Southport, IN Profile: Facts & Data


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Southport, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Southport had a population of 1,855 as of July 1, 2018. Southport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Southport is located at latitude 39.66 and longitude -86.1171 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the City of Southport (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 748 feet.

The City of Southport (GNIS ID: 2395920) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Southport is located within Township of Perry, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marion County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Southport: South Port.

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Southport, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,855
Population in Households 1,855
Population in Familes 1,431
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,953
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $42,862
Average Household Income $55,629
Per Capita Income $21,499


Total Housing Units 763 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 268 (35.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 450 (59.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $124,128
Average Home Value $130,317


Total Households 718
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 452
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.98% 0.66%
Households 0.38% 0.47%
Families -0.83% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

Southport, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Southport to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 235 66th
Population Density # 22 97th
Diversity Index # 15 98th
Median Household Income # 537 21st
Per Capita Income # 551 19th

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