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Northfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Summit County at latitude 41.3425 and longitude -81.5285. Summit County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,050 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Northfield, but most people and references simply refer to it as Northfield, Ohio.

The P1 Census Class Code for Northfield indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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Northfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,523
Population in Households 3,523
Population in Familes 2,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,254
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 944
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 980 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 150 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $137,713
Average Home Value $146,607


Median Household Income $51,301
Average Household Income $58,373
Per Capita Income $24,754
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.0% -0.66%
Households -0.79% -0.53%
Families -1.16% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 357 70th
Population Density1 # 67 95th
Diversity Index2 # 137 89th
Median Household Income # 497 59th
Per Capita Income # 465 61st

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