Richfield, Idaho

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Population in 2013: 494 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.9%
 
Males: 220  (44.6%)
Females: 274  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  34.5 years
Idaho median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 83349.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,515 (it was $28,846 in 2000)
Richfield:

$42,515
ID:

$46,783

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,442 (it was $12,759 in 2000)

Richfield city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,595 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Richfield:

$92,595
ID:

$159,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $135,432; Detached houses: $158,125; Mobile homes: $29,602

Median gross rent in 2013: $547.

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  • Races in Richfield, ID (2010)

    Richfield races chart
    • 41686.3%White alone
    • 5912.2%Hispanic
    • 40.8%Two or more races
    • 30.6%American Indian alone

Races in Richfield detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Richfield: 84.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (12.6%), German (11.7%), Irish (8.1%), Russian (5.0%), French (4.1%), Italian (2.3%).

Current Local Time: MST time zone

Elevation: 4324 feet

Land area: 0.65 square miles.

Population density: 760 people per square mile   (low).

Richfield,ID real estate house value index trend

Richfield, Idaho map

For population 25 years and over in Richfield:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richfield city:

  • Never married: 27.9%
  • Now married: 49.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

25 residents are foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

This city:

6.1%
Idaho:

5.0%



According to our research of Idaho and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Richfield, Idaho as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richfield to the number of sex offenders is 485 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $655 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $601 (0.9%)

Richfield satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pocatello, ID (87.2 miles , pop. 51,466).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Northwest Clackamas, OR (449.6 miles , pop. 224,220).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (660.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dietrich, ID (3.4 miles) , Shoshone, ID (3.9 miles ), Carey, ID (4.5 miles ), Hunt, ID (4.9 miles ), Bellevue, ID (5.4 miles ), Jerome, ID (5.4 miles ), Gooding, ID (5.4 miles ), Eden, ID (5.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $45,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $92,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.05 N, Longitude: 114.15 W

Area code: 208

Richfield household income distribution Richfield home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

4.9%
Idaho:

4.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+5.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)

Work and jobs in Richfield: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Richfield, Idaho

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Richfield-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Idaho state average. It is 315% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/1983 at 14:06:06, a magnitude 7.3 (6.2 MB, 7.3 MS, 7.0 MW, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 73.0 miles away from the city center, causing 2 deaths (2 shaking deaths) and 3 injuries, causing $15,000,000 total damage
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 203.5 miles away from Richfield center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 246.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1975 at 02:31:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.1 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 111.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/16/1954 at 11:07:12, a magnitude 7.0 (7.0 UK) earthquake occurred 333.4 miles away from Richfield center
On 10/28/1983 at 19:51:24, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.8 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 76.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lincoln County (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richfield topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richfield:

  • College of Southern Idaho (about 37 miles; Twin Falls, ID; Full-time enrollment: 5,051)
  • Idaho State University (about 89 miles; Pocatello, ID; FT enrollment: 10,350)
  • Boise State University (about 111 miles; Boise, ID; FT enrollment: 16,774)
  • College of Western Idaho (about 125 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 6,300)
  • Northwest Nazarene University (about 127 miles; Nampa, ID; FT enrollment: 2,290)
  • Brigham Young University-Idaho (about 131 miles; Rexburg, ID; FT enrollment: 30,522)
  • Utah State University (about 151 miles; Logan, UT; FT enrollment: 21,131)

Public high school in Richfield:

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Library in Richfield:

  • RICHFIELD DISTRICT (Operating income: $14,480; Location: 205 S MAIN; 12,234 books; 165 audio materials; 496 video materials; 20 state licensed databases; 11 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Richfield Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lincoln County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.8%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Idaho:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.1%
Whole state:  69.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Richfield compared to Idaho state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Idaho average:

11.0

Richfield travel time to work - commute Richfield mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Wood (15%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richfield city (based on Lincoln County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other1,3964
Evangelical Protestant2013
Catholic1651
Mainline Protestant1305
None3,316-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Lincoln County:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Idaho:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Lincoln County:

6.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

11.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Idaho:

7.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Lincoln County:

26.8%
Idaho:

25.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

5.5%
State:

11.7%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,814$45,7680$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,260$51,1205$5,400
Judicial and Legal 1$3,900$46,8000$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Sewerage 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Water Supply 2$4,112$24,6720$0
Totals for Government 11$28,422$31,0065$5,400

8.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
Idaho average:

7.20%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Twin Falls County, ID  1.94% ($24,688 average AGI)
from Gooding County, ID  1.52% ($31,720)
from Blaine County, ID  0.97% ($27,875)


10.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,401 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Idaho average:

7.21%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Twin Falls County, ID  2.10% ($21,371 average AGI)
to Gooding County, ID  1.50% ($28,960)
to Blaine County, ID  1.08% ($32,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richfield:

  • KBOI (670 AM; 50 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRXR (1480 AM; 5 kW; GOODING, ID; Owner: MARIA ELENA JUAREZ)
  • KLIX (1310 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KTFI (1270 AM; 5 kW; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KALL (700 AM; 50 kW; NORTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KFTA (970 AM; 3 kW; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZNR (690 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWEI (1260 AM; 50 kW; WEISER, ID; Owner: TREASURE VALLEY BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KBSU (730 AM; 15 kW; BOISE, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KIQN (1010 AM; 50 kW; TOOELE, UT)
  • KSL (1160 AM; 50 kW; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KART (1400 AM; 1 kW; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBLI (1620 AM; 10 kW; BLACKFOOT, ID; Owner: WESTERN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richfield:

  • KISY (100.7 FM; GOODING, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KYZK (107.5 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • KECH-FM (95.3 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEFX (88.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KIKX (104.7 FM; KETCHUM, ID; Owner: AGM-IDAHO BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K216CY (91.1 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: BOISE ST. UNIV., ID ST BD OF EDUCA.)
  • KWRV (91.9 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KSKI-FM (103.7 FM; SUN VALLEY, ID; Owner: ALPINE BROADCASTING LTD PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCIR (90.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: FAITH COMMUNICATIONS CORP)
  • KKMV (92.5 FM; RUPERT, ID; Owner: TRI-MARKET RADIO BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KZDX (99.9 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: KART & EAGLE ROCK B/C INC,TENANTS)
  • KMVX (102.9 FM; JEROME, ID; Owner: KART BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KBSY (88.5 FM; BURLEY, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • KAWZ (89.9 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS)
  • KEZJ-FM (95.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBSW (91.7 FM; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: IDAHO STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION)

TV broadcast stations around Richfield:

  • KMVT (Channel 11; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CATAMOUNT-IDAHO LICENSE L.L.C.)
  • KCTF-LP (Channel 45; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KTID-LP (Channel 58; TWIN FALLS, ETC., ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KTWT-LP (Channel 43; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: E-DA-HOE, INC.)
  • KBAX-LP (Channel 27; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING OF IDAHO, INC.)
  • KDID-LP (Channel 55; TWIN FALLS, ID; Owner: TWIN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Richfield fatal accident list:

Oct 20, 2013 02:35 PM, Us-26, 720 North Rd, Lat: 43.04023, Lon: -114.17597, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2012 03:51 PM, Us-93, Lat: 43.07473, Lon: -114.10656, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lincoln Substation 1 Mi E (Lat: 43.053250 Lon: -114.136139), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPDK495
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.775 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2003, Expiration Date: 10/08/2013
    Registrant: Gem State Communications, 1976 Century Way, Boise, ID 83709, Phone: (208) 323-1976, Email:
  • 1572 East Highway 26 (Lat: 43.141917 Lon: -114.062889), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQQQ648
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 02/13/2023, Certifier: Laura Aristizabal
    Registrant: Visiplex, Inc., 1287 North Barclay Boulevard, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089, Phone: (847) 229-0250, Fax: (847) 229-0259, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • GLANBIA FD R, 1572 East Highway 26 (Lat: 43.047444 Lon: -114.161722), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQQR904, Licensee ID: L01274546
    Assigned Frequencies: 19655.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/20/2013, Expiration Date: 02/20/2023, Certifier: Bachchi Samahon-Oumar
    Registrant: Syringa Networks LLC, 3795 S Development Ave, Boise, ID 83715, Phone: (208) 229-6103, Fax: (208) 229-6152, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA7QYI
    Grant Date: 03/24/1995, Expiration Date: 03/24/2005, Cancellation Date: 03/27/2007
    Registrant: Charles W Perry, Richfield, ID 83349
  • Call Sign: KF6EYE, Licensee ID: L01214313
    Grant Date: 11/17/2006, Expiration Date: 07/04/2016, Certifier: Eric M Stevens
    Registrant: Eric M Stevens, 1181 E 1020 N, Richfield, ID 83349

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GARLOCK JEANIES TEENIE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: VOLKSWAGEN CONVERSION (36 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8139 , Serial Number: G3666, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 03/18/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Clif Reeder, 1055 North 850 East Po Box 64, Richfield, ID 83349

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Richfield, ID among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary583.0 years
James471.0 years
John478.3 years
Charles376.7 years
George373.0 years
William388.0 years
Edward257.6 years
Albert272.0 years
Francis271.0 years
Clara263.0 years
Most common last names in Richfield, ID among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson678.8 years
Capps673.8 years
Swainston667.1 years
Lemmon585.0 years
Ross484.2 years
Brown474.7 years
Sanders364.7 years
Flavel382.0 years
Appell384.0 years
Pope382.4 years

Richfield on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #31 (83349) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Basque first ancestries"
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