area codescrime ratepopulation, population growthradio stationsweather, weather forecastzip code

Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes

 

<< See who will be the next president.

Population (year 2000): 17,147. Estimated population in July 2005: 18,671 (+8.9% change)
Males: 8,182 (47.7%), Females: 8,965 (52.3%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 23.0 years
Median household income: $49,972 (year 2000)
Median house value: $142,900 (year 2000)

List your B&M business here for free. Over a million visitors/week. Get a huge advantage over your competition

Races in Northfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.4%)
  • Hispanic (5.7%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • Black (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
  • Chinese (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (32.4%), Norwegian (20.0%), Irish (10.7%), English (10.5%), Swedish (8.9%), Czech (3.9%).

New! Minnesota forum

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 7.0 square miles

Northfield,

For population 25 years and over in Northfield

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 43.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northfield city

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

6.2% Foreign born (3.3% Latin America, 1.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,244 (+15.1%).




Manor Sr. Apts. - 2 & 3 Bedroom Sr. Apartments Silver Spring, Maryland />
MN Home Search - - Search hundreds of homes for sale in Eagan, Minnesota />
River Falls Hotels - waste time! Compare prices from top engines and book fast. />
ThiefRiverFalls.OneTime.com )

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MN (22.3 miles Burnsville, pop. 60,220).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Paul, MN St. (34.6 miles pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (417.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MN (3.3 miles Dundas, Dennison, MN (9.3 miles) , MN (10.3 miles Nerstrand, MN (10.9 miles Randolph, MN (13.4 miles Farmington, MN (13.5 miles Elko, MN (13.8 miles Faribault, Market, MN New (15.3 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 83 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 1997: 54 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 1998: 85 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 1999: 90 buildings, average cost: $122,200
  • 2000: 133 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2001: 142 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2002: 198 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2003: 196 buildings, average cost: $179,000
  • 2004: 172 buildings, average cost: $191,700
  • 2005: 187 buildings, average cost: $211,900

Latitude: 44.46 N, Longitude: 93.16 W

Area code: 507


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (45.7%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,065 (+12.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,138 (69.6%)


 

Crime in Northfield by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 5 7 2 4 1
    per 100,000 11.7 29.2 40.8 11.7 23.3 5.8
Robberies 0 2 1 3 1 5
    per 100,000 0.0 11.7 5.8 17.5 5.8 29.2
Assaults 13 29 12 20 12 11
    per 100,000 75.8 169.1 70.0 116.6 70.0 64.2
Burglaries 68 84 61 91 68 63
    per 100,000 396.6 489.9 355.7 530.7 396.6 367.4
Thefts 395 438 440 462 403 423
    per 100,000 2303.6 2554.4 2566.0 2694.3 2350.3 2466.9
Auto thefts 21 19 29 37 42 12
    per 100,000 122.5 110.8 169.1 215.8 244.9 70.0
149.5 194.3 173.1 195.4 166.4 153.9


Average climate in Northfield, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northfield,

Northfield-area historical tornado activity is above Minnesota state average. It is 55% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/30/1967, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Northfield city center killed 5 people and injured 35 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 7/27/1987, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Northfield:
  • NORTHFIELD CITY HOSPITAL (800 W 2ND ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Northfield:
  • RICE COUNTY DISTRICT ONE HOSPITAL (about 15 miles; FARIBAULT, MN)
  • CANNON FALLS COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; CANNON FALLS, MN)
  • FAIRVIEW RIDGES HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BURNSVILLE, MN)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Northfield:
  • MINNEAPOLIS-ST PAUL INTL/WOLD-CHAMBERLAIN/ (about 29 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: MSP)
  • ROCHESTER INTERNATIONAL (about 61 miles; ROCHESTER, MN; ID: RST)
  • MASON CITY MUNI (about 91 miles; MASON CITY, IA; ID: MCW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Northfield:
  • STANTON AIRFIELD (about 12 miles; STANTON, MN; ID: SYN)
  • AIRLAKE (about 12 miles; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; ID: LVN)
  • FARIBAULT MUNI (about 14 miles; FARIBAULT, MN; ID: FBL)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6 $29,962 $59,924 0 $0
Transit 1 $2,776 $33,312 4 $7,614
Financial Administration 7 $15,533 $26,628 0 $0
Other Government Administration 6 $41,404 $82,808 7 $3,066
Police Protection - Officers 23 $112,310 $58,596 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $12,770 $38,310 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   30 $13,846
Streets and Highways 11 $45,921 $50,095 0 $0
Hospitals 192 $699,878 $43,742 232 $468,615
Sewerage 7 $29,344 $50,304 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $8,701 $34,804 8 $5,424
Local Libraries 6 $24,657 $49,314 19 $16,820
Other and Unallocable 6 $21,870 $43,740 5 $4,809
Water Supply 4 $18,649 $55,947 0 $0
Totals for Government 276 $1,063,775 $46,251 305 $520,194


Colleges/Universities in Northfield:
  • SAINT OLAF COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 2,968; Location: 1520 ST OLAF AVE; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.stolaf.edu)
  • CARLETON COLLEGE (FT enrollment: 1,923; Location: One North College Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.carleton.edu)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Northfield:
  • NORMANDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; BLOOMINGTON, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,636)
  • INVER HILLS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 29 miles; INVER GROVE HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,475)
  • BROWN INSTITUTE LTD (about 29 miles; MENDOTA HEIGHTS, MN; FT enrollment: 2,171)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ST THOMAS (about 33 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 7,652)
  • COLLEGE OF SAINT CATHERINE-SAINT PAUL CAMPUS (about 33 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 3,492)
  • ST PAUL TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,587)
  • HAMLINE UNIVERSITY (about 35 miles; ST PAUL, MN; FT enrollment: 2,847)
Public high schools in Northfield:
  • NORTHFIELD SR. (Students: 1,263; Location: 1400 S. DIVISION; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NORTHFIELD ALT. LEARNING PROGRAM (Students: 80; Location: 1651 JEFFERSON PKWY.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Northfield:
  • NORTHFIELD MID. (Students: 882; Location: 301 UNION ST.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • BRIDGEWATER EL. (Students: 598; Location: 401 JEFFERSON PKWY.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • GREENVALE PARK EL. (Students: 419; Location: 700 LINCOLN PKWY.; Grades: 01 - 05)
  • SIBLEY EL. (Students: 369; Location: 1400 MAPLE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • LONGFELLOW EL. (Students: 211; Location: 201 ORCHARD ST.; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ARTECH (Students: 108; Location: 204 7TH ST. W., PMB6; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • PRAIRIE CREEK COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 108; Location: 27695 DENMARK AVE.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • VILLAGE SCHOOL OF NORTHFIELD (Students: 52; Location: 1100 BOLLENBACHER COURT; Grades: 01 - 12)
  • ALC TARGETED SERVICES (Location: 1400 DIVISION STREET S.; Grades: 00 - 00)
Private primary/middle schools in Northfield:
  • ST DOMINIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 219; Location: 216 SPRING ST NORTH; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PRAIRIE CREEK COMMUNITY (Students: 86; Location: 27695 DENMARK AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • NORTHFIELD MONTESSORI (Students: 70; Location: 516 5TH ST W; Grades: PK - KG)
  • LAURA BAKER SCHOOL (Students: 3; Location: 211 OAK ST BOX 611; Grades: UG - UG)
Library in Northfield:
  • NORTHFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $784,089; Location: 210 WASHINGTON ST; 72,827 books; 3,522 audio materials; 2,290 video materials; 313 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: C G W Station (A).

Cemeteries: Calvary Cemetery (1), Oak Lawn Cemetery (2).

Lakes and reservoirs: Lyman Lakes (A), Cannon River Reservoir (B).

Creek: Heath Creek (A).

Parks in Northfield include: Wade Park (1), Central Park (2).


Northfield compared to Minnesota state average:
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Northfield:
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KYMN (1080 AM; 1 kW; NORTHFIELD, MN)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KDHL (920 AM; 5 kW; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)
  • KKMS (980 AM; 5 kW; RICHFIELD, MN)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KSMM (1530 AM; 9 kW; SHAKOPEE, MN; Owner: STARBOARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWTC (1280 AM; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northfield:
  • KQCL (95.9 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRLX (88.1 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: CARLETON COLLEGE)
  • WCAL (89.3 FM; NORTHFIELD, MN; Owner: ST. OLAF COLLEGE)
  • WGVX (105.1 FM; LAKEVILLE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBGY (107.5 FM; FARIBAULT, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO II LLC)
  • KOWZ-FM (100.9 FM; BLOOMING PRAIRIE, MN; Owner: BLOOMING PRAIRIE FARM RADIO INC.)
  • KRUE (92.1 FM; WASECA, MN; Owner: MAIN STREET BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Northfield:
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • K07UI (Channel 7; MINNEAPOLIS, ETC., MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K58BS (Channel 58; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K67HG (Channel 67; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K14KH (Channel 14; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • K19ER (Channel 19; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: CATHOLIC VIEWS BROADCASTS, INC.)
  • W62BD (Channel 62; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

© Copyright 2006-2007 USAElectionPolls.com, All Rights Reserved.