Northfield, MA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 535 housing units in Northfield. This represents a 23.1% decline from 696 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 535 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Northfield is about 61.5%. Northfield's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.1%. Average household size is 2.29 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Northfield were built after 1939.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom11.20%
Two Bedrooms26.20%
Three Bedrooms37.80%
Four Bedrooms20.40%
Five Bedrooms or more2.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1939
Median Value of occupied units$125,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.99
Median year structure was built1939

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.40%
Home Equity Loan14.90%
Simple Mortgage37.50%
Debt Free45.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs18%