Northfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

1,237

Northfield is a city located in Massachusetts. Northfield has a 2020 population of 1,237. Northfield is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 13.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,089 in 2010. Northfield reached it's highest population of 1,246 in 2016.

The average household income in Northfield is $93,257 with a poverty rate of 4.28%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $770 per month, and the median house value is $243,800. The median age in Northfield is 48.8 years, 48.3 years for males, and 49.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.8 males.

Northfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northfield was:

  • White: 100.00%
  • Black or African American: 0.00%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Northfield, Massachusetts is 1,237, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,237.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,089.

Northfield, Massachusetts Population 2020

Population by Race

Northfield Population Pyramid 2020

Northfield Median Age

48.8


Total

48.3


Male

49.5


Female

Northfield Adults

There are 1,016 adults, (316 of whom are seniors) in Northfield.

Northfield Age Dependency

76.7

Age Dependency Ratio

45.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Northfield Sex Ratio

Female

619

50.04%

Male

618

49.96%

Northfield Households and Families

Northfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Northfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female85.6%14.4%
Married83.7%16.3%
Male75.9%24.1%
All74.2%25.8%
Non Family53.3%46.7%

74.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5382.374.2
Married2453.0483.7
Non Family1671.1353.3
Female972.2585.6
Male292.9375.9

2.72

Average Family Size

2.3

Average Household Size

6.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Northfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade121.27%
9th to 12th Grade333.49%
High School Graduate20121.25%
Some College14515.33%
Associates Degree10010.57%
Bachelors Degree16016.91%
Graduate Degree29531.18%

Northfield Educational Attainment by Race

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 95.24%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 48.10%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,417$48,750$41,534
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$25,250$$26,154
Some College$35,714$43,214$25,875
Bachelors Degree$63,512$88,125$62,976
Graduate Degree$64,400$67,872$59,861

$45,417

Average Earnings

$48,750

Average Male

$41,534

Average Female

Northfield Language

Northfield Language by Age

Northfield Language

96.67% of Northfield residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 1.75% of the population.

Northfield Poverty

Northfield Poverty by Race

4.28%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.85%

Male Poverty Rate

3.72%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northfield is White, with 4.28% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Northfield is White, with 4.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.41%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 9.79%.

Name Poverty
High School5.47%
Some College4.90%
Bachelors or Greater2.20%
Less Than High School0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Employed3.34%
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed0.00%

Northfield Income

Northfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,706$93,257
Families$90,859$115,782
Married Families$106,442-
Non Families$32,986$37,237

Northfield Marital Status

Northfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Northfield Married by Age and Sex

Northfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Northfield Marital Status by Race

Northfield Veterans

159

Number of Veterans

144

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam94
World War II26
First Gulf War5
Korea
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7485
75+53
35 to 5412
55 to 649
18 to 34

$Northfield Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northfield Employment Status

66.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.4%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Northfield Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

57.64%

Born in Massachusetts

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

0.73%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.17% of Northfield residents were born in the United States, with 57.64% having been born in Massachusetts. 0.73% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,2370.00%
20191,2370.00%
20181,237363.00%
20171,201-45-3.61%
20161,246766.50%
20151,17011010.38%
20141,060-31-2.84%
20131,091-147-11.87%
20121,23823423.31%
20111,004-85-7.81%
20101,0890.00%