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Northfield, MN: What you need to know

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.


Northfield, MN City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 20,309
Median Age 27
Median Household Income $57,866
Median Home Price $197,900
Walkscore 27

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Northfield, MN Demographics

Median Population in Northfield, MN

Median Age 26.6%
Age 18 Over 82.4%
Age 21 Over 63%
Age 62 Over 16.5%
Age 65 Over 13.5%

Race in Northfield, MN

  Ethnicity White 87.4%
  Ethnicity Black 2.6%
  Ethnicity Asian 4.5%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 7.2%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.3%
  Ethnicity Other 3.2%

Population By Gender in Northfield, MN

  Male 47.6%
  Female 52.4%

Language in Northfield, MN

  English Only 88%
  English Other 12%

Economics in Northfield, MN

  Median Household Income $57,866
  Median Home Price $197,900
  Homes Owned 32.8%
  Homes Rent 67.2%
  Median Property Rent $737

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Commute Types in Northfield, MN

  Walked 8.7%
  Worked at Home 31.5%
  Public Transportation 0.7%
  Other Means 2.4%
  Drove Alone 51.1%
  Carpooled 5.7%

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