Southport Jobs

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    C.R. England - Oak Island, NC

    C.R. England is now hiring Team Truck Drivers. Have you always wanted to become a truck driver, but dont like the sound of a solo life on the road Try Team Driving Whether you...

    from C.R. England - 12 days ago
  • Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Wilmington, NC

    Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated that way. Our...

    from U.S. Air Force - 7 hours ago
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    CRST Malone - Southport, NC

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    from CRST Malone - 11 days ago
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Southport, North Carolina

Southport is a town located in Brunswick County, North Carolina, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Its population was listed as 2,351 for the 2000 census. A popular filming location for television and movies, the small town can be seen in the television shows "Dawson's Creek" and "Spies" and the movies "I Know What You Did Last Summer," "Summer Catch," and "A Walk to Remember," among others. It is the site of the proposed North Carolina International Port, and its marina has been the subject of media attention surrounding its possible sale.

Southport Careers

Among the most common occupations in Southport are Management, professional, and related occupations, 34%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Service occupations, 17%. Approximately 64 percent of workers in Southport, North Carolina work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 11 percent are self-employed.

Southport Industries

The leading industries in Southport, North Carolina are Educational, health and social services, 18%; Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services, 15%; and Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services, 9%. Simply Hired's Southport job listings indicate that the following industries in Southport are hiring the most workers:

Southport Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Southport, North Carolina is $28,512, and the median income of households in Southport was $33,714.

Average Salaries in Southport, NC

Southport, NC


According to our Southport Trends data, the number of Southport, North Carolina jobs has decreased by 40% since September 2013.
Southport job trends

Southport Employment Statistics

Population of Southport
Total population 2,351
Male 45.26%
Female 54.74%
Median age 49.0
Southport Housing
Owner-occupied homes 69.8%
Median cost of a home $126,600
Median mortgage payment $571
Renter-occupied homes 30.2%
Vacant housing 15.2%
Median monthly rent $528
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $34,167
Median for all female full-time $22,857
Household Income
Less than $10,000 14%
$10,000 to $14,999 9%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 12%
$35,000 to $49,999 14%
$50,000 to $74,999 16%
$75,000 to $99,999 9%
$100,000 to $149,999 6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 2%
Less than 9th grade 5%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 23%
Some college, no degree 27%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 18%
Graduate degree 8%
Marital Status
Never married 18%
Currently married 52%
Separated 3%
Widowed 13%
Divorced 14%
White 77%
Black or African American 22%
Asian 0%
Other 1%
Southport Commute
Carpool 11.5%
Public transportation 2.7%
Average travel time 19 minutes