Courtland, Virginia

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Courtland, Virginia

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Courtland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Courtland Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Courtland Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Courtland, Virginia

Comparing Courtland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 8 7
Racial Diversity 8 4
Age of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 6
Portion of People Married 2 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 6
Median Family Income 6 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 4
People Above Poverty 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 4 4
Working at Home 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 5
People Living Alone 5 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Courtland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles W of Suffolk, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 55 miles W of Virginia Beach, Virginia
County Southampton
Standard Zip Codes 23837
Phone Area Codes 757
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.716
Longitude -77.068

Courtland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HOLLAND 1 E
Distance 16.9 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 49 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 49.6 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 45 to 70 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 45 inches
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Courtland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,270 100%
Male 615 48.4%
Female 655 51.6%
Under 18 294 23.1%
18+ 976 76.9%
65+ 243 19.1%
Median Age 38.5
Average Family Size 2.96
White 664 52.3%
African-American 597 47%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.2%

Estimated Courtland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,251
Growth -19
Growth % -1.5%

Courtland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.8%
US/American 21.4%
English 15.6%
Irish 4.2%
African 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Scotch-Irish 2%
German 1.2%
Italian 1.2%
Dutch 1.1%
European 1%
Scottish 0.7%
Polish 0.6%
Portuguese 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Courtland 1,270 $43,229
Boykins 620 $40,000
Branchville 123 $32,917
Capron 167 $50,833
Franklin 8,346 $40,299
Ivor 320 $44,688
Newsoms 282 $40,000

Courtland Public Libraries

Blackwater Regional Library
Courtland, Virginia
(757) 653-2821
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Courtland High Schools (2004)

Serves 908 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

Courtland Colleges

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1. Havana, Florida 88.4   32.2% 18.2% 16.3% 29 $38,487 5.7% 58.1% 1,713 16.3% 46.7 0.3% 12.3
2. Madison, North Carolina 86.8   30.9% 18.3% 17% 22 $36,429 5.8% 38.7% 2,262 14.5% 68.1 0.4% 6.6
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