Southampton County is located in southeastern Virginia. The County Seat is Courtland and the largest city is Courtland. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.southamptoncounty.org/. The 2014 population estimate is 18,059 and the 2010 census population was 18,589. The land area is 599.15 square miles and there are 31 persons per square mile.
61.3% of the population is White, 36.6% is Black or African American, 1.3% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.3% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 78% have a high school degree or higher, and 13.6% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $150,000, there are 6,708 households, an average of 2.52 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,433, the median household income is $46,150, and 16% of the persons in Southampton County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 772. Retail sales (in $1000) were $57,936, and sales per capita were $3,144. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.5%.
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