South Boston City, VA Census Data

Updated August 5, 2020 | Infoplease Staff

People QuickFactsSouth Boston CityVirginia
Population, 2005 estimate X7,567,465
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 NA6.9%
Population, 2000 X7,078,515
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2005 NA6.8%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2005 NA24.1%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2005 NA11.4%
Female persons, percent, 2005 NA50.8%
White persons, percent, 2005 (a)NA73.6%
Black persons, percent, 2005 (a)NA19.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2005 (a)NA0.3%
Asian persons, percent, 2005 (a)NA4.6%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2005 (a)NA0.1%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2005 NA1.6%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2005 (b)NA6.0%
White persons not Hispanic, percent, 2005 NA68.2%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over X52.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 X8.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 X11.1%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 X81.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 X29.5%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000 X1,155,083
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 X27.0
Housing units, 2005 X3,174,708
Homeownership rate, 2000 X68.1%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2000 X21.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 X$125,400
Households, 2000 X2,699,173
Persons per household, 2000 X2.54
Per capita money income, 1999 X$23,975
Median household income, 2003 X$50,028
Persons below poverty, percent, 2003 X9.9%
Business QuickFactsSouth Boston CityVirginia
Private nonfarm establishments, 2004 X188,9891
Private nonfarm employment, 2004 X3,054,8161
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-2004 NA5.2%1
Nonemployer establishments, 2003 X426,247
Manufacturers shipments, 2002 ($1000) X83,952,547
Retail sales, 2002 ($1000) X80,509,062
Retail sales per capita, 2002 NA$11,069
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 2002 ($1000) X10,929,429
Total number of firms, 2002 X529,520
Black-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA7.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA5.8%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander owned firms, percent, 2002 NA0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA3.6%
Women-owned firms, percent, 2002 NA29.7%
Building permits, 2005 X8,388,607
Federal spending, 2004 ($1000) X90,637,9461
Geography QuickFactsSouth Boston CityVirginia
Land area, 2000 (square miles) X39,594
Persons per square mile, 2000 X178.8
FIPS Code 78051
Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area None

1: Includes data not distributed by county.

(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms

Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 2002 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:06:47 EST
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