Northfield, VT Population

Population: 5,791. Estimated population in July 2020: 5,816 (+0.4% change)
Males: 3,182 (54.9%), Females: 2,609 (45.1%)

Washington County

Median resident age: 29.7 years
Median household income: $41,523
Median house value: $96,700

Races in Northfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.8%)
  • Hispanic (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • Black (1.0%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (19.0%), Irish (18.2%), French (13.8%), German (10.6%), Italian (8.2%), Scottish (6.5%).

Elevation: 734 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Northfield

  • High school or higher: 86.6%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 29.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northfield town

  • Never married: 41.6%
  • Now married: 43.3%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2.9% Foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.8% North America, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: +169 (+3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Northfield:

  • CENTRAL VERMONT HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; BARRE, VT)
  • GIFFORD MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; RANDOLPH, VT)
  • VERMONT STATE HOSP DISTINCT PART UNIT (about 16 miles; WATERBURY, VT)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Northfield:

Other public-use airports nearest to Northfield:

  • EDWARD F KNAPP STATE (about 9 miles; BARRE/MONTPELIER, VT; Abbreviation: MPV)
  • WARREN-SUGARBUSH (about 12 miles; WARREN, VT; Abbreviation: 0B7)
  • MORRISVILLE-STOWE STATE (about 27 miles; MORRISVILLE, VT; Abbreviation: MVL)
Amtrak stations near Northfield:

  • 9 miles: MONTPELIER-BARRE (MONTPELIER, MONTPELIER JCT. RD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: WATERBURY-STOWE (WATERBURY, PARK ROW). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service.
  • 16 miles: RANDOLPH (DEPOT SQ.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, ATM, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, public transit connection.

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Northfield:

  • NORWICH UNIVERSITY (Full-time enrollment: 2,585; Location: 158 Harmon Drive; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.norwich.edu; Offers Master’s degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Northfield:

  • UNIVERSITY OF VERMONT AND STATE AGRICULTURAL COLL (about 36 miles; BURLINGTON, VT; Full-time enrollment: 8,852)
  • MIDDLEBURY COLLEGE (about 37 miles; MIDDLEBURY, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,265)
  • DARTMOUTH COLLEGE (about 41 miles; HANOVER, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,309)
  • SAINT MICHAELS COLLEGE (about 43 miles; COLCHESTER, VT; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT PLATTSBURGH (about 68 miles; PLATTSBURGH, NY; Full-time enrollment: 5,601)
  • PLYMOUTH STATE COLLEGE (about 76 miles; PLYMOUTH, NH; Full-time enrollment: 3,542)
  • KEENE STATE COLLEGE (about 88 miles; KEENE, NH; Full-time enrollment: 4,049)
Public primary/middle schools in Northfield:

  • NORTHFIELD MIDDLE/HIGH SCHO (Students: 498; Location: 37 CROSS STREET, UNIT2+3; Grades: 06 – 12)
  • NORTHFIELD ELEMENTARY SCHOO (Students: 316; Location: 10 CROSS STREET; Grades: PK – 05)
  • WASHINGTON SOUTH S.U. (Location: 37 CROSS STREET; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Northfield:

  • BROWN PUBLIC (Operating income: $71,647; Location: 93 S. MAIN ST.; 19,973 books; 613 audio materials; 308 video materials; 38 serial subscriptions)