The City of Southport had a population of 3,430 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Southport is located at latitude 33.9216 and longitude -78.0286 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Southport (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Brunswick County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.
The City of Southport (GNIS ID: 2405498) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Southport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Southport: Fort Johnston, Smithville.
|Population in Households||3,235|
|Population in Familes||2,459|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||195|
|Average Household Size||2.07|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||2,194 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,028 (46.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||534 (24.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||632 (28.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$313,684|
|Average Home Value||$415,807|
|Median Household Income||$50,904|
|Average Household Income||$69,337|
|Per Capita Income||$32,451|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.84%|
The table below compares Southport to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 230||69th|
|Population Density1||# 259||65th|
|Diversity Index2||# 468||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 186||75th|
|Per Capita Income||# 85||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.