Southport, CT Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Southport, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Southport Census Designated Place had a population of 1,615 as of July 1, 2015.

The primary coordinate point for Southport is located at latitude 41.1349 and longitude -73.2871 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Southport Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The Southport Census Designated Place 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Southport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Southport: Carey Corner, Mill Village, Sasco, Sasqua, Sasqua Fields.

Southport Census Designated Place, CT Boundary Map

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Southport, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,615
Population in Households 1,615
Population in Familes 1,293
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,881
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 725
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 454
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 857 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 541 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 132 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $678,448
Average Home Value $758,457
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $134,627
Average Household Income $157,413
Per Capita Income $67,423
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.36% 0.42%
Households 0.18% 0.38%
Families 1.0% 0.35%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Southport, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southport to the other 142 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 107 25th
Population Density1 # 54 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 79 45th
Median Household Income # 7 96th
Per Capita Income # 9 94th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Connecticut Census Data Comparison Tool.