South Boston Jobs

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    C.R. England - South Boston, VA

    C.R. England is now hiring Dedicated Truck Drivers. C.R. Englands Dedicated division is growing at a rapid pace and we need Company Truck Drivers to fill the need As a Dedicated...

    from C.R. England - 13 days ago
  • Solo Company Tank Truck Driver - CDL-A - OTR

    Indian River Transport - South Boston, VA

    Long haul runs now open for Solo and Team company drivers! Indian River Transport is Now Offering a $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Operating throughout the 48 contiguous states and Canada,...

    from Indian River Transport - 9 days ago
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    CRST Malone - South Boston, VA

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    from CRST Malone - 12 days ago
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South Boston, Virginia

South Boston is a town in Halifax County, Virginia, United States. The population was 8,491 at the 2000 census. NASCAR drivers Ward Burton and Jeff Burton are from South Boston and prepared for their racing career at the local speedway. Baseball player Michael Tucker is also from here. In 2002 a former local tobacco warehouse was transformed into the Prizery, a regional visual and performing arts center.

South Boston Careers

Among the most common occupations in South Boston are Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 27%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 23%; and Sales and office occupations, 19%. Approximately 73 percent of workers in South Boston, Virginia work for companies, 13 percent work for the government and 5 percent are self-employed.

South Boston Industries

The leading industries in South Boston, Virginia are Manufacturing, 28%; Educational, health and social services, 22%; and Retail trade, 12%. Simply Hired's South Boston job listings indicate that the following industries in South Boston are hiring the most workers:

South Boston Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in South Boston, Virginia is $24,292, and the median income of households in South Boston was $25,964.

Average Salaries in South Boston, VA

South Boston, VA


According to our South Boston Trends data, the number of South Boston, Virginia jobs has decreased by 6% since September 2013.
South Boston job trends

South Boston Employment Statistics

Population of South Boston
Total population 8,491
Male 44.16%
Female 55.84%
Median age 41.2
South Boston Housing
Owner-occupied homes 60.9%
Median cost of a home $72,800
Median mortgage payment $497
Renter-occupied homes 39.1%
Vacant housing 11.3%
Median monthly rent $355
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $28,212
Median for all female full-time $20,371
Household Income
Less than $10,000 21%
$10,000 to $14,999 10%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 6%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
Less than 9th grade 15%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 21%
High school graduate 31%
Some college, no degree 14%
Associate's degree 5%
Bachelor's degree 9%
Graduate degree 5%
Marital Status
Never married 27%
Currently married 46%
Separated 4%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 10%
White 51%
Black or African American 48%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
South Boston Commute
Carpool 14.1%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 16 minutes