The City of Richwood had a population of 2,113 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Richwood: Cherry Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottoms.
|Daytime Population: Workers||669|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,464|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||2,133|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.01|
|Population in Households||2,032|
|Population in Familes||1,566|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Median Household Income||$25,397|
|Average Household Income||$35,214|
|Per Capita Income||$15,941|
|Total Housing Units||1,211 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||653 (53.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||267 (22.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||291 (24.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$39,624|
|Average Home Value||$64,433|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.29%|
|Per Capita Income||2.0%|
The table below compares Richwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 Density||# 110||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 170||58th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 384||5th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.