Northport, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 25,094 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +29.1%
Males: 11,645  (46.4%)
Females: 13,449  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

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

Northport Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,963 (it was $40,206 in 2000)
Northport:

$57,963
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,443 (it was $20,163 in 2000)

Northport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $169,885 (it was $108,400 in 2000)
Northport:

$169,885
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $197,119; detached houses: $202,641; townhouses or other attached units: $595,044; in 3-to-4-unit structures: over $1,000,000; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $299,739; mobile homes: $94,634

Median gross rent in 2017: $808.

March 2019 cost of living index in Northport: 85.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.9%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.6% for Black residents, 22.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Northport, AL (2017)
    • 17,02068.5%White alone
    • 6,62026.7%Black alone
    • 7533.0%Hispanic
    • 1920.8%Two or more races
    • 1450.6%Asian alone
    • 710.3%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Northport, Alabama as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Northport is 986 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Northport by year

Type

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(9.0)
2
(8.6)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.3)
3
(12.8)
2
(8.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.0)
1
(4.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(22.5)
10
(43.1)
7
(29.8)
8
(33.3)
8
(34.1)
3
(12.6)
20
(82.3)
13
(52.5)
19
(75.9)
16
(63.9)
5
(19.7)
19
(74.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
54
(243.2)
41
(176.5)
29
(123.4)
41
(170.7)
32
(136.5)
24
(101.1)
32
(131.6)
30
(121.1)
25
(99.9)
22
(87.8)
14
(55.3)
20
(78.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
67
(301.8)
80
(344.5)
92
(391.5)
120
(499.6)
110
(469.2)
106
(446.5)
62
(255.1)
47
(189.8)
52
(207.7)
43
(171.7)
28
(110.5)
49
(193.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
248
(1,117)
251
(1,081)
272
(1,158)
273
(1,137)
243
(1,037)
222
(935.1)
162
(666.4)
218
(880.3)
167
(667.1)
128
(511.1)
82
(323.6)
123
(485.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
798
(3,594)
780
(3,359)
856
(3,643)
649
(2,702)
579
(2,470)
565
(2,380)
525
(2,160)
745
(3,008)
715
(2,856)
732
(2,923)
556
(2,194)
610
(2,406)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
89
(400.9)
66
(284.2)
60
(255.3)
48
(199.8)
64
(273.0)
34
(143.2)
41
(168.7)
29
(117.1)
28
(111.9)
18
(71.9)
17
(67.1)
39
(153.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A1
(4.3)
N/A3
(12.8)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)423.4406.3403.4398.1380.9318.7302.9307.6310.1278.2170.3272.7

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City-data.com crime index in Northport, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 79 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (20.1%), English (5.8%), Irish (5.4%), German (4.3%), Scottish (1.6%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,715 people per square mile   (low).

Northport, Alabama map

412 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $692 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $468 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.25 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -593 (-2.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,920 (24.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Northport, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Northport, AL in 2017
Northport satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 152 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2014: 118 buildings, average cost: $248,500
  • 2015: 147 buildings, average cost: $257,000
  • 2016: 160 buildings, average cost: $241,600
  • 2017: 153 buildings, average cost: $241,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Northport, AL residents
Average permit cost in Northport, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Northport, AL
Historical housing units in Northport, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,910 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in Northport, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.6%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.8%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (26.0%)
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Northport, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.2%)
  • Registered nurses (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)

Average climate in Northport, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Northport, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.310. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.310
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Northport-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 112% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from Northport center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.6 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 Northport center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuscaloosa County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Northport:

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

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.

College/University in Northport:

  • University Academy of Hair Design (Full-time enrollment: 71; Location: 3400 McFarland Boulevard Suite # 3; Private, for-profit; Website: www.uahairdesign.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northport:

  • The University of Alabama (about 4 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; Full-time enrollment: 30,931)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 10 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Montevallo (about 44 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 45 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 48 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 49 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)

Public high schools in Northport:

  • NORTHSIDE HIGH SCH (Students: 429, Location: 19230 NORTHSIDE PARKWAY, Grades: 9-12)
  • TUSCALOOSA CO HIGH SCH (Students: 1, Location: 12500 WILDCAT DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • SPRAYBERRY REG ED CTR (Location: 1324 RICE MINE RD, Grades: PK-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Northport:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Add to churches: Indian Lake Baptist Church

Points of interest:

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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

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

Tuscaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

VERNON WATER WORKS (Address: 800 ENERGY CENTER BOULEVARD APT 2314 , Population served: 4,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • NORTHPORT WATER WORKS (Address: 1781 HARPER ROAD , Population served: 37,500, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CARROLLS CREEK WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 14462 FIREHOUSE LANE , Population served: 13,239, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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
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

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)
  • 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

For population 15 years and over in Northport:

Marital status in Northport, AL
  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Northport:

  • High school or higher: 91.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Northport
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Northport, AL (based on Tuscaloosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,803208
Black Protestant14,42845
Mainline Protestant12,41547
Catholic3,7292
Other1,9409
None90,341-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Tuscaloosa County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Tuscaloosa County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tuscaloosa County:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tuscaloosa County:

10.8%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Northport:

50.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

48.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Northport:

28.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Northport:

20.1%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Northport:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Northport:

56.8%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northport, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 89$336,565$45,3800$0
Police Protection - Officers 59$270,747$55,0676$7,735
Solid Waste Management 50$157,108$37,7060$0
Streets and Highways 24$88,408$44,2040$0
Water Supply 22$83,578$45,5880$0
Sewerage 21$83,578$47,7590$0
Police - Other 19$70,363$44,4406$4,006
Other Government Administration 12$50,725$50,7250$0
Financial Administration 10$48,480$58,1760$0
Judicial and Legal 4$25,664$76,9921$2,008
Other and Unallocable 2$11,306$67,8360$0
Fire - Other 1$3,612$43,3440$0
Totals for Government 313$1,230,134$47,16213$13,749

Northport government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,619,000 ($64.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,077,000 ($42.92)
    Police Protection: $109,000 ($4.34)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $6,343,000 ($252.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,182,000 ($206.50)
    Regular Highways: $4,566,000 ($181.96)
    Water Utilities: $3,609,000 ($143.82)
    Sewerage: $2,426,000 ($96.68)
    Financial Administration: $1,898,000 ($75.64)
    General - Other: $1,575,000 ($62.76)
    Central Staff Services: $1,526,000 ($60.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,055,000 ($42.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $961,000 ($38.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $961,000 ($38.30)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,687,000 ($67.23)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,380,000 ($54.99)
    Financial Administration: $286,000 ($11.40)
    Regular Highways: $65,000 ($2.59)
    General - Other: $41,000 ($1.63)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($1.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,573,000 ($501.04)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $945,000 ($37.66)

Northport government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,493,000 ($139.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,302,000 ($51.88)
    Other: $64,000 ($2.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $784,000 ($31.24)
    General Revenue - Other: $234,000 ($9.32)
    Rents: $56,000 ($2.23)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($1.79)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,700,000 ($227.15)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,452,000 ($137.56)
    Highways: $648,000 ($25.82)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,961,000 ($357.10)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,863,000 ($193.79)
    Property: $3,102,000 ($123.62)
    Other License: $550,000 ($21.92)
    Other: $451,000 ($17.97)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $309,000 ($12.31)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $129,000 ($5.14)

Northport government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $53,022,000 ($2112.94)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $51,318,000 ($2045.03)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,004,000 ($79.86)

Northport government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,987,000 ($79.18)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,972,000 ($437.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $960,000 ($38.26)

5.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($43,701 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.69% ($41,890 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.29% ($36,466)
from Pickens County, AL  0.22% ($33,550)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,358 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($257 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.97% ($47,158 average AGI)
to Hale County, AL  0.20% ($41,294)
to Shelby County, AL  0.20% ($48,917)
Businesses in Northport, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T3Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald'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

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
See more detailed statistics of Northport fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 764ft / 233mTotal length
  • $127,072,000Total costs
  • 368,587Total average daily traffic
  • 22,272Total average daily truck traffic
  • 430,018Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Northport, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 111970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 22010-2018
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 in Northport, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Northport, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 107. The highest number of fire incidents - 191 took place in 2012, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Northport, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.0%), and Structure Fires (29.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Northport, AL
    • 76845.0%Outside Fires
    • 51129.9%Structure Fires
    • 24714.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 18210.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Northport, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Northport, Alabama:

  • Econo Lodge Inn & Suites, 1930 Mcfarland Blvd, Northport, Alabama 35476 , Phone: (205) 330-0345, Fax: (205) 330-0345
  • Bestwestern Catalina Inn, 2015 Mcfarland Blvd, Northport, Alabama 35476 , Phone: (205) 339-5200, Fax: (205) 330-1335
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Northport, Alabama
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Northport, AL
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 41.6%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Northport, AL
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 25.6%Utility gas
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Northport compared to Alabama state average:

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

Northport on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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