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0.84% growth
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Median Household Income
2.55% decline
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3.54% growth
Median Property Value
0.12% growth

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The economy of Northport, AL employs 11,819 people. The economy of Northport, AL is specialized in Educational Services; Construction; and Healthcare & Social Assistance, which employ respectively 1.68; 1.42; and 1.32 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Northport, AL are Healthcare & Social Assistance (2,175), Educational Services (1,855), and Retail trade (1,454), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, Oil, Gas Extraction ($76,591), Utilities ($75,191), and Transportation & Warehousing ($52,083).

Median household income in Northport, AL is $52,281. Males in Northport, AL have an average income that is 1.46 times higher than the average income of females, which is $40,097. The income inequality of Northport, AL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.468 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Northport, AL. In Tuscaloosa County, AL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 18-24 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 73 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $10,028. Macon County, AL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Alabama.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Northport, AL is from the county of Tuscaloosa County, AL.

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Northport, AL is home to a population of 24,544 people, from which 98.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Northport, AL is composed of 17,056 White residents (69.5%), 6,485 Black residents (26.4%), 465 Hispanic residents (1.89%), 309 Asian residents (1.26%), and 150 Two+ residents (0.61%). The most common foreign languages in Northport, AL are Spanish (447 speakers), Other Indic (72 speakers), and African Languages (57 speakers), but compared to other places, Northport, AL has a relative high number of Other Slavic (54 speakers), Urdu (49 speakers), and Thai (17 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Northport, AL awarded 27 degrees. The student population of Northport, AL is skewed N/A females, with 0 male students and 27 female students. Most students in Northport, AL are White (18 and 66.7%), followed by Black or African American (9 and 33.3%), Two or more races (0 and N/A), and American Indian (0 and N/A). The largest universities in Northport, AL by number of graduates are University Academy of Hair Design (27 and 100%), N/A (N/A and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Northport, AL are General Cosmetology (27 and 100%), Cosmetology, Barber, & Nail Instructor (0 and N/A), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The median tuition costs in Northport, AL are N/A for private four year colleges, and N/A and N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Northport, AL is $162,400, which is 0.79 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value increased from $162,200 to $162,400, a 0.12% increase. The homeownership rate of Northport, AL is 67%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Northport, AL have an average commute time of 19.4 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northport, AL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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