Latest Data (2017)
Population 20,474
Nationwide Rank 1786

Quick Facts

Northfield, Minnesota is the 1,786th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Northfield, Minnesota is a city.

Northfield, Minnesota is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Northfield had its largest population ever.

Northfield, Minnesota's growth is about average. 42% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Northfield, Minnesota Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
1776 Lebanon, Ohio 20,622 19.9%
1777 Sidney, Ohio 20,614 1.3%
1778 Battle Ground, Washington 20,576 104.9%
1779 Golden, Colorado 20,571 19.5%
1780 Lockport, New York 20,569 -7.4%
1781 Universal City, Texas 20,532 41.9%
1782 Kinston, North Carolina 20,509 -13.8%
1783 North Salt Lake, Utah 20,507 132.4%
1784 Libertyville, Illinois 20,490 -1.5%
1785 Hammond, Louisiana 20,480 15.8%
1786 Northfield, Minnesota 20,474 18.7%
1787 Evans, Colorado 20,470 95.0%
1788 Ashland, Ohio 20,455 -3.7%
1789 Elko, Nevada 20,451 20.4%
1790 Portsmouth, Ohio 20,443 -2.0%
1791 Elmwood Park, New Jersey 20,429 7.9%
1792 Clemmons, North Carolina 20,420 29.0%
1793 La CaƱada Flintridge, California 20,413
1794 Pickerington, Ohio 20,402 103.4%
1795 Mountain Brook, Alabama 20,381 -1.9%
1796 Dickinson, Texas 20,359 18.9%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
932 Maplewood 40,918 15.6%
933 Shakopee 40,893 93.9%
1047 Cottage Grove 36,793 19.9%
1060 Roseville 36,314 7.7%
1065 Richfield 36,151 5.0%
1088 Inver Grove Heights 35,392 18.4%
1161 Andover 32,902 22.4%
1214 Savage 31,352 45.1%
1228 Brooklyn Center 31,006 6.4%
1339 Oakdale 28,083 4.9%
1351 Fridley 27,853 1.3%
1391 Winona 26,928 -0.6%
1397 Shoreview 26,794 2.7%
1412 Ramsey 26,587 42.9%
1416 Chaska 26,561 48.7%
1427 Prior Lake 26,401 61.6%
1449 White Bear Lake 25,888 6.3%
1454 Owatonna 25,794 14.1%
1465 Chanhassen 25,558 24.8%
1501 Champlin 25,022 12.1%
1511 Austin 24,933 5.9%
1538 Elk River 24,506 46.8%
1549 Rosemount 24,344 64.2%
1585 Faribault 23,750 13.2%
1615 Crystal 23,165 2.0%
1620 Farmington 23,067 81.6%
1637 New Brighton 22,787 2.6%
1644 Hastings 22,722 24.1%
1711 Golden Valley 21,520 5.7%
1716 Lino Lakes 21,407 26.0%
1739 New Hope 21,063 0.9%
1786 Northfield 20,474 18.7%
1803 Columbia Heights 20,254 9.3%
1805 South St. Paul 20,242 0.3%
1829 Forest Lake 19,879 36.9%
1839 West St. Paul 19,767 1.2%
1855 Willmar 19,628 6.2%
1874 Stillwater 19,368 24.1%
1930 Hopkins 18,678 7.4%
2009 Sartell 17,752 80.7%
2013 Albert Lea 17,703 -3.9%
2022 St. Michael 17,565 87.7%
2032 Anoka 17,522 -3.1%
2088 Otsego 16,755 157.7%
2113 Ham Lake 16,528 28.5%
2127 Red Wing 16,412 1.8%
2150 Buffalo 16,201 56.9%
2167 Hibbing 16,041 -6.0%
2240 Bemidji 15,366 25.5%
2291 Hugo 14,828 124.7%
2317 Robbinsdale 14,544 2.9%
2395 Hutchinson 13,895 5.2%
2413 Fergus Falls 13,783 0.7%
2417 North Mankato 13,746 15.6%
2423 Sauk Rapids 13,722 32.2%
2425 Marshall 13,710 7.4%
2444 Monticello 13,599 56.8%
2445 Alexandria 13,592 29.7%
2449 Vadnais Heights 13,561 3.8%
2468 Brainerd 13,428 -1.8%
2485 Worthington 13,247 17.7%
2486 New Ulm 13,238 -2.6%
2508 Mounds View 13,098 2.6%
2524 Rogers 12,984 227.8%
2615 North St. Paul 12,444 4.5%
2648 Waconia 12,232 75.4%
2697 Cloquet 11,938 6.4%
2699 East Bethel 11,928 8.2%
2702 St. Peter 11,906 20.7%
2800 Mendota Heights 11,343 -1.0%
2817 Grand Rapids 11,242 17.5%
2874 Big Lake 10,915 71.9%
2956 Little Canada 10,477 6.8%
2961 North Branch 10,462 28.1%
2988 Arden Hills 10,362 7.2%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 20,474 1,786
2016 20,445 1,775
2015 20,380 1,767
2014 20,356 1,760
2013 20,581 1,721
2012 20,515 1,711
2011 20,555 1,693
2010 20,007 1,724
2009 19,656 1,728
2008 19,642 1,722
2007 19,509 1,721
2006 19,185 1,727
2005 18,707 1,739
2004 18,425 1,743
2003 18,156 1,745
2002 17,856 1,755
2001 17,575 1,761
2000 17,238 1,791
1990 14,870 1,791