Richfield, Wisconsin

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Population in 2017: 11,696 (51% urban, 49% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.8%
 
Males: 6,075  (51.9%)
Females: 5,621  (48.1%)
Median resident age:

48.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.5 years

Zip codes: 53033.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $101,911 (it was $72,809 in 2000)
Richfield:

$101,911
WI:

$59,305

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $50,745 (it was $29,859 in 2000)

Richfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $310,791 (it was $191,800 in 2000)
Richfield:

$310,791
WI:

$178,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $270,463; detached houses: $287,720; townhouses or other attached units: $257,839; in 2-unit structures: $116,606; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $109,182; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $111,081; mobile homes: $18,777

Median gross rent in 2017: $965.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richfield: 98.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.8%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.6% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Richfield, WI (2017)
    • 11,17696.3%White alone
    • 1871.6%Hispanic
    • 580.5%Asian alone
    • 600.5%Two or more races
    • 430.4%Black alone
    • 70.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Richfield, Wisconsin as of October 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richfield is 11,530 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (56.4%), Polish (6.3%), American (5.9%), Irish (4.9%), Norwegian (3.1%), English (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 326 people per square mile   (very low).

Richfield, Wisconsin map

229 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.0%
Wisconsin:

4.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,085 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,507 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukesha, WI (15.6 miles , pop. 64,825).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (18.8 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (100.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Germantown, WI (2.4 miles ),
Lisbon, WI (2.4 miles ),
Polk, WI (2.4 miles ),
Erin, WI (2.5 miles ),
Lannon, WI (2.6 miles ),
Jackson, WI (2.6 miles ),
Slinger, WI (2.6 miles ),
Sussex, WI (2.6 miles )

Latitude: 43.24 N, Longitude: 88.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 262

Distribution of median household income in Richfield, WI in 2017
Distribution of house value in Richfield, WI in 2017
Richfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 2000: 78 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2003: 113 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $291,600
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $332,800
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $307,900
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $330,700
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $346,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $419,400
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $318,300
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $305,800
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $298,300
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $336,200
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $358,200
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $370,200
  • 2016: 53 buildings, average cost: $349,600
  • 2017: 53 buildings, average cost: $357,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Richfield, WI residents
Average permit cost in Richfield, WI
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.7%
Wisconsin:

3.3%
Historical population in Richfield, WI
Historical housing units in Richfield, WI
Most common industries in Richfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.7%)
  • Machinery (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.5%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.4%)
  • Health care (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Machinery (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Richfield, WI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Engineers (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Engineers (5.3%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.0%)

Average climate in Richfield, Wisconsin

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Richfield, Wisconsin average temperatures Richfield, Wisconsin average precipitation Richfield, Wisconsin humidity Richfield, Wisconsin wind speed Richfield, Wisconsin snowfall Richfield, Wisconsin sunshine Richfield, Wisconsin clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.0995. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0995
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.77. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.205. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.205
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.15
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2006 was 0.0169. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0169
U.S.:

0.0098

Tornado activity:

Richfield-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Wisconsin state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Richfield town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1981, a category F4 tornado 13.6 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richfield-area historical earthquake activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 127.4 miles away from Richfield center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 305.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 272.6 miles away from Richfield center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 329.8 miles away from Richfield center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 363.8 miles away from Richfield center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richfield topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Richfield:

  • THE KATHY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • ST JOSEPH'S COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF WEST BEND, INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; WEST BEND, WI)
  • SAMARITAN'S CEDAR CROSSING SUBACUTE UNIT (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WESTBEND, WI)
  • HARDFORD CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, WI)
  • HARTFORD HLTHCARE CTR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, WI)
  • BRIDGES HOME HEALTHCARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, WI)
  • AURORA MED CENTER WASHINGTON COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richfield:

  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 12 miles; Pewaukee, WI; Full-time enrollment: 4,415)
  • Carroll University (about 16 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,313)
  • Concordia University-Wisconsin (about 16 miles; Mequon, WI; FT enrollment: 5,253)
  • Cardinal Stritch University (about 18 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 3,595)
  • Marquette University (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 9,844)
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 13,156)
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (about 21 miles; Milwaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 24,196)

Public elementary/middle school in Richfield:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Richfield: Camp Villa (A), Camp Minikani (B), Zimmermann's Kettle Hills (C), Neitzel Farms (D), Richfield Volunteer Fire Company Station 1 (E), Richfield Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (F), Richfield Volunteer Fire Company Station 3 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Chalet Mall Shopping Center (1), Richfield Plaza Shopping Center (2), Richfield Square Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richfield include: Zion Church (A), Saint Pauls Church (B), Saint Marys Church (C), Saint Jerome Chapel (D), Saint Jacobi Church (E), Saint Columbia Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Jacobi Cemetery (1), Forest Home Cemetery (2), Cedar Park Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Mud Lake (A), Amy Bell Lake (B), Bark Lake (C), Lake Five (D), Friess Lake (E), Little Friess Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Coney River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Richfield Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 4399 Pleasant Hill Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

MADAME BELLES SILVER DOLLAR SALOON (Population served: 55, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2009), St Boil Water Order (MAY-13-2009), St Public Notif issued (MAY-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2009)
LAST STOP SALOON (Population served: 51, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-17-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif issued (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2012)
THE HAIRY LEMON (Population served: 27, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-07-2013), St Boil Water Order (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2013), St Public Notif issued (AUG-07-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2013), St Boil Water Order (JUL-19-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2013), St Compliance achieved (JUL-25-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif issued (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-26-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif issued (OCT-27-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-23-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2009), St Boil Water Order (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif issued (SEP-14-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-18-2009)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-05-2006), St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2006), St Boil Water Order (JUL-27-2006), St Public Notif issued (AUG-08-2006), St Public Notif received (AUG-21-2006), St Compliance achieved (AUG-31-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richfield that have no violations reported:

  • LOGGERS PARK - OFFICE & MINIATURE GOLF (Population served: 456, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RICHFIELD TRUCK STOP (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOMENTUM HEALTH CLUB (Population served: 163, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SAWMILL INN (Population served: 108, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • QUICK PICK (Population served: 104, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MOBIL GAS - RICHFIELD (Population served: 104, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • PIONEER PLAZA (Population served: 82, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SPORTS CORNER BAR & GRILL (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RICHFIELD STATION 1 (Address: 2008 HWY 175 , Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RITEWAY BUS SERVICE-GERMANTOWN (Population served: 33, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Wisconsin:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

83.1%
Whole state:

64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.1%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Richfield (2011 data):

  • Westbury Bank: Richfield Branch at 1717 Wolf Road, branch established on 2008/05/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $580.5 mil, Deposits: $524.6 mil, headquarters in West Bend, WI, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Richfield:

Marital status in Richfield, WI
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 66.1%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 8.4%

For population 25 years and over in Richfield:

  • High school or higher: 96.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Richfield
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richfield, WI (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic39,94313
Evangelical Protestant25,50349
Mainline Protestant11,15730
Other5327
Orthodox281
None54,724-
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: 16
Washington County:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Washington County:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 49
Washington County:

3.83 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Washington County:

7.11 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Wisconsin:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

10.7%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.3%
Wisconsin:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Wisconsin:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Richfield:

29.0
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.2%
Wisconsin:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.6%
Wisconsin:

10.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.4%
Wisconsin:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Wisconsin:

78.2%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richfield, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$18,932$56,7962$629
Other Government Administration 3$15,857$63,4286$3,870
Other and Unallocable 1$6,438$77,2560$0
Financial Administration 1$4,408$52,8961$1,218
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$339
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$5,219
Totals for Government 9$45,635$60,84713$11,275

Richfield government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $810,000 ($69.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $66,000 ($5.64)
    General Public Buildings: $63,000 ($5.39)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $701,000 ($59.94)
    Police Protection: $321,000 ($27.45)
    Central Staff Services: $321,000 ($27.45)
    Health - Other: $302,000 ($25.82)
    Local Fire Protection: $186,000 ($15.90)
    Financial Administration: $115,000 ($9.83)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $107,000 ($9.15)
    Natural Resources - Other: $81,000 ($6.93)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $81,000 ($6.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $68,000 ($5.81)
    General Public Buildings: $46,000 ($3.93)
    General - Other: $37,000 ($3.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($1.45)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($1.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $257,000 ($21.97)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $595,000 ($50.87)

Richfield government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $78,000 ($6.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($0.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($0.60)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $17,000 ($1.45)
    Interest Earnings: $8,000 ($0.68)
    Sale of Property: $5,000 ($0.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($0.34)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $309,000 ($26.42)
    General Local Government Support: $202,000 ($17.27)
    Other: $103,000 ($8.81)
  • Tax - Property: $2,362,000 ($201.95)
    Other License: $165,000 ($14.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $135,000 ($11.54)

Richfield government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $264,000 ($22.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $231,000 ($19.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $34,000 ($2.91)

Richfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,169,000 ($1296.94)

5.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%

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 Milwaukee County, WI  1.52% ($60,162 average AGI)
from Waukesha County, WI  1.21% ($68,585)
from Ozaukee County, WI  0.56% ($58,216)


5.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,772 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.76%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($157 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.03%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Waukesha County, WI  1.05% ($66,753 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  1.05% ($44,929)
to Ozaukee County, WI  0.51% ($72,753)
Businesses in Richfield, WI
NameCountNameCount
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's1
Circle K1New Balance1
Dairy Queen1Penske1
FedEx1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Richfield:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WBKV (1470 AM; 3 kW; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRRD (540 AM; 0 kW; JACKSON, WI; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEMP (1250 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCS (1290 AM; 5 kW; GREENFIELD, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richfield:

  • WFMR (106.9 FM; BROOKFIELD, WI; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF MILWAUKEE, LLC)
  • WLTQ (97.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIL-FM (106.1 FM; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJZI (93.3 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WKTI-FM (94.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WTKM-FM (104.9 FM; HARTFORD, WI; Owner: KETTLE MORAINE B/CTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WXSS (103.7 FM; WAUWATOSA, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WUWM (89.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WBWI-FM (92.5 FM; WEST BEND, WI; Owner: WEST BEND BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WKLH (96.5 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLUM-FM (102.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE RADIO ALLIANCE, LLC)
  • WMWK (88.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRIT-FM (95.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVCY-FM (107.7 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLZR (102.9 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMR-FM (98.3 FM; MENOMONEE FALLS, WI; Owner: LAKEFRONT COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMYX-FM (99.1 FM; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: ENTERCOM MILWAUKEE LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGLB-FM (100.1 FM; PORT WASHINGTON, WI; Owner: STARBOARD MEDIA FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richfield:

  • WITI (Channel 6; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WITI LICENSE,INC.)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMLW-CA (Channel 46; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W63CU (Channel 63; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CHANNEL 41 AND 63 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WWRS-TV (Channel 52; MAYVILLE, WI; Owner: NATIONAL MINORITY T.V., INC.)
  • WVTV (Channel 18; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WVTV LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTMJ-TV (Channel 4; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WVCY-TV (Channel 30; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: VCY AMERICA, INC.)
  • WMKE-CA (Channel 7; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: KM LPTV OF MILWAUKEE, L.L.C.)
  • WMMF-TV (Channel 68; FOND DU LAC, WI; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF WISCONSIN, A CALIFORNIA LTD PARTNRSHP)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WTAS-LP (Channel 43; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WAUKESHA TOWER ASSOCIATES)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Richfield fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.4mTotal length
  • $206,000Total costs
  • 226,484Total average daily traffic
  • 15,880Total average daily truck traffic
  • 336,625Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Richfield, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 21950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Richfield, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Richfield)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 175 At Railroad Tracks (Lat: 43.258889 Lon: -88.195917), Call Sign: KDQ982,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2013, Expiration Date: 03/18/2023, Registrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Drive, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Email:
  • Lat: 43.279167 Lon: -88.188889, Call Sign: WQFR332,
    Assigned Frequencies: 466.562 MHz, 468.262 MHz, 468.787 MHz, 468.887 MHz, 467.037 MHz, Grant Date: 09/14/2006, Expiration Date: 09/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 11/19/2016, Certifier: William Napier, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7136, Fax: (214) 355-1714, Email:
  • Lat: 43.250167 Lon: -88.191972, Call Sign: WQVA674,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.600 MHz, 452.562 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Tara Villalobos, Registrant: Baycom Inc, 2040 Radisson Street, Green Bay, WI 54302, Phone: (920) 544-4248, Fax: (920) 468-8615, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • RICHFIELD, 1100 County Hwy Trunk J (Lat: 43.229778 Lon: -88.262833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WNER380,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 02/29/2012, Expiration Date: 05/04/2022, Registrant: Washington County Sheriffs Department, 500 N Schmidt Rd, West Bend, WI 53095, Phone: (262) 335-4388, Fax: (262) 335-4429, Email:
  • RICHFIELD, 3959 Pioneer Road (Lat: 43.280556 Lon: -88.236194), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WHT383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6775.00 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: SCHMIDT JAMES M RV6 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 47EX , Serial Number: 23082, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/26/2007
    Registrant (Individual): James M Schmidt, 4003 Wexford Cir S, Richfield, WI 53076
  • Aircraft: MINTZLAFF ELMER W SORRELL SNS-2 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 7716E , Serial Number: 30, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer W Mintzlaff, 3468 Hwy 167, Richfield, WI 53076
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/12/1962, Exported to: Italy

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 9. The highest number of fire incidents - 35 took place in 2018, and the least - 1 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Richfield, WI When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (53.6%), and Outside Fires (29.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Richfield, WI
    • 8253.6%Structure Fires
    • 4529.4%Outside Fires
    • 2315.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richfield, WI
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richfield, WI
  • 84.9%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Electricity
  • 3.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richfield, WI
  • 85.7%Utility gas
  • 7.5%Electricity
  • 6.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Richfield compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Richfield on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people living the same house as 1 year ago (population 5,000+))"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: business and financial operations occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of one, detached housing units in structures (2,000+ housing units)"
  • #50 (53033) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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