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Northfield, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield (historical) had a population of 2,062 as of July 1, 2019. 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 44.1512 and longitude -72.6565 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Northfield (historical) 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.

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

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Northfield, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Northfield, VT Housing Affordability Index is 183
State of Vermont Housing Affordability Index is 103
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Northfield, VT Wealth Index is 77
State of Vermont Wealth Index is 92
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 2,062 (100%)
Population in Households 1,731 (83.9%)
Population in Families 1,276 (61.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 331 (16.1%)
Population Density 1,503
Diversity Index2 15
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $72,480
Average Household Income $82,400
Per Capita Income $29,453
Wealth Index4 77

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 888 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 495 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 303 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $193,103
Housing Affordability Index3 183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 799
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.2% -0.05%
Households -0.25% -0.1%
Families 0.92% -0.25%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.71%

Northfield, VT - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northfield to the other 121 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Vermont by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 Density # 19 85th
Diversity Index # 35 72nd
Median Household Income # 7 95th
Per Capita Income # 52 58th

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