The City of Richwood had a population of 2,136 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Richwood: Cherry Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottom, Cherry Tree Bottoms.
|Population in Households||2,055|
|Population in Familes||1,577|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Median Household Income||$26,303|
|Average Household Income||$36,571|
|Per Capita Income||$16,435|
|Total Housing Units||1,233 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||656 (53.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||272 (22.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||306 (24.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$40,757|
|Average Home Value||$64,003|
|Average Household Size||2.22|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.22%|
|Per Capita Income||1.52%|
The table below compares Richwood to the other 405 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 74||82nd|
|Population Density||# 112||73rd|
|Diversity Index||# 175||57th|
|Median Household Income||# 385||5th|
|Per Capita Income||# 382||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.