Latest Data (2017)
Population 7,773
Nationwide Rank 3659

Quick Facts

South Boston, Virginia is the 3,659th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

South Boston, Virginia is a town.

South Boston, Virginia is currently 8.2% smaller than it was in 2000, the year of its peak recorded population.

South Boston, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 91% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

South Boston, Virginia Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
3649 Winnemucca, Nevada 7,788 9.5%
3650 Webster City, Iowa 7,787 -4.6%
3651 Bonner Springs, Kansas 7,784 14.8%
3652 Broadview, Illinois 7,781 -5.7%
3653 Antigo, Wisconsin 7,780 -9.0%
3654 Butner, North Carolina 7,778 20.5%
3655 Grandview Heights, Ohio 7,778 16.2%
3656 Joshua, Texas 7,778 66.7%
3657 Manhattan, Illinois 7,776 127.7%
3658 Butler, New Jersey 7,774 3.2%
3659 South Boston, Virginia 7,773 -8.1%
3660 Calumet Park, Illinois 7,757 -8.8%
3661 Ruidoso, New Mexico 7,756 -2.8%
3662 Richfield, Utah 7,750 13.0%
3663 Seaford, Delaware 7,750 14.2%
3664 Piedmont, Oklahoma 7,749 110.2%
3665 Emerson, New Jersey 7,739 7.4%
3666 Minnetrista, Minnesota 7,739 76.0%
3667 Kronenwetter, Wisconsin 7,736 43.3%
3668 Morehead, Kentucky 7,736 1.7%
3669 Hampton, Georgia 7,732 96.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In Virginia

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
2254 Front Royal 15,239 11.8%
2273 Williamsburg 15,031 25.3%
2313 Falls Church 14,583 40.3%
2501 Martinsville 13,142 -14.4%
2676 Poquoson 12,053 4.1%
3087 Warrenton 9,875 46.5%
3117 Purcellville 9,771 168.1%
3332 Pulaski 8,764 -7.4%
3452 Smithfield 8,355 31.6%
3516 Franklin 8,176 -1.2%
3560 Vinton 8,065 4.4%
3580 Wytheville 7,998 2.4%
3582 Abingdon 7,981 3.0%
3627 Farmville 7,831 14.4%
3644 Ashland 7,796 17.2%
3659 South Boston 7,773 -8.1%
3876 Lexington 7,106 4.1%
4031 Galax 6,625 -3.2%
4036 Strasburg 6,617 61.7%
4067 Bedford 6,536 3.5%
4150 Buena Vista 6,327 -0.3%
4237 Bridgewater 6,062 16.8%
4402 Marion 5,659 -10.7%
4454 Covington 5,531 -12.1%
4551 Richlands 5,325 -8.5%
4575 Emporia 5,282 -6.7%
4587 Big Stone Gap 5,263 -8.5%
4600 Dumfries 5,230 5.9%
4608 Woodstock 5,212 29.7%
4736 Orange 4,978 20.5%
4836 Luray 4,817 -1.0%
4853 Rocky Mount 4,764 5.1%
4883 Bluefield 4,714 -11.6%
5094 South Hill 4,377 -3.8%
5125 Berryville 4,338 44.5%
5197 Tazewell 4,240 -4.6%
5415 Norton 3,936 1.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 7,773 3,659
2016 7,950 3,575
2015 7,976 3,545
2014 7,986 3,525
2013 7,989 3,506
2012 8,068 3,462
2011 8,107 3,449
2010 8,142 3,422
2009 7,805 3,496
2008 7,837 3,466
2007 7,874 3,426
2006 7,928 3,384
2005 7,968 3,343
2004 8,031 3,313
2003 8,131 3,261
2002 8,251 3,201
2001 8,333 3,162
2000 8,466 3,112
1990 7,238 3,166