Richland, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 404 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Males: 209  (51.8%)
Females: 195  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

32.8 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,730
Richland:

$49,730
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,990

Richland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $131,337
Richland:

$131,337
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $94,489; detached houses: $97,549; mobile homes: $59,585

Median gross rent in 2017: $569.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richland: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.2%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Richland, IN (2010)
    • 41597.6%White alone
    • 51.2%Hispanic
    • 20.5%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Black alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Richland, Indiana as of October 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richland is 435 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (24.7%), German (21.3%), Scottish (5.6%), English (3.9%), Swiss (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1027 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $752 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $900 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anderson, IN (44.4 miles , pop. 59,734).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (44.9 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (201.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Milroy, IN (2.0 miles ),
Clarksburg, IN (2.3 miles),
Lake Santee, IN (2.8 miles ),
Rushville, IN (2.9 miles ),
Glenwood, IN (3.2 miles ),
Laurel, IN (3.3 miles ),
Greensburg, IN (3.4 miles ),
Manilla, IN (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 39.50 N, Longitude: 85.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 765

Distribution of median household income in Richland, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Richland, IN in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Indiana:

3.9%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

53.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 4.12. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.12
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2016 was 1.08. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.08
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Richland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 116% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1980, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Richland town center killed 2 people and injured 25 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 11.6 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 17 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richland-area historical earthquake activity is near Indiana state average. It is 79% 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 152.2 miles away from the city 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 118.8 miles away from the city 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 141.5 miles away from Richland 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 165.7 miles away from the city 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.6 miles away from Richland center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from Richland 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 Rush County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Richland:

  • HILLSIDE HAVEN HEATLH CARE CE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • FLATROCK RIVER LODGE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • MILLER'S MERRY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • RUSH COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • RESIDENTIAL CRF INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • RUSH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 10 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)
  • RUSH HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT, INC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; RUSHVILLE, IN)

Amtrak station near Richland:

  • 18 miles: CONNERSVILLE (1012 EASTERN AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richland:

  • Miami University-Oxford (about 36 miles; Oxford, OH; Full-time enrollment: 17,670)
  • Indiana University-East (about 38 miles; Richmond, IN; FT enrollment: 2,867)
  • University of Indianapolis (about 43 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,625)
  • Harrison College-Indianapolis (about 45 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 4,244)
  • Anderson University (about 45 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • American College of Education (about 45 miles; Indianapolis, IN; FT enrollment: 2,718)
  • Miami University-Hamilton (about 46 miles; Hamilton, OH; FT enrollment: 2,906)

Public elementary/middle school in Richland:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Luce Township Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rush County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Richland (2011 data):

  • Spencer County Bank: Richland Branch at 3780 North State Road 161, branch established on 1968/05/03. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $106.4 mil, Deposits: $95.2 mil, headquarters in Santa Claus, IN, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 5 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Richland:

Marital status in Richland, IN
  • Never married: 21.8%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

For population 25 years and over in Richland:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Indiana average:

11.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richland, IN (based on Rush County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,93830
Mainline Protestant2,88815
Catholic1,6401
Other21
None8,924-
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: 5
Rush County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.14 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Rush County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Rush County:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Rush County:

9.4%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Rush County:

29.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rush County:

13.2%
Indiana:

14.3%

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

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $60,000 ($148.51)
    Central Staff Services: $47,000 ($116.34)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($7.43)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($32.18)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,000 ($59.41)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($4.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $33,000 ($81.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $34,000 ($84.16)
    Highways: $25,000 ($61.88)
    Other: $1,000 ($2.48)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($96.53)
    Individual Income: $16,000 ($39.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $146,000 ($361.39)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richland:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTRE (1330 AM; 1 kW; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WKRC (550 AM; 5 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTLC (1310 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: RADIO ONE OF INDIANA, LLC)
  • WXLW (950 AM; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)
  • WNTS (1590 AM; 5 kW; BEECH GROVE, IN; Owner: S + M BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBRI (1500 AM; daytime; 5 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richland:

  • WKWH-FM (94.3 FM; RUSHVILLE, IN; Owner: RSE BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJLR (91.5 FM; SEYMOUR, IN; Owner: MIDWEST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WIFE (100.3 FM; CONNERSVILLE, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRZQ-FM (107.3 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: WTRE, INC.)
  • WAUZ (89.1 FM; GREENSBURG, IN; Owner: GOOD SHEPHERD RADIO INC)
  • WENS (97.1 FM; SHELBYVILLE, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WNOU (93.1 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZPL (99.5 FM; GREENFIELD, IN; Owner: MYSTAR COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WFMS (95.5 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: WFMS LICO, INC)
  • WYXB (105.7 FM; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTTS (92.3 FM; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WRBI (103.9 FM; BATESVILLE, IN; Owner: WHITE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXCH (103.1 FM; VERSAILLES, IN; Owner: COLUMBUS RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richland:

  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTTV (Channel 4; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WIPX (Channel 63; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: PAXSON INDIANAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • WCLJ (Channel 42; BLOOMINGTON, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 135ft / 41.1mTotal length
  • $942,000Total costs
  • 14,263Total average daily traffic
  • 1,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,249Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Richland, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21900-1909
  • 11910-1919
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Richland, IN

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • RICHLAND CE, 1 Mile Est Of (Lat: 41.157528 Lon: -86.251944), Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: KSO52,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.20 MHz, 6197.20 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6315.90 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, Grant Date: 04/11/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: Specialty Antenna Site Resources, Inc, Cedar Crest, NM 87008

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6506S , Serial Number: 15067306, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 09/09/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Eric Spalding, 1109 Bennett St W, Richland, IN 47634
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/12/2017

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 43 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Richland, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.9%), and Structure Fires (40.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Richland, IN
    • 11547.9%Outside Fires
    • 9640.0%Structure Fires
    • 2811.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richland, IN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richland, IN
  • 83.6%Utility gas
  • 14.3%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richland, IN
  • 75.0%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity


Richland compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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