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New Richmond, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The New Richmond Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Wyoming County at latitude 37.5744 and longitude -81.4864. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,365 feet.

The formal official name is the New Richmond Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as New Richmond, West Virginia.

The U5 Census Class Code for New Richmond indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the New Richmond Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Richmond: Riverside, Stewartsville.

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New Richmond, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 238
Population in Households 216
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 553
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 96
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 63
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 109 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 70 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $97,826
Average Home Value $117,500


Median Household Income $37,011
Average Household Income $49,213
Per Capita Income $19,891
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.25%
Households 0.0% -0.21%
Families -0.73% -0.64%
Median Household Income   2.25%
Per Capita Income   1.51%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


New Richmond, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Richmond to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 331 18th
Population Density1 # 247 39th
Diversity Index2 # 379 5th
Median Household Income # 184 54th
Per Capita Income # 218 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.