The City of Southport had a population of 4,249 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Southport is located at latitude 33.9216 and longitude -78.0203 in Brunswick County. The formal boundaries for the City of Southport 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.
|Total Population||4,249 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,059 (95.5%)|
|Population in Families||3,093 (72.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||190 ( 4.5%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,538|
|Average Household Income||$78,286|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||22%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,141|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||2,703 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||1,541 (57.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||404 (14.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||758 (28.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$306,308|
|Average Home Value||$360,610|
|Housing Affordability Index3||119|
|Average Household Size||2.09|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.76%|
|Per Capita Income||1.58%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.56%|
The table below compares Southport to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 190||74th|
|Population Density||# 200||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 162||78th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 83||11th|
|Per Capita Income||# 120||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 472||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.