Southport demographics profile

StatisticSouthportNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)84818191
Median age51.438.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)60%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1830%43%43%
Speak English96%89%79%
Speak Spanish3%7%13%
Southport, NC has a population of 3,291 and is the 8,343rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 848 per sq mi which is 369% higher than the North Carolina average and 836% higher than the national average. The median age in Southport is 51 which is approximately 34% higher than the North Carolina average of 38. In Southport, 60% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 47% of Southport residents were born in North Carolina, 49% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Southport is 369% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Southport is 34% higher than North Carolina.
  • In Southport 85.54% of the population is White.
  • In Southport 11.18% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Southport 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Southport population breakdown by race

RaceSouthportNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American11.18%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.70%2.45%3.06%
Other race0.58%3.01%4.75%
In Southport, 2.5% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Southport, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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