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Northfield, Vermont - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield (historical) had a population of 2,080 as of July 1, 2017. Northfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index 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, 2017.

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

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Northfield, VT Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,080
Daytime Population: Workers 1,123
Daytime Population: Residents 1,013
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,136
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.03
Population in Households 1,748
Population in Familes 1,295
Population in Group Qrtrs 332
Population Density2 1,519
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $55,123
Average Household Income $67,548
Per Capita Income $26,357


Total Housing Units 890 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (57.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 298 (33.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $187,329
Average Home Value $193,676


Total Households 806
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 489
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.14% -0.08%
Households -0.2% -0.1%
Families 1.4% -0.25%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   2.14%

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, 2017 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 # 25 80th
Population Density # 19 85th
Diversity Index # 29 77th
Median Household Income # 38 69th
Per Capita Income # 73 40th

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