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South Point, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of South Point had a population of 3,889 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for South Point is located at latitude 38.4179 and longitude -82.5863 in Lawrence County. The formal boundaries for the Village of South Point encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Lawrence County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 561 feet.

The Village of South Point has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of South Point is located within Township of Fayette, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lawrence County.

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

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South Point, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 3,889 (100%)
Population in Households 3,889 (100.0%)
Population in Families 3,192 (82.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,323
Diversity Index2 14


Median Household Income $50,114
Average Household Income $70,456
% of Income for Mortgage4 13%
Per Capita Income $28,716
Wealth Index5 78


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,722 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,160 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 417 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $157,245
Average Home Value $167,894
Housing Affordability Index3 188


Total Households 1,577
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,083
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.16% -0.38%
Households -0.14% -0.37%
Families -0.39% -0.5%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
Owner Occupied HU   0.03%

South Point, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Point to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 332 73rd
Population Density # 562 54th
Median Household Income # 877 28th
Housing Affordability Index # 421 35th
Per Capita Income # 573 53rd
Diversity Index # 548 55th

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