dcsimg

Demographics

People

Total Population8,000
Male Share of the Population46%
Female Share of the Population54.1%
Senior Citizens21.8%
Employed Population 16+2,733
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married35.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.5%
Median Earnings25+$31,258
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$13,016
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,632

Wealth

Median Family Income$43,137
% Above Poverty Level71.6%
% Below Poverty Level28.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.8%
Median Gross Rent$573
Median House Value$114,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.7%
English9.7%
Irish4.4%
German3.3%
Scottish1.9%
Welsh1%
Italian0.7%
African0.3%
French Except Basque0.3%
Polish0.2%
Czech0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
Dutch0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
+ Show More

South Boston Almanac

CategoryValue
County Halifax 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
Brookneal1,144$38,462
Clarksville1,303$58,472
Halifax1,387$72,667
Scottsburg137$49,250
Virgilina124$47,500

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
Sources :
Study Online in South Boston
Additional Resources
Info for South Boston Government Officials


Are you an official in the South Boston government or quasi-government agency such as the chamber of commerce, visitors bureau or economic development council? If so, visit our information page for government officials to see how CityTownInfo can support you.