For population 25 years and over in Southport:
For population 15 years and over in Southport city:
79 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 1.0% Europe, 0.5% Africa).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,160 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Indianapolis, IN (9.1 miles , pop. 781,870).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (171.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Homecroft, IN (0.9 miles ), Greenwood, IN (1.9 miles ), Beech Grove, IN (2.0 miles ), New Whiteland, IN (2.7 miles ), Whiteland, IN (2.8 miles ), Warren Park, IN (3.0 miles ), Indianapolis, IN (3.0 miles ), Bargersville, IN (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.66 N, Longitude: 86.12 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 317
Population change in the 1990s: -150 (-7.5%).
Work and jobs in Southport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Southport, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Southport-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 236% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/14/1972, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Southport city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 6/11/1998, a category F4 tornado 12.2 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Southport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 90% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 17.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 30.1 miles away from Southport center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1996 at 01:58:31, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from Southport center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Marion County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 4
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Elmer Brown (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.326. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.77. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 20.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00840. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 12.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 8.7%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for other race residents, 44.6% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Southport compared to Indiana state average:
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Religion statistics for Southport (based on Marion County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 40.29%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 150
Number of supercenters and club stores: 20
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 31
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 264
Number of full-service restaurants: 634
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Southport government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.90% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,689 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,396 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($313 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Southport)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
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