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The Southport CDP(1) had a population of 1,799 as of July 1, 2022.

The primary coordinate point for Southport is located at latitude 41.1365 and longitude -73.2834 in Fairfield County. The formal boundaries for the Southport Census Designated Place 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.

The Southport Census Designated Place is located within Town of Fairfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Fairfield County.

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

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Southport, CT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)


Total Population 1,799 (100%)
Population in Households 1,786 (99.3%)
Population in Families 1,430 (79.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 13 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 2,075
Diversity Index2 35


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $253,069
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $106,991
Wealth Index5 326


Total HU (Housing Units) 898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 617 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (19.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $710,648
Average Home Value $1,022,290
Housing Affordability Index3 122


Total Households 791
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 500
Average Family Size 3.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 0.05% 0.07%
Households 0.00% -0.03%
Families   -0.04%
Median Household Income   0.00%
Per Capita Income   3.38%
Owner Occupied HU   0.35%

Southport, CT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southport to the other 215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Connecticut by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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 # 129 40th
Population Density # 58 73rd
Median Household Income # 15 97th
Housing Affordability Index # 119 55th
Per Capita Income # 10 96th
Diversity Index # 136 37th

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