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Richfield, California - Basic Facts

The Richfield Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Tehama County at latitude 39.9739 and longitude -122.1733. Tehama County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 272 feet.

The formal official name is the Richfield Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Richfield, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Richfield indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Richfield Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Richfield, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 331
Population in Households 331
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 591
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 122
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 94
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (71.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 2.4%)
Median Home Value $175,000
Average Home Value $193,750


Median Household Income $54,328
Average Household Income $62,519
Per Capita Income $21,577
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.87% 1.18%
Households 1.82% 1.12%
Families 3.87% 1.25%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Richfield, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richfield to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1259 17th
Population Density1 # 904 41st
Diversity Index2 # 821 46th
Median Household Income # 693 55th
Per Capita Income # 970 36th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.