Northfield, Minnesota Population 2022

20,991
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Northfield is a city located in Rice County Minnesota. Northfield has a 2020 population of 20,991. Northfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.40% annually and its population has increased by 4.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 20,057 in 2010.

The average household income in Northfield is $89,628 with a poverty rate of 9.89%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $812 per month, and the median house value is $240,500. The median age in Northfield is 27.2 years, 26.4 years for males, and 27.8 years for females.

Northfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Northfieldwas:

  • White: 85.06%
  • Two or more races: 5.08%
  • Other race: 4.00%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Black or African American: 1.79%
  • Native American: 0.30%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.02%
The current population of Northfield, Minnesota is 20,991 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 20,991.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 20,057.

Northfield, Minnesota Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201064,2430.00%
201164,4662230.35%
201264,438-28-0.04%
201364,6392010.31%
201464,9973580.55%
201565,3233260.50%
201665,8685450.83%
201766,1963280.50%
201866,5663700.56%
201966,9724060.61%
202067,3784060.60%
202167,7844060.60%

Northfield Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White17,35185.06%
Black or African American3651.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native610.30%
Asian7643.75%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander50.02%
Some Other Race8164.00%
Two or More Races1,0375.08%
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Northfield Population by Race

Northfield Population Pyramid 2022

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Northfield Median Age

27.2


Total

26.7


Male

27.5


Female

Northfield Adults

There are 16,964 adults, (2,812 of whom are seniors) in Northfield.

Northfield Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Northfield Sex Ratio

Female

10,575

51.84%

Male

9,824

48.16%

Northfield Population by Age

Northfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Northfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87%13%
All65.2%34.8%
Female56.3%43.7%
Male56.1%43.9%
Non Family41%59%

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Northfield Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1322.3965.2
Married3,0473.1387
Male1802.9356.1
Female3593.7156.3
Non Family2,5461.2841

3.12

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

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Northfield Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1501.44%
9th to 12th Grade1961.89%
High School Graduate2,23521.51%
Some College1,92118.49%
Associates Degree1,11010.68%
Bachelors Degree2,38122.92%
Graduate Degree2,39623.06%
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Northfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Northfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian231169133
Black14413680
Native American221712
White9,1219,0044,328
Hispanic709555167
2+ Races31931975
Other Race33519555

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 57.58%.

Northfield Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,511$52,068$39,125
Less Than 9th Grade$19,470$21,563$12,917
High School Graduate$35,799$36,656$27,379
Some College$43,880$55,991$31,997
Bachelors Degree$51,897$66,452$43,432
Graduate Degree$62,629$74,632$55,903

$45,511

Average Earnings

$52,068

Average Male

$39,125

Average Female

Northfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Northfield Language by Age

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Northfield Language

87.29% of Northfield residents speak only English, while 12.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.26% of the population.

Northfield Language

Northfield Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic1,32636827.75%
Asian2857526.32%
Multiple719709.74%
White12,3529347.56%
Black175105.71%
Native5111.96%
Other350NaN%

9.89%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.60%

Male Poverty Rate

10.16%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Northfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Northfield is Hispanic, with 27.75% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.16%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.82%.

Northfield Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.63%
High School17.97%
Some College3.86%
Bachelors or Greater1.13%

Northfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.91%
Male Unemployed63.36%
Female Employed8.36%
Female Unemployed7.81%

Northfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Northfield Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$69,407$89,176
Families$98,750$116,695
Married Families$106,531-
Non Families$37,368$48,559
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Income by Household Type

Northfield Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

37.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Northfield Married by Age and Sex

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Northfield Marriage

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

Northfield Marital Status by Race

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Northfield Marital Status

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1,030

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War100
First Gulf War396
Vietnam312
Korea105
World War II18

Northfield Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3420
35 to 54322
55 to 64242
65 to 74220
75+226

Northfield Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White9506.46%
Black5416.72%
Native American517.86%
2+ Races213.13%
Hispanic221.76%

Northfield Veterans by Race

Northfield Veterans by Education

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3.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

Northfield Veterans by Education

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68.8%

Labor Force Participation

65.1%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Northfield Employment by Age

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Northfield Employment by Race

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Northfield Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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55.43%

Born in Northfield

93.04%

Native Born

6.96%

Foreign Born

5.65%

Non Citizen

1.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

93.04% of Northfield residents were born in the United States, with 55.43% having been born in Minnesota. 5.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Northfield Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18902,6590.00%
19003,2105511.90%
19103,265550.17%
19204,0237582.11%
19304,1531300.32%
19404,5333800.88%
19507,4872,9545.15%
19608,7071,2201.52%
197010,2351,5281.63%
198012,5622,3272.07%
199014,6842,1221.57%
200017,1472,4631.56%
201020,0572,9101.58%
201120,1601030.51%
201220,105-55-0.27%
201320,198930.46%
201420,3351370.68%
201520,370350.17%
201620,4801100.54%
201720,550700.34%
201820,6591090.53%
201920,742830.40%
202020,825830.40%
202120,908830.40%
202220,991830.40%

Northfield Population by Year