South Boston, VA
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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South Boston, Virginia Info Snack

Population
7,762
Unemployment
6.8%
Poverty
17.1%
Median Home
$132,300
Median Income
$42,311
Median Rent
$671

South Boston SnackAbility

3
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
9.5

South Boston, VA Crime Report

367
Total Crimes
4,828.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
94.95%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
South Boston
/ 100k People
Virginia
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 367 4,828.3 1,850.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 28 368.4 208.0 366.7
Murder 2 26.3 5.0 5.0
Robbery 4 52.6 41.3 81.6
Aggravated Assault 19 250.0 128.7 250.2
Property Crime 339 4,459.9 1,642.7 2,109.9
Burglary 52 684.1 162.8 340.5
Larceny 281 3,696.9 1,359.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 6 78.9 120.3 219.9

South Boston, VA Cost Of Living

81
South Boston's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense South Boston Virginia National Average
Overall 81 107 100
Services 83 99 100
Groceries 88 96 100
Health 101 97 100
Housing 62 130 100
Transportation 94 90 100
Utilities 101 100 100

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Rankings for South Boston in Virginia

Map Of South Boston, VA

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Population over time in South Boston

Year Population % Change
2019 7,762 -0.8%
2018 7,828 -0.7%
2017 7,887 -1.4%
2016 8,000 -0.5%
2015 8,037 -0.4%
2014 8,069 -0.4%
2013 8,104 -0.3%
2012 8,127 -0.5%
2011 8,169 -0.4%
2010 8,202 -

Race / Ethnicity in South Boston

White
38.9% (3,016)
African American
56.5% (4,389)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.1% (161)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (48)
Hispanic
1.9% (148)
Race South Boston VA USA
White 38.9% 61.8% 60.7%
African American 56.5% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.1% 6.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 3.1% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.9% 9.4% 18.0%

Gender in South Boston

Female
57.0% (4,428)
Male
43.0% (3,334)
Gender South Boston VA USA
Female 57.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 43.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in South Boston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (465)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,086)
High School / GED
35.0% (2,716)
Some College
18.0% (1,397)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (620)
Bachelor's Degree
12.0% (931)
Master's Degree
6.0% (465)
Professional Degree
1.0% (77)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education South Boston VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 12.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For South Boston, Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.1% (63,182)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.7% (52,374)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.2% (102,809)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.1% (116,942)
$35,000 to $49,999
19.2% (149,088)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (134,678)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.5% (73,989)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.7% (59,856)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.4% (11,084)
$200,000 or more
1.6% (12,193)
Income South Boston VA USA
Less than $10,000 8.1% 5.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.7% 3.4% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.2% 7.2% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.1% 7.4% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 19.2% 11.0% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 16.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.5% 13.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.7% 17.0% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.4% 8.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 1.6% 10.9% 7.7%

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