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-Historic downtown
-Nearby beaches
-Mild winters


-Cost of living
-Crime rates

What Bert Has To Say About Wilmington Metro Area

Wilmington is an old Colonial port city known for shipping, agricultural processing, and flowers. The historic town center and waterfront along the Cape Fear River is interesting and attractive. Due to its historic interest and its location on a peninsula formed by the Cape Fear River on the west and the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway on the east, housing costs and cost of living tend to be higher than other small North Carolina cities.


Quick Facts About Southport

    The unemployment rate in Southport is 6.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Southport jobs have Increased by 2.89 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Southport's cost of living is 21.70% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Southport's population is 2,887 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 20.69 percent.
    Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Southport is $268,200. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.90 percent.
    Southport public schools spend $9,478 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.2 students per teacher in Southport.

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re: Southport, NC - 4/4/2008
With all due respect, you should try living in the wonderful various regions in New Hampshire, Mike. No income or sales tax. Though your 2000 SF house there will cost... (read more)
Not so bad
I hated to leave the other reveiw stand alone. Yes cost of living is higher in Southport than say Whiteville or Fayetteville. You do pay a premium to live next to the... (read more)
Southport, NC
Southport is a great place to live if you can stand the cost of living. Housing prices are high, taxes are high, and utilities are expensive. The city of Southport is... (read more)
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