Southport, Indiana

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Southport, Indiana

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High Points

Southport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Indiana):

Category Trophy
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Southport Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Southport Well-Paid Single Men
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Southport Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 12% Southport College Educated Adults
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 19% Southport Public Transportation Use
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Southport People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Southport, Indiana

Comparing Southport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Age of the Population 7 9
Racial Diversity 6 8
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Senior Citizens 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 2
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Affordability of Rents 2 1

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Southport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 7 miles S of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Marion
Metro Area Indianapolis
Standard Zip Codes 46217, 46227, 46237
P.O. Box Zip Codes 46247
Phone Area Codes 317
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.665
Longitude -86.127

Southport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 65 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 8.2 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 35 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 66 F
Annual Precip 40.9 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 66 F
Annual Precip 43 inches
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Southport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,852 100%
Male 912 49.2%
Female 940 50.8%
Under 18 452 24.4%
18+ 1,400 75.6%
65+ 229 12.4%
Median Age 39
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,788 96.5%
African-American 7 0.4%
Asian 16 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 24 1.3%
Mixed Race 15 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 2.4%

Estimated Southport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,729
Growth -123
Growth % -6.6%

Southport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32.3%
US/American 19.8%
English 11.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.3%
Irish 6.2%
Italian 4.1%
European 3.7%
French (except Basque) 3.3%
Lebanese 3%
Scotch-Irish 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Russian 0.7%
Slovene 0.5%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Danish 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Southport 1,852 $59,926
Bargersville 2,120 $50,417
Beech Grove 14,880 $46,944
Greenwood 36,037 $57,298
Indianapolis 791,926 $48,755
New Whiteland 4,579 $53,645
Whiteland 3,958 $61,810
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