South Boston SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
Amenities
7
Education
5
Commute
9.5

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South Boston, Virginia Info Snack

South Boston, formerly Boyd's Ferry, is a town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 8,142 at the 2010 census.
Population
7,828
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
17.7%
Median Home
$121,000
Median Income
$39,683
Median Rent
$661

2 Reviews & Comments About South Boston

Overall User Rating
1.0
/5

Jade Wolf

I'm from South Boston Va it's pretty bad there. You can't live there without getting into some kind of trouble


HomeSnacks User

t's just a crack head town with a huge MS 13 problem.

Watch out for the run down neighborhoods because that's where the gang and drug problems are. Believe me I'm from South Boston

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Map Of South Boston, VA

Population over time in South Boston

Year Population % Change
2017 7,828 -0.7%
2016 7,887 -1.4%
2015 8,000 -0.5%
2014 8,037 -0.4%
2013 8,069 -0.4%
2012 8,104 -0.3%
2011 8,127 -0.5%
2010 8,169 -0.4%
2009 8,202 -
Crime/100k South Boston VA USA
Violent Crime 362.6 200.0 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 103.6 42.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 233.1 118.7 246.8
Property Crime 4338.8 1665.8 2199.5
Burglary 518.1 182.8 376.0
Larceny 3768.9 1356.4 1594.6
Car Theft 51.8 126.5 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in South Boston

White
48.2% (3,771)
African American
48.3% (3,778)
American Indian
0.0% (0)
Asian
2.0% (159)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
0.6% (44)
Hispanic
1.0% (76)
Race South Boston VA USA
White 48.2% 62.2% 61.1%
African American 48.3% 18.8% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 2.0% 6.3% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 0.6% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 1.0% 9.2% 17.8%

Household Income For South Boston, Virginia

Less than $10,000
8.5% (66,329)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.8% (60,690)
$15,000 to $24,999
12.5% (97,749)
$25,000 to $34,999
15.3% (119,501)
$35,000 to $49,999
21.3% (167,033)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.3% (135,345)
$75,000 to $99,999
9.0% (70,626)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.2% (48,337)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.8% (5,907)
$200,000 or more
1.4% (11,278)
Income South Boston VA USA
Less than $10,000 8.5% 528.5% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.8% 365.7% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 12.5% 739.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 15.3% 771.3% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 21.3% 1129.3% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.3% 1672.8% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 9.0% 1292.3% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.2% 1678.0% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.8% 816.8% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.4% 1005.4% 697.9%

Gender in South Boston

Female
56.3% (4,407)
Male
43.7% (3,421)
Gender South Boston VA USA
Female 56.3% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 43.7% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in South Boston for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
6.0% (469)
9-12th Grade
14.0% (1,095)
High School / GED
34.0% (2,661)
Some College
18.0% (1,409)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (704)
Bachelor's Degree
13.0% (1,017)
Master's Degree
5.0% (391)
Professional Degree
1.0% (78)
Doctorate Degree
0.0% (0)
Education South Boston VA USA
< 9th Grade 6.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 14.0% 6.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 34.0% 24.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 13.0% 22.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 5.0% 12.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 3.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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