Northport, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Northport, Michigan - Basic Facts

The Village of Northport had a population of 529 as of July 1, 2017. 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northport population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Northport, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 529
Daytime Population: Workers 281
Daytime Population: Residents 311
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 592
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 529
Population in Familes 414
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 321
Diversity Index3 18


Median Household Income $65,721
Average Household Income $102,797
Per Capita Income $49,684


Total Housing Units 414 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 221 (53.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 ( 7.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (38.9%)
Median Home Value $307,353
Average Home Value $480,157


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 2.09
Family Households 166
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.08% 0.15%
Households 0.11% 0.16%
Families 1.69% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.26%
Per Capita Income   0.96%

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, 2017 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 # 524 25th
Population Density # 583 16th
Diversity Index # 301 57th
Median Household Income # 72 90th
Per Capita Income # 27 96th

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