South Hill, Virginia

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Population in 2019: 4,349 (86% urban, 14% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.2%
 
Males: 1,905  (43.8%)
Females: 2,444  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Virginia median age:

38.5 years

Zip codes: 23970.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,751 (it was $31,078 in 2000)
South Hill:

$33,751
VA:

$76,456

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,159 (it was $19,319 in 2000)

South Hill town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,747 (it was $88,900 in 2000)
South Hill:

$162,747
VA:

$288,800

Median gross rent in 2019: $742.

March 2019 cost of living index in South Hill: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 23.5%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.5% for Black residents, 69.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in South Hill, VA (2019)
    • 2,09947.5%White alone
    • 2,04646.3%Black alone
    • 2846.4%Hispanic

Races in South Hill detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Virginia and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in South Hill, Virginia as of June 22, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in South Hill is 190 to 1.


Crime rates in South Hill by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.9)
2
(43.9)
2
(44.2)
3
(63.7)
2
(42.7)
2
(43.6)
3
(65.6)
5
(110.7)
4
(88.8)
1
(22.5)
2
(46.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
6
(128.9)
5
(108.3)
13
(285.3)
5
(109.7)
5
(110.4)
3
(63.7)
6
(128.0)
7
(152.4)
5
(109.3)
2
(44.3)
3
(66.6)
5
(112.4)
3
(69.0)
7
(161.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
22
(472.8)
11
(238.2)
22
(482.9)
8
(175.5)
12
(265.0)
9
(191.2)
12
(256.1)
7
(152.4)
8
(174.9)
9
(199.3)
6
(133.2)
5
(112.4)
7
(161.1)
1
(23.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(515.8)
32
(692.9)
24
(526.8)
21
(460.7)
10
(220.8)
12
(255.0)
18
(384.1)
9
(196.0)
24
(524.8)
11
(243.6)
7
(155.5)
13
(292.2)
9
(207.1)
15
(346.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
191
(4,105)
170
(3,681)
185
(4,061)
220
(4,827)
134
(2,959)
176
(3,740)
158
(3,372)
116
(2,526)
125
(2,733)
173
(3,832)
115
(2,554)
105
(2,360)
105
(2,417)
114
(2,630)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(429.8)
9
(194.9)
8
(175.6)
6
(131.6)
7
(154.6)
11
(233.7)
13
(277.4)
2
(43.6)
6
(131.2)
7
(155.0)
3
(66.6)
5
(112.4)
7
(161.1)
6
(138.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(43.3)
1
(21.9)
1
(21.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.1)
1
(22.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index385.1291.5474.5339.0267.7294.5307.7229.3320.6324.5236.1198.0213.8193.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in South Hill, VA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 23 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.84
Virginia average:

2.27
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Ancestries: American (20.3%), English (8.6%), Irish (3.8%), African (1.8%), German (1.7%), Italian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 6.32 square miles.

Population density: 688 people per square mile   (low).

South Hill, Virginia map

252 residents are foreign born (5.7% Latin America).

This town:

5.7%
Virginia:

12.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,028 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $962 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rocky Mount, NC (56.4 miles , pop. 55,893).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (69.0 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (278.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

La Crosse, VA (1.7 miles ),
Brodnax, VA (2.4 miles ),
Union Level, VA (2.4 miles),
Baskerville, VA (2.9 miles),
Bracey, VA (3.0 miles ),
Ebony, VA (3.6 miles),
Boydton, VA (3.9 miles ),
Lawrenceville, VA (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 36.73 N, Longitude: 78.13 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,352 (+98.5%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,109 (65.4%)

Area code: 434

Distribution of median household income in South Hill, VA in 2019
Distribution of house value in South Hill, VA in 2019
South Hill satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 25 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $44,500
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $97,400
  • 2018: 9 buildings, average cost: $193,200
  • 2019: 10 buildings, average cost: $193,200
Number of permits per 10,000 South Hill, VA residents
Average permit cost in South Hill, VA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.0%
Virginia:

4.6%
Historical population in South Hill, VA
Historical housing units in South Hill, VA

Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+1.8%).
Most common industries in South Hill, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Public administration (8.6%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (14.4%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.7%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.0%)
Most common occupations in South Hill, VA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.2%)

Average climate in South Hill, Virginia

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Tornado activity:

South Hill-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Virginia state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/14/1986, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the South Hill town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/28/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 43.9 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 154 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

South Hill-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Virginia state average. It is 50% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 165.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from South Hill center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:18, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/25/2011 at 05:07:52, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 4.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/24/2011 at 00:04:36, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from South Hill center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mecklenburg County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Droughts: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
South Hill topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in South Hill:

  • COMMUNITY MEMORIAL HEALTHCENTER, INC (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 125 BUENA VISTA CIRCLE)
  • COMMUNITY MEM HOSP (125 BUENA VISTA CIRCLE)
  • LIBERTY DIALYSIS - SOUTH HILL (300 E FERRELL ST)
  • CMH HOME HEALTH COMMUN HOSPICE (300 EAST FERRELL STREET)

Airports and heliports located in South Hill:

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

  • Southside Virginia Community College (about 15 miles; Alberta, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,716)
  • Vance-Granville Community College (about 35 miles; Henderson, NC; FT enrollment: 3,232)
  • Longwood University (about 43 miles; Farmville, VA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • Virginia State University (about 53 miles; Petersburg, VA; FT enrollment: 5,815)
  • Nash Community College (about 54 miles; Rocky Mount, NC; FT enrollment: 2,520)
  • John Tyler Community College (about 59 miles; Chester, VA; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Edgecombe Community College (about 67 miles; Tarboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,058)

Public high school in South Hill:

  • PARK VIEW HIGH (Students: 730, Location: 205 PARK VIEW CIRCLE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in South Hill:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in South Hill: Interstate Industrial Park (A), Northside Industrial Park (B), South Hill Industrial Park (C), South Hill Municipal Building (D), R T Arnold Public Library (E), Southside Rescue Squad (F), South Hill Police Department (G), South Hill Tobacco Museum (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in South Hill include: Church of the Good Shepherd (A), Trinity Church (B), Full Gospel Tabernacle (C), All Saints Episcopal Church (D), Church of Christ (E), First Baptist Church (F), South Hill United Methodist Church (G), Southside Community Interdenominational Church (H), Temple Gate Reformed Zion United Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: West View Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in South Hill: Town Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn South Hill (200 Thompson Road), Best Western South Hill (Interstate 85 And Us 58), Econo Lodge South Hill (623 East Atlantic Street), Comfort Inn South Hill (918 East Atlantic Street).

Birthplace of: Ben Coleman (American football) - Football player.

Mecklenburg County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Virginia:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

60.8%
Whole state:

67.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
121 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
140 people in nursing homes in 2000
39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in South Hill (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: South Hill Main Branch, South Hill Branch, The Crossings. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank and Trust Company: South Hill Branch at 622 E. Atlantic Street, branch established on 2006/11/30. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $323.0 mil, Deposits: $272.0 mil, headquarters in Blackstone, VA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancorp Of Virginia, Inc.
  • Carter Bank & Trust: South Hill Branch at 302 East Atlantic Street, branch established on 1999/12/03. 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
  • Benchmark Community Bank: South Hill Branch at 828 North Mecklenburg Avenue, branch established on 1989/09/27. 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.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: South Hill Main Branch at 212 East Atlantic Street, branch established on 1909/01/04. 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
  • Citizens Community Bank: at 800 North Mecklenburg Avenue, branch established on 1999/12/13. Info updated 2006/12/21: Bank assets: $161.5 mil, Deposits: $134.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

For population 15 years and over in South Hill:

Marital status in South Hill, VA
  • Never married: 37.2%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 13.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in South Hill:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.8
Virginia average:

12.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - South Hill
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Religion statistics for South Hill, VA (based on Mecklenburg County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,50250
Mainline Protestant3,41836
Catholic5342
Black Protestant2344
Other22-
None18,017-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Mecklenburg County:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

11.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Here:

10.93 / 10,000 pop.
Virginia:

7.65 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.1%
Virginia:

9.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
Virginia:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mecklenburg County:

17.6%
Virginia:

18.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

51.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.8%
Virginia:

47.8%

Average BMI:
South Hill:

29.0
Virginia:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.8%
Virginia:

20.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
South Hill:

6.8
Virginia:

6.8

Overweight people:
South Hill:

35.7%
Virginia:

33.7%

General health condition:
This city:

55.2%
Virginia:

56.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Virginia:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of South Hill, VA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$95,343$45,7651$759
Financial Administration 9$44,440$59,2530$0
Streets and Highways 5$19,503$46,8070$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,182$39,5460$0
Sewerage 3$13,354$53,4160$0
Water Supply 3$11,848$47,3920$0
Other and Unallocable 2$8,500$51,0000$0
Firefighters 2$14,548$87,2880$0
Solid Waste Management 2$8,695$52,1700$0
Totals for Government 55$229,413$50,0541$759

South Hill government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,789,000 ($411.36)
    Toll Highways: $1,406,000 ($323.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $716,000 ($164.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $572,000 ($131.52)
    Financial Administration: $505,000 ($116.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $418,000 ($96.11)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $320,000 ($73.58)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,300,000 ($528.86)

South Hill government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $3,388,000 ($779.03)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,376,000 ($316.39)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,839,000 ($652.79)
    Property: $1,391,000 ($319.84)

South Hill government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,993,000 ($1837.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,134,000 ($1640.38)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $859,000 ($197.52)

South Hill government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,340,000 ($538.05)

5.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,384 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.12%
Virginia average:

9.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Brunswick County, VA  0.60% ($30,015 average AGI)
from Lunenburg County, VA  0.33% ($22,378)
from Halifax County, VA  0.23% ($48,115)


4.85% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Virginia average:

9.76%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Halifax County, VA  0.47% ($37,170 average AGI)
to Brunswick County, VA  0.41% ($36,022)
to Lunenburg County, VA  0.23% ($26,462)
Businesses in South Hill, VA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Honda1
Advance Auto Parts1KFC1
Arby's1La-Z-Boy2
AutoZone1Lane Furniture3
Best Western1Marriott1
Burger King1McDonald's1
CVS1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Quality1
Curves1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Dennys1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS4
Hardee's1Walmart1
Hilton1YMCA1
Home Depot1

Strongest AM radio stations in South Hill:

  • WSHV (1370 AM; daytime; 4 kW; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT 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)
  • WRVA (1140 AM; 50 kW; RICHMOND, VA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTAR (850 AM; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: SINCLAIR COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WARR (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; WARRENTON, NC; Owner: QUAD DIVISIONS, INC. DBA DARENSBURG BROADCASTING)
  • WDZY (1290 AM; 25 kW; COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLV (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVS (800 AM; 5 kW; CREWE, VA; Owner: COLONIAL BROADCASTING OF CREWE, INC.)
  • WCKO (1110 AM; daytime; 50 kW; NORFOLK, VA; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJR (670 AM; 20 kW; CLAREMONT, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLES (580 AM; 1 kW; LAWRENCEVILLE, VA; Owner: CHESAPEAKE-PORTSMOUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in South Hill:

  • WKSK-FM (98.9 FM; SOUTH HILL, VA; Owner: OLD BELT BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKJS (104.7 FM; CREWE, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WFXQ (99.9 FM; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: JOYNER RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMY-FM (103.1 FM; ALBERTA, VA; Owner: MAINQUAD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYFL (92.5 FM; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJIJ (94.3 FM; NORLINA, NC; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WQOK (97.5 FM; SOUTH BOSTON, VA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPEX (90.9 FM; KENBRIDGE, VA; Owner: SEAVIEW COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WBBC-FM (93.5 FM; BLACKSTONE, VA; Owner: DENBAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJYA (89.3 FM; EMPORIA, VA; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WPTM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WHFD (105.5 FM; LAWRENCEVILLE, VA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around South Hill:

  • WWAY (Channel 3; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUNP-TV (Channel 36; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • W65CN (Channel 65; CHASE CITY, VA; Owner: TV BROADCASTERS OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA)
  • WNVN-LP (Channel 20; ROANOKE RAPIDS, NC; Owner: MAINQUAD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W34AX (Channel 34; HENDERSON, NC; Owner: TIME WARNER ENTERTAINMENT)
South Hill fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of South Hill fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 27Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 88.7mTotal length
  • $29,017,000Total costs
  • 183,533Total average daily traffic
  • 20,981Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,868Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in South Hill, VA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 141960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for South Hill, VA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in South Hill)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

80 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in South Hill, VA)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in South Hill)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150C (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2006Z , Serial Number: 15059806, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2014
    Registrant (LLC): N2006z LLC, 1611 Wagon Wheel Rd, South Hill, VA 23970
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42362 , Serial Number: 22-799, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 07/14/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Ellis H Jr Francis, 1206 Valley Road, South Hill, VA 23970
  • Aircraft: CIRRUS DESIGN CORP SR22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 585CD , Serial Number: 1661, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 10/28/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 03/24/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Southside Air Shares LLC, Po Box 120, South Hill, VA 23970
  • Aircraft: BEECH H35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 84WH , Serial Number: D-4884, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/26/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Whiskey Hotel Aviation LLC, 1611 Wagon Wheel Rd, South Hill, VA 23970
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4631K , Serial Number: 18263633, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 02/27/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 12/07/2000
    Registrant (Corporation): Southside Aviation LLC, Po Box 549, South Hill, VA 23970
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 11/10/2016, Exported to: Chile
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-108 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4866Z , Serial Number: 22-8444, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/17/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/1994
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Phillip L Wells, 3725 Plank Rd, South Hill, VA 23970, Other Owners: Jonathan C Taylor
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/21/2017

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 112. The highest number of fire incidents - 155 took place in 2004, and the least - 60 in 2008. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in South Hill, VA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.5%), and Outside Fires (26.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in South Hill, VA
    • 1,02053.5%Structure Fires
    • 50526.5%Outside Fires
    • 35818.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 231.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for South Hill, VA

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

  • Days Inn South Hill, 911 E Atlantic St, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 955-2800, Fax: (434) 447-4623
  • Quality Inn, 918 E Atlantic St, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 447-2600, Fax: (434) 447-2590
  • Comfort Inn, 250 Thompson St, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 447-2200, Fax: (434) 447-6319
  • Hampton Inn, 200 Thompson Rd, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 447-4600
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott, 150 Arnold Dr, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 447-6800, Fax: (434) 447-6820
  • Americas Best Value Inn South Hill, 623 E Atlantic St, South Hill, Virginia 23970 , Phone: (434) 447-7116, Fax: (434) 447-6985
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in South Hill, Virginia
Most common first names in South Hill, VA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14168.6 years
Mary9978.1 years
William9672.1 years
John8873.8 years
Robert8170.7 years
Willie5474.7 years
Thomas4772.3 years
George4673.7 years
Charles4669.0 years
Annie4684.2 years
Most common last names in South Hill, VA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Walker8275.0 years
Jones7070.4 years
Smith6474.1 years
Baskerville5570.6 years
Harris4271.5 years
Davis4074.1 years
King3571.0 years
Taylor3378.7 years
Crowder3277.2 years
Thompson3171.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in South Hill, VA
  • 49.3%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in South Hill, VA
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 11.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Wood


South Hill compared to Virginia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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