Statewide Claims to Fame

Northfield is 17th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Female residents

Northfield is 18th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Race - Hispanic or Latino

Northfield is 20th in Minnesota out of 143 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Current population (2012) 20,515 54th 5,379,139 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.6 85th 79,626.7 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 2,336.7 36th 66.6 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 129th 6.5% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 19.8% 126th 23.7% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 12.0% 78th 13.6% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 92.9% 73rd 91.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 49.1% 20th 31.8% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Race - White 88.8% 86th 86.5% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 1.3% 90th 5.5% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 133rd 1.3% 1.2%
Race - Asian 3.5% 50th 4.4% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 69th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 2.2% 73rd 2.2% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 8.4% 18th 4.9% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 84.9% 87th 82.4% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Female residents 52.6% 17th 50.3% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 8.0% 42nd 7.1% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Housing units 6,832 64th 2,354,034 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 30.0% 33rd 21.6% 25.9%
Households 5,890 68th 2,094,265 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 68.8% 101st 73.6% 66.1%
Home median value $220,300 58th $201,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 87th 2.5 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Income per capita $23,820 113th $30,310 $27,915
Income per household $64,917 60th $58,476 $52,762
Income below poverty line 10.0% 57th 11.0% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Northfield Rank Minnesota US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,689 55th 496,657 27,092,908
Retail sales $173,442 77th $71,384,103 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $8,890 95th $13,751 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $37,488 43rd $10,423,660 $613,795,732

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