The City of Southport had a population of 3,932 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Southport: Fort Johnston, Smithville.
|Daytime Population: Workers||3,210|
|Daytime Population: Residents||2,111|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||5,321|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.35|
|Population in Households||3,715|
|Population in Familes||2,829|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||217|
|Median Household Income||$52,334|
|Average Household Income||$71,435|
|Per Capita Income||$32,994|
|Total Housing Units||2,408 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,148 (47.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||608 (25.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||652 (27.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$298,462|
|Average Home Value||$403,696|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.19%|
|Per Capita Income||2.39%|
The table below compares Southport to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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||# 195||74th|
|Population Density||# 206||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 469||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 178||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 94||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.