Southport, CT

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2021 Population
1,719
0.526% 1-year growth
US Senator
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic Party
US Senator
Chris Murphy
Democratic Party
2021 Median Age
56.1
1.26% 1-year increase
2021 Poverty Rate
9.48%
5.29% 1-year increase
2021 Median Household Income
$161,042
10.6% 1-year decline
2021 Median Property Value
$724,300
5.55% 1-year decline

About

In 2021, Southport, CT had a population of 1.72k people with a median age of 56.1 and a median household income of $161,042. Between 2020 and 2021 the population of Southport, CT grew from 1,710 to 1,719, a 0.526% increase and its median household income declined from $180,057 to $161,042, a −10.6% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Southport, CT are White (Non-Hispanic) (86.2%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (5.12%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.72%), White (Hispanic) (2.91%), and Asian (Non-Hispanic) (2.09%).

None of the households in Southport, CT reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Southport, CT are U.S. citizens.

In 2021, the median property value in Southport, CT was $724,300, and the homeownership rate was 84.6%.

Most people in Southport, CT drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 43.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Southport, CT was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Southport, CT is home to a population of 1.72k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2021, 11.5% of Southport, CT residents were born outside of the country (198 people).

In 2021, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.48k people) in Southport, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 88 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 64 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2021 Citizenship
97.9%
2020 Citizenship

As of 2021, 98.2% of Southport, CT residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2020, the percentage of US citizens in Southport, CT was 97.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Southport, CT
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.48k ± 249
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    88 ± 102
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    64 ± 70
2.91%
Hispanic Population
50 people

In 2021, there were 16.8 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.48k people) in Southport, CT than any other race or ethnicity. There were 88 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 64 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

2.91% of the people in Southport, CT are hispanic (50 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Southport, CT as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

11.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
198 people
8.54%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
146 people

As of 2021, 11.5% of Southport, CT residents (198 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2020, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Southport, CT was 8.54%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    47 ± 41
  2. Korea
    7 ± 18
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    0 ± 23

Southport, CT has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 6.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Southport, CT employs 951 people. The largest industries in Southport, CT are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (241 people), Finance & Insurance (131 people), and Educational Services (107 people), and the highest paying industries are Manufacturing ($250,001), Finance & Insurance ($250,001), and Retail Trade ($125,200).

Occupations

951
2021 Value
± 219
−3.45%
1 Year decline
± 32.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Southport, CT declined at a rate of −3.45%, from 985 employees to 951 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Southport, CT, are Management Occupations (206 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (186 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (135 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Southport, CT.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

951
2021 Value
± 219
−3.45%
1 Year decline
± 32.8%

From 2020 to 2021, employment in Southport, CT declined at a rate of −3.45%, from 985 employees to 951 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Southport, CT, are Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (241 people), Finance & Insurance (131 people), and Educational Services (107 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Southport, CT, though some of these residents may live in Southport, CT and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$120,521
Median earning men ± $21,302
$52,188
Median earning women ± $30,960

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2021 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($250,001), Manufacturing ($250,001), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($113,661).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2021 are Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($149,773), Retail Trade ($125,350), and Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($82,782).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.75%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 155M people employed in Connecticut. This represents a 2.75% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Connecticut.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $23.3B
  2. $15.3B
  3. $13.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $23.3B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($15.3B) and Pharmaceuticals ($13.6B).

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$182B
2020 Value in Connecticut
$344B
Projected 2050 Value in Connecticut
89.3% growth

In 2020, total outbound Connecticut trade was $182B. This is expected to increase 89.3% to $344B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Connecticut trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Connecticut to other states, or from other states to Connecticut.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $33.3B
  2. $19.3B
  3. $7.59B

In 2020, the top outbound Connecticut domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was New York with $33.3B, followed by Massachusetts with $19.3B and New Jersey and $7.59B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Connecticut shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Connecticut went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 59.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (39.2%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.11%).

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing the state of Connecticut. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Connecticut

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Richard Blumenthal
Senator from Connecticut3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Chris Murphy
Senator from Connecticut1
Assumed office on January 3, 2013

Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy are the senators currently representing Connecticut.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Connecticut

Connecticut is currently represented by 5 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Connecticut have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2021, 0.936% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.826% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2021 were High School or Equivalent (773k), Bachelors Degree (616k), and Some college (551k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Southport, CT was $724,300 in 2021, which is 2.96 times larger than the national average of $244,900. Between 2020 and 2021 the median property value increased from $766,900 to $724,300, a 5.55% decrease. The homeownership rate in Southport, CT is 84.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.6%.

People in Southport, CT have an average commute time of 43.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Southport, CT is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$724,300
Median Property Value 2021
±$162,452
$674
Median Property Taxes
±$152

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Southport, CT the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Southport, CT compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

84.6%
Homeownership
2021
52.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2021

In 2021, 84.6% of the housing units in Southport, CT were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.2%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 606
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$161,042
Median Household Income
± $24,805
797
Number of Households
± 178

In 2021, the median household income of the 797 households in Southport, CT declined from $161,042 from the previous year's value of $180,057.

The following chart displays the households in Southport, CT distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Southport, CT is from Connecticut.
0.502
2021 Wage GINI in Connecticut
0.501
2020 Wage GINI in Connecticut

In 2021, the income inequality in Connecticut was 0.502 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.223% growth from 2020 to 2021, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Connecticut was higher than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Connecticut in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2021
  1. Drove Alone (40.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (30.6%)
  3. Public Transit (21.5%)

In 2021, 40.5% of workers in Southport, CT drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (30.6%) and those who used public transit to get to work (21.5%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

43.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Southport, CT have a longer commute time (43.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.8 minutes). Additionally, 19.1% of the workforce in Southport, CT have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Southport, CT distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Southport, CT have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

9.48% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Southport, CT (163 out of 1.72k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.6%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 18 - 24, followed by Males 18 - 24 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Southport, CT is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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97% of the population of Southport, CT has health coverage, with 59.8% on employee plans, 3.55% on Medicaid, 18.1% on Medicare, 15.6% on non-group plans, and 0% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see 1060 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1074 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 296 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,060 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Fairfield County, CT

Primary care physicians in Fairfield County, CT see an average of 1,060 patients per year. This represents a 1.3% decrease from the previous year (1,074 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Fairfield County, CT in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2021, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 18.2% under 18 years, 14.8% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 25.2% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 42.8% were men and 57.2% were women.

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Uninsured People

2.97%
Uninsured
59.8%
Employer Coverage
3.55%
Medicaid
18.1%
Medicare
15.6%
Non-Group
0%
Military or VA

Between 2020 and 2021, the percent of uninsured citizens in Southport, CT grew by 15.3% from 2.57% to 2.97%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Southport, CT changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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