Located on the coast of Southport Harbor and Long Island Sound, it is a quaint seaside village with stunning homes.

Overview for Southport, CT

1,539 people live in Southport, where the median age is 53 and the average individual income is $117,398. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

53 years

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Welcome to Southport

A quaint and historic seaside community with a picturesque village and stunning harbor views 
Southport is a small village within Fairfield, Connecticut. Located on the coast of Southport Harbor and Long Island Sound, it is a quaint seaside village with stunning homes. It also hosts multiple attractions, including community festivals, a large lighthouse, and several beaches. The coastal area has a rich history with small businesses and restaurants, and a friendly, small-town atmosphere.

Southport Real Estate Market

The architecture reflects the town’s history as a summer resort for the New York elite, with Tudor, Italianate, and Georgian Revival homes in varying states of restoration. Most of the houses in the historic district are privately owned, which has helped preserve the area’s character and allowed the town to maintain its small-town feel. Southport real estate goes fast. Contact Cindy Raney & Team of Connecticut real estate agents & realtors to find townhomes, houses, land, luxury property & beach homes for sale in Southport, CT.

What to Love

  • Coastal community with water views and boating
  • Excellent public and private schools
  • Close to New York and public transportation
  • Luxury homes with beautiful New England architecture

Local Lifestyle

Southport is a small but vibrant community in Fairfield, Connecticut. A picturesque seaside village, Southport entices newcomers with its charming feel and walkable downtown area.
When you move to Southport, you will be just over an hour from New York City. And when you stay in Southport, you can visit its charming harbor, sandy beaches, and state-of-the-art marina. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Paci Restaurant is an upscale Italian eatery with al fresco dining and elegant décor highlighting the industrial high ceilings, with live music in the summer. Artisan Restaurant is an elegant dining option in the Delamar Hotel with quaint farmhouse décor that serves seafood and American cuisine with sustainable ingredients. The Gray Goose Café is a white cottage pub house with a rustic vibe that serves American dishes and classic pub plates. 
For a signature steakhouse, visit Blackstones Grille, which has white cloth tables, a large bar that serves brunch, lunch, and dinner and an extensive wine collection. Organika is a plant-based eatery that offers organic and vegan dishes, great for lunch. Spic and Span Market is a locally-owned deli with prepared foods and a catering menu for lunch and dinner events. The Sono Baking Co & Cafe prepares artisanal baked goods using old recipes from the owner’s great-grandfather’s Brooklyn panetteria.
For shopping, Lattice House is a unique store specializing in men's grooming products, functional home décor, dog accessories, garden items, barware, and books. Coco and Company offers a range of items in its boutique storefront, including skin care, baby items, clothing, bags, jewelry, kitchenware, home décor, gifts, and more. Tusk Home + Design is a full-service interior design business with a storefront that sells upscale décor and furniture.

Things to Do

Southport Beach is a small quiet beach with a lifeguard during the summer months and a bathroom facility. Southport Harbor has two marina facilities for boats, sailboats, and yachts and is close to local beaches for swimming. South of the harbor and just outside the village you will find The Country Club of Fairfield and Sasco Beach, which is a quieter scene compared to other popular beaches. Pequot Yacht Club promotes sailing with youth and adult training programs. The club also has social events with a dining space and celebrations.


Southport uses the Fairfield school system. See Fairfield Neighborhood Guide to learn more. 

Demographics and Employment Data for Southport, CT

Southport has 727 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Southport do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,539 people call Southport home. The population density is 6,259.045 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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48.47 / 51.53%

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Schools in Southport, CT

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The following schools are within or nearby Southport. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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The Southport School
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