The City of Southport had a population of 3,957 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Southport: Fort Johnston, Smithville.
|Population in Households||3,764|
|Population in Familes||2,888|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||193|
|Median Household Income||$54,959|
|Average Household Income||$75,837|
|Per Capita Income||$35,543|
|Total Housing Units||2,516 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,216 (48.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||596 (23.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||704 (28.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$305,629|
|Average Home Value||$394,465|
|Average Household Size||2.08|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.55%|
|Per Capita Income||2.64%|
The table below compares Southport to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 207||72nd|
|Diversity Index||# 475||36th|
|Median Household Income||# 165||78th|
|Per Capita Income||# 84||89th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.