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Northport, Michigan

Northport is a village located in Leelanau County, Michigan. As of the 2000 census, the village had a total population of 648.


\nAccording to the
United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²). 4.3 km² (1.7 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


\nAs of the
census of 2000, there are 648 people, 272 households, and 174 families residing in the village. The population density is 150.7/km² (389.7/mi²). There are 391 housing units at an average density of 90.9/km² (235.1/mi²). The racial makeup of the village is 96.14% White, 0.31% African American, 2.16% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.31% from other races, and 0.77% from two or more races. 3.55% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 272 households out of which 21.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 52.2% are married couples living together, 9.2% have a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% are non-families. 32.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.18 and the average family size is 2.69. In the village the population is spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.2% from 18 to 24, 17.4% from 25 to 44, 28.7% from 45 to 64, and 31.3% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 50 years. For every 100 females there are 86.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.0 males. The median income for a household in the village is $40,368, and the median income for a family is $48,750. Males have a median income of $31,042 versus $26,786 for females. The per capita income for the village is $23,786. 9.1% of the population and 6.7% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 15.0% are under the age of 18 and 3.9% are 65 or older.