The Town of Southern Pines had a population of 15,983 as of July 1, 2021.
The primary coordinate point for Southern Pines is located at latitude 35.174 and longitude -79.3923 in Moore County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Southern Pines encompass a land area of 16.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Moore County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 499 feet.
The Town of Southern Pines 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.
The Town of Southern Pines is located within , a minor civil division (MCD) of Moore County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Southern Pines: Vineland.
|Total Population||15,983 (100%)|
|Population in Households||15,876 (99.3%)|
|Population in Families||11,974 (74.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||107 ( 0.7%)|
|Median Household Income||$59,688|
|Average Household Income||$90,212|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||20%|
|Per Capita Income||$43,690|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||8,610 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,588 (53.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||3,141 (36.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||881 (10.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$289,808|
|Average Home Value||$337,143|
|Housing Affordability Index3||127|
|Average Household Size||2.05|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.53%|
|Per Capita Income||1.94%|
|Owner Occupied HU||2.03%|
The table below compares Southern Pines to the other 739 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 66||91st|
|Population Density||# 256||65th|
|Median Household Income||# 189||75th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 127||17th|
|Per Capita Income||# 58||92nd|
|Diversity Index||# 395||47th|
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