Richfield Springs is a very small village located in the state of New York. With a population of 1,238 people and just one neighborhood, Richfield Springs is the 684th largest community in New York. Much of the housing stock in Richfield Springs was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages, Richfield Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Richfield Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richfield Springs is a village of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richfield Springs who work in office and administrative support (15.17%), sales jobs (12.17%) and management occupations (10.58%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.70% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
Richfield Springs’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.