South Hill demographics profile

StatisticSouth HillVirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)45819191
Median age43.037.837.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)56%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%44%43%
Speak English96%84%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
South Hill, VA has a population of 4,505 and is the 6,921st largest city in the United States. The population density is 458 per sq mi which is 140% higher than the Virginia average and 406% higher than the national average. The median age in South Hill is 43 which is approximately 14% higher than the Virginia average of 38. In South Hill, 56% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 67% of South Hill residents were born in Virginia, 29% were born out of state, 2% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in South Hill is 140% higher than Virginia.
  • The median age in South Hill is 14% higher than Virginia.
  • In South Hill 57.74% of the population is White.
  • In South Hill 36.60% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In South Hill 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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South Hill population breakdown by race

RaceSouth HillVirginiaNational
Black or African American36.60%19.21%12.63%
American Indian0.82%0.26%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.42%3.37%3.06%
Other race2.42%2.30%4.75%
In South Hill, 2.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The South Hill, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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