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People

Total Population 20,303
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 11,318
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 47.9%
Median Earnings25+ $40,006
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $20,876
Median Earnings With High School Degree $27,649

Wealth

Median Family Income $78,316
% Above Poverty Level 89.8%
% Below Poverty Level 10.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 20 minutes
% Working from Home 29.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 11.6%
% Using Public Transportation 1%

Housing

People Living Alone 28.6%
Median Gross Rent $730
Median House Value $201,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.9%
US/American 0%
English 6.9%
Irish 12.9%

Northfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles S of Burnsville, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 34 miles S of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Rice
Standard Zip Codes 55057
Phone Area Codes 507
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.458
Longitude -93.161

Northfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FARIBAULT
Distance 11.5 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 22 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station FARMINGTON 3 NW
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
Station OWATONNA
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 2 to 21 F
Apr Temp 35 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Northfield, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Waterford (55057)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dennison 150 $60,625
Dundas 1,623 $68,315

Northfield Public Libraries

Library
Northfield Public Library
210 WASHINGTON ST
Northfield, Minnesota
(507) 645-6606
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Northfield Hospitals

NORTHFIELD HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
2000 NORTH AVENUE
(507) 646-1000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Northfield High Schools

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NORTHFIELD SR.
1400 S. DIVISION
507-663-0630
Serves 1,263 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

ARTECH
204 7TH ST. W. PMB6
507-321-2287
A Charter School.
Serves 108 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

NORTHFIELD ALT. LEARNING PROGRAM
1651 JEFFERSON PKWY.
507-664-3750
A Non-traditional School
Serves 80 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.8

VILLAGE SCHOOL OF NORTHFIELD
1100 BOLLENBACHER COURT
507-663-8990
A Charter School.
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 52 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 57.8

Northfield Colleges

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