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Demographics

People

Total Population1,246
Male Share of the Population47.2%
Female Share of the Population52.8%
Senior Citizens17.3%
Employed Population 16+590
Age of the Population49

Families

% of people married44.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.4%
Median Earnings25+$36,979
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,487

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,712
% Above Poverty Level92.1%
% Below Poverty Level7.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone35.6%
Median Gross Rent$778
Median House Value$252,800

Ancestry

French Except Basque20.5%
Irish18.7%
English18.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)10.2%
Polish10.2%
German9.3%
Scottish6.8%
Canadian4.1%
Swedish2.9%
Italian2.9%
Danishn2.2%
Welsh1.8%
Portuguese1.5%
Russian0.8%
Norwegian0.8%
Ukrainian0.8%
US/American0.7%
Hungarian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
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Northfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Franklin County
Standard Zip Codes1360
Phone Area Codes413
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.7
Approximate Longitude-72.43

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)

StationVERNON
Distance5.9 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 84 F
Oct Temp37 to 62 F
Annual Precip46.9 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance17.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationAMHERST
Distance22 miles
Jan Temp11 to 33 F
Apr Temp34 to 58 F
Jul Temp59 to 83 F
Oct Temp36 to 62 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bernardston2,160$80,043
Erving1,871$75,139
Gill1,656$84,722
Leyden691$78,000
Orange4,117$59,156
Warwick742$79,844

Northfield Public Libraries

Dickinson Memorial Library
115 MAIN STREET
Northfield, Massachusetts
(413) 498-2455
Field Library
243 MILLERS FALLS ROAD
Northfield, Massachusetts
(413) 225-3038

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Northfield Public Schools

Northfield Elementary
104 Main Street
ZIP: 1360
(413) 498-5842
Primary
Total Enrollment 196
Pioneer Valley Regional
97 F Sumner Turner Rd
ZIP: 1360
(413) 498-2931
High
Total Enrollment 461

Northfield Private Schools

Linden Hill School
154 S Mountain Rd
ZIP: 1360
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 41
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Historic Northfield

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Residence of Rev. D.L. Moody c1901.

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Residence of Rev. D.L. Moody c1901.

Residence of Rev. Dwight L. Moody) c1904.

Dickinson Memorial Library between 1900 and 1906

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