Northport, MI Profile: Facts & Data


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Northport, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Northport had a population of 523 as of July 1, 2018. Northport ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Northport is located at latitude 45.1303 and longitude -85.6177 in Leelanau County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Northport (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Leelanau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 607 feet.

The Village of Northport (GNIS ID: 2399528) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Northport is located within Township of Leelanau, a minor civil division (MCD) of Leelanau County.

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Northport, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 523
Population in Households 523
Population in Familes 405
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 317
Diversity Index3 17


Median Household Income $64,877
Average Household Income $98,371
Per Capita Income $47,711


Total Housing Units 413 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 222 (53.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 ( 7.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 162 (39.2%)
Median Home Value $342,361
Average Home Value $560,333


Total Households 251
Average Household Size 2.08
Family Households 163
Average Family Size 2
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.07% -0.19%
Households 0.0% -0.16%
Families 1.26% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Northport, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northport to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 523 25th
Population Density # 583 16th
Diversity Index # 328 53rd
Median Household Income # 89 87th
Per Capita Income # 31 96th

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