Richfield, North Carolina

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Population in 2014: 611 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.6%
Males: 374  (61.2%)
Females: 237  (38.8%)
Median resident age:  23.6 years
North Carolina median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 28137.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,723 (it was $40,083 in 2000)
Richfield:

$40,723
NC:

$45,906

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,710 (it was $15,334 in 2000)

Richfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $95,232 (it was $81,400 in 2000)
Richfield:

$95,232
NC:

$154,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $95,355; Detached houses: $122,519; Mobile homes: $19,310

Median gross rent in 2013: $567.

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  • Races in Richfield, NC (2013)

    Richfield races chart
    • 61278.1%White alone
    • 9912.6%Black alone
    • 273.4%Other race alone
    • 182.3%Asian alone
    • 131.7%Two or more races
    • 91.1%Hispanic
    • 70.9%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richfield: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.7%), Irish (15.1%), English (10.3%), United States (8.1%), Polish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 661 feet

Land area: 2.08 square miles.

Population density: 293 people per square mile   (very low).

Richfield,NC real estate house value index trend

Richfield, North Carolina map

For population 25 years and over in Richfield:

  • High school or higher: 81.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richfield town:

  • Never married: 52.1%
  • Now married: 30.9%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

20 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

This town:

2.6%
North Carolina:

7.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $860 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $524 (0.7%)

Richfield satellite photo by USGS

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

Richfield household income distribution Richfield home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
North Carolina:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -64 (-11.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Richfield, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) 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
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from Richfield center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Stanly County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richfield topographic map

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

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

Hotel: Garden Inn (310 West Church Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.282. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.282
U.S.:

0.293

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 19.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.26
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.3%
(10.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.6% for Black residents, 27.4% for two or more races residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
North Carolina average:

12.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Richfield town (based on Stanly County data)

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
Stanly County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

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

4.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.9%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Stanly County:

27.1%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,068$48,8162$1,477
Streets and Highways 1$3,350$40,2000$0
Totals for Government 2$7,418$44,5082$1,477

Richfield government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($49.10)
  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $108,000 ($176.76)
    Central Staff Services: $86,000 ($140.75)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($111.29)
    Water Utilities: $46,000 ($75.29)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($34.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($27.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($19.64)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($8.18)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($47.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($13.09)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($6.55)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $20,000 ($32.73)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Richfield government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $95,000 ($155.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $64,000 ($104.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($18.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($4.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($67.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($42.55)
    General Support: $21,000 ($34.37)
  • Tax - Property: $74,000 ($121.11)
    NEC: $8,000 ($13.09)

Richfield government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $489,000 ($800.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $482,000 ($788.87)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $8,000 ($13.09)

Richfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $388,000 ($635.02)

3.99% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,281 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.99%
North Carolina average:

7.13%

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 Cabarrus County, NC  0.69% ($34,896 average AGI)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.47% ($38,704)
from Union County, NC  0.30% ($27,726)


4.26% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
North Carolina average:

6.77%

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 Cabarrus County, NC  0.62% ($33,063 average AGI)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.57% ($28,729)
to Rowan County, NC  0.27% ($27,877)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 8,900Total average daily traffic
  • 1,054Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,785Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Catfish Road (Lat: 35.595556 Lon: -80.247639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 115.8 m, Overall height: 120.4 m, Call Sign: KIJ497
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2015, Expiration Date: 05/08/2025Registrant: Apco-Afc Spectrum Management Division Ls 053014, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2469, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/04/2025, Certifier: Robert RobinsonRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/06/2003, Expiration Date: 03/01/2014, Cancellation Date: 05/03/2014Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/25/2018, Certifier: Christopher L HarrisRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/01/2011, Expiration Date: 06/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2012, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/09/2013, Expiration Date: 04/09/2023, Certifier: Wayne E EberhardRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2014, Expiration Date: 09/02/2024, Certifier: Rob RobinsonRegistrant: County Of Rowan, 1090 Corporate Center Dr., Salisbury, NC 28146, Phone: (704) 216-8510, Fax: (704) 216-8508, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: SILER ALSON G ZODIAC 601XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 485PS , Serial Number: 6-5393
    Registrant (Individual): Alson G Siler, 440 Panther Point Rd, Richfield, NC 28137
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 79284 , Serial Number: 17258021, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1973
    Registrant (Individual): William T Wright, 40979 Millingport Rd, Richfield, NC 28137
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8140D , Serial Number: 22-5631, Year manufactured: 1957, Airworthiness Date: 10/18/1957
    Registrant (Individual): J Gillespie Wood, 330 Bald Mountain Trl, 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
    Registrant (Individual): J Gillespie Wood, 330 Bald Mountain Trl, Richfield, NC 28137

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

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 13
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Richfield

See full 2006 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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (71%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (7%)
Businesses in Richfield, NC
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Taco Bell1
CVS1U-Haul1
KFC1Wendy's1

Richfield compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above 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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