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  1. Public Schools
    A-
  2. Crime & Safety
    B
  3. Housing
    B+
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B
  7. Jobs
    B+
  8. Weather
    C
  9. Cost of Living
    B
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    C+
Northfield Township is a suburb of Detroit with a population of 8,556. Northfield Township is in Washtenaw County. 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.
About Northfield Township...
Population
8,556

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$183,000
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$910
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    22%
  • Own
    78%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
B
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    91.5
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    45.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    286
    500.1
  • Theft
    686.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    148.7
    284

Residents

Diversity
B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    11%
  • 25-34 years
    12%
  • 35-44 years
    11%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    12%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    39%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%

Working in Northfield Township

Jobs
B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$58,100
National
$55,322
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