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South Point, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of South Point is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lawrence County at latitude 38.4222 and longitude -82.5791. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of South Point, but most people and references simply refer to it as South Point, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for South Point indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of South Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for South Point: Greens Store, Southpoint.

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South Point, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,925
Population in Households 3,925
Population in Familes 3,239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,336
Diversity Index2 13


Total Households 1,600
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,699 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,124 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 476 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 ( 5.8%)
Median Home Value $129,460
Average Home Value $139,711


Median Household Income $41,548
Average Household Income $49,805
Per Capita Income $20,441
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.2% -0.21%
Households -0.03% -0.19%
Families -0.46% -0.36%
Median Household Income   4.39%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


South Point, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Point to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 329 73rd
Population Density1 # 559 54th
Diversity Index2 # 469 61st
Median Household Income # 836 31st
Per Capita Income # 872 28th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.