Richville, Minnesota

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Population in 2019: 98 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.0%
Males: 47  (48.9%)
Females: 51  (51.1%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Minnesota median age:

38.4 years

Zip code: 56576

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,382 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Richville:

$48,382
MN:

$74,593

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $20,163 (it was $16,290 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $113,599 (it was $31,300 in 2000)
Richville:

$113,599
MN:

$246,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $207,105; detached houses: $228,842; mobile homes: $34,055

Median gross rent in 2019: $845.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richville: 86.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.8%

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Ancestries: Ukrainian (28.6%), German (14.3%), Irish (14.3%), Norwegian (14.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1355 feet

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Richville city:

2.0% ($633)
Minnesota:

1.1% ($1,297)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (61.5 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (156.0 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (509.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Dent, MN (2.3 miles),
Ottertail, MN (2.6 miles ),
Perham, MN (2.6 miles ),
New York Mills, MN (3.5 miles ),
Vergas, MN (3.7 miles ),
Henning, MN (3.9 miles ),
Frazee, MN (4.0 miles ),
Battle Lake, MN (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 46.51 N, Longitude: 95.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 218

Distribution of median household income in Richville, MN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Richville, MN in 2019

Richville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Minnesota:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+2.5%).
Most common industries in Richville, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (16.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.9%)
  • Truck transportation (9.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.5%)
  • Food (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (25.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.6%)
  • Truck transportation (14.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
  • Food (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (12.5%)
  • Food (8.3%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
Most common occupations in Richville, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.9%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Computer specialists (4.7%)
  • Religious workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Health technologists and technicians (16.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (12.5%)
  • Cashiers (12.5%)
  • Top executives (8.3%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.3%)

Average climate in Richville, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Richville-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Minnesota state average. It is 16% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.1 miles away from the Richville city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 6/13/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused $5 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Minnesota state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 242.7 miles away from Richville center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from Richville center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 739.2 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from Richville center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Otter Tail County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Richville:

  • PERHAM LIVING HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; PERHAM, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - OTTER TAIL LAKE (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; BATTLE LAKE, MN)
  • FRAZEE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; FRAZEE, MN)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - HENNING (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; HENNING, MN)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - BATTLE LAKE (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BATTLE LAKE, MN)

Airports located in Richville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richville:

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 28 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 46 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 50 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 63 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Central Lakes College-Brainerd (about 69 miles; Brainerd, MN; FT enrollment: 3,371)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Richville: Richville (A), Kurtz Family Campground (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Richville: United Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.2 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.5%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

11.6%
Whole state:

6.9%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Richville:

Marital status in Richville, MN
  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 57.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 5.8%

For population 25 years and over in Richville:

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Minnesota average:

10.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richville, MN (based on Otter Tail County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,01849
Evangelical Protestant14,56960
Catholic7,81314
Other1993
None16,704-
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: 11
Otter Tail County:

1.93 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Otter Tail County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 39
Here:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Otter Tail County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Otter Tail County:

7.6%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.1%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Otter Tail County:

12.1%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Richville:

50.6%
State:

50.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

46.8%
Minnesota:

48.4%

Average BMI:
Richville:

30.2
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Richville:

36.6%
State:

21.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Richville:

60.8%
Minnesota:

33.5%

General health condition:
This city:

43.9%
Minnesota:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Richville:

69.8%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richville, MN 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,870
Totals for Government 0$0 5$1,870

Richville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $16,000 ($163.27)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($40.82)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($40.82)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($10.20)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($10.20)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($10.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.20)

Richville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,000 ($10.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($163.27)
  • Tax - Property: $18,000 ($183.67)

5.55% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Cass County, ND  0.61% ($66,694 average AGI)
from Becker County, MN  0.48% ($42,211)
from Clay County, MN  0.43% ($66,495)


5.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,806 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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 Cass County, ND  0.55% ($43,160 average AGI)
to Becker County, MN  0.38% ($44,528)
to Clay County, MN  0.37% ($40,241)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richville:

  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KJJK (1020 AM; 2 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWAD (920 AM; 1 kW; WADENA, MN; Owner: KOMMERSTAD COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richville:

  • KPRW (99.5 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRCQ (102.3 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: DETROIT LAKES BROADCASTING COMPANY,)
  • KBOT (104.1 FM; PELICAN RAPIDS, MN; Owner: WASHINGTON RADIO, INC,)
  • KZCR (103.3 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC)
  • KJJK-FM (96.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • K272CR (102.3 FM; NEW YORK MILLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KNWF (91.5 FM; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • K296DX (107.1 FM; PERHAM, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richville:

  • K49FA (Channel 49; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA ED. TV CORP.)
  • K17FE (Channel 17; WADENA, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K63DX (Channel 63; WADENA, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • K41CS (Channel 41; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K43CS (Channel 43; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K51DC (Channel 51; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K31CH (Channel 31; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)
  • K39CJ (Channel 39; ERHARD, MN; Owner: RURAL SVCS OF CENTRAL MINNESOTA, INC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Richville)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • RICHVILLE BASE, Detroit Lakes Sub. Mi 186.9 Richville Base (Lat: 46.512639 Lon: -95.636000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 48.7 m, Call Sign: WRAE265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.500 MHz, Grant Date: 10/23/2017, Expiration Date: 10/23/2027, Certifier: Celina Kawasima, Registrant: Canadian Pacific Railway, 5th Floor - 120 South 6th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (403) 319-6007, Fax: (612) 851-5688, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KA0GKI, Grant Date: 03/15/1994, Expiration Date: 03/15/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2006, Registrant: Duke K Hoivik, Rte 1 Box 227f, Richville, MN 56576
  • Call Sign: KA0WQH, Grant Date: 02/10/1997, Expiration Date: 02/10/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2009, Registrant: Carol I Hoivik, Rt 1 Box 227c, Richville, MN 56576

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richville, MN
  • 73.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.0%Electricity
  • 6.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richville, MN
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Richville compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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