Southmont, NC Profile: Facts & Data


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Southmont, North Carolina - Basic Facts

The Southmont Census Designated Place had a population of 1,512 as of July 1, 2018. Southmont ranks in the lower quartile for 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Southmont: Fairmont.

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Southmont, NC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,512
Population in Households 1,512
Population in Familes 1,291
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 332
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $54,939
Average Household Income $70,402
Per Capita Income $28,658


Total Housing Units 803 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (61.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 108 (13.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 200 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $230,822
Average Home Value $264,113


Total Households 603
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 445
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.34% 0.51%
Households 0.2% 0.43%
Families -0.03% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

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, 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 368 50th
Population Density # 549 26th
Diversity Index # 643 13th
Median Household Income # 166 78th
Per Capita Income # 201 73rd

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