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Southport, Connecticut - Basic Facts

The Southport Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fairfield County at latitude 41.1349 and longitude -73.2871. Fairfield County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the Southport Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Southport, Connecticut.

The U5 Census Class Code for Southport indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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

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Southport, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,588
Population in Households 1,588
Population in Familes 1,266
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,850
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 715
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 444
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 858 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 537 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 178 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 143 (16.7%)
Median Home Value $577,851
Average Home Value $691,294


Median Household Income $132,883
Average Household Income $185,186
Per Capita Income $79,241
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.04% 0.38%
Households -0.1% 0.28%
Families 0.7% 0.18%
Median Household Income   4.7%
Per Capita Income   4.26%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 55 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 80 44th
Median Household Income # 11 93rd
Per Capita Income # 3 99th

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