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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
    B-
Northfield is a suburb of Louisville with a population of 1,170. Northfield is in Jefferson County and is one of the best places to live in Kentucky. Living in Northfield offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Northfield and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Northfield are above average.
About Northfield...
Population
1,170

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$350,600
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,147
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Northfield Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
A
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    0
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    0
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    94.6
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,324.5
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    0
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    2%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    26%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    22%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    38%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    8%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    13%

Working in Northfield

Jobs
A
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$88,750
National
$55,322
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Northfield Reviews

2 reviews
I have been lucky to grow up in such a nice neighborhood. It's right in the middle of everything I feel like. I can go almost anywhere I want to in under 25 minutes. There is always kids out playing in their driveways or yards and the neighbors have always been very nice. The cop that patrols the neighborhood makes it very safe and is always around if you ever need help with anything. I will always remember this neighborhood where I have made many great memories with the friends I have made in the neighborhood.
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i love this area. the people are friendly and hard working.