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Best Places To Live In Northfield, MN

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  • Northfield, MN
  • Your matching location
  • Population: 20,405
Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score81
  • Elko New Market, MN
  • 11.3 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,472
79
  • Lakeville, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 59,786
  • I have lived in Lakeville, Minnesota for over 23 years. At that time, we were searching for an affordable house with a nice yard and good schools. Luckily, when we bought our house, we also got a strong
78
  • New Prague, MN
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 7,534
76
  • Rosemount, MN
  • 19.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,099
73
  • Farmington, MN
  • 13.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,226
72
  • Wanamingo, MN
  • 21.7 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,199
72
  • Medford, MN
  • 20.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,388
72
  • Dundas, MN
  • 2.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,586
72
  • Lonsdale, MN
  • 12.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 3,814
71
  • Prior Lake, MN
  • 22.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 24,997
70
  • Faribault, MN
  • 12.1 miles away (City)
  • Population: 23,530
70
  • Waterville, MN
  • 25.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,945
70
  • Nerstrand, MN
  • 9.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 296
69
  • Kenyon, MN
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 1,852
69
  • Morristown, MN
  • 20.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 918
67
  • Vermillion, MN
  • 18 miles away (City)
  • Population: 454
67
  • Miesville, MN
  • 19.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 133
66
  • Warsaw, MN
  • 16.8 miles away (City)
  • Population: 721
65
  • Dennison, MN
  • 7.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 162
65
  • Hampton, MN
  • 13.4 miles away (City)
  • Population: 745
64
  • Hastings, MN
  • 24.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 22,501
64
  • New Trier, MN
  • 15.6 miles away (City)
  • Population: 132
64
  • Kilkenny, MN
  • 22.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 211
63
  • Coates, MN
  • 19.2 miles away (City)
  • Population: 154
62
  • Cannon Falls, MN
  • 14.5 miles away (City)
  • Population: 4,085
61
  • Randolph, MN
  • 8.9 miles away (City)
  • Population: 424

Listed above are the best places to live in Northfield, MN for 2018. The list of best places is compiled using the AreaVibes Livability Score which is calculated from a score out of 100 and based on various categories. These categories include: amenities, cost of living, crime rates, education, employment, housing and weather. Displayed first is the matching location - Northfield, MN, followed by the best places to live near Northfield, MN, sorted by Livability Score.

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