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Demographics

People

Total Population20,405
Male Share of the Population47.1%
Female Share of the Population52.9%
Senior Citizens14.1%
Employed Population 16+11,214
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married39.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher45.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$15,870
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,049

Wealth

Median Family Income$74,832
% Above Poverty Level89.4%
% Below Poverty Level10.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time20 minutes
% Working from Home31.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone30.5%
Median Gross Rent$754
Median House Value$196,400

Ancestry

German30.9%
Norwegian17.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.6%
Irish12.5%
Swedish8.9%
English7.8%
Polish3.4%
French Except Basque3.1%
Italian2.7%
Czech2.6%
Danishn2.3%
Dutch1.8%
African1.7%
Scottish1.4%
Finnish1%
Russian0.7%
Sudanese0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Greek0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Welsh0.6%
Austrian0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Belgian0.4%
Arab0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
South African0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
US/American0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Northfield Almanac

CategoryValue
County Rice County
Standard Zip Codes55057
Phone Area Codes507
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude44.45
Approximate Longitude-93.16

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)

StationFARIBAULT
Distance11.5 miles
Jan Temp1 to 22 F
Apr Temp34 to 56 F
Jul Temp60 to 83 F
Oct Temp37 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationFARMINGTON 3 NW
Distance14.5 miles
Jan Temp4 to 22 F
Apr Temp36 to 59 F
Jul Temp61 to 84 F
Oct Temp39 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches
StationOWATONNA
Distance25 miles
Jan Temp2 to 21 F
Apr Temp35 to 57 F
Jul Temp61 to 83 F
Oct Temp38 to 60 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Dennison162$68,750
Dundas1,586$85,875
Nerstrand296$75,625
Randolph424$79,063

Northfield Public Libraries

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

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Northfield Hospitals

Northfield City Hospital & Nsg
(Government - Local)
2000 North Avenue
(507) 646-1000

Northfield Public Schools

Arcadia Charter School
1719 Cannon Rd
ZIP: 55057
(507) 663-8806
Other
Total Enrollment 126
Bridgewater Elementary
401 Jefferson Pkwy
ZIP: 55057
(507) 664-3300
Primary
Total Enrollment 592
Greenvale Park Elementary
700 Lincoln Pkwy
ZIP: 55057
(507) 645-3500
Primary
Total Enrollment 479
Longfellow Elementary
201 Orchard St S
ZIP: 55057
(507) 645-1200
Primary
Total Enrollment 43
Northfield Area Learning Center
201 Orchard St S
ZIP: 55057
(507) 645-1200
Other
Total Enrollment 45
Northfield Middle
2200 Division St S
ZIP: 55057
(507) 663-0650
Middle
Total Enrollment 958
Northfield Senior High
1400 Division St S
ZIP: 55057
(507) 663-0630
High
Total Enrollment 1239
Prairie Creek Community School
27695 Denmark Ave
ZIP: 55057
(507) 645-9640
Primary
Total Enrollment 181
Sibley Elementary
1400 Maple St
ZIP: 55057
(507) 645-3470
Primary
Total Enrollment 574

Northfield Private Schools

Laura Baker School
211 Oak St
ZIP: 55057
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 8
Northfield Montessori
340 Montessori Ct
ZIP: 55057
Elementary
Total Enrollment 7
St Dominic Elementary School
216 Spring St N
ZIP: 55057
Elementary
Total Enrollment 157
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