Northport, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 24,497 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.0%
Males: 11,070  (45.2%)
Females: 13,427  (54.8%)
Median resident age:  33.4 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

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

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $52,384 (it was $40,206 in 2000)
Northport:

$52,384
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,094 (it was $20,163 in 2000)

Northport city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $160,236 (it was $108,400 in 2000)
Northport:

$160,236
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,922; Detached houses: $196,593; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,598; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,556; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,073; Mobile homes: $36,921; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,902

Median gross rent in 2013: $765.

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  • Races in Northport, AL (2013)

    Northport races chart
    • 16,84170.8%White alone
    • 5,86824.7%Black alone
    • 5602.4%Hispanic
    • 2971.2%Asian alone
    • 1210.5%Two or more races
    • 930.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Northport: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.8%), Irish (11.7%), English (8.9%), German (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%), Scottish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1871

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,674 people per square mile   (low).

Northport, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Northport:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northport city:

  • Never married: 30.1%
  • Now married: 51.0%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.3%

644 residents are foreign born (1.4% Latin America, 1.3% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

3.3%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Northport, Alabama as of July 28, 2015.
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 2013: $679 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $681 (0.5%)

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: +370 (+1.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,659 (23.2%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Northport household income distribution Northport home values distribution

Crime rates in Northport by Year
Type 2002 2003 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 212222320
per 100,000 10.25.09.08.68.58.312.88.40.0
Rapes 912510788320
per 100,000 45.960.422.543.129.833.334.112.682.3
Robberies 202254412941322432
per 100,000 102.0110.8243.2176.5123.4170.7136.5101.1131.6
Assaults 6610967809212011010662
per 100,000 336.6549.0301.8344.5391.5499.6469.2446.5255.1
Burglaries 140131248251272273243222162
per 100,000 714.0659.81,117.11,080.81,157.51,136.61,036.6935.1666.4
Thefts 617652798780856649579565525
per 100,000 3,146.83,284.03,594.43,358.73,642.92,702.02,469.92,379.72,159.8
Auto thefts 435989666048643441
per 100,000 219.3297.2400.9284.2255.3199.8273.0143.2168.7
Arson N/A4N/AN/A1N/A3N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/A20.1N/AN/A4.3N/A12.8N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.5) 365.5422.5444.2426.2423.1417.6399.6334.3317.7

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Crime rate in Northport detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 77 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,910 (+10.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Northport, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city 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 Northport 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
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 (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 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 and medical centers in Northport:

  • NORTHPORT MEDICAL CENTER (2700 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • SOUTHERNCARE TUSCALOOSA (3835 WATERMELON RD)
  • NORTHPORT DIALYSIS (2401 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • RRC NORTHRIDGE (4400 WATERMELON ROAD)
  • 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)

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:

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 75.5. This is about average.

City:

75.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.14

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.8%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.1% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian 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
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, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

11.9

Northport travel time to work - commute Northport mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (42%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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

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.
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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,151$54,4530$0
Other Government Administration 15$72,703$58,16211$6,458
Judicial and Legal 4$13,923$41,7690$0
Police Protection - Officers 69$275,975$47,9967$6,879
Police - Other 15$52,045$41,6360$0
Firefighters 72$282,149$47,0250$0
Fire - Other 3$6,797$27,1880$0
Streets and Highways 11$35,845$39,1040$0
Solid Waste Management 53$147,897$33,4860$0
Sewerage 13$51,232$47,2910$0
Water Supply 26$88,946$41,0520$0
Totals for Government 285$1,045,663$44,02818$13,337

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $1,597,000 ($65.19)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $4,603,000 ($187.90)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,466,000 ($141.49)
    Regular Highways: $3,370,000 ($137.57)
    Financial Administration: $1,943,000 ($79.32)
    Water Utilities: $1,930,000 ($78.79)
    Sewerage: $1,435,000 ($58.58)
    General - Other: $484,000 ($19.76)
    Central Staff Services: $396,000 ($16.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $149,000 ($6.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $118,000 ($4.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000 ($1.06)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $787,000 ($32.13)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $352,000 ($14.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $58,000 ($2.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $104,000 ($4.25)
    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 ($63.60)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,519,000 ($102.83)
    All Other: $931,000 ($38.00)
    Housing and Community Development: $17,000 ($0.69)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,280,000 ($93.07)
    Highways: $452,000 ($18.45)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $559,000 ($22.82)
    General Revenue, NEC: $198,000 ($8.08)
    Rents: $130,000 ($5.31)
    Interest Earnings: $118,000 ($4.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,088,000 ($126.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $292,000 ($11.92)
    Highways: $102,000 ($4.16)
    All Other: $94,000 ($3.84)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,554,000 ($267.54)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $3,405,000 ($139.00)
    Property: $1,747,000 ($71.31)
    Other License: $292,000 ($11.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $174,000 ($7.10)
    Amusements Sales: $127,000 ($5.18)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $93,000 ($3.80)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $44,043,000 ($1797.89)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $41,765,000 ($1704.90)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,528,000 ($388.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,250,000 ($295.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,983,000 ($448.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $683,000 ($27.88)

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.69% ($34,947 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.31% ($28,670)
from Pickens County, AL  0.23% ($28,105)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.83% ($45,360 average AGI)
to Shelby County, AL  0.22% ($42,206)
to Hale County, AL  0.20% ($31,098)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 471m1,545ftTotal length
  • $156,563,000Total costs
  • 424,302Total average daily traffic
  • 23,234Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 102000-2009
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&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

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  • #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+)"
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  • #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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