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Northfield, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Northfield had a population of 3,465 as of July 1, 2015. 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, 2015.

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Northfield, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,465
Population in Households 3,465
Population in Familes 2,746
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,201
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,472
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 925
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,644 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 955 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 517 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $146,711
Average Home Value $154,921


Median Household Income $50,871
Average Household Income $58,816
Per Capita Income $24,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.12% -0.61%
Households -0.92% -0.52%
Families -1.32% -0.77%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   2.85%
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, 2015 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 # 358 70th
Population Density1 # 71 94th
Diversity Index2 # 132 89th
Median Household Income # 571 53rd
Per Capita Income # 486 60th

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