Southport (CDP), New York

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Southport, New York
CDP
Southport, New York is located in New York
Southport, New York
Southport, New York
Location within the state of New York
Coordinates: 42°3′47″N 76°48′26″W / 42.06306°N 76.80722°W / 42.06306; -76.80722Coordinates: 42°3′47″N 76°48′26″W / 42.06306°N 76.80722°W / 42.06306; -76.80722
Country United States
State New York
County Chemung
Area
 • Total 6.7 sq mi (17.5 km2)
 • Land 6.6 sq mi (17.0 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.4 km2)
Elevation 889 ft (271 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,238
 • Density 1,100/sq mi (410/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 36-69606
GNIS feature ID 0965913

Southport is a hamlet (and census-designated place) in Chemung County, New York. The population was 7,238 at the 2010 census. The community of Southport is in the Town of Southport on Route 14.

Geography[edit]

Southport is located at 42°3′47″N 76°48′25″W / 42.06306°N 76.80694°W / 42.06306; -76.80694 (42.063124, -76.807127).[1] According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.7 square miles (17.5 km²), of which, 6.6 square miles (17.0 km²) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.4 km²) of it (2.37%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 7,396 people, 3,133 households, and 2,039 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,124.9 per square mile (434.0/km²). There were 3,265 housing units at an average density of 496.6/sq mi (191.6/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 96.19% White, 1.91% Black or African American, 0.22% Native American, 0.30% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 0.92% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.73% of the population.

There were 3,133 households out of which 27.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 11.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.9% were non-families. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 22.8% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 25.6% from 25 to 44, 24.7% from 45 to 64, and 19.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 89.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $34,899, and the median income for a family was $40,396. Males had a median income of $31,194 versus $23,920 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,876. About 11.2% of families and 14.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 22.1% of those under age 18 and 4.0% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.