Northfield has the 2785th largest population in the United States. The population shrank by 1.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was slower than the national average. Northfield is part of the Atlantic City metro area. Unemployment in the Atlantic City area is 7%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Atlantic City has the 160th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Northfield is below average at $45,860, and the median cost of a home in Northfield is $239,500, which is above the national average. 32% of workers in Northfield hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 92% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Northfield. 74% of Northfield workers drive to work alone, 7% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 9% walk. People in Northfield spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.