Richfield, ID Demographics

Population (year 2000): 412. Estimated population in July 2005: 437 (+6.1% change)
Males: 210 (51.0%), Females: 202 (49.0%)

Lincoln County

Zip code: 83349

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $28,846 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,600 (year 2000)

Races in Richfield:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Hispanic (8.5%)
  • Other race (6.1%)
  • American Indian (2.2%)
  • Two or more races (2.2%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: English (20.4%), United States (18.9%), German (14.6%), Irish (11.4%), Danish (4.9%), Dutch (2.9%).

Elevation: 4324 feet

Land area: 0.7 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Richfield

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 35.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richfield city

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

6.1% Foreign born (5.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +23 (+5.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Richfield:

  • ST BENEDICT’S FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER (about 32 miles; JEROME, ID)
  • GOODING COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 39 miles; GOODING, ID)
  • MAGIC VALLEY REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 43 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richfield:

  • FRIEDMAN MEMORIAL (about 33 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: SUN)
  • JOSLIN FIELD – MAGIC VALLEY RGNL (about 47 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; ID: TWF)
  • POCATELLO REGIONAL (about 110 miles; POCATELLO, ID; ID: PIH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Richfield:

  • MAGIC RESERVOIR (about 22 miles; HAILEY, ID; ID: U93)
  • CAREY (about 23 miles; CAREY, ID; ID: U65)
  • LAIDLAW CORRALS (about 30 miles; KIMAMA, ID; ID: U99)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richfield:

  • COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN IDAHO (about 43 miles; TWIN FALLS, ID; Full-time enrollment: 3,433)
  • IDAHO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 131 miles; POCATELLO, ID; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 148 miles; BOISE, ID; FT enrollment: 12,033)
  • RICKS COLLEGE (about 178 miles; REXBURG, ID; FT enrollment: 8,670)
  • UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY (about 184 miles; LOGAN, UT; FT enrollment: 16,384)
  • WEBER STATE UNIVERSITY (about 199 miles; OGDEN, UT; FT enrollment: 12,112)
  • UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (about 225 miles; SALT LAKE CITY, UT; FT enrollment: 19,866)
Public primary/middle school in Richfield:

  • RICHFIELD SCHOOL (Students: 211; Location: 555 NORTH TIGER DR; Grades: PK – 12)

Libraries

Library in Richfield:

  • RICHFIELD DISTRICT (Operating income: $10,285; Location: HIGHWAY 20; 11,388 books; 222 audio materials; 85 video materials)