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     Population
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2010   6207   59534   625741
 ...that is Under 18 Years of Age   930   12320   129233
 ...that is 65 Years of Age and Over   688   8617   91078
 ...that is Female   2756   30122   317535
 ...that is Male   3451   29412   308206
Median Age, 2000   30   38   38
Population Density (Persons per Sq. Mi.), 2000   133   84   66
Total Population in Urban Areas, 2000   3967   28310   232448
Total Population in Group Quarters, 2000   1312   2117   20760
Absolute Population Change, 1990-2000   181   3111   46060
Percent Population Change, 1990-2000   3%   6%   8%
Natural Increase, 1990-2000   56   1655   23071
Annual Births, 2006   38   580   6510
Annual Deaths, 2006   41   476   5043
Total Population 5 Years and Older, 2000   5568   54914   574842
  ...Lived in a different house in the U.S. five years ago   2540   21517   227850
        ...in Different Town or City five years ago   2193   18124   199432
            ...in Different County five years ago   1484   9623   105857
                ...in Different State five years ago   1197   6000   69748
 ...Lived Outside U.S. five years ago   87   720   7393
 ...Net (domestic) Migration, 1995-2000   390   509   2254

     Race/Ethnicity/Nativity
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Population, 2000
 ...(of all races) that is Hispanic / Latino   128   732   5504
 ...that is White Only   5525   56326   589208
 ...that is Black / African American Only   59   274   3063
 ...that is Asian Only   77   330   5217
 ...that is American Indian / Alaska Native Only   21   175   2420
 ...that is Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Only   0   7   141
 ...that is Some Other Race Only   25   152   1443
 ...that is Multi-Racial   84   775   7335
Total Claims, 2000
  ...of White Racial Background   5602   57070   596079
  ...of Black / African American Racial Background   71   418   4492
  ...of Asian Racial Background   100   454   6622
  ...of American Indian / Alaska Native Racial Background   56   642   6396
  ...of Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Racial Background   3   14   308
  ...of Some Other Racial Background   45   259   2727
Native to US, 2000   5629   55924   585582
 ...Native to Vermont   2898   33942   330528
 ...Native to Other State   2668   21395   250395
Foreign Born, 2000   167   2115   23245
 ...Entered Area within previous five years   88   708   8217

     Civics & Planning
  Northfield
Year Town Incorporated or Chartered 1781
Type of Entity Municipality - Town
County Washington County
Regional Planning Commission Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
Incorporated Villages Northfield Village
Municipal Plan Yes
  ...approved by Regional Planning Commission Yes
Zoning Ordinance Yes
Subdivision Ordinance No
Development Review Board No
Development Category 1 - Traditional Center

     Housing
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Households, 2000   1819   23659   240634
Average Household Size, 2000   2   2   2
Total Number of Families, 2000   1225   15053   157763
Average Family Size, 2000   3   3   3
Total Housing Units, 2000   1958   27644   294382
  ...Owner Occupied   1244   16218   169784
  ...Renter Occupied   575   7441   70850
  ...Vacant   139   3985   53748
        ...for Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use   66   3098   43060
Median Housing Unit Value, 2000   $97400   $105200   $111200
Median Monthly Ownership Costs, 2000
  ...with Mortgage   $984   $1008   $1021
 ...without Mortgage   $409   $390   $378
  ...as a Percentage of Household Income, 1999   22%   20%   20%
Median Gross Rent, 2000   $547   $519   $553
  ...as a % of Household Income, 1999   24%   25%   26%
Housing Units by Heat Source, 2000
  ...Heated with Utility Gas   14   292   29234
 ...Heated with Bottled / Tank / LP Gas   203   4419   34715
 ...Heated with Electricity   80   1643   11363
 ...Heated with Fuel Oil / Kerosene   1374   14874   141041
 ...Heated with Coal / Coke   0   46   427
 ...Heated with Wood   151   2275   22616
 ...Heated with Solar Energy   0   7   90
 ...Heated with Other Type of Fuel   2   78   817
 ...That Are not Heated   0   25   331
Extended Washington County Housing Data Profile at www.housingdata.org

     Economy
Northfield
 
Washington County
 
Vermont
 
Median Household Income, 1999   41523   40972   40856
Median Family Income, 1999   51818   51075   48625
Per Capita Income, 1999   15592   21113   20625
Median Adjusted Gross Income per Family, 2007   56231   59463   57433
Average Adjusted Gross Income per Person, 2007   23198   24827   24210
Annual Average Wage, 2008   35518   39492   38317
Median Earnings, 1999   15396   22405   21497
  ...Male   15173   26372   26445
  ...Female   15613   19524   17092
Total Retail Receipts (Taxable), Fiscal Year 2008   14017443   363836711   5193157571
Civilian Labor Force, 2008   3110   34450   355400
   ...Employed   2970   32450   338500
   ...Unemployed   140   1650   16900
   ...Unemployment Rate   5   5   5
Persons for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   4499   55829   588053
   ...in Poverty, 1999   303   4442   55506
     ...under 5 years old   20   341   4476
     ...5 to 11 years old   30   641   7013
     ...12 to 17 years old   19   340   5106
     ...18 to 64 years old   199   2651   32694
     ...65 to 74 years old   21   224   2785
     ...75 Years and Over   14   245   3432
Families for Whom Poverty Status was Considered, 2000   1266   15147   158684
   ...in Poverty, 1999   40   829   9925
     ...with Related Children Under 18, 1999   30   671   7788
Total Persons in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   80   947   11410
Families in Reach-Up Program (formerly ANFC), 2005   33   379   4573
Total Persons Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   274   3535   46416
Households Receiving Food Stamps, 2005   134   1869   23080
Households for whom public assistance income was considered, 2000   1853   23654   240744
  ...with Public Assistance Income, 1999   45   1246   11610

     Transportation
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Class 1 Highway Mileage, 2004   1   20   135
Class 2 Highway Mileage, 2004   5   207   2716
Class 3 Highway Mileage, 2004   58   726   8509
Class 4 Highway Mileage, 2004   8   155   1534
State Highway Mileage, 2004   11   192   2704
Lane Highway Mileage, 2004   0   3   24
Scenic Highway Mileage, 2004   0   0   54
Number of Households with 1 Vehicle, 2000   594   8238   80892
Number of Households with 2 Vehicles, 2000   859   10185   103737
Number of Households with 3 or more Vehicles, 2000   259   3327   39544
Number of Households with no Vehicles, 2000   112   1909   16461
Average Number of Vehicles per Household, 2000   2   2   2
   ...in owner-occupied housing units   2   2   2
   ...in renter-occupied housing units   1   1   1
Total workers 16 years of age and over, 2000   2938   30881   311839
   ...who Drove to Work Alone   2017   22885   234388
   ...who Carpooled to Work   361   3872   37191
   ...who Commuted via Public Transportation   5   124   2208
   ...who Commuted via Motorcycle   0   26   136
   ...who Commuted via Bicycle   12   74   977
   ...who Walked to Work   432   1927   17554
   ...who Commuted via Another Means   23   156   1734
   ...who worked at Home   88   1817   17651
   ...who worked outside town or city of residence   1699   21294   202707
   ...who worked outside county of residence   499   5536   66901
   ...who worked outside Vermont   84   645   21346
Aggregate Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   60100   632830   6367500
Average Travel Time to Work (in minutes), 2000   21   22   22
Total Number of Automobile Accidents, 2001   10   321   3260
   ...Involving Fatalities   --   7   83
   ...Involving Injuries (not Fatalities)   5   182   1661
   ...Involving Property Damage Only   5   132   1514

     Education
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
EDUCATIONAL ENROLLMENT
Total Population 3 Years and Over, 2000   5674   56217   588931
  ...Enrolled in preprimary school
      ...Public School   79   1012   12265
      ...Private School   26   384   4991
  ...Enrolled in elementary school
      ...Public School   541   6364   65574
      ...Private School   46   365   5106
  ...Enrolled in high school
      ...Public School   255   3143   32174
      ...Private School   3   250   3728
  ...Enrolled in college (undergraduate)
      ...Public School   82   1176   20669
      ...Private School   1246   1916   12499
  ...Enrolled in graduate or professional school
      ...Public School   27   264   3684
      ...Private School   9   237   3466
  ...Not enrolled in school   3360   41106   424775
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Total Population 18 Years and Older, 2000   4701   44406   461248
  ...Less than 9th Grade Education   171   1781   21253
  ...9-12th Grade Education, no Diploma   321   3547   43325
  ...High School or Equivalency   1628   14233   147980
  ...Some College, no Degree   1317   8428   90833
  ...Associateís Degree   235   3372   33510
  ...Bachelorís Degree   554   8192   79255
  ...Graduate or Professional Degree   475   4853   45092
Northfield # School Report Data, 2008

 Property Taxation
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Municipal Tax Rate (plus LAR & Highway) (per $100), fiscal year 2009   0.7826   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Homesteads (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.5142   --   --
Educational Tax Rate for Non-Residential (per $100), fiscal year 2009   1.6146   --   --
Common Level of Appraisal Ratio, fiscal year 2010   0.8158   --   --
Extended Property Valuation Data

     Public Safety
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Total Instances of Crime, 2008   201   2290   30033
  ...Against People   31   245   3623
  ...Against Property   158   1906   23506
  ...Against Society   12   139   2904

     Natural Resources
Northfield   Washington County  Vermont 
Area of Land, Acres, 2000   27968   440960   5920640
Area of Water, Acres, 2000   19   5500   261200
Total Private & Public Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   1009   68303   1148249
Percent Private & Public Conserved Lands, 1999   4%   --   --
Federal Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   6428   435009
State Administered Conserved Lands, Acres, 1999   0   47608   378563

     Forestry & Agriculture
   
2007 Census of Agriculture
Census of Agriculture Website
...Vermont State and County Data Tables
Vermont Forest Resource Harvest Reports
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Data tables derived from Vermont Indicators Online