Richfield, Wisconsin

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Population in 2022: 11,855 (51% urban, 49% rural).
Population change since 2000: +14.3%
 
Males: 6,053  (51.1%)
Females: 5,802  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

48.2 years
Wisconsin median age:

40.4 years

Zip codes: 53033.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $123,831 (it was $72,809 in 2000)
Richfield:

$123,831
WI:

$70,996

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $59,023 (it was $29,859 in 2000)

Richfield town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $442,556 (it was $191,800 in 2000)
Richfield:

$442,556
WI:

$252,800

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $365,194; detached houses: $394,485; townhouses or other attached units: $248,976; in 2-unit structures: $202,569; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,719; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $169,378; mobile homes: $84,115

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,364.

March 2022 cost of living index in Richfield: 98.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 2.1%

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  • Races in Richfield, WI (2022)
    • 11,15294.3%White alone
    • 2522.1%Two or more races
    • 1931.6%Asian alone
    • 1181.0%Hispanic
    • 60.05%American Indian alone
    • 30.03%Black alone

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



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Richfield, Wisconsin as of May 24, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richfield is 5,765 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 (50.5%), Irish (9.0%), American (7.8%), Polish (6.4%), Italian (4.6%), Norwegian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 974 feet

Land area: 35.9 square miles.

Population density: 330 people per square mile   (very low).

Richfield, Wisconsin map

194 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Wisconsin:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $4,708 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $3,940 (1.1%)

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 2022
Distribution of house value in Richfield, WI in 2022
Richfield satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 14 buildings, average cost: $720,800
  • 2021: 38 buildings, average cost: $537,100
  • 2020: 41 buildings, average cost: $457,700
  • 2019: 35 buildings, average cost: $458,700
  • 2018: 38 buildings, average cost: $399,900
  • 2017: 53 buildings, average cost: $357,600
  • 2016: 53 buildings, average cost: $349,600
  • 2015: 45 buildings, average cost: $370,200
  • 2014: 40 buildings, average cost: $358,200
  • 2013: 44 buildings, average cost: $336,200
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $298,300
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $305,800
  • 2010: 24 buildings, average cost: $318,300
  • 2009: 21 buildings, average cost: $419,400
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $346,300
  • 2007: 41 buildings, average cost: $330,700
  • 2006: 50 buildings, average cost: $307,900
  • 2005: 79 buildings, average cost: $332,800
  • 2004: 89 buildings, average cost: $291,600
  • 2003: 113 buildings, average cost: $276,300
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $250,000
  • 2001: 67 buildings, average cost: $250,400
  • 2000: 78 buildings, average cost: $236,200
  • 1999: 81 buildings, average cost: $189,200
  • 1998: 80 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 1997: 84 buildings, average cost: $180,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Richfield, WI residents
Average permit cost in Richfield, WI
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.2%
Wisconsin:

2.7%
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 2022 was 59.1. This is better than average.

City:

59.1
U.S.:

72.6
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.:

0.2513
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 5.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.20
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 0.915. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.915
U.S.:

1.515
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 32.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2020 was 7.78. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.78
U.S.:

8.11
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.:

0.0093

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 significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 10% greater 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 331.3 miles away from Richfield center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (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 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 331.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/2/2015 at 16:23:07, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 158.3 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2010 at 09:59:35, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from the city 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
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, Other: 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: 20.3%
  • Now married: 71.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 5.2%

For population 25 years and over in Richfield:

  • High school or higher: 98.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 16.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Wisconsin average:

10.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - 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
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

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

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:
Washington County:

26.5%
Wisconsin:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.7%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.9%
Wisconsin:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

54.8%
Wisconsin:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Richfield:

28.8
Wisconsin:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.0%
Wisconsin:

21.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.1%
Wisconsin:

10.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Wisconsin:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.4%
State:

34.0%

General health condition:
This city:

61.1%
Wisconsin:

56.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.6%
Wisconsin:

78.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richfield, WI Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 4$19,109$57,3271$315
Other Government Administration 3$17,129$68,5166$6,556
Other and Unallocable 2$12,945$77,6702$441
Financial Administration 1$4,508$54,0961$879
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$8,763
Totals for Government 10$53,691$64,42912$16,954

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

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $4,026,000 ($339.60)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($2.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($0.67)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $901,000 ($76.00)
    Health - Other: $330,000 ($27.84)
    Police Protection: $317,000 ($26.74)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($26.57)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $209,000 ($17.63)
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000 ($16.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $147,000 ($12.40)
    Financial Administration: $144,000 ($12.15)
    General Public Buildings: $63,000 ($5.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $60,000 ($5.06)
    General - Other: $54,000 ($4.56)
    Natural Resources - Other: $36,000 ($3.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($1.77)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000 ($0.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $306,000 ($25.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $678,000 ($57.19)

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

  • Charges - Other: $157,000 ($13.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($1.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($1.01)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $2,411,000 ($203.37)
    Special Assessments: $25,000 ($2.11)
    Interest Earnings: $18,000 ($1.52)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($0.67)
    General Revenue - Other: $7,000 ($0.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $375,000 ($31.63)
    General Local Government Support: $140,000 ($11.81)
    Education: $84,000 ($7.09)
    Other: $66,000 ($5.57)
  • Tax - Property: $2,444,000 ($206.16)
    Other License: $398,000 ($33.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $134,000 ($11.30)

Richfield government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,030,000 ($86.88)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,000,000 ($84.35)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $118,000 ($9.95)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $89,000 ($7.51)

Richfield government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,066,000 ($1355.21)
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; 2 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 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.4mTotal length
  • $1,217,000Total costs
  • 228,690Total average daily traffic
  • 15,907Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Richfield, WI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Richfield, WI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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, Cancellation Date: 05/20/2023, 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:

  • 4014 Hwy 167 W (Lat: 43.252583 Lon: -88.238583), Call Sign: WRDM231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 462.312 MHz, Grant Date: 06/03/2019, Expiration Date: 06/03/2029, Certifier: John Bauernfeind, Registrant: General Communications Inc, 2880 Commerce Park Dr, Madison, WI 53719, Phone: (608) 310-7091, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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, 11585.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2022, Expiration Date: 05/04/2032, Registrant: Racom, 201 W State St., Marshalltown, IA 50158, Phone: (888) 752-1016, Email:

  • MWMKE00228A, 3959 Pioneer Road (Lat: 43.280556 Lon: -88.236111), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WRVT658,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, 19675.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/04/2023, Expiration Date: 01/04/2033, Certifier: Alison A Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, Email:

  • MWMKE00161A, Washington County (Lat: 43.286028 Lon: -88.279528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.6 m, Overall height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WRVU804,
    Assigned Frequencies: 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, 18115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/09/2023, Expiration Date: 01/09/2033, Certifier: Alison A Minea, Registrant: Dish Wireless L.L.C., 9601 S Meridan Blvd, Englewood, CO 80112, Phone: (202) 463-3709, 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: 03/16/2021, Expiration Date: 02/01/2031, Certifier: Kenneth R Meyers, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 1800 M Street Nw, Suite 800n, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 383-3420, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (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, N47EX, N-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, N7716E, N-7716E, Serial Number: 30, Certificate Issue Date: 09/01/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Elmer W Mintzlaff, 3468 Hwy 167, Richfield, WI 53076
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/07/2017

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 fires per year is 9. The highest number of reported fires - 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 incidents 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
  • 80.9%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Electricity
  • 6.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richfield, WI
  • 83.8%Utility gas
  • 12.0%Electricity
  • 4.3%No fuel used


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 significantly 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.

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  • #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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