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Northfield, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The City of Northfield had a population of 8,389 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Northfield is located at latitude 39.3711 and longitude -74.5548 in Atlantic County. The formal boundaries for the City of Northfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Atlantic County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The City of Northfield (GNIS ID: 885324) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. 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, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Northfield: Bakersville, Dolphin.


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Northfield, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 8,389
Daytime Population: Workers 4,290
Daytime Population: Residents 4,089
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,379
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 8,201
Population in Familes 7,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density2 2,465
Diversity Index3 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $70,357
Average Household Income $90,496
Per Capita Income $33,656

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,680 (81.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 362 (11.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $252,356
Average Home Value $289,963
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,042
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,219
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.38% -0.22%
Households -0.49% -0.28%
Families -0.5% -0.28%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Northfield, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Northfield to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 180 67th
Population Density # 279 49th
Diversity Index # 280 49th
Median Household Income # 329 40th
Per Capita Income # 352 36th

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