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Population in 2012: 3,023 (90% urban, 10% rural). Population change since 2000: +28.6%
Males: 1,258  (41.6%)
Females: 1,765  (58.4%)

Median resident age:  55.9 years
North Carolina median age:  45.5 years

Zip codes: 28461.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,071 (it was $33,714 in 2000)
Southport:

$51,071
NC:

$45,150
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,481

Southport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $248,767 (it was $127,900 in 2000)
Southport:

$248,767
NC:

$150,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $395,604; Detached houses: $399,813; Townhouses or other attached units: $308,300; In 2-unit structures: $533,963; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,878; Mobile homes: $74,585

Median gross rent in 2012: $827.

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  • White alone - 2,273 (80.2%)
  • Black alone - 430 (15.2%)
  • Hispanic - 82 (2.9%)
  • Two or more races - 37 (1.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.1%)

Races in Southport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Southport: 95.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (16.9%), German (12.6%), Irish (10.2%), United States (9.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.6%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 2.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,362 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Southport:

  • High school or higher: 88.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southport city:

  • Never married: 19.8%
  • Now married: 46.8%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

30 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
North Carolina:  7.7%



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Southport, North Carolina as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Southport to the number of sex offenders is 104 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,015 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,543 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wilmington, NC (21.6 miles , pop. 75,838).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Raleigh, NC (135.7 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (449.1 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Caswell Beach, NC (1.6 miles ), Bald Head Island, NC (2.2 miles) , St. James, NC (2.2 miles ), Oak Island, NC (2.5 miles ), Midway, NC (2.6 miles ), Boiling Spring Lakes, NC (2.8 miles ), Kure Beach, NC (2.9 miles ), Carolina Beach, NC (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 20 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 1998: 50 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $114,100
  • 2000: 53 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2001: 64 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2004: 53 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2005: 76 buildings, average cost: $243,500
  • 2006: 90 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2007: 42 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2008: 41 buildings, average cost: $259,200
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $222,800
  • 2011: 50 buildings, average cost: $238,300
  • 2012: 47 buildings, average cost: $242,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.92 N, Longitude: 78.02 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,126 (+73.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 604 (41.7%)

Area code: 910

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Crime rates in Southport by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 1000000100
per 100,000 41.80.00.00.00.00.00.031.60.00.0
Rapes 0100100100
per 100,000 0.041.20.00.036.00.00.031.60.00.0
Robberies 4512205522
per 100,000 167.3205.837.875.372.00.0160.9158.069.768.3
Assaults 109391634512
per 100,000 418.2370.4113.3339.0575.7101.4128.7158.034.968.3
Burglaries 6085456031344327108
per 100,000 2509.43497.91700.02259.91115.51148.61383.5853.1348.6273.2
Thefts 112901041129310010310797103
per 100,000 4684.23703.73929.04218.53346.53378.43314.03380.73381.03517.8
Auto thefts 0225936642
per 100,000 0.082.375.6188.3323.9101.4193.1189.6139.468.3
Arson 0102181110
per 100,000 0.041.20.075.336.0270.332.231.634.90.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.8) 521.1510.1283.8388.1362.1218.9286.2338.9178.3179.0

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Crime rate in Southport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.76
North Carolina average:

2.37

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Southport, North Carolina accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-1.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Southport-area historical tornado activity is slightly below North Carolina state average. It is 28% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/16/2006, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 31.4 miles away from the Southport city center killed 8 people and injured 20 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 10/9/1950, a category F3 tornado 37.3 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/22/2006 at 11:22:00, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Brunswick County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Tropical Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southport topographic map

Birthplace of: Margaret D. Craighill - Physician, Mike Johnson (linebacker) - Football player, Scott Long - College football player (Louisville Cardinals).


Hospitals/medical centers in Southport:

  • SOUTHPORT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 1513 N HOWE ST STE # 15)
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 924 HOWE ST)
  • J ARTHUR DOSHER MEM HOSP (Nursing Home, 924 N HOWE STREET)
  • OCEAN TRAIL CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 430 FODALE AVENUE)
  • OCEAN TRAIL HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 630 FODALE AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Southport, NC

Heliports located in Southport:

Nuclear power plants:

  • Brunswick 1. General Electric Co.United Engineers & Constructors. General Electric Co.Carolina Power & Light Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 767 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 10/1976. Commercial start: 03/1977..
  • Brunswick 2. General Electric Co.United Engineers & Constructors. General Electric Co.Carolina Power & Light Co.Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 754 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 03/1975. Commercial start: 11/1975..

Local government website: WWW.SOUTHPORT.COM

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southport:

  • Cape Fear Community College (about 22 miles; Wilmington, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,987)
  • University of North Carolina-Wilmington (about 23 miles; Wilmington, NC; FT enrollment: 11,028)
  • Horry-Georgetown Technical College (about 58 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 2,962)
  • Coastal Carolina University (about 58 miles; Conway, SC; FT enrollment: 7,254)
  • University of North Carolina at Pembroke (about 86 miles; Pembroke, NC; FT enrollment: 4,818)
  • Mount Olive College (about 89 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 2,812)
  • Fayetteville State University (about 94 miles; Fayetteville, NC; FT enrollment: 4,481)

Private elementary/middle schools in Southport:

  • SOUTHPORT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 151; Location: 8070 RIVER RD; Grades: PK - 5)
  • L & L MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 81; Location: 4150 VANESSA DR; Grades: PK - 7)
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Library in Southport:

  • BRUNSWICK COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,373,690; Location: 109 W. MOORE STREET; 119,659 books; 4,750 audio materials; 6,207 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 56 state licensed databases; 150 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Southport: Ocean Trail Convalescent Center (A), Southport Police Department (B), North Carolina Maritime Museum at Southport (C), Southport Police Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Southport: Saint James Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Smith Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Manning's Pest Control (Recreation Areas; 4205 Long Beach Road Southeast), Amuzu (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7969 River Road), C P & L - Brunswick Plant Visitors Center (8520 River Road Southeast).

Hotels: Cape Fear Inn (308 West Bay Street), Hampton Inn Southport (5181 Southport Supply Rd SE).

 
Brunswick County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 6.33. This is significantly better than average.
City:

6.33
U.S.:

31.96
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.32. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

4.32
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 15.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.6
U.S.:

24.6
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2002 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

11.9

Drinking water stations with addresses in Southport and their reported violations in the past:

DOT-FT FISHER FERRY (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between NOV-20-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OLD BRUNSWICK GENERAL STORE (Population served: 40, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between APR-02-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-13-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between FEB-22-2003 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • Other Non-NPDWR Potential Health Risks - Between AUG-19-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.1%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
North Carolina:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.0%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Southport, NC

189 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
73 people in nursing homes in 2000

Southport compared to North Carolina state average:

Southport, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Southport (2011 data):

  • Security Savings Bank, SSB: Boiling Spring Lakes Branch, Smithville Branch, Security Savings Bank, Ssb. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $309.8 mil, Deposits: $250.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, 11 total offices
  • Waccamaw Bank: Southport Branch at 701 North Howe Street, branch established on 2005/05/16; Southport Supply Branch at 4945 Southport Supply Road, branch established on 2006/12/28. Info updated 2006/06/06: Bank assets: $562.0 mil, Deposits: $492.7 mil, headquarters in Whiteville, NC, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Waccamaw Bankshares, Inc
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Sawdust Trail Branch at 1606 North Howe Street, branch established on 1971/05/03; Southport Main Branch at 104 South Howe Street, branch established on 1937/12/03. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Southport - Main Branch at 4961 Long Beach Road, S.E., Unit 1, branch established on 1998/06/20; Howe Street Branch at 1424 Howe Street, branch established on 2001/03/02. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Bank: Southport Branch 21 at 5210 Southport-Supply, branch established on 2003/12/31. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Southport Branch at 212 Howe Street, branch established on 1971/09/07. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Southport Nc Branch at 1675 North Howe Street, branch established on 2007/01/06. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Charleston: Southport Branch at 1669 North Howe Street, Suite A, branch established on 2007/11/19. Info updated 2012/02/24: Bank assets: $3,140.4 mil, Deposits: $2,278.8 mil, headquarters in Charleston, SC, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 69 total offices
  • Bank of America, National Association: Southport Branch at 5070 Southport Supply Road, Southeast, branch established on 1994/04/18. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Southport, North Carolina:

  • Cape Fear Inn, 308 W Bay St, Southport, NC 28461 , Phone: (910) 457-5989
  • Hampton Inn Southport, 5181 Southport Supply Road SE, Southport, NC 28461 , Phone: (910) 454-0016, Fax: (910) 454-0032
  • Wingate By Wyndham, 1511 N Howe St, Southport, NC 28461 , Phone: (910) 454-0086, Fax: (910) 454-0087
  • Comfort Suites, 4955 Southport Supply Rd, Southport, NC 28461 , Phone: (910) 450-8111
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Southport, North Carolina

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Southport travel time to work - commute


Southport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Other fuel (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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Religion statistics for Southport city (based on Brunswick County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.33%
Here32.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal Church
Adherents57.1%17.5%9.8%5.8%2.9%
Congregations53.3%13.0%2.2%6.5%4.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)International Pentecostal Holiness ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.9%1.2%1.1%1.0%1.8%
Congregations2.2%4.3%2.2%2.2%9.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 20
This county:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Brunswick County:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Brunswick County:

0.91 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 38
This county:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 107
Brunswick County:

10.81 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

27.5%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Brunswick County:

16.1%
State:

15.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$18,724$37,4480$0
Other Government Administration 3$14,836$59,3447$2,048
Police Protection - Officers 9$24,155$32,2071$996
Police - Other 1$2,044$24,5280$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$365
Streets and Highways 3$8,723$34,8920$0
Health 1$3,844$46,1281$184
Solid Waste Management 1$2,205$26,4600$0
Sewerage 3$12,438$49,7520$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,226$43,3560$0
Water Supply 4$14,413$43,2390$0
Electric Power 0$0 1$1,072
Other and Unallocable 7$23,451$40,2020$0
Totals for Government 40$132,059$39,61811$4,665

Southport government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,408,000 ($465.76)
    Electric Utilities: $1,199,000 ($396.63)
    Water Utilities: $603,000 ($199.47)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,207,000 ($1722.46)
    Liquor Stores: $1,065,000 ($352.30)
    Police Protection: $954,000 ($315.58)
    Sewerage: $921,000 ($304.66)
    Central Staff Services: $621,000 ($205.43)
    Water Utilities: $395,000 ($130.66)
    Regular Highways: $286,000 ($94.61)
    General - Other: $242,000 ($80.05)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $196,000 ($64.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $179,000 ($59.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $166,000 ($54.91)
    Health - Other: $117,000 ($38.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $109,000 ($36.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($1.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Health - Other: $5,000 ($1.65)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $1,547,000 ($511.74)
    Water Utilities: $663,000 ($219.32)
    Parks and Recreation: $59,000 ($19.52)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($19.19)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($10.59)
    Health - Other: $27,000 ($8.93)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($7.61)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($4.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,000 ($2.98)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,852,000 ($612.64)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($7.61)

Southport government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,996,000 ($660.27)
    All Other: $396,000 ($131.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($28.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $18,000 ($5.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($4.96)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000 ($31.76)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $644,000 ($213.03)
    All Other: $38,000 ($12.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $199,000 ($65.83)
    Rents: $139,000 ($45.98)
    General Revenue, NEC: $69,000 ($22.83)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,253,000 ($2068.48)
    Liquor Stores: $1,301,000 ($430.37)
    Water Utilities: $853,000 ($282.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,751,000 ($579.23)
    General Local Government Support: $187,000 ($61.86)
    Highways: $100,000 ($33.08)
  • Tax - Property: $1,170,000 ($387.03)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $227,000 ($75.09)
    Other License: $183,000 ($60.54)
    NEC: $42,000 ($13.89)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $17,000 ($5.62)
    Other Selective Sales: $13,000 ($4.30)

Southport government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $322,000 ($106.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $252,000 ($83.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,000 ($23.16)

Southport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,678,000 ($2209.06)

12.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.99%
North Carolina average:

8.53%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($251 average AGI)
Brunswick County:

0.05%
North Carolina average:

0.17%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from New Hanover County, NC  2.66% ($46,091 average AGI)
from Horry County, SC  0.39% ($33,810)
from Wake County, NC  0.39% ($86,571)


6.89% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.89%
North Carolina average:

7.27%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to New Hanover County, NC  1.40% ($47,281 average AGI)
to Horry County, SC  0.50% ($41,477)
to Columbus County, NC  0.23% ($31,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southport:

  • WMYT (1180 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAV (980 AM; 5 kW; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WSMO (1120 AM; 20 kW; CAMP LEJEUNE, NC; Owner: CTC MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMIR (1200 AM; 7 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, SC; Owner: ATLANTIC BEACH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJM (1450 AM; 10 kW; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WMFD (630 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WENC (1220 AM; 5 kW; WHITEVILLE, NC; Owner: DHA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBAJ (890 AM; daytime; 50 kW; BLYTHEWOOD, SC; Owner: FAMILY FIRST)
  • WLSG (1340 AM; 1 kW; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFNC (640 AM; 10 kW; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southport:

  • WAZO (98.3 FM; OAK ISLAND, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WGNI (102.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WHQR (91.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FRIENDS OF PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WSFM (107.5 FM; SOUTHPORT, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WWQQ-FM (101.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUIN (106.7 FM; CAROLINA BEACH, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WMNX (97.3 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRQR (104.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: OCEAN BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • WKXS-FM (94.1 FM; LELAND, NC; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLTT (106.3 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WKXB (99.9 FM; BURGAW, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WDVV (89.7 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIL-FM (90.5 FM; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: FAMILY RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYNA (104.9 FM; CALABASH, NC; Owner: COASTLINE COMMUNICATIONS OF CAROLINA INC)
  • WKVC (88.9 FM; NORTH MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WBNU (103.7 FM; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: GARY E. BURNS)
  • WBNE (93.7 FM; WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, NC; Owner: SEA-COMM, INC.)
  • WDZD (93.5 FM; OCEAN ISLE BEACH, NC; Owner: QANTUM OF MYRTLE BEACH LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Southport:

  • WUNJ-TV (Channel 39; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WECT (Channel 6; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W47CK (Channel 47; SHALLOTTE, NC; Owner: CAROLINA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFXB (Channel 43; MYRTLE BEACH, SC; Owner: GE MEDIA, INC.)
  • WSFX-TV (Channel 26; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN MEDIA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W51CW (Channel 51; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WILM-LP (Channel 10; WILMINGTON, NC; Owner: WILM, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Southport, North Carolina:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 8
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
North Carolina average:
  • Fatal accident count: 108
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 167
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 117
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 289
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

Southport fatal accident list:

Feb 5, 2005 07:35 PM, 11th Street, Howe Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 26, 1987 03:30 PM, 1527, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 9, 1982 10:32 AM, E Nash St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Southport)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Southport, NC)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southport)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Southport)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$125,4906$324,87329$243,55511$301,0390$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$267,7451$324,2900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$312,6907$276,9233$334,9371$50,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$326,1405$252,6942$349,5800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$219,2500$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$144,3901$147,030
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0203.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Businesses in Southport, NC
NameCountNameCount
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
FedEx3Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1U.S. Cellular1
Lowe's1UPS5
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1Wingate1
Browse common businesses in Southport, NC

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Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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