Richfield, WI

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Living in Richfield

Richfield is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 11,854 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richfield is the 76th largest community in Wisconsin.

Richfield home prices are not only among the most expensive in Wisconsin, but Richfield real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richfield is a village of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richfield who work in management occupations (12.55%), sales jobs (12.12%), and business and financial occupations (9.47%).

Also of interest is that Richfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.88% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Richfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Richfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Richfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The citizens of Richfield are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.88% of adults in Richfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Richfield in 2018 was $54,169, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,676 for a family of four.

The people who call Richfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Richfield include German, Irish, Polish, English, and Norwegian.

The most common language spoken in Richfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.

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