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Northfield, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield (historical) had a population of 2,097 as of July 1, 2016. Northfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Vermont. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Northfield is located at latitude 44.1558 and longitude -72.6556 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Northfield (historical) (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The Village of Northfield (historical) (GNIS ID: 2765037) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Northfield (historical) is located within Town of Northfield, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Northfield: Depot Village, Northfield Depot, Northfield Village.

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Northfield, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,097
Population in Households 1,766
Population in Familes 1,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 331
Population Density1 1,532
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 818
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 524 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 294 (32.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 79 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $185,294
Average Home Value $189,265


Median Household Income $52,072
Average Household Income $63,413
Per Capita Income $24,933
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 2.12% -0.08%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Northfield, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northfield to the other 120 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 24 81st
Population Density1 # 20 84th
Diversity Index2 # 32 74th
Median Household Income # 38 69th
Per Capita Income # 70 43rd

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