Richfield, North Carolina

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Population in 2019: 622 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.8%
Males: 298  (48.0%)
Females: 324  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

41.0 years
North Carolina median age:

39.1 years

Zip codes: 28137.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $58,634 (it was $40,083 in 2000)
Richfield:

$58,634
NC:

$57,341

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,535 (it was $15,334 in 2000)

Richfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $139,440 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Richfield:

$139,440
NC:

$193,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $123,925; detached houses: $153,788; mobile homes: $28,992

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,111.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richfield: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.7%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 67.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Richfield, NC (2019)
    • 47485.3%White alone
    • 346.1%Black alone
    • 325.8%Asian alone
    • 81.4%Two or more races
    • 30.5%Hispanic

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Richfield, North Carolina as of April 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richfield is 94 to 1.


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Ancestries: European (16.2%), American (15.4%), German (12.4%), English (6.9%), Celtic (3.9%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 661 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 298 people per square mile   (very low).

Richfield, North Carolina map

22 residents are foreign born (1.1% Asia, 0.5% Europe).

This town:

4.0%
North Carolina:

8.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,031 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,073 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Concord, NC (19.9 miles , pop. 55,977).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Charlotte, NC (37.1 miles , pop. 540,828).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (419.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Misenheimer, NC (1.4 miles ),
New London, NC (1.7 miles ),
Millingport, NC (2.6 miles ),
Albemarle, NC (2.9 miles ),
Badin, NC (3.0 miles ),
Rockwell, NC (3.2 miles ),
Mount Pleasant, NC (3.3 miles ),
Township 6, Rimertown, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 80.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 704

Distribution of median household income in Richfield, NC in 2019
Distribution of house value in Richfield, NC in 2019
Richfield satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

6.1%
Most common industries in Richfield, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Wood products (9.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (13.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (11.9%)
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Public administration (7.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.4%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Apparel (9.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (7.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.2%)
  • Wood products (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Richfield, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.5%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electricians (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (12.1%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)

Average climate in Richfield, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Richfield, North Carolina average temperatures Richfield, North Carolina average precipitation Richfield, North Carolina humidity Richfield, North Carolina wind speed Richfield, North Carolina snowfall Richfield, North Carolina sunshine Richfield, North Carolina clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.9. This is about average.

City:

65.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.284. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.284
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.34
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Richfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/5/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.6 miles away from the Richfield town center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 10/7/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richfield-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above North Carolina state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/9/2020 at 12:07:37, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 83.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 168.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 178.0 miles away from Richfield center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 278.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 209.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stanly County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Richfield:

  • BETHANY WOODS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • BMA ALBEMARLE (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • STANLY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • A JACK WALL GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • MARIE G. SMITH GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • ROBERT W THOMPSON GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)
  • FORREST OAKES HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALBEMARLE, NC)

Airports located in Richfield:

Amtrak station near Richfield:

  • 18 miles: SALISBURY (DEPOT & LIBERTY STS.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richfield:

  • Stanly Community College (about 10 miles; Albemarle, NC; Full-time enrollment: 2,307)
  • Rowan-Cabarrus Community College (about 18 miles; Salisbury, NC; FT enrollment: 5,749)
  • Davidson County Community College (about 28 miles; Thomasville, NC; FT enrollment: 3,581)
  • Randolph Community College (about 28 miles; Asheboro, NC; FT enrollment: 2,528)
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte (about 30 miles; Charlotte, NC; FT enrollment: 22,807)
  • NASCAR Technical Institute (about 35 miles; Mooresville, NC; FT enrollment: 2,350)
  • Wingate University (about 36 miles; Wingate, NC; FT enrollment: 2,125)

Public elementary/middle school in Richfield:

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Points of interest:

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Park in Richfield: Richfield Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Garden Inn (310 West Church Street).

Birthplace of: Travis Gordon - College basketball player (Charlotte 49ers).

Stanly County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richfield and their reported violations in the past:

LUTHERS LUTHERAN CHURCH (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-01-2013), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

75.8%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.8%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Richfield (2011 data):

  • First Bank: Richfield Branch at 135 Highway 49 North, branch established on 1986/03/03. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $3,289.4 mil, Deposits: $2,759.1 mil, headquarters in Troy, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Richfield:

Marital status in Richfield, NC
  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 56.9%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 6.1%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Richfield:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
North Carolina average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Richfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richfield, NC (based on Stanly County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,18298
Mainline Protestant12,30742
Black Protestant9556
Catholic6361
Other6283
None20,138-
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: 12
Stanly County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 25
Here:

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 41
Stanly County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanly County:

27.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Stanly County:

11.6%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.0%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

34.4%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
Richfield:

28.2
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.1%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

8.7%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Richfield:

6.6
North Carolina:

6.8

Overweight people:
Richfield:

27.1%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.1%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richfield, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,395$38,3700$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$525
Totals for Government 2$6,395$38,3706$525

4.93% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($48,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.93%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cabarrus County, NC  0.79% ($49,860 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.70% ($52,662)
from Union County, NC  0.40% ($47,736)


4.68% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cabarrus County, NC  0.87% ($42,711 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.49% ($35,210)
to Montgomery County, NC  0.28% ($30,148)
Businesses in Richfield, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Taco Bell1
CVS1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Richfield:

  • WBT (1110 AM; 50 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATNS CO. OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSPC (1010 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHKY (1290 AM; 50 kW; HICKORY, NC; Owner: LONG COMMUNICATIONS, LLC.)
  • WAGL (1560 AM; daytime; 50 kW; LANCASTER, SC; Owner: PALMETTO BROADCASTING SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WNOW (1030 AM; daytime; 9 kW; MINT HILL, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE METRO RADIO, INC.)
  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZKY (1580 AM; 1 kW; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: NORMAN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEO (840 AM; daytime; 50 kW; COLUMBIA, SC; Owner: EASTERN BROADCASTING GROUP, INC.)
  • WLXN (1440 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLTC (1370 AM; 20 kW; GASTONIA, NC)
  • WFNZ (610 AM; 5 kW; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richfield:

  • WABZ-FM (100.9 FM; ALBEMARLE, NC; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • WFAE (90.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WTHZ (94.1 FM; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: DAVIDSON COUNTY BROADCASTING CO, INC)
  • WSOC-FM (103.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WSSS (104.7 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFMX (105.7 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: MERCURY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWMG (96.1 FM; SHELBY, NC; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAG (99.5 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEND (106.5 FM; SALISBURY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRR (92.3 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: DICK BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC. OF TENNESSEE)
  • WKKT (96.9 FM; STATESVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLNK (107.9 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WQMG-FM (97.1 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLYT (102.9 FM; HICKORY, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPEG (97.9 FM; CONCORD, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WTJY (89.5 FM; ASHEBORO, NC; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WOZN (98.7 FM; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: ENTERCOM GREENSBORO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNKS (95.1 FM; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYFQ-FM (93.5 FM; WADESBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVBZ (100.3 FM; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Richfield:

  • WAXN (Channel 64; KANNAPOLIS, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUNG-TV (Channel 58; CONCORD, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WFMY-TV (Channel 2; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WFMY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • WAFF (Channel 48; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WUPN-TV (Channel 48; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: WUPN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXLV-TV (Channel 45; WINSTON-SALEM, NC; Owner: WXLV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTWB-TV (Channel 20; LEXINGTON, NC; Owner: WTWB OF THE TRIAD, LLC)
  • WLXI-TV (Channel 61; GREENSBORO, NC; Owner: TRI-STATE CHRISTIAN TV, INC.)
  • WGTB-LP (Channel 28; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER, INC.)
  • WSOC-TV (Channel 9; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WSOC-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTVI (Channel 42; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBTV (Channel 3; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS/WBTV, INC.)
  • WCCB (Channel 18; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGHP (Channel 8; HIGH POINT, NC; Owner: WGHP LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJZY (Channel 46; BELMONT, NC; Owner: WJZY-TV, INC.)
  • WWWB (Channel 55; ROCK HILL, SC; Owner: WWWB-TV, INC.)
  • WCNC-TV (Channel 36; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WCNC-TV, INC.)
  • W25BR (Channel 25; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W52CW (Channel 52; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BN (Channel 34; CHARLOTTE, NC; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Richfield fatal accident list:

Nov 19, 2017 07:10 PM, Us-52, Lat: 35.459519, Lon: -80.241536, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 25, 2014 05:07 PM, Sr-49, Lat: 35.478208, Lon: -80.249144, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 21, 2013 02:58 PM, Sr-1134, Lat: 35.466453, Lon: -80.260869, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 2010 11:18 AM, Us-52, Lat: 35.460461, Lon: -80.243883, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.9mTotal length
  • 16,300Total average daily traffic
  • 1,808Total average daily truck traffic
  • 32,600Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Richfield, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Richfield, NC

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richfield)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 241 Deese St (Lat: 35.472083 Lon: -80.251444), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPRI689,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.562 MHz, Grant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/04/2025, Certifier: Robert Robinson, Registrant: Stanly County 911, 201 S Second St, Albemarle, NC 28001, Phone: (704) 986-3709, Fax: (704) 983-5911, Email:
  • Int Of Hwy 49 & 52 (Lat: 35.480694 Lon: -80.249778), Call Sign: KWC927, Licensee ID: L00777290,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.850 MHz, 451.850 MHz, Grant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014, Registrant: B B Oil Inc, Richfield, NC 28137

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Richfield, 49221 Reeves Island Drive (Lat: 35.485556 Lon: -80.288611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 96 m, Overall height: 100.6 m, Call Sign: WQJQ520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2019, Expiration Date: 11/25/2028, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1777, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • HP-1127, Hi Rock Lk, 13500 Bringle Ferry Road (Lat: 35.600583 Lon: -80.238389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 150.9 m, Call Sign: WQNU653,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 06/01/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2012, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center Mail, Raleigh, NC 27604-2760, Phone: (919) 662-4440, Fax: (919) 662-4444, Email:
  • HP-1127, High Rock L, Catfish Road (Lat: 35.595556 Lon: -80.247639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 120.4 m, Call Sign: WQRB368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6635.00 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Wayne E Eberhard, Registrant: North Carolina State Highway Patrol, 4702 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-4702, Phone: (919) 948-7854, Fax: (919) 662-4440, Email:
  • HIGH ROCK, Catfish Road (Lat: 35.595556 Lon: -80.247639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 120.4 m, Call Sign: WQUP418, Licensee ID: L00002011,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Rob Robinson, Registrant: Rowan County Telecommunications, 1090 Corporate Center Dr, Salisbury, NC 28146, Phone: (704) 216-8510, Fax: (704) 216-8508, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richfield)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SILER ALSON G ZODIAC 601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-200A (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 485PS , Serial Number: 6-5393, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 01/04/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Alson G Siler, 440 Panther Point Rd, Richfield, NC 28137
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82755 , Serial Number: 7AC-1402, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/22/2012
    Registrant (Individual): J Gillespie Wood, 330 Bald Mountain Trl, Richfield, NC 28137

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 33 took place in 2018, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Richfield, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (43.0%), and Outside Fires (40.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Richfield, NC
    • 11043.0%Structure Fires
    • 10440.6%Outside Fires
    • 249.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 187.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richfield, NC
Most common first names in Richfield, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1675.2 years
James1571.7 years
William1275.9 years
Walter976.5 years
David871.4 years
Lee672.7 years
Joseph674.6 years
Robert665.5 years
Helen676.1 years
Mary679.7 years
Most common last names in Richfield, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Morgan2177.5 years
Ridenhour1770.8 years
Parker1579.3 years
Misenheimer1578.5 years
Barringer1475.4 years
Shaver1480.4 years
Kirk1377.2 years
Williams1372.6 years
Frick868.7 years
Miller876.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richfield, NC
  • 77.4%Electricity
  • 9.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richfield, NC
  • 70.7%Electricity
  • 19.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.9%Wood


Richfield compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Richfield on our top lists:

  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of college students"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2021.