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: 724
  • PO Box Addresses: 175
  • Residential Addresses: 8,499
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,693
    • Single Family Addresses: 6,806

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

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Northfield, MN 55057 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 25,797
Daytime Population: Workers 12,704
Daytime Population: Residents 10,916
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 23,620
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 21,106
Population in Familes 17,044
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,691
Population Density2 192
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $74,752
Average Household Income $92,323
Per Capita Income $31,940


Total Housing Units 9,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,172 (68.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,279 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 614 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $244,803
Average Home Value $272,562


Total Households 8,451
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,643
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% 0.5%
Households 0.7% 0.66%
Families 0.67% 0.64%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   3.17%

Northfield, MN 55057 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 55057 to the other 883 ZIP Codes in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 70 92nd
Population Density # 203 77th
Diversity Index # 168 81st
Median Household Income # 122 86th
Per Capita Income # 291 67th

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