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Richfield, Minnesota


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Richfield, Minnesota

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High Points

Richfield strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Minnesota):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Richfield Public Transportation Use
Racial Diversity
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Richfield Racial Diversity
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 9% Richfield Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 11% Richfield Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Richfield Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Richfield, Minnesota

Comparing Richfield to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Minnesota (State):

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


The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Senior Citizens 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Age of the Population 8 5
Male Share of the Population 7 7
Racial Diversity 5 10
Female Share of the Population 4 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 4

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Portion of People Married 3 2
Average Household Size 2 3

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 7 8
People Above Poverty 7 7
College Educated Adults 6 9
Median Family Income 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Public Transportation Use 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 5
Working at Home 6 3

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
People Living Alone 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 3
Affordability of Rents 6 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Housing Recently Built 3 4

Crime

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Low Property Crime 6 4
Low Violent Crime 6 2

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Richfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles N of Bloomington, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 6 miles S of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Hennepin
Metro Area Minneapolis - Saint Paul
Standard Zip Codes 55423
Phone Area Codes 612
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 44.883
Longitude -93.282

Richfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:
  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MINNEAPOLIS INTL AP
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 63 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 58 F
Annual Precip 29.4 inches
Station ROSEMOUNT AGRI EXP STN
Distance 14.6 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 61 to 81 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 34.6 inches
Station FARMINGTON 3 NW
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 4 to 22 F
Apr Temp 36 to 59 F
Jul Temp 61 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 31.4 inches
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Richfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 34,439 100%
Male 16,886 49%
Female 17,553 51%
Under 18 6,971 20.2%
18+ 27,468 79.8%
65+ 5,633 16.4%
Median Age 37.1
Average Family Size 2.89
White 27,981 81.2%
African-American 2,289 6.6%
Asian 1,826 5.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 248 0.7%
Other 1,173 3.4%
Mixed Race 908 2.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2,158 6.3%

Estimated Richfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 33,497
Growth -942
Growth % -2.7%

Richfield 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 22%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 19%
Norwegian 14.1%
Swedish 10%
Irish 7.9%
English 3.8%
US/American 2.8%
Polish 2.3%
French (except Basque) 2.2%
Italian 1.4%
Scandinavian 1.2%
Finnish 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
African 1%
Danish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.7%
Greek 0.6%
Russian 0.4%
Ethiopian 0.4%
European 0.4%
British 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Jamaican 0.3%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Slovak 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Latvian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Northern European 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richfield 34,439 $56,434
Bloomington 85,172 $67,135
Edina 47,425 $93,496
Mendota 197 $51,250
Mendota Heights 11,434 $93,544
Minneapolis 382,618 $48,602
St. Louis Park 44,126 $63,182

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Richfield High Schools (2004)


(Sorted by Number of Students)

RICHFIELD SR.
7001 HARRIET AVE. S.
612-798-6100
Serves 1,371 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

LINCOLN HILLS ALC
7440 PENN AVE. S.
952-798-4920
A Non-traditional School
Serves 137 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.5

SOUTH VISTA ALC
7440 PENN AVE. S.
952-866-9780
A Non-traditional School
Serves 25 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.3

SEC. SP. ED.
7440 PENN AVE. S.
612-798-6305
A Special Education School
Serves 18 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4.5

SUN-RICHFIELD CENTRAL
7145 HARRIET AVENUE
763-550-7151
A Special Education School
Serves 17 students.

ALC SOUTH VISTA - IS
7440 PENN AVENUE S.
763-550-7114
A Non-traditional School
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20

ALC RICHFIELD HS-IS
7145 HARRIET AVENUE
763-550-7114
A Non-traditional School
Serves 1 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 0.8

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1. Robbinsdale, Minnesota 90.9   33.7% 17.5% 27.3% 23 $57,185 6.7% 11.1% 14,123 4.7% 41.3 0.1% 3.1
2. Lansdale, Pennsylvania 90.8   32.6% 15.6% 24.6% 23 $54,891 6.3% 14.6% 16,071 5.6% 21.9 0.2% 1.7
3. West St. Paul, Minnesota 90.5   37.2% 19.2% 23.9% 21 $56,786 6.1% 12.7% 19,405 5.9% 59.5 0.2% 3.4
4. Downingtown, Pennsylvania 90   32.2% 14.1% 21.9% 24 $53,468 6.2% 16.4% 7,589 4.8% 33.3 0.3% 3.2
5. New Hope, Minnesota 89.5   32.5% 17.8% 29.8% 22 $60,424 6.2% 13.3% 20,873 6.5% 30 0.2% 2.5
6. Conshohocken, Pennsylvania 89.4   35.9% 15.1% 22.7% 22 $50,601 5.3% 10.1% 7,589 5.8% 21.7 0.2% 2.2
7. Columbia Heights, Minnesota 88.7   34.1% 18.7% 17.6% 22 $50,610 5.4% 12.6% 18,520 6.4% 53.6 0.2% 3
8. Wheat Ridge, Colorado 87.9   35.3% 19% 25.1% 25 $47,512 6.1% 10.8% 32,913 8.9% 54.5 0.3% 3.5
9. Euclid, Ohio 87.5   39.8% 19.2% 19.6% 25 $45,278 6.3% 33.6% 52,717 9.7% 33.6 0.1% 3.7
10. La Mesa, California 87.4   34.1% 17% 27.6% 25 $50,398 5.7% 19.4% 54,749 9.4% 40.4 0.3% 3.7
11. Hopkins, Minnesota 87   43.3% 14.5% 35% 21 $50,359 5.8% 17.4% 17,145 9.3% 21.8 0.3% 1.7
12. Madison Heights, Michigan 86.9   33.9% 14.2% 18.5% 23 $51,364 6.2% 10.4% 31,101 8.9% 37 0.3% 2.8
13. Berea, Ohio 86.8   32.4% 14.3% 29.3% 23 $59,194 5% 8.5% 18,970 5.5% 19.3 0.3% 1.8
14. West Allis, Wisconsin 86.6   37.2% 17.2% 16.4% 21 $50,732 5.8% 6% 61,254 6.5% 39.6 0.1% 2.5
15. Tumwater, Washington 86.5   32.8% 13.5% 33.2% 20 $54,156 6% 11.6% 12,698 8.5% 42.6 0.3% 2.8
16. West Haven, Connecticut 86.4   31.1% 14.2% 19.1% 23 $51,631 6.2% 25.9% 52,360 8.8% 34.5 0.3% 5.1
17. Cranston, Rhode Island 86.4   29.4% 17.3% 24.6% 21 $55,241 5.3% 10.8% 79,269 7.3% 27.8 0.3% 1.9
18. Bloomington, Minnesota 86.1   29.6% 15.7% 35.4% 21 $67,135 5.3% 11.9% 85,172 4% 37.9 0.4% 2
19. Olympia, Washington 85.7   35.9% 13.3% 40.3% 21 $54,136 5.4% 14.7% 42,514 12.1% 63.1 0.4% 3.5
20. Little Canada, Minnesota 85.6   36.3% 12.9% 28% 22 $61,082 6.1% 14.6% 9,771 5.5% 35.8 0.5% 1.9
21. Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 85.4   33.8% 18.2% 47.6% 20 $68,030 6.5% 6% 47,271 3.8% 41.4 0.2% 2.9
22. Sebastopol, California 84.8   29.9% 16.5% 35.5% 26 $55,792 4.4% 10.1% 7,774 6.9% 30.7 0.4% 3.9
23. Milwaukie, Oregon 84.8   29.7% 13.7% 18.3% 24 $51,649 6.4% 9% 20,490 7.6% 50.9 0.1% 1.7
24. Oshkosh, Wisconsin 84.8   32.4% 13.1% 23.1% 17 $48,843 5.4% 7.3% 62,916 10.2% 31.9 0.4% 2.3
25. Cedar Rapids, Iowa 84.6   30.1% 13.1% 28.4% 17 $54,286 7.1% 8.1% 120,758 7.5% 55.4 0.3% 3.1
26. Red Wing, Minnesota 84.5   30.8% 16.5% 19.7% 18 $54,641 5.8% 5.7% 16,116 6.8% 37.2 0.5% 2.7
27. Somerville, New Jersey 84.5   32.8% 14% 31.5% 24 $60,422 7% 28.8% 12,423 7.7% 20.2 0.3% 3.2
28. Brooklyn Center, Minnesota 84.4   28.2% 15.5% 16.7% 24 $52,006 6.7% 28.6% 29,172 7.4% 64 0.2% 5.6
29. Manitowoc, Wisconsin 84   32.7% 18.4% 17.1% 16 $47,635 6.2% 6.9% 34,053 7.9% 37.2 0.4% 1.4
30. Shorewood, Wisconsin 83.9   39.4% 14.5% 62.9% 21 $67,589 4.9% 8.6% 13,763 6.7% 27.2 0.3% 1.4
31. Auburn, California 83.7   31.1% 18.1% 27.7% 24 $62,250 5.3% 6.6% 12,462 6.7% 32.7 0.4% 3.9
32. Sharonville, Ohio 83.6   36.7% 17.1% 33.8% 21 $59,136 6% 11.3% 13,804 4% 51.3 0.5% 3.6
33. Meriden, Connecticut 83.5   28.8% 14.1% 16.4% 20 $52,788 7.1% 19.8% 58,244 11% 37.9 0.2% 3.5
34. Gladstone, Missouri 83.5   30% 15.9% 25.1% 23 $55,128 5.4% 6.8% 26,365 4.7% 34.2 0.2% 2.6
35. Kirkwood, Missouri 83.4   33.4% 18.2% 51.5% 22 $72,830 6% 9.2% 27,324 4.6% 28.3 0.4% 3
36. Lodi, New Jersey 83.4   30.1% 14.9% 18.7% 26 $51,959 6.4% 21.8% 23,971 8% 19.4 0.2% 1.8
37. Reading, Ohio 83.1   34.6% 16% 15.9% 21 $51,858 5.8% 6.3% 11,292 7.3% 39.7 0.3% 5.6
38. Westland, Michigan 83   32.5% 13.2% 16.1% 25 $55,323 6.9% 12.8% 86,602 6.8% 29.2 0.3% 4.1
39. Raytown, Missouri 82.4   30.4% 19.3% 19.5% 23 $50,952 5.8% 15.8% 30,388 5% 37.3 0.1% 2.2
40. Staunton, Virginia 82.4   34.7% 18% 20.4% 20 $44,422 5.2% 16.7% 23,853 11.7% 35.7 0.4% 1.8
41. Bethany, Oklahoma 82.2   30.3% 16.7% 23.1% 21 $43,905 6.2% 14.2% 20,307 9% 42.6 0.3% 3.5
42. Billings, Montana 81.9   31.4% 14.8% 28.5% 16 $45,032 6.5% 8.1% 89,847 12% 53.5 0.4% 2
43. Cheyenne, Wyoming 81.9   31.4% 13.8% 24.5% 15 $46,771 6.5% 11.9% 53,011 8.8% 47.2 0.4% 2
44. Eatontown, New Jersey 81.7   33.5% 13.3% 33.5% 25 $69,397 6.8% 26.7% 14,008 5.7% 41.1 0.5% 2.5
45. Hastings, Nebraska 81.5   31.4% 16.7% 20.1% 14 $44,688 6.5% 6.6% 24,064 10% 39.4 0.3% 2.3
46. West Carrollton City, Ohio 81.1   31.3% 12.4% 16.9% 20 $48,832 6.8% 7.4% 13,818 7.4% 36.3 0.4% 2.2
47. Golden Valley, Minnesota 80.8   28.2% 19.6% 46.7% 20 $75,899 5.5% 8.9% 20,281 3% 31 0.3% 2.5
48. St. Charles, Missouri 80.6   29.4% 12.2% 26.6% 23 $60,175 6.2% 6.7% 60,321 6.3% 28.5 0.4% 2.4
49. Benbrook, Texas 80.5   28.4% 14.7% 32.6% 25 $63,529 5.9% 11.7% 20,208 4.4% 27.3 0.1% 1.7
50. South Euclid, Ohio 79.2   28.2% 15.3% 36.5% 25 $58,958 6.5% 24.8% 23,537 4.5% 19.8 0.2% 1.5
51. Litchfield, Minnesota 78.9   32.7% 20.6% 16.6% 18 $45,233 6.5% 5.4% 6,562 7.8% 35.8 0.5% 2
52. Ashland, Virginia 78.4   30.3% 13.9% 20.7% 22 $43,101 4.9% 25.3% 6,619 10.9% 37.8 0.2% 2.7
53. Dearborn Heights, Michigan 78.2   28.1% 18.7% 16.7% 24 $54,392 6.4% 8.4% 58,264 6.1% 26.3 0.3% 2.9
54. Maryville, Tennessee 78.1   28.7% 17.6% 27.3% 21 $49,182 5.5% 6.4% 23,120 10.1% 30.5 0.4% 2.2
55. Salem, Virginia 77.8   29% 16.8% 19.8% 18 $47,174 4.9% 8.1% 24,747 6.7% 24.9 0.4% 1.4
56. Elizabethtown, Kentucky 76.3   30.7% 14% 21.4% 21 $45,399 7% 14% 22,542 10.5% 57.7 0.4% 2.7
57. Conover, North Carolina 73.7   28.9% 15.4% 18.5% 18 $48,681 6.5% 15.6% 6,604 12.2% 56 0.3% 2.6
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