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Southampton County, Virginia (VA)

County population in 2016: 18,642 (2% urban, 98% rural); it was 17,482 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,266
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,767
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,665
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,686 (it was 1,614 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

33%

Land area: 600 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Southampton County: 85.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (23.5%), Retail trade (18.1%), Wholesale trade (17.1%), Educational, health and social services (13.8%), Construction (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 63%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Southampton County, VA (2017)
    • 11,01063.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,54337.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5102.9%Two or more races
    • 2731.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 620.4%Some other race alone
    • 510.3%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 250.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

46.1 years
Virginia median age:

38.2 years
Males: 9,735  (52.2%)
Females: 8,907  (47.8%)
Average household size:
Southampton County:

2.0 people
Virginia:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,187 ($33,995 in 1999)
This county:

$55,187
Virginia:

$71,535

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $545 (lower quartile is $339, upper quartile is $729)
This county:

$545
State:

$1005


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $182,957 (it was $79,500 in 2000)
Southampton:

$182,957
Virginia:

$273,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,011 - $262,169

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $203,397
Here:

$203,397
State:

$361,495

Townhouses or other attached units: $358,209
Here:

$358,209
State:

$349,009

Mobile homes: $72,057
Here:

$72,057
State:

$70,345

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,274
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $393

Institutionalized population: 1,554

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 63
  • Thefts: 227
  • Auto thefts: 29

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 40
  • Thefts: 230
  • Auto thefts: 22
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 53 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2001: 65 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2003: 76 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2005: 99 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2006: 95 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 2007: 114 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2008: 74 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2009: 49 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2010: 43 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2011: 43 buildings, average cost: $180,500
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2013: 27 buildings, average cost: $195,200
  • 2014: 28 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2016: 40 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $158,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Southampton, VA residents
Average permit cost in Southampton, VA
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,432 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,012 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Southampton, VA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Southampton, VA in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Southampton, VA in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.7%
Southampton County:

13.7%
Virginia:

10.6%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 33.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 24.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.1 years old
(Males: 46.3 years old, Females: 45.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.1 years old, Black residents: 47.9 years old, American Indian residents: 67.5 years old, Asian residents: 32.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 19.7 years old, Other race residents: 35.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Southampton County is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $535 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $662 a month.

Cities in this county include: Courtland, Boykins, Southampton Meadows, Sedley, Ivor, Newsoms, Capron, Branchville.

Southampton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Colfax County, New Mexico , Mohave County, Arizona , Sandoval County, New Mexico , Craig County , Franklin County, North Carolina , Pratt County, Kansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.8%
Virginia:

3.0%

Unemployment by year in Southampton, VA
County total employment by year in Southampton, VA
County average yearly wages by year in Southampton, VA

Current college students: 565
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 108 (45.6% naturalized citizens)

Southampton County:

0.6%
Whole state:

12.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 252010 or later
  • 82000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 91970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 37.8%

Southampton County marital status for males Southampton County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,064
  • One, attached: 57
  • Two: 98
  • 3 or 4: 105
  • 5 to 9: 176
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 7
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 1,155

Housing units in Southampton County with a mortgage: 2,705 (52 second mortgage, 213 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,038

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

68.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Southampton County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,84016
Mainline Protestant1,78417
Black Protestant6237
Other65-
None11,258-
Southampton County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Southampton County:

1.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Southampton County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Southampton County:

11.1%
Virginia:

9.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Southampton County:

29.6%
State:

26.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.9%
State:

18.6%

Agriculture in Southampton County:

Average size of farms: 613 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $127,279
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $262.58
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 37.40%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $135,858
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.46%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $133,200
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 51 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 2.75
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.65%
Corn for grain: 10974 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 4158 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 31053 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 21019 harvested acres
Vegetables: 647 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 37 acres

Earthquake activity:

Southampton County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Virginia state average. It is 86% 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 75.6 miles away from Southampton County center
On 5/5/2003 at 16:32:32, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/21/1998 at 05:56:47, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 8.3 mi) earthquake occurred 84.6 miles away from the county center
On 3/15/1991 at 06:54:08, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 10.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from Southampton County center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Virginia Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 07, 2016 to October 15, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4291: November 02, 2016, FEMA Id: 4291, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 26, 2012 to November 01, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3359: October 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 3359, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to August 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4024: September 03, 2011, FEMA Id: 4024, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3240: September 12, 2005, FEMA Id: 3240, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Hurricane Isabel, Incident Period: September 18, 2003 to October 01, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1491: September 18, 2003, FEMA Id: 1491, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Winter Storm, Incident Period: January 25, 2000 to January 30, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1318: February 28, 2000, FEMA Id: 1318, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Virginia Hurricane Floyd, Incident Period: September 13, 1999 to September 26, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1293: September 18, 1999, FEMA Id: 1293, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Virginia Blizzard, Incident Period: January 06, 1996 to January 12, 1996, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1086: January 13, 1996, FEMA Id: 1086, Natural disaster type: Blizzard
  • Virginia Severe Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 14, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3112: March 25, 1993, FEMA Id: 3112, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm

The number of natural disasters in Southampton County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Southampton

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,452 (82.6%)
  • Carpooled: 245 (5.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 140 (3.4%)
  • Walked: 54 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 330 (7.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Jamaica (20%)
  • Mexico (17%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (11%)
  • Brazil (11%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • India (5%)
  • Ghana (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Southampton County


  • American (14%)
  • English (10%)
  • African (7%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Southampton County, Virginia in 2000:

  • 1,374 people in state prisons
  • 104 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 87 people in nursing homes

People in group quarters in Southampton County, Virginia in 2010:

  • 1,283 people in state prisons
  • 100 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $55,898.

6.84% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,132 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Virginia average:

9.50%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.86% relocated from other counties in Virginia ($34,460 average AGI)
0.98% relocated from other states ($4,670 average AGI)
Southampton County:

0.98%
Virginia average:

3.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Franklin city, VA  1.72% ($31,220 average AGI)
from Isle of Wight County, VA  0.65% ($48,512)
from Virginia Beach city, VA  0.57% ($47,111)
from Suffolk city, VA  0.54% ($46,588)
from Portsmouth city, VA  0.40% ($41,080)


6.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.84%
Virginia average:

9.76%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.56% relocated to other counties in Virginia ($30,157 average AGI)
1.28% relocated to other states ($9,062 average AGI)
Southampton County:

1.28%
Virginia average:

3.89%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin city, VA  1.66% ($27,029 average AGI)
to Suffolk city, VA  0.71% ($38,556)
to Virginia Beach city, VA  0.44% ($51,000)
to Isle of Wight County, VA  0.44% ($41,143)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.6

Births per 1000 population in Southampton County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Southampton County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Southampton County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Southampton County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Southampton County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Southampton County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Southampton County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Southampton County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Southampton County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,168 (2,570 aged, 598 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 332 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Southampton County, Virginia in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (255)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (196)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (148)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (125)
  • Unspecified dementia (104)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (102)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (71)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (70)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (68)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,035
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,035
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 11
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 11

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 18,642
  • In family households: 14,996 (2,503 male householders, 2,492 female householders)
    3,626 spouses, 5,025 children (4,663 natural, 133 adopted, 228 stepchildren), 443 grandchildren, 139 brothers or sisters, 205 parents, 225 other relatives, 316 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,163 (836 male householders (744 living alone)), 963 female householders (810 living alone)), 354 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,465

Size of family households: 2,362 2-persons, 1,158 3-persons, 882 4-persons, 381 5-persons, 112 6-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,554 1-person, 200 2-persons, 40 3-persons.

1,931 married couples with children.
1,227 single-parent households (205 men, 1,022 women).

98.1% of residents of Southampton speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $92,780,000 ($5,276 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,298,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $37,453,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $20,835,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,736,000
Federal grants: $20,464,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,608,000 ($116,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,683,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,247,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,578,000
Federal Government insurance: $41,328,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 914
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 918
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

40 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +2
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +157
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Southampton County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.27 millions of gallons per day (39% from ground, 61% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.6
State:

7.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.1
State:

4.4

Year house built in Southampton County, Virginia
  • Year house built in Southampton County, Virginia
  • 1292014 or later
  • 2432010 to 2013
  • 1,3452000 to 2009
  • 9731990 to 1999
  • 1,0821980 to 1989
  • 1,0431970 to 1979
  • 9071960 to 1969
  • 6191950 to 1959
  • 2921940 to 1949
  • 1,0101939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Southampton County, Virginia
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Southampton County, Virginia
  • 11 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 353 rooms
  • 2434 rooms
  • 7735 rooms
  • 1,1826 rooms
  • 9177 rooms
  • 6938 rooms
  • 8479+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
  • 161 room
  • 12 rooms
  • 863 rooms
  • 5104 rooms
  • 5945 rooms
  • 4466 rooms
  • 2157 rooms
  • 488 rooms
  • 1389+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Southampton County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Southampton County, Virginia
  • 1no bedroom
  • 361 bedroom
  • 5392 bedrooms
  • 2,8293 bedrooms
  • 1,0554 bedrooms
  • 2105+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Southampton County, Virginia
  • 16no bedroom
  • 1471 bedroom
  • 7092 bedrooms
  • 1,0123 bedrooms
  • 1254 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Southampton County, Virginia in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Southampton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Southampton County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 87no vehicle
  • 8571 vehicle
  • 1,7072 vehicles
  • 1,2893 vehicles
  • 5104 vehicles
  • 2785+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Southampton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Southampton County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 435no vehicle
  • 6941 vehicle
  • 6912 vehicles
  • 2123 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.1% of Southampton County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Virginia.

Southampton County:

89.1%
State average:

84.7%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,958
  • Other state: 4,351
  • Northeast: 1,084
  • Midwest: 669
  • South: 2,427
  • West: 162
Year householders moved into unit in Southampton County, VA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Southampton County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 18.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.2%Electricity
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.7%Utility gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 100
Here:

6.5%
Virginia:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 108
Here:

9.3%
Virginia:

9.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 219
Here:

23.7%
Virginia:

19.8%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Southampton County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,398,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $666,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000
    Other: $97,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $69,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $157,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,798,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,014,000
    Police Protection: $1,810,000
    General - Other: $1,665,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,560,000
    Financial Administration: $1,323,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,289,000
    Sewerage: $1,009,000
    Water Utilities: $730,000
    Central Staff Services: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $505,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $119,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,192,000
    Education: $183,000
    Other: $137,000
    Highways: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,730,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,433,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,446,000
    Other: $189,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,406,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,212,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,338,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,642,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $633,000
    Interest Earnings: $466,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000
    Rents: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Sewerage: $186,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,252,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,295,000
    Other: $4,219,000
    Public Welfare: $642,000
    General Local Government Support: $125,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,278,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,046,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $516,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $419,000
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,838,000

Southampton County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,398,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $666,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000
    Other: $97,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $69,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $157,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,798,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,014,000
    Police Protection: $1,810,000
    General - Other: $1,665,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,560,000
    Financial Administration: $1,323,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,289,000
    Sewerage: $1,009,000
    Water Utilities: $730,000
    Central Staff Services: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $505,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $119,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,192,000
    Education: $183,000
    Other: $137,000
    Highways: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,730,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,433,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,446,000
    Other: $189,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,406,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,212,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,338,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,642,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $633,000
    Interest Earnings: $466,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000
    Rents: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Sewerage: $186,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,252,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,295,000
    Other: $4,219,000
    Public Welfare: $642,000
    General Local Government Support: $125,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,278,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,046,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $516,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $419,000
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,838,000

Southampton County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,398,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $666,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000
    Other: $97,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $69,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $157,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,798,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,014,000
    Police Protection: $1,810,000
    General - Other: $1,665,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,560,000
    Financial Administration: $1,323,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,289,000
    Sewerage: $1,009,000
    Water Utilities: $730,000
    Central Staff Services: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $505,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $119,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,192,000
    Education: $183,000
    Other: $137,000
    Highways: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,730,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,433,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,446,000
    Other: $189,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,406,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,212,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,338,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,642,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $633,000
    Interest Earnings: $466,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000
    Rents: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Sewerage: $186,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,252,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,295,000
    Other: $4,219,000
    Public Welfare: $642,000
    General Local Government Support: $125,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,278,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,046,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $516,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $419,000
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,838,000

Southampton County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,398,000
  • Charges - Sewerage: $666,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $371,000
    Other: $97,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $69,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $3,000
  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $157,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,927,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,798,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,112,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,014,000
    Police Protection: $1,810,000
    General - Other: $1,665,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,560,000
    Financial Administration: $1,323,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,289,000
    Sewerage: $1,009,000
    Water Utilities: $730,000
    Central Staff Services: $572,000
    General Public Buildings: $505,000
    Health - Other: $461,000
    Housing and Community Development: $384,000
    Libraries: $240,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $119,000
    Regular Highways: $91,000
    Corrections - Other: $87,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000
    Parks and Recreation: $53,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $1,192,000
    Education: $183,000
    Other: $137,000
    Highways: $13,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,730,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,433,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $1,446,000
    Other: $189,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $68,406,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,212,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,338,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $144,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,642,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $633,000
    Interest Earnings: $466,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $89,000
    Rents: $61,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $414,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $341,000
    General - Other: $282,000
    Sewerage: $186,000
    Water Utilities: $135,000
    Police Protection: $66,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,252,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $19,295,000
    Other: $4,219,000
    Public Welfare: $642,000
    General Local Government Support: $125,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,278,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,046,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $516,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $419,000
    Other Selective Sales: $186,000
    Other License: $139,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $108,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $17,838,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 554
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 461
  • Number of recipients under 18: 95
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 296
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 163
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 260
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 203
Most common first names in Southampton County, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James12070.4 years
John9173.3 years
Mary8080.3 years
William7369.8 years
Robert6066.5 years
Willie5473.9 years
George5073.1 years
Annie3884.0 years
Joseph3671.9 years
Virginia3578.4 years
Most common last names in Southampton County, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams6371.6 years
Joyner5175.9 years
Brown5173.4 years
Bryant4978.7 years
Davis4774.6 years
Johnson4772.9 years
Harris3974.5 years
Barnes3770.8 years
Turner3771.4 years
Jones3774.8 years
Businesses in Southampton County, VA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Lane Furniture1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
La-Z-Boy2U-Haul2