Northfield is a city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States. Since the 2010 US Demographics, the city’s people was 8,624, matching a rise of 899 (+11.6%) from the 7,725 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 420 (+5.7%) from the 7,305 counted in the 1990 Demographics.
Northfield was included as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 21, 1905, from areas of Egg Harbor Location. A part of Egg Harbor Territory was transferred to Northfield in 1931, as well as after that changed to Egg Harbor Location in 1933. The city calls itself the “Portal to the Coast”, simply over the bridge from the beaches, in addition to is located about 7 miles (11 kilometres) west of Atlantic City, bordering the areas of Pleasantville, Egg Harbor Location in addition to Linwood.
According to the U.S.A. Demographics Bureau, the city had an overall location of 3.444 square miles (8.918 km2), including 3.404 square miles (8.816 km2) of land and also 0.040 square miles (0.102 km2) of water (1.15%). Unincorporated areas, regions as well as names positioned partially or completely within the city include Bakersville and likewise Dolphin.The district borders the Atlantic Area areas of Egg Harbor Municipality, Linwood and Pleasantville.
Northfield runs under the City form of NJ municipal government, led by a Mayor as well as a seven-member City board, that are picked in partial political elections held each year in the November basic election. A Mayoral political election is held every four years. The Common council consists of 6 individuals elected from wards to three-year terms on a staggered basis with two seats up for election yearly, as well as also one participant elected at-large to a four-year term in office.
Because 2019, the Mayor of Northfield is Republican Erland Chau, whose term of office ends December 31, 2019. Members of the City Board are Council President Jeffrey Lischin, President Pro Tempore James T. O’Neill, Greg Dewees, Susan M. Korngut, Barbara Madden, Frank Perri Jr., Brian L. Smith.
Northfield is residence to Birch Grove Park, which covers 271 acres (110 ha) of greatly wooded land populated with stocked freshwater angling lakes. Birch Grove Park includes over 50 campgrounds, exercise in addition to nature tracks, a gazebo as well as a significant kids play area. Northfield includes a big bird sanctuary, committed to staying open space in perpetuity.
Students in public establishment for preschool via 8th grade are served by the Northfield Area Schools. Since the 2014 to 15 university year, the location, making up 2 organizations, had a registration of 1,411 students and also 79.4 class trainers, for a student to teacher percentage of 17.8 to 1. Institutions in the area of Northfield Neighborhood Grade school provided 487 students in qualities K-4, along with Northfield Neighborhood Intermediate school, which supplied 440 trainees in qualities 5 to 8.
Students in 9th via twelfth grades join Landmass Regional Secondary school, which offers students from Linwood, Northfield and also Somers Element. The high school depends on Linwood. For the 1997 to 1998 academic year, Landmass Regional Secondary school was acknowledged by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon University. From the 2014 to 2015 school year, the senior high school had a registration of 1,356 pupils as well as also 119.6 class teachers, for a student to instructor percentage of 11.3 to 1.