Richlands is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,674 people and just one neighborhood, Richlands is the 346th largest community in North Carolina. Richlands has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Richlands, where the median household income is $47,298.
Occupations and Workforce
Richlands is a military town: the armed forces employs 15.44% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Retail and Construction are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 21.21% and 13.79% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Setting & Lifestyle
Richlands 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.