What is the current population of Northfield?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Northfield is 20,729. Northfield, Minnesota is the 1,821st largest city in the US.

Northfield Geography [top]

What county is Northfield, Minnesota in?

Parts of Northfield are located within Dakota County and Rice County.

What is the size of Northfield, Minnesota in square miles?

Northfield has an area of 8.6 square miles.

Northfield Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Northfield?

The current population of Northfield (20,729) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Northfield growing?

Northfield has grown 20.2% since the 2000. Northfield, Minnesota's growth is about average. 43% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Northfield, Minnesota?

Northfield has a population density of 2,336.7 people per square mile.

Northfield Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Northfield, Minnesota?

The total voting age population of Northfield, Minnesota, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 15,696. The voting age population is 46.1% male and 53.9% female.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 14.8% of the residents of Northfield are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Northfield, Minnesota?

The racial demographics of Northfield are 86.7% White, 4.3% Other, 3.9% Asian, 2.8% Two or more races, 2.0% Black and 0.3% American Indian. Additionally, 8.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota residents are below the poverty line?

In Northfield, 10.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 14.5%. On a per-household basis, 6.3% of families are below the poverty line in Northfield.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 70.4% of Northfield residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Northfield, Minnesota residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 96.2% of Northfield residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 47.4% have a bachelor's degree and 22.1% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Northfield residents aged 5 and older, 13.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 7.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 3.1% speak an Asian language.

Northfield Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Northfield, Minnesota?

The unemployment rate in Northfield is 3.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota residents work for the government?

In Northfield, 7.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Northfield, Minnesota?

The median household income in Northfield is $70,148.

Northfield Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Northfield, Minnesota?

In Northfield, 67.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Northfield, Minnesota?

Renters occupy 32.7% of housing units in Northfield.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Northfield, 14.0% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Northfield, Minnesota housing units were built after 2000?

In Northfield, 23.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,600 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Northfield, Minnesota?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Northfield is $825.

What percentage of households in Northfield, Minnesota have broadband internet?

In Northfield, 86.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Northfield Population By Year

Population Graph For Northfield
Year Population Rank in US
2021 20,729 1,821
2020 20,712 1,808
2019 20,742 1,783
2018 20,634 1,786
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
2000 17,238 1,791
1990 14,870 1,791

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
1811 Hyattsville, Maryland 20,873 33.3%
1812 Murrysville, Pennsylvania 20,833 10.6%
1813 West St. Paul, Minnesota 20,822 6.6%
1814 Arnold, Missouri 20,819 4.2%
1815 Hays, Kansas 20,795 3.7%
1816 Covington, Washington 20,787 46.5%
1817 Glassboro, New Jersey 20,786 9.0%
1818 Snellville, Georgia 20,753 20.5%
1819 Lockport, New York 20,738 -6.6%
1820 Pittsburg, Kansas 20,738 7.6%
1821 Northfield, Minnesota 20,729 20.2%
1822 Altoona, Iowa 20,705 98.1%
1823 Shafter, California 20,678 61.4%
1824 Saco, Maine 20,669 21.9%
1825 Tullahoma, Tennessee 20,665 14.3%
1826 Montrose, Colorado 20,648 58.6%
1827 Sulphur, Louisiana 20,641 0.8%
1828 Elko, Nevada 20,613 21.3%
1829 Forest Lake, Minnesota 20,608 41.9%
1830 Pleasantville, New Jersey 20,595 8.4%
1831 Painesville, Ohio 20,591 16.7%

Similarly Sized Cities In Minnesota

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
965 Maplewood 40,940 15.6%
993 Cottage Grove 39,926 30.1%
1086 Richfield 36,527 6.1%
1104 Roseville 35,874 6.4%
1120 Inver Grove Heights 35,541 18.9%
1195 Savage 32,983 52.6%
1198 Andover 32,926 22.5%
1200 Brooklyn Center 32,880 12.8%
1301 Fridley 30,313 10.3%
1381 Ramsey 28,202 51.6%
1388 Prior Lake 28,086 71.9%
1390 Chaska 28,047 57.0%
1396 Oakdale 27,974 4.5%
1458 Shoreview 26,670 2.3%
1462 Rosemount 26,642 79.7%
1476 Owatonna 26,398 16.7%
1481 Austin 26,225 11.4%
1485 Elk River 26,192 56.9%
1499 Chanhassen 26,037 27.2%
1503 Winona 25,964 -4.1%
1596 Faribault 24,420 16.4%
1615 White Bear Lake 24,130 -0.8%
1651 Farmington 23,534 85.3%
1655 Champlin 23,478 5.2%
1682 New Brighton 22,902 3.1%
1690 Crystal 22,711 0.0%
1738 Golden Valley 21,942 7.8%
1739 Hastings 21,925 19.8%
1743 Columbia Heights 21,835 17.8%
1756 Lino Lakes 21,608 27.2%
1774 Otsego 21,401 229.2%
1776 New Hope 21,356 2.3%
1798 Willmar 21,045 13.9%
1813 West St. Paul 20,822 6.6%
1821 Northfield 20,729 20.2%
1829 Forest Lake 20,608 41.9%
1835 South St. Paul 20,536 1.8%
1903 Sartell 19,532 98.9%
1916 Stillwater 19,389 24.3%
1954 St. Michael 19,001 103.0%
2000 Hopkins 18,573 6.8%
2007 Albert Lea 18,428 0.0%
2060 Anoka 17,847 -1.3%
2173 Red Wing 16,763 3.9%
2187 Ham Lake 16,627 29.3%
2212 Buffalo 16,386 58.7%
2234 Hugo 16,109 144.1%
2238 Hibbing 16,077 -5.8%
2318 Bemidji 15,279 24.8%
2388 Hutchinson 14,590 10.4%
2394 Monticello 14,564 68.0%
2408 North Mankato 14,448 21.5%
2415 Alexandria 14,382 37.3%
2431 Brainerd 14,255 4.1%
2432 Robbinsdale 14,245 0.8%
2449 New Ulm 14,096 3.6%
2455 Fergus Falls 14,029 2.5%
2471 Sauk Rapids 13,896 33.9%
2502 Worthington 13,726 21.9%
2512 Marshall 13,641 6.8%
2545 Rogers 13,398 238.3%
2599 Waconia 13,071 87.5%
2614 Mounds View 12,946 1.4%
2622 Lake Elmo 12,899 85.8%
2652 Cloquet 12,686 13.1%
2667 Vadnais Heights 12,623 -3.3%
2670 North St. Paul 12,608 5.9%
2741 Big Lake 12,198 92.2%
2761 East Bethel 12,038 9.2%
2805 St. Peter 11,707 18.7%
2808 Mendota Heights 11,665 1.7%
2885 Grand Rapids 11,220 17.3%
2900 North Branch 11,113 36.1%
2914 Victoria 11,042 137.7%
3037 Little Canada 10,499 7.0%
3055 Fairmont 10,410 -4.4%

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