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Raw data sources: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.
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With a population of 24,772, 9,102 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $186,128, Northport real estate is some of the most expensive in Alabama, although Northport home values aren't among America's most expensive.
Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Northport, accounting for 73.48% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Northport include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 15.08%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 8.20%), and a few mobile homes or trailers ( 2.58%).
The most prevalent building size and type in Northport are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 64.54% owning and 35.46% renting.
There is a lot of housing in Northport built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Northport built between 2000 and later ( 26.56%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 20.30%). There's also some housing in Northport built before 1939 ( 3.05%).
Real estate appreciation rates in Northport's have tracked to near the national average over the last then years, with the annual appreciation rate averaging 0.12% during the period.
Over the last year, Northport appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Northport's appreciation rate has been 2.48%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Northport were at -1.69%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of -6.58%.
Notably, Northport's appreciation rate in the latest quarter is one of the lowest in America.
Relative to Alabama, our data show that Northport's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 60% of the other cities and towns in Alabama.
One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Northport differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Northport - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Northport real estate investment or home purchase decisions.
|$802,001 - $1,069,000||0.2|
|$534,001 - $802,000||0.8|
|$428,001 - $534,000||1.7|
|$320,001 - $428,000||5.2|
|$214,001 - $320,000||20.2|
|$107,001 - $214,000||53.4|
|$54,001 - $107,000||10.5|
|$0 - $54,000||7.5|
|Value Relative to Nation||Value Relative to State|
|Time Period||Total Appreciation||Avg. Annual Rate||
2017 Q2 - 2017 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q3 - 2017 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q3 - 2017 Q3
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q3
|* 10 is highest|
|AGE OF Northport HOMES|
|2000 or Newer||26.6|
|1970 - 1999||50.1|
|1940 - 1969||20.3|
|1939 or Older||3.1|
|TYPE OF Northport HOMES|
|Small Apt. Buildings||8.2|
|SIZE OF Northport HOMES|
|5 or more bedrooms||6.21|