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Ivor, Virginia
Buildings along General Mahone Blvd. in Ivor
Buildings along General Mahone Blvd. in Ivor
Location of Ivor, Virginia
Location of Ivor, Virginia
Country United States
State Virginia
County Southampton
Area
 • Total 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 339
 • Estimate 
(2019)
316
 • Density 289.91/sq mi (111.97/km2)
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
23866
Area code(s) 757, 948 (planned)
FIPS code 51-40232
GNIS feature ID 1495747

Ivor is an incorporated town in Southampton County, Virginia, United States. It is twenty-three miles northwest of Suffolk. The population was 320 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Ivor is located at 36°54′24″N 76°53′52″W / 36.90667°N 76.89778°W / 36.90667; -76.89778 (36.906577, -76.897860).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910 297
1920 443 49.2%
1930 309 −30.2%
1940 339 9.7%
1950 377 11.2%
1960 398 5.6%
1970 444 11.6%
1980 403 −9.2%
1990 324 −19.6%
2000 320 −1.2%
2010 339 5.9%
2019 (est.) 316 −6.8%
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2000 census, there were 320 people, 135 households and 100 families living in the town. The population density was 293.6 per square mile (113.4/km2). There were 152 housing units at an average density of 139.5 per square mile (53.8/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 76.25% White, 19.69% African American, 1.25% Native American, and 2.81% from two or more races.

There were 135 households, of which 25.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.2% were married couples living together, 10.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.9% were non-families. 24.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 17.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.78.

20.0% of the population were under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 27.5% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females, there were 91.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.2 males.

The median household income was $34,583 and the median family income was $44,688. Males had a median income of $40,938 and females $18,750. The per capita income was $18,033. About 4.4% of families and 5.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 9.8% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people

  • Antonio Banks, American football player.
  • Thomas Downing, American abstract painter, was raised in Ivor.
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