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Demographics

People

Total Population1,020
Male Share of the Population41.6%
Female Share of the Population58.4%
Senior Citizens18.6%
Employed Population 16+314
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married22.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22%
Median Earnings25+$17,411
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,981

Wealth

Median Family Income$31,827
% Above Poverty Level62.4%
% Below Poverty Level37.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone44.1%
Median Gross Rent$396
Median House Value$74,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.4%
German17.1%
Irish6.3%
English3.8%
French Except Basque3.5%
Swedish1.3%
Polish1%
Dutch0.8%
Scottish0.6%
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Richton Almanac

CategoryValue
County Perry County
Standard Zip Codes39476
Phone Area Codes601
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude31.34
Approximate Longitude-88.94

Richton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationRICHTON 3 SSE
Distance4.1 miles
Jan Temp35 to 59 F
Apr Temp50 to 77 F
Jul Temp69 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 79 F
Annual Precip59.7 inches
StationLAUREL
Distance25.4 miles
Jan Temp36 to 57 F
Apr Temp52 to 76 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp52 to 77 F
Annual Precip58.6 inches
StationMERRILL
Distance28.6 miles
Jan Temp36 to 60 F
Apr Temp51 to 79 F
Jul Temp69 to 93 F
Oct Temp50 to 80 F
Annual Precip65.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Beaumont964$35,682
Hattiesburg46,846$39,627
McLain440$40,556
New Augusta799$39,405
Petal10,736$59,847

Richton Public Libraries

Pine Forest Regional Library
210 FRONT STREET
Richton, Mississippi
(601) 788-6978

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Richton Hospitals

Perry County General Hospital
(Proprietary)
206 Bay Avenue
(601) 788-6316

Richton Public Schools

Richton Elementary School
701 Elm Avenue, P.o. Box 568
ZIP: 39476
(601) 788-6975
Primary
Total Enrollment 376
Richton High School
701 Elm Avenue, Po Box 568
ZIP: 39476
(601) 788-9608
High
Total Enrollment 342
Sand Hill Elementary School
39455 Hwy 63 North
ZIP: 39476
(601) 989-2021
Primary
Total Enrollment 365
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