Richfield is a tiny town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 611 people and just one neighborhood, Richfield is the 457th largest community in North Carolina.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Richfield is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.96% of the Richfield workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Richfield is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richfield who work in office and administrative support (22.83%), food service (8.33%) and healthcare (5.07%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Richfield is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Richfield area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Richfield maintain a good economy.
Richfield is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.