Northfield, MN 55057 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 55057: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Northfield, MN 55057

Not Acceptable, USPS
Waterford, MN 55057

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Rice County
  • Centroid: Latitude 44.445, Longitude -93.182
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 55057 has segments in 3 Counties (Dakota, Goodhue, Rice).

  • Businesses Addresses: 720
  • PO Box Addresses: 178
  • Residential Addresses: 8,515
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,696
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,819

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Database updated: August 1, 2018, Maps updated: August 1, 2018.

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Northfield, MN 55057 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 25,748
Population in Households 21,043
Population in Familes 16,881
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,705
Population Density2 203
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $75,533
Average Household Income $93,846
Per Capita Income $32,433


Total Housing Units 9,008 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,195 (68.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,236 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $266,911
Average Home Value $284,584


Total Households 8,431
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,600
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.51% 0.56%
Households 0.68% 0.71%
Families 0.6% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Northfield, MN 55057 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55057 to the other 881 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 73 92nd
Population Density # 197 78th
Diversity Index # 171 81st
Median Household Income # 139 84th
Per Capita Income # 335 62nd

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