Boykins, VA Population

Population: 620. Estimated population in July 2020: 607 (-2.1% change)
Males: 292 (47.1%), Females: 328 (52.9%)

Southampton County

Zip code: 23827

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $31,406
Median house value: $67,600

Races in Boykins:

  • White Non-Hispanic (61.5%)
  • Black (37.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.1%), English (7.7%), Subsaharan African (3.1%), Irish (2.4%), German (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Boykins

  • High school or higher: 64.4%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Boykins town

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

0.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -39 (-5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Boykins:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 20 miles; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • GREENSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; EMPORIA, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Boykins:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 64 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • PITT-GREENVILLE (about 67 miles; GREENVILLE, NC; Abbreviation: PGV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Boykins:

  • EMPORIA-GREENSVILLE REGIONAL (about 20 miles; EMPORIA, VA; Abbreviation: EMV)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 21 miles; AHOSKIE, NC; Abbreviation: ASJ)
  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 22 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; Abbreviation: FKN)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boykins:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 56 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 60 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 64 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 67 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)