|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of South Boston is 7,932. South Boston, Virginia is the 3,683rd largest city in the US.
South Boston is located entirely in Halifax County.
The peak population of South Boston was in 2000, when its population was 8,466. In 2000, South Boston was the 3,112th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,683rd largest city in the US. South Boston is currently 6.3% smaller than it was in 2000.
South Boston has shrunk 6.3% since the year 2000. South Boston, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 83% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
South Boston has a population density of 623.7 people per square mile.
|3677||Three Rivers, Michigan||7,953||5.5%|
|3680||Wahpeton, North Dakota||7,943||-7.2%|
|3682||South Beloit, Illinois||7,932||45.7%|
|3683||South Boston, Virginia||7,932||-6.3%|
|3686||Santa Clara, Utah||7,924||67.2%|
|3689||Camden, South Carolina||7,907||18.1%|
The total voting age population of South Boston, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,691. The voting age population is 40.9% male and 59.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.1% of the residents of South Boston are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of South Boston are 56.5% Black, 39.5% White, 2.1% Asian, 1.6% Two or more races and 0.3% Other. Additionally, 1.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In South Boston, 17.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.2%. On a per-household basis, 11.9% of families are below the poverty line in South Boston.
Among those aged 16 and older, 52.3% of South Boston residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.0% of South Boston residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.3% have a bachelor's degree and 6.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among South Boston residents aged 5 and older, 6.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.1% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in South Boston is 6.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In South Boston, 14.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in South Boston is $42,311.
In South Boston, 54.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 45.2% of housing units in South Boston.
Of all the housing units in South Boston, 17.0% of them were build before 1940.
In South Boston, 5.6% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in South Boston is $671.
In South Boston, 60.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.