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The City of Northport had a population of 31,970 as of July 1, 2022. Northport ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for Northport is located at latitude 33.229 and longitude -87.5772 in Tuscaloosa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northport encompass a land area of 16.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.24 sq. miles. Tuscaloosa County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 223 feet.
The City of Northport 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.
Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Northport is located within Northport Division of Tuscaloosa County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Northport: Canetuck, Kentuck, North Port, North Tuskaloosa.
|Total Population||31,970 (100%)|
|Population in Households||31,154 (97.4%)|
|Population in Families||24,467 (76.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||816 ( 2.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$63,854|
|Average Household Income||$87,362|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||16%|
|Per Capita Income||$35,299|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||13,762 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||8,662 (62.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,156 (30.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||944 ( 6.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$189,275|
|Average Home Value||$226,538|
|Housing Affordability Index3||172|
|Average Household Size||2.43|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.61%|
|Per Capita Income||3.06%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.77%|
The table below compares Northport to the other 593 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 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.
|Total Population||# 18||97th|
|Population Density||# 11||98th|
|Median Household Income||# 107||82nd|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 293||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 98||84th|
|Diversity Index||# 92||84th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alabama Census Data Comparison Tool.