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Living In Southport, NC

Southport is a small town in North Carolina with a population of slightly less than 3,000. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (34%) here than nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. Overall, the town's residents, at an average age of just under 51, skew decidedly older than most cities in North Carolina. The majority of residents own their homes in Southport, and 28% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,035 a month, exceeding the state average by $103 per month, relatively high rent costs may be a contributing factor in the higher levels of ownership.

Southport has a high percentage of residents older than 25 with a Bachelor's or Associate's degree (26%) compared to the national average (19%). Additionally, 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. Many Southport residents work in one of two professions: sales and management. Combined, they make up 13% of the labor force in the town. Southport workers earn an average annual income of just over $69,000, roughly the same as the state average. Southport, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345).

Averaging about 23 minutes, Southport's commute time outperforms the North Carolina average of about 25 minutes. Many residents (31%) drive their own vehicle to work, while public transit is not extensively used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Frequently Asked Questions About Southport

What is the average rent in Southport?

The average rent of a studio apartment in Southport is $850 per month. For a one-bedroom apartment it's $900 per month. For a two-bedroom apartment the average rent is $1,200 per month.

What is the average cost of rent for a one-bedroom in Southport?

The average rent of a one-bedroom apartment in Southport is $900

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