Northport, Alabama Population 2020

26,029

Northport is a city located in Alabama. With a 2020 population of 26,029, it is the 22nd largest city in Alabama and the 1469th largest city in the United States. Northport is currently growing at a rate of 0.44% annually and its population has increased by 11.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 23,330 in 2010. Spanning over 17 miles, Northport has a population density of 1,541 people per square mile.

The average household income in Northport is $69,669 with a poverty rate of 15.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $822 per month, and the median house value is $171,300. The median age in Northport is 33.4 years, 32 years for males, and 35.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 89.7 males.

Northport Demographics

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

  • White: 71.31%
  • Black or African American: 26.42%
  • Other race: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.65%
  • Two or more races: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Northport, Alabama is 26,029, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,799.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 23,330.

Northport, Alabama Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White18,15471.31%
Black or African American6,72526.42%
Some Other Race2430.95%
Asian1660.65%
Two or More Races1350.53%
American Indian and Alaska Native340.13%

Northport Population Pyramid 2020

Northport Median Age

33.4


Total

32


Male

35.2


Female

Northport Adults

There are 19,209 adults, (3,503 of whom are seniors) in Northport.

Northport Age Dependency

62.1

Age Dependency Ratio

22.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Northport Sex Ratio

Female

13,420

52.72%

Male

12,037

47.28%

Northport Households and Families

Northport Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northport Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.9%17.1%
Male72.4%27.6%
All64%36%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
Female43.7%56.3%

64.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,4252.6364
Married4,5663.1982.9
Non Family2,9191.2743.7
Female1,4983.2543.7
Male4423.7872.4

3.19

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

6.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northport Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4852.88%
9th to 12th Grade9155.44%
High School Graduate4,24325.22%
Some College3,52620.96%
Associates Degree1,4518.62%
Bachelors Degree3,65921.75%
Graduate Degree2,54715.14%

Northport Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,33211,6985,426
Black3,8753,280625
Hispanic46130957
Other Race1719511
Asian1008875
Multiple Races605318
Native American34345

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 asian people with a rate of 75.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,046$50,000$30,786
Less Than High School$21,910$25,734$13,182
High School Grad$28,574$39,563$15,899
Some College$33,114$42,652$25,313
Bachelors Degree$52,333$63,852$41,016
Graduate Degree$56,289$76,538$47,690

$41,046

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$30,786

Average Female

Northport Language

Northport Language by Age

Northport Language

96.23% of Northport residents speak only English, while 3.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.51% of the population.

Northport Poverty

Northport Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black6,4992,62740.42%
White17,1079755.70%
Hispanic94431132.94%
Asian1664527.11%

15.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

20.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northport

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northport is Black, with 40.42% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northport is White, with 5.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.06%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.20%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.23%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.17%
High School17.60%
Some College12.03%
Bachelors or Greater3.30%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed35.19%
Female Unemployed33.49%
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed4.63%

Northport Income

Northport Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$58,239$69,669
Families$75,519$82,073
Married Families$91,984-
Non Families$32,144$40,313

Northport Marital Status

Northport Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Northport Married by Age and Sex

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

Northport Veterans

1,071

Number of Veterans

942

Male Veterans

129

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War271
Vietnam253
First Gulf War189
Korea90
World War II22
Name Veterans % of Total
White8526.03%
Black1904.06%
Indian2985.29%
Hispanic223.73%

$Northport Veterans by Education

3.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northport Employment Status

63.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.7%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Northport Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

76.63%

Born in Alabama

97.84%

Native Born

2.16%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.84% of Northport residents were born in the United States, with 76.63% having been born in Alabama. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202026,0291150.44%
201925,9141150.45%
201825,7991370.53%
201725,6621150.45%
201625,5473501.39%
201525,197640.25%
201425,1332450.98%
201324,8883521.43%
201224,5363281.35%
201124,2082811.17%
201023,9274,4922.10%
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%