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People

Total Population 1,170
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 17.5%
Employed Population 16+ 546
Age of the Population 48

Families

% of people married 44.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 40.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,111
% Above Poverty Level 92.6%
% Below Poverty Level 7.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 35.9%
Median Gross Rent $782
Median House Value $252,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.7%
US/American 0.7%
English 22.2%
Irish 16%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Northfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 38 miles N of Chicopee, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Franklin
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 01354, 01360
Phone Area Codes 413
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.695
Longitude -72.453

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 VERNON
Distance 5.9 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 62 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station AMHERST
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 33 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 36 to 62 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bernardston 2,187 $71,618
Erving 1,875 $73,000
Gill 1,641 $86,250
Leyden 658 $79,423
Orange 4,160 $55,385
Warwick 730 $74,167

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Northfield Public Libraries

Library
Dickinson Memorial Library
115 MAIN STREET
Northfield, Massachusetts
(413) 498-2455
Library Web Site
Field Library
243 MILLERS FALLS ROAD
Northfield, Massachusetts
(413) 498-0220

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Northfield High Schools

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97 F SUMNER TURNER RD
413-498-2931
Serves 546 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.5

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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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