Demographics

People

Total Population7,828
Male Share of the Population43.7%
Female Share of the Population56.3%
Senior Citizens22.4%
Employed Population 16+3,016
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married31%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.6%
Median Earnings25+$31,018
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$12,344
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,821

Wealth

Median Family Income$45,876
% Above Poverty Level82.3%
% Below Poverty Level17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time15 minutes
% Working from Home0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone35%
Median Gross Rent$661
Median House Value$121,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.2%
English5.9%
African5.7%
German3.9%
Irish3.3%
Scottish1.6%
Italian0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Lebanese0.6%
Arab0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Portuguese0.5%
Polish0.4%
West Indian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Finnish0.1%
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South Boston Almanac

CategoryValue
CountyHalifax County
Standard Zip Codes24592
Phone Area Codes434
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude36.7
Approximate Longitude-78.9

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)

StationSOUTH BOSTON
Distance1 miles
Jan Temp23 to 48 F
Apr Temp40 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 89 F
Oct Temp42 to 72 F
Annual Precip44.4 inches
StationROXBORO 7 ESE
Distance24.1 miles
Jan Temp26 to 48 F
Apr Temp43 to 70 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp44 to 70 F
Annual Precip46.6 inches
StationCHASE CITY
Distance25.1 miles
Jan Temp24 to 47 F
Apr Temp42 to 71 F
Jul Temp66 to 90 F
Oct Temp44 to 71 F
Annual Precip45.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Brookneal871$56,429
Clarksville1,332$60,972
Halifax1,314$72,321
Scottsburg383$137,908
Virgilina104$56,875

South Boston Hospitals

Halifax Regional Health System
(Non-profit)
2204 Wilborn Avenue
(434) 517-3100

South Boston Public Schools

Cluster Springs Early Learning Ctr
1011 Cluster Springs Elementar
ZIP: 24592
(434) 572-4121
Primary
Total Enrollment 86
Halifax County High
High School Cir
ZIP: 24592
(434) 572-4977
High
Total Enrollment 1668
Halifax County Middle
1011 Middle School Cir
ZIP: 24592
(434) 572-4100
Middle
Total Enrollment 1191
South Boston Elem
2320 Parker Avenue
ZIP: 24592
(434) 517-2620
Primary
Total Enrollment 744
South Boston/halifax Early Learning Ctr
1927 Jeffress Blvd.
ZIP: 24592
(434) 572-4273
Primary
Total Enrollment 117

South Boston Private Schools

Carlbrook School
3046 Carlbrook Rd
ZIP: 24592
Secondary
Total Enrollment 112
Centerville Christian School
3200 Halifax Rd
ZIP: 24592
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 47
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