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Richwood, Ohio - Basic Facts

The Village of Richwood had a population of 2,225 as of July 1, 2018. Richwood ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richwood is located at latitude 40.4274 and longitude -83.2944 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Richwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Union County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 948 feet.

The Village of Richwood (GNIS ID: 2399070) 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.

The Village of Richwood is located within Township of Claibourne, a minor civil division (MCD) of Union County.

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, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richwood: Rich Wood, Richland, Richmond.

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Richwood, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,225
Population in Households 2,225
Population in Familes 1,807
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,774
Diversity Index3 5


Median Household Income $49,894
Average Household Income $55,011
Per Capita Income $21,343


Total Housing Units 972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 584 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 292 (30.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $105,699
Average Home Value $158,733


Total Households 876
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 575
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.02% 0.35%
Households -0.01% 0.34%
Families 0.06% 0.14%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   2.9%

Richwood, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richwood to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 456 63rd
Population Density # 351 71st
Diversity Index # 1105 10th
Median Household Income # 739 39th
Per Capita Income # 1004 17th

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