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Richland County, Wisconsin (WI)

County population in 2019: 17,554 (28% urban, 72% rural); it was 17,924 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,383
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,099
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,302
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,867 (it was 1,816 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

32%

Land area: 586 sq. mi.

Water area: 3.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Richland County: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (22.9%), Manufacturing (22.6%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Richland County, WI (2019)
    • 16,51194.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4232.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1550.9%Two or more races
    • 1540.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1280.7%Asian alone
    • 690.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 420.2%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

45.8 years
Wisconsin median age:

39.9 years
Males: 8,804  (50.2%)
Females: 8,750  (49.8%)
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Average household size:
Richland County:

2.0 people
Wisconsin:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $53,983 ($33,998 in 1999)
This county:

$53,983
Wisconsin:

$64,168

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $534 (lower quartile is $431, upper quartile is $662)
This county:

$534
State:

$746


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $152,759 (it was $81,000 in 2000)
Richland:

$152,759
Wisconsin:

$197,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,190 - $233,948

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $207,944
Here:

$207,944
State:

$243,674

Townhouses or other attached units: $486,000
Here:

$486,000
State:

$212,164

In 2-unit structures: $237,910
Here:

$237,910
State:

$191,549

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,675
Here:

$151,675
State:

$204,140

Mobile homes: $46,568
Here:

$46,568
State:

$56,469

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $21,738
Here:

$21,738
State:

$69,466

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,172
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $467

Institutionalized population: 117

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 35
  • Burglaries: 28
  • Thefts: 77
  • Auto thefts: 9

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 29
  • Burglaries: 33
  • Thefts: 68
  • Auto thefts: 6
Richland County, WI map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 64 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1998: 88 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 1999: 115 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2000: 84 buildings, average cost: $99,000
  • 2001: 63 buildings, average cost: $109,200
  • 2002: 65 buildings, average cost: $108,700
  • 2003: 69 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 2004: 72 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2005: 70 buildings, average cost: $138,500
  • 2006: 84 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2007: 29 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2008: 37 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2010: 41 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2012: 24 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2013: 34 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2014: 24 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2015: 31 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $151,700
  • 2017: 34 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2018: 30 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2019: 25 buildings, average cost: $156,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Richland, WI residents
Average permit cost in Richland, WI
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,331 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,258 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Richland, WI in 2019
Distribution of house value in Richland, WI in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Richland, WI in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.0%
Richland County:

13.0%
Wisconsin:

10.4%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black residents, 39.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.6% for American Indian residents, 40.4% for other race residents, 21.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 45.8 years old
(Males: 44.0 years old, Females: 46.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.9 years old, Black residents: 19.4 years old, American Indian residents: 18.5 years old, Asian residents: 21.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.7 years old, Other race residents: 24.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richland County is $395 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $645 a month.

Cities in this county include: Richland Center, Buena Vista, Richland, Lone Rock, Rockbridge, Viola, Ithaca, Orion, Richwood, Sextonville.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Richland County: West Bend Country Club (A), Kewaskum Industrial Park (B), Camp Awana (C), Kewaskum Sewage Treatment Plant (D), Rosenkranz Farms (E), Ihlenfeld Farms (F), Monches Farm (G), Heckendorf Farm (H), Kison Farm (I), Kissinger Farms (J), Melius Farms (K), Kratz Farms (L), Sunset Farms (M), L - J Farms (N), Groth Farms (O), Four Way Farms (P), Dornacker Prairie Acres (Q), Stoffel Farms (R), Gehring Farms (S), Culleden Farm (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richland County include: Ackerville Church (A), Emmanuel Church (B), Tree of Life Ministries Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Saint Michael Catholic Church (E), Salem Church (F), Friedens Church (G), Saint Peters Church (H), Saint Pauls Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Newark Cemetery (1), Union Cemetery (2), Albright Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery (3), Saint Augustine Cemetery (4), Holy Trinity Cemetery (5), Old Saint Marys Cemetery (6), Maxon Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Mueller Lake (A), Murphy Lake (B), Pike Lake (C), Smith Lake (D), Allis Lake (E), Beck Lake (F), Tilly Lake (G), Lake Twelve (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Limestone Creek (A), Stony Creek (B), Kohlsville River (C), Wayne Creek (D), West Branch Milwaukee River (E), East Branch Milwaukee River (F), No Name Creek (G), Allenton Creek (H), Flynn Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richland County include: Jackson Marsh State Natural Area (1), Kewaskum Maple-Oak Woods State Natural Area (2), Milwaukee River Floodplain Forest State Natural Area (3), Lizard Mound State Park (4), Pike Lake State Park (5), Cedar Lake County Wayside Park (6), Jackson Marsh State Wildlife Area (7), Ridge Run County Park (8), Sandy Knoll County Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Douglas County, Oregon , Jefferson County , Madison County, Idaho , Sauk County , Washington County , Waukesha County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Wisconsin:

4.5%

Unemployment by year in Richland, WI
County total employment by year in Richland, WI
County average yearly wages by year in Richland, WI

Current college students: 626
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 436 (37.3% naturalized citizens)

Richland County:

2.5%
Whole state:

5.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1852010 or later
  • 1042000 to 2009
  • 431990 to 1999
  • 211980 to 1989
  • 161970 to 1979
  • 65Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 67.3%

Richland County marital status for males Richland County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,123
  • One, attached: 19
  • Two: 346
  • 3 or 4: 301
  • 5 to 9: 230
  • 10 to 19: 206
  • 20 to 49: 90
  • 50 or more: 77
  • Mobile homes: 645
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Richland County with a mortgage: 3,093 (93 second mortgage, 266 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,647

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

62.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richland County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,70614
Catholic2,3304
Evangelical Protestant1,43516
Other652
None11,485-
Richland County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Richland County:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.55 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Richland County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 17
This county:

9.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richland County:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

7.6%

Adult obesity rate:
Richland County:

29.2%
State:

27.5%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

13.0%

Agriculture in Richland County:

Average size of farms: 190 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $38,529
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $101.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.42%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 81.68%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $35,891
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.70%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.56%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,167
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.44%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 17.45
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 33.93%
Corn for grain: 25602 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 232 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9429 harvested acres
Vegetables: 484 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 385 acres

Tornado activity:

Richland County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Wisconsin state average. It is 2653212.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 3 fatalities and 56 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/4/1981, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 3 people and injured 53 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richland County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 48% 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 364.2 miles away from Richland County 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 152.4 miles away from the county 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 340.4 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 364.2 miles away from the county 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 136.8 miles away from Richland County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 320.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Wisconsin Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4520-WI: April 4, 2020, FEMA Id: 4520, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, And Landslides, Incident Period: August 17, 2018 - September 14, 2018, FEMA Id: 4402, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Flooding, Landslides, And Mud, Incident Period: July 19, 2017 - July 23, 2017, FEMA Id: 4343, Natural disaster type: Storm, Landslide, Flood, Wind
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: September 21, 2016 to September 22, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4288: October 20, 2016, FEMA Id: 4288, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Flooding, and Mudslides, Incident Period: June 20, 2013 to June 28, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4141: August 08, 2013, FEMA Id: 4141, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 05, 2008 to July 25, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1768: June 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 1768, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: August 18, 2007 to August 31, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1719: August 26, 2007, FEMA Id: 1719, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3249: September 13, 2005, FEMA Id: 3249, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 07, 2004 to July 03, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1526: June 18, 2004, FEMA Id: 1526, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Wisconsin Severe Storms, Tornadoes And Flooding, Incident Period: May 26, 2000 to July 19, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1332: June 24, 2000, FEMA Id: 1332, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Richland County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 15, Storms: 15, Tornadoes: 8, Winds: 4, Landslides: 2, Mudslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Richland

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,253 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 482 (7.3%)
  • Bus: 49 (0.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 106 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0.5%)
  • Walked: 235 (3.6%)
  • Worked at home: 443 (6.7%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (18%)
  • Nicaragua (8%)
  • Honduras (7%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Romania (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richland County


  • German (35%)
  • American (9%)
  • Norwegian (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (7%)
  • European (3%)
  • Pennsylvania German (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Richland County, Wisconsin in 2000:

  • 146 people in nursing homes
  • 83 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Richland County, Wisconsin in 2010:

  • 100 people in college/university student housing
  • 97 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 95 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 22 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,047.

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,212 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Wisconsin average:

5.63%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.64% relocated from other counties in Wisconsin ($34,244 average AGI)
0.57% relocated from other states ($5,968 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.57%
Wisconsin average:

1.91%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Grant County, WI  0.82% ($39,018 average AGI)
from Dane County, WI  0.72% ($41,792)
from Sauk County, WI  0.64% ($40,140)
from Vernon County, WI  0.55% ($32,541)
from Iowa County, WI  0.39% ($30,077)


5.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,426 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Wisconsin average:

5.85%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.23% relocated to other counties in Wisconsin ($35,109 average AGI)
0.47% relocated to other states ($3,317 average AGI)
Richland County:

0.47%
Wisconsin average:

2.13%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sauk County, WI  1.30% ($46,591 average AGI)
to Dane County, WI  0.68% ($33,630)
to Grant County, WI  0.67% ($36,200)
to Vernon County, WI  0.58% ($36,538)
to Iowa County, WI  0.37% ($33,440)
to La Crosse County, WI  0.34% ($33,870)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Richland County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Richland County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Richland County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 8.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richland County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Richland County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,406 (2,925 aged, 481 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 240 (6%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Richland County, Wisconsin in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (299)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (125)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (123)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (73)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (63)
  • Unspecified dementia (48)
  • Congestive heart failure (41)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (32)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 9%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 7,899
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 136
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 28,406

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,223
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,081

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 54

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 22

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,554
  • Male householders: 4,058 (1,211 living alone), Female householders: 3,569 (1,114 living alone)
  • 3,700 spouses (3,680 opposite-sex spouses), 602 unmarried partners, (600 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 4,327 children (4,048 natural, 98 adopted, 180 stepchildren), 260 grandchildren, 50 brothers or sisters, 65 parents, 18 foster children, 100 other relatives, 386 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 415

Size of family households: 2,690 2-persons, 796 3-persons, 730 4-persons, 356 5-persons, 110 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,324 1-person, 463 2-persons, 58 3-persons, 14 4-persons.

2,394 married couples with children.
944 single-parent households (366 men, 578 women).

94.8% of residents of Richland speak English at home.
1.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $87,080,000 ($4,724 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,318,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $39,850,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $16,554,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,074,000
Federal grants: $22,301,000
Federal procurement contracts: $847,000 ($100,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,454,000 ($11,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $842,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $83,800,000
Federal Government insurance: $11,041,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,078
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

65 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 952
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +28
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+8 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +351
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+3 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Richland County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.2

Year house built in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • Year house built in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • 1632014 or later
  • 732010 to 2013
  • 1,0132000 to 2009
  • 1,0531990 to 1999
  • 8511980 to 1989
  • 1,1831970 to 1979
  • 6721960 to 1969
  • 6801950 to 1959
  • 6001940 to 1949
  • 2,7081939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • 221 room
  • 352 rooms
  • 1243 rooms
  • 6214 rooms
  • 1,2485 rooms
  • 1,1706 rooms
  • 9017 rooms
  • 7228 rooms
  • 8689+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • 1151 room
  • 512 rooms
  • 2793 rooms
  • 5644 rooms
  • 4305 rooms
  • 1776 rooms
  • 1707 rooms
  • 678 rooms
  • 569+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • 26no bedroom
  • 2351 bedroom
  • 1,1642 bedrooms
  • 2,9853 bedrooms
  • 1,0394 bedrooms
  • 2635+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richland County, Wisconsin
  • 121no bedroom
  • 3691 bedroom
  • 6832 bedrooms
  • 5293 bedrooms
  • 1714 bedrooms
  • 355+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County, Wisconsin in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 170no vehicle
  • 1,3581 vehicle
  • 2,3212 vehicles
  • 1,2463 vehicles
  • 4234 vehicles
  • 2055+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richland County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 352no vehicle
  • 7081 vehicle
  • 6492 vehicles
  • 1413 vehicles
  • 594 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

89.8% of Richland County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Wisconsin.

Richland County:

89.8%
State average:

86.0%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13,769
  • Other state: 3,270
  • Northeast: 222
  • Midwest: 2,351
  • South: 323
  • West: 379
Year householders moved into unit in Richland County, WI
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richland County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 41.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.9%Utility gas
  • 18.3%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 2.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 23.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.4%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 339
Here:

20.0%
Wisconsin:

14.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

7.7%
Wisconsin:

9.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 79
Here:

13.9%
Wisconsin:

17.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Richland County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,857,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,603,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,000
    Health - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,431,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,037,000
    Regular Highways: $3,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,898,000
    Health - Other: $1,811,000
    General - Other: $1,290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,183,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $827,000
    Parks and Recreation: $737,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $724,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $457,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    General Public Buildings: $206,000
    Libraries: $164,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $542,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $492,000
    Public Welfare: $81,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,310,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,620,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $241,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000
    Rents: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,263,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,355,000
    Highways: $2,444,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,345,000
    Health and Hospitals: $864,000
    Other: $764,000
    Education: $597,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,599,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,151,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,301,000

Richland County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,857,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,603,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,000
    Health - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,431,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,037,000
    Regular Highways: $3,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,898,000
    Health - Other: $1,811,000
    General - Other: $1,290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,183,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $827,000
    Parks and Recreation: $737,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $724,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $457,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    General Public Buildings: $206,000
    Libraries: $164,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $542,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $492,000
    Public Welfare: $81,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,310,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,620,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $241,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000
    Rents: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,263,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,355,000
    Highways: $2,444,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,345,000
    Health and Hospitals: $864,000
    Other: $764,000
    Education: $597,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,599,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,151,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,301,000

Richland County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,857,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,603,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,000
    Health - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,431,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,037,000
    Regular Highways: $3,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,898,000
    Health - Other: $1,811,000
    General - Other: $1,290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,183,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $827,000
    Parks and Recreation: $737,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $724,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $457,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    General Public Buildings: $206,000
    Libraries: $164,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $542,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $492,000
    Public Welfare: $81,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,310,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,620,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $241,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000
    Rents: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,263,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,355,000
    Highways: $2,444,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,345,000
    Health and Hospitals: $864,000
    Other: $764,000
    Education: $597,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,599,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,151,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,301,000

Richland County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,857,000
  • Charges - Other: $8,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $457,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,603,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $56,000
    Health - Other: $48,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $8,431,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,037,000
    Regular Highways: $3,804,000
    Police Protection: $1,898,000
    Health - Other: $1,811,000
    General - Other: $1,290,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,183,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $827,000
    Parks and Recreation: $737,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $724,000
    Financial Administration: $527,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $457,000
    Central Staff Services: $451,000
    General Public Buildings: $206,000
    Libraries: $164,000
    Solid Waste Management: $147,000
    Air Transportation: $16,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $92,000
    Health and Hospitals: $25,000
    Other: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $542,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $492,000
    Public Welfare: $81,000
    Other: $66,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,310,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,620,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $310,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $241,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $95,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $69,000
    Rents: $58,000
    Interest Earnings: $30,000
    Sale of Property: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $113,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,263,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $6,355,000
    Highways: $2,444,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,345,000
    Health and Hospitals: $864,000
    Other: $764,000
    Education: $597,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,599,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,151,000
    Other License: $108,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $41,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,301,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 397
  • Number of aged recipients: 49
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 348
  • Number of recipients under 18: 49
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 256
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 92
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 178
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 148
Most common first names in Richland County, WI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John13976.1 years
William12477.2 years
Mary11980.7 years
Robert11069.8 years
James10773.5 years
George9976.7 years
Helen9180.2 years
Charles7976.6 years
Harold6976.4 years
Frank6880.6 years
Most common last names in Richland County, WI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6777.2 years
Miller5980.0 years
Anderson5578.4 years
Smith5279.3 years
Jones3980.0 years
Brown3774.0 years
Williams3379.1 years
Wilson3377.9 years
Fry3381.4 years
Marshall3279.8 years

Businesses in Richland County, WI

  • Nike: 1