Richfield is a somewhat small village located in the state of Wisconsin. With a population of 11,530 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 sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richfield who work in management occupations (13.29%), sales jobs (12.93%), and office and administrative support (12.30%).
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.
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 education level of Richfield citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.46% of adults in Richfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richfield in 2010 was $43,160, which is wealthy relative to Wisconsin and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $172,640 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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richfield include Polish, Irish, English, and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in Richfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.