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New Richmond, West Virginia - Basic Facts

The New Richmond Census Designated Place had a population of 233 as of July 1, 2016. New Richmond ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in West Virginia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for New Richmond is located at latitude 37.5744 and longitude -81.4864 in Wyoming County. 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. Wyoming County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,365 feet.

The New Richmond Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586859) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The New Richmond Census Designated Place is located within District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Wyoming County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Richmond 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 New Richmond: Riverside, Stewartsville.

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New Richmond, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 233
Population in Households 211
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density1 541
Diversity Index2 3


Total Households 94
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 107 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 69 (64.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $47,857
Average Home Value $63,806


Median Household Income $38,784
Average Household Income $53,473
Per Capita Income $22,338
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.43%
Households -0.34% -0.43%
Families -1.01% -0.66%
Median Household Income   -0.28%
Per Capita Income   1.13%
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 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 333 18th
Population Density1 # 251 38th
Diversity Index2 # 387 5th
Median Household Income # 173 58th
Per Capita Income # 139 66th

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