Southport, Indiana

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Southport, Indiana
City of Southport
Location of Southport in Marion County, Indiana.
Location of Southport in Marion County, Indiana.
Coordinates: 39°39′41″N 86°7′7″W / 39.66139°N 86.11861°W / 39.66139; -86.11861Coordinates: 39°39′41″N 86°7′7″W / 39.66139°N 86.11861°W / 39.66139; -86.11861
CountryUnited States
StateIndiana
CountyMarion
Government
 • MayorRussell McClure
Area
 • Total0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 • Total1,712
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
1,750
 • Density2,786.62/sq mi (1,075.57/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
46227
Area code(s)317
FIPS code18-71486[4]
GNIS feature ID0443880[5]
Websitehttp://southport.in.gov/

Southport is an Excluded City in Marion County, Indiana, United States. The population was 1,712 at the 2010 census.

History[edit]

Southport was platted in 1852.[6] Southport contained a post office until 1960.[7]

Geography[edit]

Southport is located at 39°39′41″N 86°7′7″W / 39.66139°N 86.11861°W / 39.66139; -86.11861 (39.661259, -86.118515).[8]

According to the 2010 census, Southport has a total area of 0.63 square miles (1.63 km2), all land.[9]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880388
1890324−16.5%
1900285−12.0%
191035223.5%
192045830.1%
193052113.8%
19405495.4%
195073033.0%
196089222.2%
19702,342162.6%
19802,266−3.2%
19901,969−13.1%
20001,852−5.9%
20101,712−7.6%
Est. 20161,750[3]2.2%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]

2010 census[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,712 people, 696 households, and 484 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,717.5 inhabitants per square mile (1,049.2/km2). There were 763 housing units at an average density of 1,211.1 per square mile (467.6/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.1% White, 1.8% African American, 0.1% Native American, 1.1% Asian, 1.8% from other races, and 1.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.4% of the population.

There were 696 households of which 30.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.3% were married couples living together, 12.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 30.5% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.89.

The median age in the city was 41.3 years. 22.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.8% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 24.4% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 15.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

2000 census[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,852 people, 733 households, and 521 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,886.2 people per square mile (1,117.3/km²). There were 769 housing units at an average density of 1,198.4 per square mile (463.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.54% White, 0.38% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.86% Asian, 1.30% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.38% of the population.

There were 733 households out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.8% were non-families. 23.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the city, the population was spread out with 24.4% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 29.8% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 12.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.7 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $56,719, and the median income for a family was $59,926. Males had a median income of $48,295 versus $28,125 for females. The per capita income for the city was $24,374. About 4.3% of families and 6.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.2% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

The Southport branch of the Indianapolis Public Library, while not actually in Southport, lies immediately west of the city's boundary on Stop 11 Road.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 28, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-11.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Baker, Ronald L. (October 1995). From Needmore to Prosperity: Hoosier Place Names in Folklore and History. Indiana University Press. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-253-32866-3. This city was platted on April 5, 1852.
  7. ^ "Marion County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 January 2015.
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  9. ^ "G001 - Geographic Identifiers - 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-07-29.
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  11. ^ "Locations & Hours". Indianapolis Public Library. Retrieved 10 March 2018.

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