Richwood is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 2,480 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richwood is the 414th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Richwood was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.
When you are in Richwood, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.22% of Richwood’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Richwood is a village of service providers, sales and office workers, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richwood who work in sales jobs (11.32%), food service (8.90%), and office and administrative support (7.65%).
One downside of living in Richwood is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Richwood, the average commute to work is 31.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small village, Richwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Richwood have a very low rate of college education: just 9.24% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.
The per capita income in Richwood in 2018 was $24,019, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,076 for a family of four. However, Richwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Richwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richwood include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Welsh.
The most common language spoken in Richwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.