Northfield, MN

Rice County

What you need to know about Northfield, MN

Located 40 miles south of Minneapolis-St. Paul, and home to Carleton College and St. Olaf College, Northfield is a scenic community graced with multiple nature trails and 35 parks. Cultural events include a festival called "The Defeat of Jesse James Days," and quality of life amenities include a picturesque downtown, recreation on the Cannon River and easy access to Interstate 35.

10 Things to Do in Northfield, MN
Canoeing, shopping, craft coffees are among the many things to do in Northfield.
8 Reasons to Move to Northfield, MN
The downtown, their parks, and Jesse James are just a few.

Population

20,303
Up by 4.04%
Northfield MN
Why Northfield, MN Is a Great Place to Live
Learn more about Northfield, MN and what makes it such a great place to live.
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10 Things to Do in Northfield, MN
Canoeing, shopping, craft coffees are among the many things to do in Northfield.

Nearby Cities

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8 Reasons to Move to Northfield, MN
The downtown, their parks, and Jesse James are just a few.

Housing

Homes Owned 68.62%
68.62% Complete
Homes Rented 31.38%
31.38% Complete

Real Estate

In Northfield, Minnesota


Ready to move to Northfield? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Northfield.

Median Home Price

$201,500
Higher than the state average

Schools

In Northfield, Minnesota


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Northfield rates.

Median Household Income

$58,375
Higher than the national average

Business

In Northfield, Minnesota


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Northfield.

Residents

Most residents are
10-24 Years old

Health

In Northfield, Minnesota


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Northfield.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 48%
48% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete

Northfield, MN's Livability Rankings

More About Northfield, MN

Why Northfield, MN Is a Great Place to Live
Learn more about Northfield, MN and what makes it such a great place to live.
10 Things to Do in Northfield, MN
Canoeing, shopping, craft coffees are among the many things to do in Northfield.
8 Reasons to Move to Northfield, MN
The downtown, their parks, and Jesse James are just a few.