Courtland, VA Population

By | July 1, 2019

Population: 1,270. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,251 (-1.5% change)
Males: 615 (48.4%), Females: 655 (51.6%)

Southampton County

Zip code: 23837

Median resident age: 38.5 years
Median household income: $31,750
Median house value: $97,300

Races in Courtland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (52.3%)
  • Black (47.0%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), English (10.9%), Irish (3.7%), German (2.4%), Subsaharan African (1.6%), French (1.5%).

Elevation: 32 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Courtland

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Courtland town

  • Never married: 24.5%
  • Now married: 54.2%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +178 (+16.3%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 10 miles; FRANKLIN, VA)
  • LOUISE OBICI MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 28 miles; SUFFOLK, VA)
  • ROANOKE CHOWAN HOSPITAL (about 30 miles; AHOSKIE, NC)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Courtland:

  • NEWPORT NEWS/WILLIAMSBURG INTERNATIONAL (about 49 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Abbreviation: PHF)
  • LANGLEY AFB (about 56 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Abbreviation: LFI)
  • NORFOLK NS (about 57 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Abbreviation: NGU)
Other public-use airports nearest to Courtland:

  • FRANKLIN MUNI-JOHN BEVERLY ROSE (about 12 miles; FRANKLIN, VA; Abbreviation: FKN)
  • WAKEFIELD MUNI (about 19 miles; WAKEFIELD, VA; Abbreviation: AKQ)
  • EMPORIA-GREENSVILLE REGIONAL (about 28 miles; EMPORIA, VA; Abbreviation: EMV)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Courtland:

  • VIRGINIA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; PETERSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,641)
  • COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY (about 47 miles; WILLIAMSBURG, VA; Full-time enrollment: 7,133)
  • CHRISTOPHER NEWPORT UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; NEWPORT NEWS, VA; Full-time enrollment: 4,432)
  • JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; CHESTER, VA; Full-time enrollment: 2,520)
  • THOMAS NELSON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; Hampton, VA; Full-time enrollment: 3,884)
  • TIDEWATER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 55 miles; NORFOLK, VA; Full-time enrollment: 11,042)
  • HAMPTON UNIVERSITY (about 55 miles; HAMPTON, VA; Full-time enrollment: 5,249)

Schools

Public high school in Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON HIGH (Students: 908; Location: 23350 SOUTHAMPTON PKWY; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON ACADEMY (Students: 416; Location: 26495 OLD PLANK ROAD; Grades: PK – 12)
Public primary/middle school in Courtland:

  • SOUTHAMPTON MIDDLE (Students: 726; Location: 23450 SOUTHAMPTON PKWY; Grades: 06 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Courtland:

  • BLACKWATER REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,849,010; Location: 22511 MAIN STREET; 204,089 books; 2,603 audio materials; 5,205 video materials; 572 serial subscriptions)