Northport is a tiny village located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 530 people and just one neighborhood, Northport is the 552nd largest community in Michigan.
Real Estate Prices
Northport home prices are not only among the most expensive in Michigan, but Northport real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Northport isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Northport are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Northport is a village of service providers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Northport who work in food service (16.29%), management occupations (12.88%) and office and administrative support (9.47%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Northport is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Northport a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Northport has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Northport’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One of the benefits of Northport is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.38 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small village, Northport doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.