Northfield, MA

1,246 Population
4.5 square miles 279.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 5-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
0.0%
was 0.0%
 
Population Density
279.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 56.8%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
6.3%
was 6.2%
 
Percent Under 18
19.5%
was 23.1%
 
Percent 65 and Over
17.3%
was 17.5%
 

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
--
No Data Available
Percent Living in Poverty
7.9%
was 7.4%
 
Median Household Income
$48,636
was $50,278
 
Gini Income Distribution
 
43.2
40.3
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
0
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
133
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
964.1
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
628
was 602
 
Median Rent
$778
was $782
 
Total Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Occupied Housing Units
576
was 526
 
Homeownership Rate
64.4%
was 67.1%
 
Single Family Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
141.0
was 134.9
 
Rental Vacancy Rate
20.2%
was 30.5%
 
Multifamily Building Permits
--
No Data Available
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.2
was 2.2
 
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
--
No Data Available
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
--
No Data Available

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
100%
was 100%
 
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
95.9%
 
Percent with Insurance Over 65
100%
was 100%
 

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
90.7%
was 92.2%
 
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
45.4%
was 40.8%
 

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
94.3%
was 94.7%
Ranked 15th Highest in MA
Debt Service Ratio
0%
Ranked 157th Highest in MA
Revenue
$7,242,633
was $7,097,392
Ranked 151st Highest in MA
Expenditure
$6,823,392
was $6,691,681
Ranked 151st Highest in MA
Revenue per Capita
$6,833
was $6,505
Ranked 51st Highest in MA
Expenditure per Capita
$6,437
was $6,134
Ranked 52nd Highest in MA

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