Newsoms, VA Population

Population: 282. Estimated population in July 2020: 282 (0.0% change)
Males: 120 (42.6%), Females: 162 (57.4%)

Southampton County

Zip code: 23874

Median resident age: 41.5 years
Median household income: $26,250
Median house value: $62,900

Races in Newsoms:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.0%)
  • Black (45.0%)

Ancestries: English (16.0%), United States (14.5%), German (8.9%), French (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), Irish (1.1%).

Elevation: 92 feet

Land area: 0.5 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Newsoms

  • High school or higher: 68.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newsoms town

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 13.6%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -55 (-16.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Newsoms:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 14 miles; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; AHOSKIE, NC)
  • GREENSVILLE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; EMPORIA, VA)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Newsoms:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 62 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 62 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Newsoms:

  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 17 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; Abbreviation: FKN)
  • EMPORIA-GREENSVILLE REGIONAL (about 24 miles; EMPORIA, VA; Abbreviation: EMV)
  • TRI-COUNTY (about 24 miles; AHOSKIE, NC; Abbreviation: ASJ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newsoms:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 54 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 60 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)
Public primary/middle school in Newsoms:

  • MEHERRIN ELEM. (Students: 278; Location: 28600 GRAYS SHOP RD.; Grades: PK – 05)