Surry County is located in southeastern Virginia. The County Seat is Surry and the largest city is Claremont. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.surrycountyva.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 6,790 and the 2010 census population was 7,065. The land area is 278.95 square miles and there are 25.3 persons per square mile.
52.6% of the population is White, 44.7% is Black or African American, 1.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.8% is two or more races. 77.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 16.7% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $161,600, there are 2,602 households, an average of 2.66 persons per household. The per capita income is $22,600, the median household income is $47,292, and 11.5% of the persons in Surry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 265. Retail sales (in $1000) were $12,558, and sales per capita were $1,780.
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