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Population in 2012: 8,068 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.0%
 

Males: 3,716  (46.1%)
Females: 4,352  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  41.8 years
Virginia median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 24592.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,319 (it was $25,964 in 2000)
South Boston:

$29,319
VA:

$61,741
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,673

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,472 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
South Boston:

$98,472
VA:

$237,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,509; Detached houses: $126,354; Townhouses or other attached units: $81,610; In 2-unit structures: $55,643; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $241,119; Mobile homes: $37,549

Median gross rent in 2012: $586.

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  • Black alone - 4,070 (50.0%)
  • White alone - 3,712 (45.6%)
  • Hispanic - 185 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 94 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 45 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 16 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in South Boston: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (17.1%), English (8.9%), German (7.0%), Irish (5.3%), Subsaharan African (2.1%), French (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 407 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 660 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in South Boston:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Boston town:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 12.8%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

69 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Virginia:  11.6%



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in South Boston, Virginia as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in South Boston to the number of sex offenders is 384 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $762 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $666 (0.8%)

South Boston satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Durham, NC (49.7 miles , pop. 187,035).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (63.2 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (305.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Halifax, VA (2.0 miles ), Mountain Road, VA (2.4 miles ), Cluster Springs, VA (2.5 miles ), Scottsburg, VA (2.7 miles) , Clover, VA (3.6 miles ), Virgilina, VA (3.7 miles) , Whitesville, VA (3.7 miles ), Nathalie, VA (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,800
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $149,000
  • 1999: 17 buildings, average cost: $128,600
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2001: 8 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 36.71 N, Longitude: 78.90 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,740 (+46.0%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,504 (51.8%)

Area code: 434

South Boston household income distribution South Boston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in South Boston by Year
Type 2001 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 50100220110
per 100,000 58.00.012.00.00.025.025.50.012.912.10.0
Rapes 60315658641
per 100,000 69.60.036.112.161.074.963.6102.377.248.512.2
Robberies 151811915816712158
per 100,000 174.0213.5132.5108.8183.099.9203.789.5154.4182.197.7
Assaults 221925242625823161520
per 100,000 255.2225.4301.1290.2317.2312.2101.8294.0205.9182.1244.2
Burglaries 4874197637872771166610091
per 100,000 556.7877.92372.4761.9951.7899.2980.11483.0849.41213.71111.0
Thefts 245324379313304338324341280320327
per 100,000 2841.63843.94564.13785.23709.14221.34124.24359.53603.63884.03992.2
Auto thefts 12121415152016761114
per 100,000 139.2142.4168.6181.4183.0249.8203.789.577.2133.5170.9
Arson 01335135011
per 100,000 0.011.936.136.361.012.538.263.90.012.112.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.2) 430.7329.7505.7313.8389.6445.9425.3444.6377.8397.8332.9

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Crime rate in South Boston detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 31 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Virginia average:

2.27

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South Boston, Virginia accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.4%
Virginia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,248 (+17.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

Work and jobs in South Boston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in South Boston, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

South Boston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 10% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/24/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the South Boston town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 10/27/1995, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Boston-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Virginia state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from South Boston center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
On 9/22/2001 at 16:01:20, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, 2.5 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.4 miles away from South Boston center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Halifax County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Greg Vanney - Soccer player, Jeremy Jeffress - Baseball player, Michael Tucker - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Philadelphia Phillies, born: Jun 25, 1971), Michael Tucker (baseball) - Baseball player, Jeff Burton - Busch series NASCAR driver (born: Jun 29, 1967), Ferrell Edmunds - Football player, James E. Edmunds - Politician, Phil Meeler - Baseball player, Tisha Waller - Olympic high jumper.


Hospitals/medical centers in South Boston:

  • RENAL CARE GROUP - SOUTH BOSTON (Dialysis Facility, 2043 HAMILTON BLVD)
  • COMMONWEALTH HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, 425 MAIN ST)
  • HALIFAX HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 2204 WILBORN AVENUE)
  • BERRY HILL NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 621 BERRY HILL ROAD)
  • SOUTH BOSTON MANOR (Nursing Home, 406 OAK LANE)
  • TWIN OAKS CONV HME (Nursing Home, 406 OAK LANE)
  • WOODVIEW (Nursing Home, 103 ROSEHILL DR)
  • WOODVIEW, THE (Nursing Home, 103 ROSEHILL DRIVE)

Political contributions by individuals in South Boston, VA

Airports and heliports located in South Boston:


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Local government website: www.southboston.com/town

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Boston:

  • Liberty University (about 48 miles; Lynchburg, VA; Full-time enrollment: 25,053)
  • Duke University (about 49 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Longwood University (about 50 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 3,951)
  • Lynchburg College (about 51 miles; Lynchburg, VA; FT enrollment: 2,207)
  • North Carolina Central University (about 51 miles; Durham, NC; FT enrollment: 6,579)
  • Elon University (about 53 miles; Elon, NC; FT enrollment: 5,403)
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (about 56 miles; Chapel Hill, NC; FT enrollment: 24,146)

Public high school in South Boston:

Private high schools in South Boston:

  • CARLBROOK SCHOOL (Students: 118; Location: 3046 CARLBROOK RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CENTERVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 83; Location: 3200 HALIFAX RD; Grades: KG - 12)

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Notable locations in South Boston: South Boston Water Works (A), South Boston City Hall (B), Carrington Memorial Library (C), Halifax County Rescue Squad (D), South Boston Fire Department (E), South Boston Police Department (F), South Boston Fire and Rescue Squad (G), The Woodview (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Centerville Shopping Center (1), Halifax Square Shopping Center (2), Hubbs Mill Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Boston include: Berry Hill Church (A), Centerville Baptist Church (B), Faith Community Church (C), Bell Chapel (D), Deliverance Church (E), Ebenezer Church (F), Faith Church (G), Main Street Church (H), McCanless Memorial Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: The Peaceful Tabernacle (1), Halifax Memorial Gardens (2), Oak Ridge Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in South Boston: Halifax County Fairgrounds (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn South Boston VA (2050 Philpott Road), Hilltop Motel (3040 Bill Tuck Hwy), Budget Inn (2075 Philpott Road), Best Western Howard House Inn (2001 Seymour Dr), Hudson Motel (1200 Bill Tuck Highway), Charles Bass House Bed & Breakfast (1505 North Main Street).

 
Halifax County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.9%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Virginia:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.4%
Whole state:  67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in South Boston, VA

People in group quarters in South Boston in 2010:

  • 358 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 165 people in state prisons
  • 7 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in South Boston in 2000:

  • 371 people in nursing homes
  • 120 people in state prisons
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally retarded

South Boston compared to Virginia state average:

South Boston, Virginia environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in South Boston (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: South Boston Branch at 606 Broad Street, branch established on 1931/10/27; South Boston Drive In Branch at 606 Broad Street, branch established on 1999/08/01. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Carter Bank & Trust: Community National Bank at 222 Main Street, branch established on 1985/10/11; Centerville Branch at 4013 Halifax Road, branch established on 1992/08/28. Info updated 2007/02/23: Bank assets: $3,970.4 mil, Deposits: $3,610.0 mil, headquarters in Martinsville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 123 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: Centreville Branch at 4027 Halifax Road, branch established on 1980/09/29; South Boston Branch at 410 Main Street, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Centreville Branch at 3300 Halifax Road, branch established on 1974/05/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: South Boston Branch at 4030 Halifax Road, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • American National Bank and Trust Company: South Boston Office at 3609 Old Halifax Road, branch established on 2000/12/04. Info updated 2011/07/11: Bank assets: $1,303.6 mil, Deposits: $1,060.7 mil, headquarters in Danville, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: American National Bankshares Inc.
  • Benchmark Community Bank: South Boston Branch at 1135 Huell Matthews Hwy., branch established on 2007/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $416.1 mil, Deposits: $370.1 mil, headquarters in Kenbridge, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Benchmark Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in South Boston, Virginia:

  • Super 8, 1040 Bill Tuck Hwy, South Boston, VA 24592 , Phone: (434) 572-8868
  • Holiday Inn Express, 1074 Bill Tuck Hwy, South Boston, VA 24592 , Phone: (434) 575-4000, Fax: (434) 575-1600
  • Quality Inn South Boston, 2001 Seymour Dr, South Boston, VA 24592 , Phone: (434) 572-4311, Fax: (434) 572-2740
  • Marriott Confrence Center Berry Hill, 3105 River Rd, South Boston, VA 24592 , Phone: (434) 517-7000, Fax: (434) 575-1024
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites By Marriott, 1120 Bill Tuck Hwy, South Boston, VA 24592 , Phone: (434) 575-6000, Fax: (434) 575-6001
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Boston, Virginia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


South Boston travel time to work - commute


South Boston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for South Boston town (based on Halifax County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.56%
Here50.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)United Church of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents63.1%18.2%4.4%3.0%2.6%
Congregations40.9%20.5%10.2%4.5%2.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%1.8%1.6%0.7%2.2%
Congregations5.7%2.3%1.1%3.4%9.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Halifax County:

2.26 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Halifax County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Halifax County:

13.1%
State:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Halifax County:

32.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

20.1%
Virginia:

18.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$20,236$40,4720$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,471$52,4130$0
Police Protection - Officers 27$95,941$42,6400$0
Police - Other 2$5,652$33,9123$1,395
Firefighters 8$27,994$41,9910$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$120
Streets and Highways 17$51,270$36,1910$0
Solid Waste Management 10$22,200$26,6400$0
Sewerage 12$41,346$41,3460$0
Parks and Recreation 2$6,051$36,3065$1,339
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,158$40,6321$587
Water Supply 12$32,823$32,8230$0
Totals for Government 103$331,142$38,58010$3,441

South Boston government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,725,000 ($213.81)
    Sewerage: $1,172,000 ($145.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,142,000 ($141.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,105,000 ($136.96)
    Water Utilities: $1,074,000 ($133.12)
    Fire Protection: $444,000 ($55.03)
    Central Staff Services: $330,000 ($40.90)
    General Public Buildings: $281,000 ($34.83)
    Financial Administration: $265,000 ($32.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $234,000 ($29.00)
    Libraries: $79,000 ($9.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($15.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Solid Waste Management: $381,000 ($47.22)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,850,000 ($477.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $411,000 ($50.94)

South Boston government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $979,000 ($121.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $521,000 ($64.58)
    All Other: $504,000 ($62.47)
    Parks & Recreation: $14,000 ($1.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,105,000 ($136.96)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($3.97)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $415,000 ($51.44)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($15.87)
    Rents: $89,000 ($11.03)
    Property Sale Other: $26,000 ($3.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,074,000 ($133.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,330,000 ($164.85)
    All Other: $502,000 ($62.22)
    General Support: $48,000 ($5.95)
  • Tax - Property: $1,455,000 ($180.34)
    Other Selective Sales: $924,000 ($114.53)
    Public Utilities: $853,000 ($105.73)
    NEC: $593,000 ($73.50)
    Total General Sales: $310,000 ($38.42)
    Motor Vehicle License: $114,000 ($14.13)

South Boston government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $6,852,000 ($849.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,079,000 ($257.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,807,000 ($223.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $6,483,000 ($803.54)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $369,000 ($45.74)
    Other, NEC: $272,000 ($33.71)

South Boston government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,279,000 ($530.37)

4.02% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.02%
Virginia average:

11.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Mecklenburg County, VA  0.30% ($27,605 average AGI)
from Pittsylvania County, VA  0.24% ($28,467)
from Danville city, VA  0.23% ($23,379)


3.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,115 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.81%
Virginia average:

10.78%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Danville city, VA  0.30% ($24,868 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, VA  0.21% ($21,704)
to Pittsylvania County, VA  0.19% ($25,042)

Strongest AM radio stations in South Boston:

  • WSBV (1560 AM; daytime; 3 kW; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: LINDA WALLER-BARTON)
  • WHLF (1400 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTM (1330 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA)
  • WDVA (1250 AM; 5 kW; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: MITCHELL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLLL (930 AM; 10 kW; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: HUBBARD'S ADVERTISING AGENCY, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WDNC (620 AM; 5 kW; DURHAM, NC)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSML (1200 AM; 10 kW; GRAHAM, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Boston:

  • WHLF-FM (95.3 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: JLC PROPERTIES, INC)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKVE (106.7 FM; SEMORA, NC; Owner: SOUTHERN ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION)
  • WZZU (97.9 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: TRAVIS MEDIA L.L.C.)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WAKG (103.3 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: PIEDMONT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNRS-FM (89.9 FM; SWEET BRIAR, VA; Owner: SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE)
  • WYYD (107.9 FM; AMHERST, VA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRVL (88.3 FM; LYNCHBURG, VA; Owner: LIBERTY UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WOKD-FM (91.1 FM; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTENATIVE RADIO INC)
  • WICE (98.3 FM; CLARKSVILLE, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WKRX (96.7 FM; ROXBORO, NC; Owner: ROXBORO BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around South Boston:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDRL-TV (Channel 24; DANVILLE, VA; Owner: DANVILLE TELEVISION PARTNERSHIP)
  • W71AH (Channel 71; SOUTH BOSTON, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W73AJ (Channel 73; SOUTH BOSTON, ETC., VA; Owner: COMMONWEALTH PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

South Boston, Virginia:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Virginia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 194
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 290
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 69
  • Fatalities: 212
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 446
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30

South Boston fatal accident list:

Nov 25, 1998 05:34 PM, Us-501, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Feb 27, 1987 10:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 19, 1987 10:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 18, 1983 00:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 28, 1983 01:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 28, 1980 07:50 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 4, 1980 01:10 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Boston)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 84 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in South Boston, VA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Boston)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in South Boston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 142
  • Hazardous Condition: 56

Incident types - South Boston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Boston, VA

Most common first names in South Boston, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21471.7 years
Mary20278.6 years
William17773.1 years
John17074.2 years
Robert10672.5 years
Willie9275.9 years
George8272.2 years
Charlie7674.3 years
Annie7380.2 years
Thomas5471.8 years
Most common last names in South Boston, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones7872.9 years
Williams7672.5 years
Davis6574.3 years
Owen6474.1 years
Smith6375.5 years
Cole5973.6 years
Conner5771.3 years
Clark5375.9 years
Faulkner5070.8 years
Martin4972.4 years
Businesses in South Boston, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1Marriott1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS2Penske1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's2U.S. Cellular1
Holiday Inn1UPS5
KFC1Verizon Wireless1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture3Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1
Long John Silver's1
Browse common businesses in South Boston, VA


South Boston on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006"
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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