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Southport, Indiana
City of Southport
Bethel Community Church and Southport Farmers Market
Bethel Community Church and Southport Farmers Market
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
Country United States
State Indiana
County Marion
Government
 • Type City Council
Area
 • Total 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Land 0.63 sq mi (1.63 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
Elevation
748 ft (228 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 1,712
 • Estimate 
(2019)
1,770
 • Density 2,818.47/sq mi (1,088.92/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
46227
Area code(s) 317
FIPS code 18-71486
GNIS feature ID 0443880
Website http://southport.in.gov/
Welcome to Southport
Welcome to Southport.

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

History

Southport was platted in 1852. Southport contained a post office until 1960.

Geography

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).

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

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 388
1890 324 −16.5%
1900 285 −12.0%
1910 352 23.5%
1920 458 30.1%
1930 521 13.8%
1940 549 5.4%
1950 730 33.0%
1960 892 22.2%
1970 2,342 162.6%
1980 2,266 −3.2%
1990 1,969 −13.1%
2000 1,852 −5.9%
2010 1,712 −7.6%
2019 (est.) 1,770 3.4%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,712 people, 696 households, and 484 families living 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.

Education

Southport is in the Metropolitan School District of Perry Township, whose Southport Elementary is within the city boundaries. 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.

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