Income/capita 16%
Household income 5%
Unemployment 20%
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Income per capita$24,971$24,736$29,829
Median household income$52,281$44,758$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,382$55,873$70,586
Median income renter occupied$26,458$25,999$35,192
Median earnings male$40,313$34,323$36,919
Median earnings female$26,128$22,614$26,250
Unemployment rate3.7%4.8%4.7%
Poverty level14.4%18.4%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Northport is 16% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Northport is 5% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Northport is 20% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Northport is 4% lower than the national average

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      Northport employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.5%1.1%
      Manufacturing sector17.4%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%4.4%
      Wholesale & retail services13.1%14.8%
      Public administration8.0%3.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities2.8%0.7%
      Education, health & social services17.1%51.0%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Coaling, AL1,637$57,6794.3%
      Brookwood, AL2,029$53,9582.5%
      Cottondale, AL3,546$50,0639.5%
      Coker, AL817$47,91713.4%
      Tuscaloosa, AL96,352$40,54226.7%
      Northport, AL24,544$52,2815.5%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      De Pere, WI24,544$64,25316.1%
      Foothills No. 31, AB24,563n/a 
      Palmetto Bay, FL24,522$105,31690.4%
      Newport, RI24,570$59,7948.1%
      New Smyrna Beach, FL24,574$50,2339.2%
      Northport, AL24,544$52,2815.5%
      Source: The Northport, AL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).