01%
201018,6401,0906.21%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.47%
County Website
Founded
1749
County Seat
2010 Population
18,640
Growth Since 2010
-6.29%
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Southampton County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,15162.37%
Black or African American5,74432.13%
Two or More Races7624.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1030.58%
Some Other Race760.43%
Asian440.25%
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Southampton County, Virginia Population By Race

Southampton County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2021

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Southampton County, Virginia Median Age

46.9


Total

46.9


Male

46.9


Female

Southampton County, Virginia Adults

There are 14,417 adults, (3,473 of whom are seniors) in Southampton County, Virginia.

Southampton County, Virginia Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Southampton County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Mujer

8,633

48.28%

Masculino

9,247

51.72%

Southampton County, Virginia Population by Age

Southampton County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Southampton County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.6%15.4%
All74.8%25.2%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Masculino63.7%36.3%
Mujer54.4%45.6%

74.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Southampton County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,5622.574.8
Married3,4702.9684.6
Non Family1,8431.1668.6
Mujer9183.3354.4
Masculino3312.8463.7

2.97

Average Family Size

2.5

Average Household Size

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Southampton County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7235.47%
9th to 12th Grade1,2869.73%
High School Graduate3,94229.83%
Some College3,48626.38%
Associates Degree1,34410.17%
Bachelors Degree1,58712.01%
Graduate Degree8456.40%
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Southampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Southampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White8,1837,4041,556
Black4,3933,291713
2+ Races38132880
Hispanic12812551
Native American10353
Asian442217
Other Race322915

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 97.66%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 46.88%.

Southampton County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$37,569$43,402$32,188
Less Than 9th Grade$17,473$21,813$12,157
High School Graduate$25,867$35,365$19,407
Some College$40,594$46,990$33,085
Bachelors Degree$46,413$58,750$43,214
Graduate Degree$56,688$80,977$55,337

$37,569

Average Earnings

$43,402

Average Male

$32,188

Average Female

Southampton County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Southampton County, Virginia Language by Age

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Southampton County, Virginia Language

98.37% of Southampton County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 1.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.79% of the population.

Southampton County, Virginia Language

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,15483216.14%
White10,1685995.89%
Hispanic2913411.68%
Multiple662334.98%
Other69913.04%

8.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.49%

Male Poverty Rate

11.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Southampton County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is Black, with 16.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Southampton County, Virginia is Multiple, with 4.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.58%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.58%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.80%.

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.56%
High School10.25%
Some College5.51%
Bachelors or Greater1.49%

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.33%
Male Unemployed9.74%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed2.91%

Southampton County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Southampton County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$61,348$68,154
Families$72,166$79,350
Married Families$81,824-
Non Families$28,423$36,977
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Income by Household Type

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

48.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

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 45-54.

Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Southampton County, Virginia Marital Status

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1,852

Number of Veterans

1,700

Male Veterans

152

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War624
Vietnam565
Second Gulf War435
Korea101
World War II51

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54631
55 to 64411
75+357
65 to 74341
18 to 34112

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,26214.16%
Black4699.71%
2+ Races9922.76%
Hispanic4232.06%
Other Race2268.75%

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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2.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.40%

Veteran Disability Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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54%

Labor Force Participation

51.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Southampton County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Southampton County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Southampton County, Virginia Employment by Education

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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72.03%

Born in Southampton County, Virginia

99.52%

Native Born

0.48%

Foreign Born

0.21%

Non Citizen

0.26%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.52% of Southampton County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 72.03% having been born in Virginia. 0.21% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Southampton County, Virginia Place of Birth

  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

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