Richfield, Idaho

Richfield is a city in Lincoln County, Idaho, in the United States. The population was 482 at the 2010 census.

Richfield, Idaho
Location of Richfield in Lincoln County, Idaho.
Location of Richfield in Lincoln County, Idaho.
Coordinates: 43°3′9″N 114°9′11″W / 43.05250°N 114.15306°W / 43.05250; -114.15306Coordinates: 43°3′9″N 114°9′11″W / 43.05250°N 114.15306°W / 43.05250; -114.15306
CountryUnited States
StateIdaho
CountyLincoln
Area
 • Total0.66 sq mi (1.70 km2)
 • Land0.66 sq mi (1.70 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
4,298 ft (1,310 m)
Population
 • Total482
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
496
 • Density756.10/sq mi (291.80/km2)
Time zoneUTC-7 (Mountain (MST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-6 (MDT)
ZIP code
83349
Area code(s)208, 986
FIPS code16-67600
GNIS feature ID0398042
Websitewww.cityofrichfield.us

GeographyEdit

Richfield is located at 43°3′9″N 114°9′11″W / 43.05250°N 114.15306°W / 43.05250; -114.15306 (43.052629, -114.153041).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.66 square miles (1.71 km2), all of it land.[5]

The Little Wood River flows nearby, and the Richfield region is supplied with irrigation water diverted from the Big Wood River near Magic Reservoir.

HistoryEdit

A book about the History of the Richfield area was written in 1995 by Alice Crane Behr and Maureen Hancock Ward. It was subsequently published and printed. The text of this book is available at the Richfield City Website.

DemographicsEdit

Historical population
Census Pop.
1910158
1920333110.8%
1930193−42.0%
1940390102.1%
195042910.0%
1960329−23.3%
1970290−11.9%
198035723.1%
19903837.3%
20004127.6%
201048217.0%
2019 (est.)496[3]2.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

2010 censusEdit

At the 2010 census there were 482 people in 172 households, including 124 families, in the city. The population density was 730.3 inhabitants per square mile (282.0/km2). There were 195 housing units at an average density of 295.5 per square mile (114.1/km2). The racial makup of the city was 89.4% White, 0.6% Native American, 8.1% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.2%.[2]

Of the 172 households 41.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.0% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 27.9% were non-families. 21.5% of households were one person and 11.1% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.80 and the average family size was 3.28.

The median age was 32.2 years. 28.8% of residents were under the age of 18; 11.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25.9% were from 25 to 44; 20.7% were from 45 to 64; and 13.1% were 65 or older. The gender makeup of the city was 51.0% male and 49.0% female.

2000 censusEdit

At the 2000 census there were 412 people in 15 households, including 3 families, in the city. The population density was 33.6 people per square mile (244.7/km2). There were 18 housing units at an average density of 36.8 per square mile (106.9/km2). The racial makup of the city was 90.78% White, 0.24% African American, 0.73% Native American, 6.07% from other races, and 2.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 8.50%.[7]

Of the 15 households 32.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.6% were non-families. 28.9% of households were one person and 17.0% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.59 and the average family size was 3.25.

The age distribution was 30.8% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 13.1% 65 or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 10 females there were 34.0 males. For every 10 females age 18 and over, there were 33.7 males.

The median household income was $28,846 and the median family income was $13,173. Males had a median income of $9,028 versus $2,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,759. About 11.0% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.2% of those under age 18 and 16.2% of those age 65 or over.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 9, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-12-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". United States Census Bureau. May 24, 2020. Retrieved May 27, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on January 12, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-18. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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