Northfield Area Data and Statistics

Data and statistics about the city of Northfield and surrounding area.

Academic Civic Engagement

If you are a student interested in doing research on Northfield, be sure to check in with someone from the civic engagement office at your school.  They have abundant knowledge of resources, contacts, and previous work upon which yours might build.

Quick Demographics

Basic demographics about Northfield can be found quickly and directly from:

Minnesota Compass Reports

Recent research reports from the Minnesota Compass,


Northfield Data Portal

The Northfield Data Portal/Indicators Project is a resource for students and professors at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges and the residents of Northfield.  It is a joint project of the office of Academic Civic Engagement (ACE) and Gould Library*.

Currently, statistics and data sources are described for five topics:

A master list of indicators in spreadsheet form can be found under the Indicators List tab.

Visit the site often -- more topics will be added over time.

* Two students, Anna Losacano and Beth Seraydarian, did the lion's share of the initial footwork to get this project off the ground in the summer of 2009.

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