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People

Total Population 8,069
Male Share of the Population 46.6%
Female Share of the Population 53.4%
Senior Citizens 20.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,834
Age of the Population 43

Families

% of people married 33.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.5%
Median Earnings25+ $31,516
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $32,883
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,330

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,406
% Above Poverty Level 70.4%
% Below Poverty Level 29.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 7.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42.6%
Median Gross Rent $553
Median House Value $119,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45.5%
US/American 0%
English 10.3%
Irish 6.3%

South Boston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 48 miles S of Lynchburg, Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles N of Raleigh, North Carolina
County Halifax
Standard Zip Codes 24592
Phone Area Codes 434
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.698
Longitude -78.901

South Boston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station SOUTH BOSTON
Distance 1 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 48 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 42 to 72 F
Annual Precip 44.4 inches
Station ROXBORO 7 ESE
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 43 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station CHASE CITY
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 47 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, South Boston, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Turbeville (24592)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brookneal 1,157 $37,500
Clarksville 1,226 $48,558
Halifax 1,402 $66,023
Scottsburg 112 $41,875
Virgilina 157 $41,250
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South Boston High Schools

HALIFAX COUNTY HIGH
HIGH SCHOOL CIR
434-572-4977
Serves 1,626 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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