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Northfield is a township in Washtenaw County, in the Ann Arbor metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Michigan named Northfield. For links to other places called Northfield, MI, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Northfield is 42.395N. The longitude is -83.729W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 912 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,252.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Northfield demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Washtenaw County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 48189 ZIP code.
22% of Northfield residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Northfield ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Northfield was $25,543, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Northfield residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Northfield, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $649. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,302.
Washtenaw County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Northfield political report.
The average commute time for Northfield workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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