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Population in 2012: 24,088 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +23.9%
Males: 11,220  (46.6%)
Females: 12,868  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  34.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35401, 35406, 35473, 35475, 35476.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,275 (it was $40,206 in 2000)
Northport:

$48,275
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,117

Northport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,610 (it was $108,400 in 2000)
Northport:

$167,610
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,494; Detached houses: $158,678; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,073; In 2-unit structures: $153,879; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $102,586; Mobile homes: $50,791

Median gross rent in 2012: $783.

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  • White alone - 16,021 (68.5%)
  • Black alone - 6,172 (26.4%)
  • Hispanic - 670 (2.9%)
  • Asian alone - 328 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 117 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 64 (0.3%)

Races in Northport detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Northport: 88.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (15.7%), Irish (11.7%), English (8.1%), German (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,646 people per square mile 
 
 (low).




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For population 25 years and over in Northport:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northport city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

793 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.4% Latin America).

This city:  3.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Northport, Alabama as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Northport to the number of sex offenders is 1,147 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $551 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $485 (0.3%)

Northport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (4.7 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (48.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (518.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tuscaloosa, AL (2.2 miles ), Coker, AL (2.2 miles ), Holt, AL (2.5 miles ), Elrod-Moores Bridge-Echola, AL (3.7 miles) , Fosters, AL (3.8 miles) , Big Sandy-Duncanville, AL (3.8 miles) , Samantha, AL (3.9 miles) , Windham Springs, AL (3.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 125 buildings, average cost: $48,700
  • 1998: 93 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 1999: 134 buildings, average cost: $42,700
  • 2000: 146 buildings, average cost: $42,000
  • 2001: 174 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2002: 148 buildings, average cost: $115,900
  • 2003: 266 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2004: 374 buildings, average cost: $125,300
  • 2005: 348 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2006: 354 buildings, average cost: $162,600
  • 2007: 250 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2008: 137 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 2009: 95 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2010: 91 buildings, average cost: $191,300
  • 2011: 91 buildings, average cost: $223,800
  • 2012: 151 buildings, average cost: $236,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -253 (-1.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,336 (22.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Northport household income distribution Northport home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Northport by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 021222232
per 100,000 0.010.25.09.08.68.58.312.88.4
Rapes 59125107883
per 100,000 24.045.960.422.543.129.833.334.112.6
Robberies 132022544129413224
per 100,000 62.3102.0110.8243.2176.5123.4170.7136.5101.1
Assaults 5566109678092120110106
per 100,000 263.6336.6549.0301.8344.5391.5499.6469.2446.5
Burglaries 119140131248251272273243222
per 100,000 570.4714.0659.81117.11080.81157.51136.61036.6935.1
Thefts 607617652798780856649579565
per 100,000 2909.33146.83284.03594.43358.73642.92702.02469.92379.7
Auto thefts 214359896660486434
per 100,000 100.7219.3297.2400.9284.2255.3199.8273.0143.2
Arson N/AN/A4N/AN/A1N/A3N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A20.1N/AN/A4.3N/A12.8N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.8) 267.5365.6422.6444.2426.2423.2417.6399.6334.3

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Crime rate in Northport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 79 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Alabama average:

2.28

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Northport, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,910 (+10.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Northport: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Northport, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Northport-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Northport city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 18.1 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northport-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 56% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 35.2 miles away from Northport center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 22.6 miles away from Northport center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuscaloosa County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northport topographic map

Birthplace of: Frank Lary - Baseball player, Al Lary - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Northport:

  • NORTHPORT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 2401 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • RRC NORTHRIDGE (Dialysis Facility, 4400 WATERMELON ROAD)
  • NORTHPORT MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 2700 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE TUSCALOOSA (Hospital, 3835 WATERMELON RD)
  • FOREST MANOR INC (Nursing Home, 2215 32ND STREET)
  • GLEN HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, 2201 32ND STREET)
  • HUNTER CREEK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, 600 34TH ST)
  • S D ALLEN INTERMEDIATE CARE (Nursing Home, 6901 5TH ST OLD COLUMBUS HWY)

Political contributions by individuals in Northport, AL

Amtrak station near Northport:

  • 5 miles: TUSCALOOSA (2105 GREENSBORO AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northport:

  • The University of Alabama (about 5 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; Full-time enrollment: 24,935)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 10 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • University of Montevallo (about 44 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 45 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 48 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Samford University (about 49 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)

Public high schools in Northport:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Northport:

See full list of schools located in Northport, School District: TUSCALOOSA COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churches: Indian Lake Baptist Church

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Notable locations in Northport: Wildcat Stadium (A), Northport Sewage Treatment Plant (B), Alabama State Docks Tuscaloosa-Northport Terminal (C), Camp Tuscoba (D), Georgine Clarke Building (E), City of Northport George Rose Fire Station (F), West Circle Community Center (G), Northport Library (H), Northport Community Center (I), Kentuck Museum (J), Northport Heritage Museum (K), Northport Fire Rescue Station 1 (L), Northport Fire Rescue Station 3 (M), Northport Fire Rescue Station 2 (N), Northport Fire Rescue Station 4 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northwood Shopping Center (1), Northgate Shopping Center (2), Northbrook Plaza Shopping Center (3), Northport Corners Shopping Center (4), Northcreek Plaza Shopping Center (5), Essex Square Marketplace Shopping Center (6), Buford Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northport include: Rices Valley Church (A), Jennings Chapel United Methodist Church (B), Porters Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Mount Galilee Baptist Church (D), Morning Star Church (E), Solid Rock Primitive Baptist Church (F), Pinehaven Church (G), Northwood Hills Baptist Church (H), Northport First United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shirley Cemetery (1), Williamson Cemetery (2), Taylor Cemetery (3), Sunset Memorial Garden (4), Rices Hill Cemetery (5), Jennings Chapel Cemetery (6), Flatwoods Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: William Bacon Oliver Lake (A), Camp Tuscoba Lake (B), Indian Lake (C), Partlow Lake Upper (D), Partlow Lake Lower (E), Northwood Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Twomile Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Northport include: Northport Historic District (1), Kentuck Park (2), Northport Main Street Park (3), Northwood Lake Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Kentuck Art Center & Museum (503 Main Avenue) (1), Clements House (Museums; 1802 20th Avenue) (2), Playhouse Too (Amusement & Theme Parks; 935 McFarland Boulevard) (3), Cruise2Enjoy (15220 Westwind Drive) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Econo Lodge Inn & Suites (1930 McFarland Boulevard) (1), Budget Inn (2600 McFarland Boulevard) (2), Best Western Catalina Inn (2015 McFarland Boulevard) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Northport City - Municipal Court (1910 Lurleen B Wallace Boulevard) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
Tuscaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northport and their reported violations in the past:

CARROLLS CREEK WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 14462 FIREHOUSE LANE , Population served: 10920, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-02-2004), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2004)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northport that have no violations reported:

  • NORTHPORT WATER WORKS (Population served: 29400, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • SAND SPRINGS WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 2970, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.7%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.2% for Black residents, 24.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Northport, AL

663 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Northport in 2000:

  • 465 people in nursing homes
  • 28 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 28 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Northport compared to Alabama state average:

Northport, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Northport (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Northport Branch at 2200 Mcfarland Boulevard, branch established on 1985/12/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First State Bank of the South, Inc.: Northport Branch at 5520 Mcfarland Boulevard, branch established on 2008/01/31. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $80.6 mil, headquarters in Sulligent, AL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First State Holding Corp.
  • Bryant Bank: Northport Branch at 2001 Lurleen Wallace Boulevard, branch established on 2008/01/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Capstone Bank: Northport Branch at 2000 Lurleen B. Wallace Boulevard, branch established on 2010/03/22. Info updated 2011/03/21: Bank assets: $382.0 mil, Deposits: $327.4 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Capstone Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Northport Branch at 3076 Mcfarland Boulevard, branch established on 1956/03/19. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Compass Bank: Northport Branch at 1400 Mcfarland Boulevard, branch established on 1992/12/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Regions Bank: Northport Branch at 2001 Lurlene Wallace Boulevard, branch established on 1968/07/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Northport Branch at 5710 Mcfarland Blvd, branch established on 2009/05/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Northport Branch at 120 Mcfarland Blvd, branch established on 2001/04/30. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Northport travel time to work - commute


Northport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Northport city (based on Tuscaloosa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.83%
Here50.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents59.9%12.8%4.2%2.9%2.7%
Congregations46.6%15.8%1.4%3.2%3.2%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.6%2.5%1.8%1.7%8.9%
Congregations2.7%1.4%3.2%0.9%21.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Tuscaloosa County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Tuscaloosa County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 101
Tuscaloosa County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuscaloosa County:

32.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$20,232$40,4642$2,433
Other Government Administration 18$65,543$43,6959$5,558
Judicial and Legal 4$12,815$38,4450$0
Police Protection - Officers 58$216,675$44,8290$0
Police - Other 20$52,600$31,56014$11,430
Firefighters 71$245,391$41,4750$0
Streets and Highways 40$100,338$30,1010$0
Solid Waste Management 17$34,213$24,1500$0
Sewerage 8$26,650$39,9750$0
Water Supply 20$55,160$33,0960$0
Other and Unallocable 13$35,138$32,4350$0
Totals for Government 275$864,755$37,73525$19,421

Northport government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,597,000 ($66.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,603,000 ($191.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,466,000 ($143.89)
    Regular Highways: $3,370,000 ($139.90)
    Financial Administration: $1,943,000 ($80.66)
    Water Utilities: $1,930,000 ($80.12)
    Sewerage: $1,435,000 ($59.57)
    General - Other: $484,000 ($20.09)
    Central Staff Services: $396,000 ($16.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($6.19)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $118,000 ($4.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($1.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $787,000 ($32.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $352,000 ($14.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($2.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $104,000 ($4.32)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($0.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($0.29)
    Financial Administration: $3,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,558,000 ($64.68)

Northport government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,519,000 ($104.57)
    All Other: $931,000 ($38.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($0.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,280,000 ($94.65)
    Highways: $452,000 ($18.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $559,000 ($23.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $198,000 ($8.22)
    Rents: $130,000 ($5.40)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($4.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,088,000 ($128.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $292,000 ($12.12)
    Highways: $102,000 ($4.23)
    All Other: $94,000 ($3.90)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,554,000 ($272.09)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,405,000 ($141.36)
    Property: $1,747,000 ($72.53)
    Other License: $292,000 ($12.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000 ($7.22)
    Amusements Sales: $127,000 ($5.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $93,000 ($3.86)

Northport government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,043,000 ($1828.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,765,000 ($1733.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,528,000 ($395.55)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,250,000 ($300.98)

Northport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,983,000 ($455.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $683,000 ($28.35)

7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.18%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.50%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.86% ($39,158 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.32% ($26,899)
from Pickens County, AL  0.25% ($27,973)


5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,045 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.95% ($35,105 average AGI)
to Hale County, AL  0.25% ($37,938)
to Shelby County, AL  0.24% ($45,353)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northport:

  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBC (1230 AM; 1 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: JOHN SISTY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northport:

  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WRTR (105.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVUA-FM (90.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES, THE UNIVERSITY OF AL)
  • W300AE (107.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W247AN (97.3 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUAL-FM (91.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Northport:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WVUA-CA (Channel 7; TUSCALOOSA/NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Northport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 33
Total length: 463 meters (1,519ft)
Total costs: $150,913,000
Total average daily traffic: 380,732
Total average daily truck traffic: 18,126

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 10
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 10
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Northport, AL



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED94$133,45974$131,813307$139,48411$57,6381$878,95044$111,7835$37,418
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$167,7331$142,22014$156,3283$40,8530$01$78,2001$41,660
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$183,9428$168,92987$146,1348$65,4091$66,1303$63,1673$76,687
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$151,9789$125,75374$152,2151$63,6700$05$91,2840$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$137,32513$150,9040$00$01$88,5800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.02 , 0102.04, 0103.01, 0104.03, 0104.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$178,09920$179,8641$82,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$215,3505$171,6001$69,230
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$131,9802$124,5400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$126,9200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$109,6101$109,610

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.02 , 0102.04, 0103.01, 0104.03, 0104.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Northport


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northport, AL

Most common first names in Northport, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32471.9 years
Mary21379.4 years
William18772.6 years
John16275.0 years
Robert11471.9 years
Willie10674.7 years
Annie9783.1 years
George7074.0 years
Thomas6173.3 years
Jessie5875.6 years
Most common last names in Northport, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones11678.0 years
Smith9775.7 years
Brown9173.5 years
Wilson6675.1 years
Williams6671.6 years
Johnson6477.1 years
Montgomery5978.3 years
Hamner5677.2 years
Davis5673.2 years
Taylor5378.7 years
Businesses in Northport, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3McDonald's3
Applebee's1New Balance1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Best Western1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Pizza Hut1
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes1
Curves1Publix Super Markets1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx2Subway3
GNC1T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1The Athlete's Foot1
Hardee's2U-Haul2
KFC1UPS5
Kmart1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in Northport, AL


Northport on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers: (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #11 (35475) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of European first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #12 (35473) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Celtic first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Ryan Hartman (5)
  • Casimir Paul Weaver (4)
  • J. Gary Falls (3)
  • Tim A. Haskew (3)
  • Richard Allen Chasteen, Jr. (3)
  • Thomas G. Grammer (3)
  • William Steve Shepard, Jr. (2)
  • Guy Caldwell (2)
  • Timothy A. Haskew (1)
  • Jason E. Bara (1)

Total of 30 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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