The City of Richwood had a population of 2,121 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Richwood is located at latitude 38.2224 and longitude -80.538 in Nicholas County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Nicholas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 2,208 feet.
The City of Richwood (GNIS ID: 2390643) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Richwood: Cherry Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottoms.
|Population in Households||2,040|
|Population in Familes||1,572|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Average Household Size||2.19|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,226 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||659 (53.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||271 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||296 (24.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$39,040|
|Average Home Value||$65,971|
|Median Household Income||$23,734|
|Average Household Income||$33,420|
|Per Capita Income||$15,224|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.11%|
|Per Capita Income||0.68%|
The table below compares Richwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 76||81st|
|Population Density1||# 115||72nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 186||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 389||4th|
|Per Capita Income||# 383||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.