Northport, Michigan

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Northport, Michigan

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High Points

Northport strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Michigan):

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Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Northport Short Commute Times
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Northport College Educated Adults
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Northport Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Northport Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Northport, Michigan

Comparing Northport to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 10 10
Senior Citizens 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 9
Racial Diversity 6 5
Male Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 7
Average Household Size 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
Median Family Income 8 7
People Above Poverty 7 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Housing Recently Built 3 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Affordability of Rents 2 2

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Northport Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 125 miles E of Green Bay, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 184 miles NE of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County Leelanau
Standard Zip Codes 49670
Phone Area Codes 231
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.131
Longitude -85.616

Northport Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 27 F
Apr Temp 30 to 51 F
Jul Temp 55 to 79 F
Oct Temp 37 to 57 F
Annual Precip 27.5 inches
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 29 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 32.1 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 27 F
Apr Temp 32 to 53 F
Jul Temp 58 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 58 F
Annual Precip 33.4 inches
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Northport Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 648 100%
Male 301 46.5%
Female 347 53.5%
Under 18 119 18.4%
18+ 529 81.6%
65+ 203 31.3%
Median Age 50.2
Average Family Size 2.69
White 623 96.1%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 2 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 2.2%
Other 2 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 23 3.5%

Estimated Northport Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 651
Growth 3
Growth % 0.5%

Northport Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 20.9%
English 15.3%
Irish 13.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11%
Norwegian 8.2%
Swedish 5.1%
Polish 3.9%
Czech 3.5%
US/American 3.1%
Scottish 2.3%
Dutch 2.2%
Greek 1.8%
Welsh 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Italian 1.4%
Danish 1%
French Canadian 1%
Northern European 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Czechoslovakian 0.4%
Eastern European 0.4%
British 0.4%
Romanian 0.4%
Finnish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Northport, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

North Port (49670)
Northport Point (49670)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Northport 648 $48,750
Bellaire 1,164 $44,625
Central Lake 990 $44,167
Charlevoix 2,994 $42,853
Elk Rapids 1,700 $45,179
Ellsworth 483 $45,694
Suttons Bay 589 $52,321

Northport Public Libraries

Leelanau Township Library
Northport, Michigan
(231) 386-5131

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Northport High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 224 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.2

Northport Colleges

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