South Hill, VA Population

Population: 4,403. Estimated population in July 2020: 4,607 (+4.6% change)
Males: 1,924 (43.7%), Females: 2,479 (56.3%)

Zip code: 23970

Median resident age: 39.9 years
Median household income: $31,078
Median house value: $88,800

Races in South Hill:

  • White Non-Hispanic (57.5%)
  • Black (39.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (16.1%), English (10.6%), German (6.8%), Irish (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Italian (1.9%).

Land area: 6.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in South Hill

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in South Hill town

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+1.8%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in South Hill:

  • COMMUNITY MEM HEALTH CENTER (125 BUENA VISTA CIRCLE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near South Hill:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to South Hill:

  • ROCKY MOUNT-WILSON RGNL (about 63 miles; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Abbreviation: RWI)
  • RALEIGH-DURHAM INTL (about 75 miles; RALEIGH/DURHAM, NC; Abbreviation: RDU)
  • RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL (about 78 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Abbreviation: RIC)
Other public-use airports nearest to South Hill:

  • MECKLENBURG-BRUNSWICK REGIONAL (about 7 miles; SOUTH HILL, VA; Abbreviation: AVC)
  • LUNENBURG COUNTY (about 16 miles; KENBRIDGE, VA; Abbreviation: W31)
  • LAWRENCEVILLE/BRUNSWICK MUNI (about 25 miles; LAWRENCEVILLE, VA; Abbreviation: LVL)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to South Hill:

  • VANCE-GRANVILLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 33 miles; HENDERSON, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,076)
  • LONGWOOD COLLEGE (about 44 miles; FARMVILLE, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,557)
  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 65 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • UNIVERSITY OF RICHMOND (about 71 miles; RICHMOND, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,756)
  • DURHAM TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 72 miles; DURHAM, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,338)
  • NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY AT RALEIGH (about 73 miles; RALEIGH, NC; Full-time enrollment: 23,918)

Schools

Public high school in South Hill:

  • PARK VIEW HIGH (Students: 719; Location: 205 PARK VIEW CIRCLE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in South Hill:

  • PARK VIEW MIDDLE (Students: 584; Location: 365 DOCKERY ROAD; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • SOUTH HILL ELEM. (Students: 246; Location: 313 E FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 03 – 05)
  • SOUTH HILL PRIMARY (Students: 231; Location: 1050 PLANK RD; Grades: KG – 02)
  • BUCKHORN ELEM. (Students: 225; Location: 500 GORDON LAKE ROAD; Grades: KG – 05)