Review of Northfield Minnesota

Northfield Minnesota

Review of Northfield Minnesota

Review of Northfield Minnesota


Northfield Minnesota is in Minnesota is in Dakota and Rice County. Northfield was platted in 1856 by John W. North. The city’s motto, “Cows, Colleges, and Contentment”, reflects the influence of the dairy farms as well as its two liberal arts colleges, Carleton College, and St. Olaf College.

In the 1970’s the completion of 35W six miles west of Northfield enabled convenient connection to Minneapolis-Saint Paul.


Is Northfield rated as a good place to live? rated Northfield Minnesota the high rating of an “A.” It has higher than average marks in the categories – public schools, housing, good for families, jobs, cost of living, outdoor activities, crime & safety, nightlife, diversity, health & fitness, and commute.


General information I have found Northfield Minnesota


Northfield Minnesota has a population of 20,374. The unemployment for Northfield rate is 4.2%, median income is $73,877 and the median home price is $324,800.


School information for Northfield Minneapolis


Northfield is served by…

Northfield Public School District 569. Their website is Also visit for more information. rated the district the high rating of an “A.”


My conclusion


To summarize, Northfield is a beautiful community with a historic downtown that sits on the Cannon river. It is highly rated and has a wonderful rural feel and is affordable by Twin Cities standards. Highly rated in many categories.


All homes listed for sale in Northfield


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We hope you have enjoyed the summary of Northfield Minnesota and reach out to Jeff Anderson if you would like to know more about Northfield real estate. Or if you would like to see homes in this wonderful area or surrounding communities in the Twin Cities of Minnesota.


Jeff Anderson

The Anderson Team

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