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A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Public Schools
    A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    A-
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    B
  5. Good for Families
    A+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    C+
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    A-

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$597,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,613
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%

Northfield Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A-
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    283
  • Murder
    0
    6
  • Rape
    18
    41
  • Robbery
    0
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    109
    500
  • Theft
    601
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    18
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$125,636
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    39%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    7%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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Northfield Reviews

2 reviews
It's a very quiet little town, on the cusp of our larger neighboring towns. It has a cute town center with great food and a beautiful park.
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There are rarely any crimes. Most of the calls to the police are medical related.