Richland, Iowa

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Richland, Iowa

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Comparative Profile of Richland, Iowa

Comparing Richland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 7 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 8
Female Share of the Population 7 6
Age of the Population 6 5
Well-Paid Single Women 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 2
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 4
Average Household Size 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 7
College Educated Adults 5 4
People in Middle Class or Better 4 1
People Above Poverty 3 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 6 3
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 7 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 7
Affordability of Rents 5 3
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 6

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Richland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Iowa City, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 198 miles NW of St. Louis, Missouri
County Keokuk
Standard Zip Codes 52585
Phone Area Codes 319
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.185
Longitude -91.992

Richland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.3 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 31 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 37.3 inches
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Richland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 587 100%
Male 279 47.5%
Female 308 52.5%
Under 18 153 26.1%
18+ 434 73.9%
65+ 110 18.7%
Median Age 38.8
Average Family Size 2.92
White 581 99%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 1%

Estimated Richland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 584
Growth -3
Growth % -0.5%

Richland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 28.9%
US/American 16.9%
English 16.2%
Dutch 5.7%
Scotch-Irish 4.8%
Swedish 4.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.5%
Irish 4.3%
Norwegian 2.9%
French (except Basque) 2.6%
Scottish 2.1%
European 1.7%
Welsh 1.4%
Czech 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Polish 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Richland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Rubio (52585)
Veo (52585)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richland 587 $46,806
Brighton 687 $35,781
Fairfield 9,509 $46,138
Keota 1,025 $43,393
Ollie 224 $35,938
Packwood 223 $37,321
Pleasant Plain 131 $31,250

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Richland Public Library
Richland, Iowa
(319) 456-6541

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