Southport, North Carolina 

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Population

3,475

47% Growth

Unemployment Rate

5.8%

Median Income

$41,410

Avg. Home Price

$230,200

Best Places to Live in Southport, North Carolina

Beach city complex / college town - Northeast South Carolina on Atlantic Coast, 20 miles from North Carolina border
Pros
-Beaches and recreation
-Entertainment
-Job growth
Cons
-Tourist sprawl
-Arts and culture
-Crime rates


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QUICK FACTS

City: Southport
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Southport is 5.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Southport jobs have increased by 2.60%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Southport's cost of living is 5.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Southport's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Southport's population is 3,475 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 46.69%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Southport is $230,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.92%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Southport public schools spend $9,287 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Southport. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Southport

It's a good time to buy in Southport. Home Appreciation is up 11.9% in the last 12 months. Browse Southport Real Estate.

The median home price in Southport is $230,200. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Southport   3 Reviews
Beautiful place - 9/2/2013
I found the other reviews interesting stating that the housing market is priced high. This is very subjective and based on what they've looked at. We live in NJ and are... Read More

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Not so bad - 9/30/2010
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 - 4/4/2008
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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