Northfield, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 1,089. Population change since 2000: -4.6%
Males: 501  (46.1%)
Females: 588  (53.9%)
Median resident age:  47.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.4 years

Zip codes: 01360.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $53,366 (it was $45,580 in 2000)
Northfield:

$53,366
MA:

$70,628

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $31,102 (it was $23,920 in 2000)

Northfield CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $259,259 (it was $128,500 in 2000)
Northfield:

$259,259
MA:

$352,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $254,045; Detached houses: $264,125; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,950; In 2-unit structures: $222,435; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $204,584; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $487,647; Mobile homes: $43,609

Median gross rent in 2015: $938.

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  • Races in Northfield, MA (2010)

    Northfield races chart
    • 1,06197.4%White alone
    • 111.0%Two or more races
    • 90.8%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

Races in Northfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northfield: 94.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (14.8%), Polish (14.8%), Irish (13.0%), French Canadian (4.3%), American (3.8%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1723

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 244 people per square mile   (very low).

Northfield,MA real estate house value index trend

Northfield, Massachusetts map

For population 25 years and over in Northfield:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northfield CDP:

  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

72 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe).

This place:

6.2%
Massachusetts:

15.5%



According to our research of Massachusetts and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Northfield, Massachusetts as of June 22, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Northfield to the number of sex offenders is 1,656 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $3,364 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $3,581 (1.3%)

Northfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chicopee, MA (37.7 miles , pop. 54,653).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (74.0 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (148.1 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities: Bernardston, MA (2.4 miles ), Winchester, NH (2.4 miles ), Vernon, VT (2.4 miles ), Gill, MA (2.5 miles ), Hinsdale, NH (2.5 miles ), Warwick, MA (2.5 miles ), Erving, MA (2.7 miles ), Millers Falls, MA (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2003: 33 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2008: 19 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $285,700
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $322,200
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $322,200
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $322,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.70 N, Longitude: 72.44 W

Area code: 413

Northfield household income distribution Northfield home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.00
Massachusetts average:

2.54
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.0%
Massachusetts:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Northfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Northfield, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Northfield, Massachusetts average temperatures Northfield, Massachusetts average precipitation Northfield, Massachusetts humidity Northfield, Massachusetts wind speed Northfield, Massachusetts snowfall Northfield, Massachusetts sunshine Northfield, Massachusetts clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Northfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Northfield place center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the place center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Northfield-area historical earthquake activity is near Massachusetts state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 128.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 138.8 miles away from Northfield center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 113.7 miles away from Northfield center
On 4/20/2002 at 11:04:42, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, 3.7 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 138.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Northfield topographic map

Birthplace of: Dwight L. Moody - Evangelist and publisher who founded the Moody Church.

Hospitals and medical centers near Northfield:

  • APPLEWOOD CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; WINCHESTER, NH)
  • VERNON GREEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; VERNON, VT)
  • NURSE'S HOUSE CALL - GREENFIELD (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • YANKEE FAMILY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • POET'S SEAT HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • BAYSTATE FRANKLIN MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)
  • HOSPICE OF FRANKLIN COUNTY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GREENFIELD, MA)

Amtrak station near Northfield:

  • 11 miles: BRATTLEBORO (VERNON RD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for car rental service, call for taxi service.

Operable nuclear power plant near Northfield:

  • 6 miles: Vermont Yankee in Vernon, VT.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northfield:

  • Keene State College (about 18 miles; Keene, NH; Full-time enrollment: 5,098)
  • Franklin Pierce University (about 21 miles; Rindge, NH; FT enrollment: 2,139)
  • University of Massachusetts-Amherst (about 23 miles; Amherst, MA; FT enrollment: 26,583)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 25 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Smith College (about 29 miles; Northampton, MA; FT enrollment: 3,549)
  • Mount Holyoke College (about 32 miles; South Hadley, MA; FT enrollment: 2,573)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 35 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)

Public high school in Northfield:

Private high school in Northfield:

Public elementary/middle school in Northfield:

See full list of schools located in Northfield

Libraries in Northfield:

  • DICKINSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $132,408; Location: 115 MAIN STREET; 16,261 books; 930 e-books; 2,357 audio materials; 2,008 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 30 state licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)
  • FIELD LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,988; Location: 243 MILLERS FALLS ROAD; 9,685 books; 77 audio materials; 468 video materials; 2 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Northfield Mount HErmo is grades 9 through 12 with a PG year. It is now only on one campus in Gill, rather than 2 campuses, with one also in Northfield.

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Notable locations in Northfield: Northfield EMS (A), Northfield Fire Department (B), Northfield Townhall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Northfield include: Unitarian Universalist Church (A), Trinitarian Congregational Church (B), Northfield Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pentecost Cemetery (1), Saint Marys Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Grandin Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pauchaug Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Northfield: Northfield Main Street Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: C W Mars (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 243 Millers Falls Road).

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.2. This is about average.

City:

86.2
U.S.:

74.7

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 3.66. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.66
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.41
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 7.4%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.9%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Northfield, Massachusetts environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Northfield (2011 data):

  • Greenfield Co-operative Bank: Northfield Branch at 144 Main Street, branch established on 1975/05/19. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $308.4 mil, Deposits: $260.0 mil, headquarters in Greenfield, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Greenfield Bancorp Mhc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Massachusetts average:

12.8

Northfield travel time to work - commute Northfield mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Northfield CDP (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic16,50915
Mainline Protestant4,61738
Evangelical Protestant2,07920
Other1,58021
None46,587-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 26
Franklin County:

3.63 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
Franklin County:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Franklin County:

3.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 58
Here:

8.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

22.2%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.1%
State:

16.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Northfield:

54.8%
Massachusetts:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Northfield:

52.5%
Massachusetts:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Northfield:

27.3
Massachusetts:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Massachusetts:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.9%
Massachusetts:

10.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Northfield:

7.1
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.1%
Massachusetts:

33.4%

General health condition:
Northfield:

59.2%
Massachusetts:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Northfield:

78.3%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northfield, MA Residents

6.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Massachusetts average:

5.61%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($130 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.06%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hampshire County, MA  1.74% ($33,774 average AGI)
from Worcester County, MA  0.81% ($33,513)
from Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($30,770)


5.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,267 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Massachusetts average:

5.85%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.05%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hampshire County, MA  1.52% ($37,079 average AGI)
to Worcester County, MA  0.80% ($33,573)
to Hampden County, MA  0.42% ($35,024)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northfield:

  • WIZZ (1520 AM; daytime; 10 kW; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: P. & M. RADIO, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCAT (700 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ORANGE-ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKBK (1290 AM; 5 kW; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WGY (810 AM; 50 kW; SCHENECTADY, NY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Northfield:

  • WYRY (104.9 FM; HINSDALE, NH; Owner: TRI-VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNMH (91.5 FM; NORTHFIELD, MA; Owner: NORTHFIELD MOUNT HERMON SCHOOL)
  • WPVQ (95.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WOQL (98.7 FM; WINCHESTER, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW HAMPSHIRE, LLC)
  • WJDF (97.3 FM; ORANGE, MA; Owner: DEANE BROTHERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WRSY (101.5 FM; MARLBORO, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WHAI (98.3 FM; GREENFIELD, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WVAY (100.7 FM; WILMINGTON, VT; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WAMC-FM (90.3 FM; ALBANY, NY; Owner: WAMC)
  • WKNE (103.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEQX (102.7 FM; MANCHESTER, VT; Owner: NORTHSHIRE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WEVN (90.7 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: NEW HAMPSHIRE PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WJAN (95.1 FM; SUNDERLAND, VT; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • W293AB (106.5 FM; KEENE, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WCMK (91.9 FM; PUTNEY, VT; Owner: CHRISTIAN MINISTRIES INC)
  • WKVT-FM (92.7 FM; BRATTLEBORO, VT; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WHDQ (106.1 FM; CLAREMONT, NH; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, L.L.C.)
  • WRSI (93.9 FM; TURNERS FALLS, MA; Owner: GREAT NORTHERN RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Northfield:

  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WEKW-TV (Channel 52; KEENE, NH; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE)
  • Northfield, Massachusetts
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:3
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Massachusetts average
  • Fatal accident count100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons33
  • Fatalities107
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents230
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents13
See more detailed statistics of Northfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,244,000Total costs
  • 5,343Total average daily traffic
  • 433Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,438Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Rt 63 - Northfield Mtn., 6 Miles South Of (Lat: 42.608500 Lon: -72.449250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Overall height: 28.6 m, Call Sign: KNKN860
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Corner Of Main & School St (Lat: 42.697583 Lon: -72.433972), Call Sign: KNIT474, Licensee ID: L00043690
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5200 MHzGrant Date: 03/26/1999, Expiration Date: 05/19/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2004Registrant: Northfield, Town Of, Main St, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 498-5521
  • Town Hall Main St Jct Of Warwick Ave (Lat: 42.706750 Lon: -72.441194), Call Sign: KRG723, Licensee ID: L01905380
    Assigned Frequencies: 39.1600 MHz, 39.2400 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2005, Expiration Date: 02/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2015Registrant: Northfield, Town Of, 69 Main St, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 498-2901
  • Corner Of Main & School St (Lat: 42.697583 Lon: -72.433972), Type: Bant, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQCK977, Licensee ID: L01905380
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.5200 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 03/29/2025, Certifier: Susan J DravesRegistrant: Northfield, Town Of, Main St, Northfield, MA 01360, Phone: (413) 498-5521

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • NORTHFIELD, Approx 6 Mi S Of (Lat: 42.609250 Lon: -72.449250), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WMV968
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/1995, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/03/1998Registrant: Atlantic Cellular Company LP, 15 Westminister St Ste 830, Providence, RI 02903
  • Gill Campus, MA, 28 Mount Herman Drive (Lat: 42.669250 Lon: -72.479250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 25.3 m, Call Sign: WQDM990
    Assigned Frequencies: 17800.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2005, Expiration Date: 10/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2015, Certifier: John ShannonRegistrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:
  • Main Campus, MA, 206 Main Street (Lat: 42.718694 Lon: -72.443417), Type: Building, Structure height: 16.7 m, Call Sign: WQDM992
    Assigned Frequencies: 19360.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2005, Expiration Date: 10/05/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/05/2015, Certifier: John ShannonRegistrant: Consolidated Spectrum Services, 22 Merrill Drive, Atkinson, NH 03811, Phone: (603) 362-5977, Fax: (603) 362-5977, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Northfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1426X , Serial Number: 28-7515321, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 06/12/1975
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David J Mroczek, 56 Main St, Northfield, MA 01360, Other Owners: Rebecca L Mroczek
  • Aircraft: GRAVELINE JOSEPH P CH-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3118G , Serial Number: CH20191-0607, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph P Graveline, 67 Route 10, Northfield, MA 01360
  • Aircraft: GREAT LAKES 2T-1A-2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3512L , Serial Number: 0794, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/10/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Jon G Mcgowan, 134 Main St, Northfield, MA 01360
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 337G (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 53657 , Serial Number: 33701760, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 12/29/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Jon G Mcgowan, 134 Main St, Northfield, MA 01360
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-201T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9011C , Serial Number: 28R-7803243, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/24/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Vasilios Parios, 198 Main St, Northfield, MA 01360
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-24-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 135 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9488P , Serial Number: 24-5004, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 10/14/1971
    Registrant (Individual): James H Antes, 280 Old Vernon Rd, Northfield, MA 01360

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$246,04012$152,9701$71,9801$71,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$142,5000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$188,7371$78,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$133,8350$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$170,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0403.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Northfield and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHFIELD WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 890, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-25-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-19-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Northfield, MA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Helen2385.0 years
Robert1875.7 years
Charles1776.0 years
Mary1786.6 years
John1573.8 years
Ruth1384.7 years
Elizabeth1383.9 years
Dorothy1276.5 years
Joseph1180.8 years
Edward1185.6 years
Most common last names in Northfield, MA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holloway1166.5 years
Thompson976.0 years
Smith877.0 years
Davis773.1 years
Clough778.6 years
Hammond779.4 years
Clark779.4 years
Field782.8 years
Black779.0 years
Parker681.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Other fuel (3%)

Northfield compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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