Richfield, ID Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Richfield, Idaho - Basic Facts

The City of Richfield had a population of 513 as of July 1, 2016. Richfield ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richfield is located at latitude 43.0524 and longitude -114.1558 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 4,298 feet.

The City of Richfield (GNIS ID: 2410934) 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.

Idaho is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Richfield is located within Richfield Division of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richfield 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 Richfield: Alberta.

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Richfield, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 513
Population in Households 513
Population in Familes 451
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 779
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 179
Average Household Size 2.87
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 207 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $163,793
Average Home Value $218,164


Median Household Income $42,279
Average Household Income $53,294
Per Capita Income $17,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.0% 1.11%
Households 0.64% 0.88%
Families 1.96% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
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.

Richfield, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richfield to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho 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 # 134 41st
Population Density1 # 130 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 49 79th
Median Household Income # 118 48th
Per Capita Income # 195 15th

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