Northfield, Ohio facts for kids
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|• Total||1.05 sq mi (2.72 km2)|
|• Land||1.05 sq mi (2.71 km2)|
|• Water||0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||1,050 ft (320 m)|
| • Estimate
|• Density||3,498.57/sq mi (1,350.35/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1043984|
A post office called Northfield has been in operation since 1837. Some say the name is a transfer from Northfield, Massachusetts, while others believe the town site's location in the northern part of Summit County caused the name to be selected.
Northfield is located at(41.341978, -81.530957).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.08 square miles (2.80 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census|
As of the census of 2010, there were 3,677 people, 1,545 households, and 992 families living in the village. The population density was 3,404.6 inhabitants per square mile (1,314.5/km2). There were 1,644 housing units at an average density of 1,522.2 per square mile (587.7/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 85.6% White, 5.8% African American, 0.2% Native American, 5.3% Asian, 0.7% from other races, and 2.3% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.7% of the population.
There were 1,545 households, of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.7% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 35.8% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.38 and the average family size was 2.97.
The median age in the village was 40.5 years. 21.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 8.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 27% were from 25 to 44; 29.9% were from 45 to 64; and 13.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.4% male and 50.6% female.
Race track and slot machines
Northfield Park Race Track, a harness racing race track, is located in the village. On December 18, 2013, the Hard Rock opened "The Rocksino" at Northfield Park, which has slot machines, a Hard Rock Café and a 320-seat venue.
Nordonia Hills City School District operates four elementary schools, one middle school, and Nordonia High School.
Northfield has a public library, a branch of the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
- Amzi Chapin, cabinetmaker and shapenote composer
- Cyrus S. Eaton, industrialist, financier
- Daniel Letterle, actor
- Timothy F. Murphy, United States Congressman from Pennsylvania.
- Ronald Sega, retired astronaut
- Marc Sumerak, comic-book author
- Vonda Ward, retired boxer, WBC Heavyweight Champion
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