Northport, Alabama Population 2021

26,249
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Northport is a city located in Tuscaloosa County Alabama. With a 2020 population of 26,249, it is the 22nd largest city in Alabama and the 1472nd largest city in the United States . Northport is currently growing at a rate of 0.26% annually and its population has increased by 12.51% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,330 in 2010. Northport reached it's highest population of 26,249 in 2021. Spanning over 17 miles, Northport has a population density of 1,554 people per square mile.

The average household income in Northport is $71,734 with a poverty rate of 15.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $824 per month, and the median house value is $177,200. The median age in Northport is 33.1 years, 32.4 years for males, and 34 years for females.

Northport Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northport was:

  • White: 71.97%
  • Black or African American: 25.83%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Two or more races: 0.56%
  • Asian: 0.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.06%
  • Native American: 0.05%
The current population of Northport, Alabama is 26,249 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 26,048.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,330.

Northport, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,62271.97%
Black or African American6,68225.83%
Some Other Race3011.16%
Two or More Races1460.56%
Asian950.37%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander150.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.05%
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Northport Population by Race

Northport Population Pyramid $2021

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Northport Median Age

33.1


Total

32.4


Male

34


Female

Northport Adults

There are 19,127 adults, (3,705 of whom are seniors) in Northport.

Northport Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Northport Sex Ratio

Female

13,782

53.27%

Male

12,092

46.73%

Northport Population by Age

Northport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.3%17.7%
Male67.2%32.8%
All64.9%35.1%
Non Family47.8%52.2%
Female45%55%

64.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northport Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,6852.6164.9
Married4,6703.1782.3
Non Family3,1161.2647.8
Female1,4453.3845
Male4543.5867.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

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Northport Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4542.71%
9th to 12th Grade9795.84%
High School Graduate3,95723.59%
Some College3,78422.56%
Associates Degree1,3478.03%
Bachelors Degree3,68921.99%
Graduate Degree2,56215.28%
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Northport Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northport Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White12,51311,9505,481
Black3,5422,934570
Hispanic593343103
Other Race21411812
2+ Races756333
Asian686860
Islander1515
Native American131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Northport Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$42,816$53,088$32,452
Less Than 9th Grade$24,167$26,197$15,357
High School Graduate$35,830$41,954$17,472
Some College$36,500$48,154$24,408
Bachelors Degree$53,364$67,188$43,536
Graduate Degree$57,738$75,868$49,478

$42,816

Average Earnings

$53,088

Average Male

$32,452

Average Female

Northport Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northport Language by Age

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Northport Language

95.37% of Northport residents speak only English, while 4.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.05% of the population.

Northport Language

Northport Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4802,87044.29%
White17,3388735.04%
Hispanic1,22333127.06%

15.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.95%

Male Poverty Rate

20.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northport is Black, with 44.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northport is White, with 5.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.80%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.67%.

Northport Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.30%
High School14.18%
Some College13.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.26%

Northport Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed34.32%
Male Unemployed33.05%
Female Employed10.82%
Male Employed3.89%

Northport Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northport Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,836$71,734
Families$77,703$84,714
Married Families$95,784-
Non Families$36,815$42,364
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Income by Household Type

Northport Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.8%

Male Marriage Rate

45.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Northport Married by Age and Sex

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Northport Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Northport Marital Status by Race

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Northport Marital Status

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1,122

Number of Veterans

984

Male Veterans

138

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam307
Second Gulf War307
First Gulf War227
Korea91
World War II16

Northport Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54348
65 to 74261
75+219
55 to 64179
18 to 34115

Northport Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9516.60%
Black1603.70%
Hispanic202.58%
2+ Races1114.67%

Northport Veterans by Race

Northport Veterans by Education

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2.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northport Veterans by Education

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65.2%

Labor Force Participation

62.8%

Employment Rate

3.7%

Unemployment Rate

Northport Employment by Age

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Northport Employment by Race

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Northport Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.69%

Born in Northport

97.23%

Native Born

2.77%

Foreign Born

1.84%

Non Citizen

0.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.23% of Northport residents were born in the United States, with 75.69% having been born in Alabama. 1.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northport Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,249670.26%
202026,182670.26%
201926,115670.26%
201826,0481220.47%
201725,9261140.44%
201625,8123461.36%
201525,466670.26%
201425,3992450.97%
201325,1543531.42%
201224,8013221.32%
201124,4795652.36%
201023,9144,4792.10%
200019,4352,0691.13%
199017,3663,0751.97%
198014,2914,8564.24%
19709,4354,1906.05%
19605,2451,3603.05%
19503,8856982.00%
19403,1870.00%

Northport Population by Year