NC

National Population : 333,590,059
North Carolina State Population : 10,753,007

About Southport, NC

Southport, NC is located in Brunswick County in the state of North Carolina.

The total City Population for Southport is about 3,966 with about 387 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 25,299.

The Average Home Value is $282,600.00, which is roughly 44% higher than the Average Home Value of $159,475.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 33% higher than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $64,418.00, which is roughly 23% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $49,737.00 for the state of North Carolina, and roughly 11% higher than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Southport is about 5.6%.

North Carolina is ranked #52 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 6.19 out of 100.

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Voting

Brunswick County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 40.36% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 61.94%
Democratic: 36.94%
Libertarian: 0.71%
Other: 0.28%
Green: 0.13%


Nearby Locations

Oak Island, NC (6.71 mi.)
Bolivia, NC (7.65 mi.)
Kure Beach, NC (8.02 mi.)
Carolina Bch, NC (9.20 mi.)
Supply, NC (13.84 mi.)
Holden Beach, NC (13.84 mi.)
Winnabow, NC (15.72 mi.)
Navassa, NC (15.92 mi.)
Northwest, NC (15.92 mi.)
Leland, NC (15.92 mi.)
Belville, NC (15.92 mi.)
Wilmington, NC (18.15 mi.)
Cape Fear, NC (18.15 mi.)
S Brunswick, NC (19.97 mi.)
Shallotte, NC (19.97 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 28461
Latitude : 33.962820
Longitude : -78.042053
TimeZone : Eastern (GMT -05:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 26 ft.
Area Code(s) : 910

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.22
Male Population Estimate : 31.11%
Female Population Estimate : 32.63%
Median Age : 53.3
Male Median Age : 52.1
Female Median Age : 54.3

White Population Estimate : 58.38%
Black Population Estimate : 4.44%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 1.86%
Asian Population Estimate : 0.58%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.03%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.71%
Other Population Estimate : 0.74%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Southport specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Brunswick County: About 4 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Brunswick County: About 141 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Brunswick County is about 1% lower than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 51% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.