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Northport

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    grade A minus
    Overall Niche Grade
    1. Public Schools
      grade B minus
    2. Crime & Safety
      grade C
    3. Housing
      grade B+
    4. Nightlife
      grade A minus
    5. Good for Families
      grade B+
    6. Diversity
      grade A minus
    7. Jobs
      grade B+
    8. Weather
      grade B
    9. Cost of Living
      grade B+
    10. Health & Fitness
      grade B
    11. Outdoor Activities
      grade B+
    12. Commute
      grade B minus

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    Northport is a with a population of 25,874. Northport is in Tuscaloosa County and is one of the best places to live in Alabama. Living in Northport offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Northport there are a lot of bars and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Northport and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Northport are above average.

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    Real Estate

    Median Home Value
    $177,200
    National
    $217,500
    Median Rent
    $824
    National
    $1,062
    Area Feel
    Sparse Suburban
    Rent vs. Own
    • Rent
      35%
    • Own
      65%
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    Crime & Safety

    Crime & Safety
    grade C
    Based on violent and property crime rates.
    Violent Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Assault
      193.3
      national  282.7
    • Murder
      3.9
      national  6.1
    • Rape
      74.9
      national  40.7
    • Robbery
      78.9
      national  135.5
    Property Crimes
    • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
    • Burglary
      485.1
      national  500.1
    • Theft
      2,406
      national  2,042.8
    • Motor Vehicle Theft
      153.8
      national  284

    Residents

    Diversity
    grade A minus
    Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
    Age
    • <10 years
      17%
    • 10-17 years
      9%
    • 18-24 years
      9%
    • 25-34 years
      17%
    • 35-44 years
      13%
    • 45-54 years
      9%
    • 55-64 years
      10%
    • 65+ years
      14%
    Education Levels
    • Master's degree or higher
      15%
      national  12%
    • Bachelor's degree
      22%
      national  20%
    • Some college or associate's degree
      31%
      national  29%
    • High school diploma or equivalent
      24%
      national  27%
    • Less than high school diploma
      9%
      national  12%

    Working in Northport

    Jobs
    grade B+
    Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
    Median Household Income
    $59,836
    National
    $62,843

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