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Northfield Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 8,636. Northfield Township is in Washtenaw County and is one of the best places to live in Michigan. Living in Northfield Township offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Northfield Township there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Northfield Township and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Northfield Township are highly rated.

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About Northfield Township...
Population
8,636

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$211,400
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$951
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    18%
  • Own
    82%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    136.5
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    45.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    216.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    637.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    68.3
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    14%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    14%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Northfield Township

Jobs
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Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$75,574
National
$62,843

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