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Richvale, California - Basic Facts

The Richvale Census Designated Place had a population of 257 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Richvale is located at latitude 39.4938 and longitude -121.7447 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the Richvale Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Richvale Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2612486) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Richvale Census Designated Place is located within Biggs CCD of Butte County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richvale: Richland, Selbys Switch, Silbys Switch, Silsby.

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Richvale, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 257 (100%)
Population in Households 257 (100.0%)
Population in Families 215 (83.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 277
Diversity Index2 53
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $100,000
Average Household Income $143,609
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $53,048
Wealth Index5 210
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 68 (64.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 26 (24.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $357,692
Average Home Value $610,821
Housing Affordability Index3 183
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 69
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.51% 0.08%
Households 0.64% 0.0%
Families 0.43% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
Owner Occupied HU   0.58%

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Richvale, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richvale to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 1297 15th
Population Density # 1070 30th
Median Household Income # 289 81st
Housing Affordability Index # 1463 96th
Per Capita Income # 253 83rd
Diversity Index # 970 36th

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