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Northfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield had a population of 3,537 as of July 1, 2016. Northfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Northfield is located at latitude 41.3425 and longitude -81.5285 in Summit County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Northfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.08 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The Village of Northfield (GNIS ID: 1087010) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Northfield population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Northfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,537
Population in Households 3,537
Population in Familes 2,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,267
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 1,497
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 946
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 960 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 537 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 147 ( 8.9%)
Median Home Value $141,896
Average Home Value $162,604


Median Household Income $52,288
Average Household Income $59,310
Per Capita Income $25,103
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.34%
Households -0.5% -0.3%
Families -0.76% -0.47%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Northfield, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northfield to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 356 71st
Population Density1 # 67 95th
Diversity Index2 # 130 89th
Median Household Income # 480 61st
Per Capita Income # 474 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Ohio Census Data Comparison Tool.