Southmont, NC Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Southmont, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Southmont Census Designated Place had a population of 1,468 as of July 1, 2017. Southmont ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Southmont is located at latitude 35.6504 and longitude -80.276 in Davidson County. The formal boundaries for the Southmont Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.56 sq. miles and a water area of 1.95 sq. miles. Davidson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 679 feet.

The Southmont Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628657) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Southmont Census Designated Place is located within Township of Cotton Grove, a minor civil division (MCD) of Davidson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Southmont 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 Southmont: Fairmont.

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Southmont, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,468
Daytime Population: Workers 244
Daytime Population: Residents 748
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 992
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 1,468
Population in Familes 1,248
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 322
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $52,363
Average Household Income $66,443
Per Capita Income $27,000


Total Housing Units 782 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (59.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 119 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 196 (25.1%)
Median Home Value $215,461
Average Home Value $256,183


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 432
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.12%
Households -0.16% 0.07%
Families -0.44% -0.05%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Southmont, NC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southmont 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 368 50th
Population Density # 556 25th
Diversity Index # 646 13th
Median Household Income # 177 76th
Per Capita Income # 215 71st

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