Richfield, Ohio

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Richfield, Ohio

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Richfield Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Richfield Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Richfield Well-Paid Single Women
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Richfield Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Richfield People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Richfield College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Richfield, Ohio

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Age of the Population 9 10
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Senior Citizens 7 8
Racial Diversity 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 8 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 9 9
College Educated Adults 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Working at Home 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Short Commute Times 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 5
People Living Alone 2 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1

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Richfield Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 12 miles S of Parma, Ohio (center to center)
Nearest Large City 18 miles S of Cleveland, Ohio
County Summit
Standard Zip Codes 44286
Phone Area Codes 330
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.239
Longitude -81.638

Richfield Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station AKRON
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 34 F
Apr Temp 40 to 60 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 45 to 62 F
Annual Precip 36 inches
Distance 20.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 82 F
Oct Temp 41 to 61 F
Annual Precip 38.3 inches
Distance 30.1 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 63 F
Annual Precip 36.2 inches
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Richfield Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 3,286 100%
Male 1,628 49.5%
Female 1,658 50.5%
Under 18 775 23.6%
18+ 2,511 76.4%
65+ 563 17.1%
Median Age 42.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 3,199 97.4%
African-American 16 0.5%
Asian 43 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 10 0.3%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 15 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 0.2%

Estimated Richfield Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 3,553
Growth 267
Growth % 8.1%

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 28.7%
Polish 13.8%
English 8.9%
Italian 7.9%
Irish 7.3%
Hungarian 5.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5.1%
US/American 4.3%
Slovak 3.6%
Czech 2%
Greek 1.4%
Russian 1.4%
Arab/Arabic 1.3%
Ukrainian 0.9%
Slovene 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
French Canadian 0.6%
Swiss 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Croatian 0.4%
Northern European 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Scandinavian 0.3%
African 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Swedish 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
Macedonian 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Richfield Heights (44286)
West Richfield (44286)

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)
Richfield 3,286 $70,703
Brecksville 13,382 $86,848
Broadview Heights 15,967 $69,343
Fairlawn 7,307 $78,947
Macedonia 9,224 $77,125
North Royalton 28,648 $69,983
Peninsula 602 $73,125
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Serves 928 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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