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Southampton County, Virginia Facts

Facts
State Virginia
Land area 599.2 square miles
Population Density 31 persons per square mile.
Population
Population (2013) 18,128
Population change -2.4%
Under 5 years of age 4.4%
Under 18 19.5%
65 and over 17.3%
Females 48.3%
White 61.3
Hispanic or Latino of any race 1.3
Asian 0.3%
Two or more races 1.4%
Black or African American 36.6%
Native American 0.4%
Pacific Islander 0%
Had graduated from high school 78%
Had a bachelor’s degree or higher 13.6%
Veterans 2,173
Households and Housing
Households 6,708
Persons per household 2.5
Living in the same house for one year or more 89.8%
Median household income $46,150
The per capita income $22,433
Live below the poverty line. 16%
housing units 7,498
Multi-unit structures 5%
The median value of owner-occupied housing $150,000
Residents owning their homes. 71.8%
Business Facts
Total number of firms 772
Women-owned firms 29.5%
Asian-owned firms 0%
Hispanic-owned firms 0%
Black-owned firms 0%
Native American-owned firms 0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms 0%
Retail sales $57,936
Retail sales per capita $3,144
Manufacturers shipments $831,405
Merchant wholesaler sales $70,454