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The economy of Northfield, MN employs 11,504 people. The economy of Northfield, MN is specialized in Educational Services; Wholesale trade; and Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, which employ respectively 4.57; 0.94; and 0.91 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Northfield, MN are Educational Services (4,904), Healthcare & Social Assistance (1,162), and Manufacturing (989), and the highest paying industries are Finance & Insurance ($66,875), Transportation & Warehousing ($45,104), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($44,792).

Median household income in Northfield, MN is $60,235. Males in Northfield, MN have an average income that is 1.26 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,570. The income inequality of Northfield, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.461 which is lower than the national average.


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Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Northfield, MN. In Rice County, MN the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 18-24, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 91 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $7,644. Beltrami County, MN has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Minnesota.


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The closest comparable data for the census place of Northfield, MN is from the county of Rice County, MN.

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Northfield, MN is home to a population of 20,405 people, from which 94% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Northfield, MN is composed of 17,112 White residents (83.9%), 1,572 Hispanic residents (7.7%), 789 Asian residents (3.87%), 473 Black residents (2.32%), and 371 Two+ residents (1.82%). The most common foreign languages in Northfield, MN are Spanish (1,060 speakers), Chinese (345 speakers), and Arabic (104 speakers), but compared to other places, Northfield, MN has a relative high number of Scandinavian (104 speakers), Other West Germanic (44 speakers), and Laotian (24 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Northfield, MN awarded 1,433 degrees. The student population of Northfield, MN is skewed towards females, with 629 male students and 804 female students. Most students in Northfield, MN are White (1,081 and 75.4%), followed by Asian (88 and 6.14%), Two or more races (67 and 4.68%), and Hispanic or Latino (53 and 3.7%). The largest universities in Northfield, MN by number of graduates are St Olaf College (903 and 63%), Carleton College (530 and 37%), and N/A (N/A and N/A). The most popular majors in Northfield, MN are General Biological Sciences (159 and 11.1%), General Economics (118 and 8.23%), and General Psychology (104 and 7.26%). The median tuition costs in Northfield, MN are N/A for private four year colleges, and $50,580 and $50,580 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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The median property value in Northfield, MN is $196,400, which is 0.96 times smaller than the national average of $205,000. Between 2015 and 2016 the median property value decreased from $197,900 to $196,400, a 0.76% increase. The homeownership rate of Northfield, MN is 66.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.6%. People in Northfield, MN have an average commute time of 13.6 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Northfield, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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