Richwood, Ohio

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Richwood, Ohio

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Comparative Profile of Richwood, Ohio

Comparing Richwood 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Age of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 7
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 7 6
People Above Poverty 7 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 6 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 6
Affordability of Rents 5 7
Housing Recently Built 2 2

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Richwood Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 35 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 43344
Phone Area Codes 740
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.426
Longitude -83.296

Richwood Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 34 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.6 inches
Distance 14.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches
Station KENTON
Distance 22.2 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 38 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.6 inches
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Richwood Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,156 100%
Male 1,022 47.4%
Female 1,134 52.6%
Under 18 631 29.3%
18+ 1,525 70.7%
65+ 305 14.1%
Median Age 33.2
Average Family Size 3.12
White 2,112 98%
African-American 5 0.2%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.1%
Other 4 0.2%
Mixed Race 30 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.3%

Estimated Richwood Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,132
Growth -24
Growth % -1.1%

Richwood 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
US/American 26%
German 20.4%
Irish 14%
English 8.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 3.7%
Italian 3.3%
Dutch 2.8%
Welsh 2.4%
Scottish 1.8%
Polish 1.5%
European 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Russian 0.4%
Swiss 0.4%
African 0.2%
British 0.2%
Canadian 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Hungarian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richwood 2,156 $47,656
Green Camp 342 $51,250
La Rue 775 $44,808
Magnetic Springs 323 $38,750
New Bloomington 548 $34,875
Prospect 1,191 $54,063
Waldo 332 $38,125

Richwood Public Libraries

Richwood-north Union Public Library
Richwood, Ohio
(740) 943-3054

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Richwood High Schools (2004)

Serves 437 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.9

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