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People

Total Population 8,037
Male Share of the Population 47.3%
Female Share of the Population 52.7%
Senior Citizens 20.7%
Employed Population 16+ 2,669
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 34.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,039
% Above Poverty Level 71.5%
% Below Poverty Level 28.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 38.2%
Median Gross Rent $546
Median House Value $124,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 45%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 4.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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 1,184 $41,458
Clarksville 1,213 $58,750
Halifax 1,335 $69,167
Scottsburg 120 $58,214
Virgilina 135 $58,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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

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