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Northport is a city in Tuscaloosa County, in the Tuscaloosa metro area.

The community was named for its northern location along the river.

The latitude of Northport is 33.228N. The longitude is -87.577W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 220 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 20,106.


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Median household income
Local
$40,206
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Northport demographic reports
Northport is on the Black Warrior River.
Former and merged names include:
· Kentuck
· North Tuscaloosa
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 144. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 7.3 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Kentuck Festival of the Arts - Oct. 20-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Northport web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Kentuck Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Northport demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Tuscaloosa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Tuscaloosa area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35406 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Northport residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northport ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northport was $20,163, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

30% of Northport residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Northport, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $907.


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Tuscaloosa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northport political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Northport workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Northport between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Northport include Best Western Catalina Inn, Econo Lodge.

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