Richfield Springs, NY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,255. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,194 (-4.9% change)
Males: 580 (46.2%), Females: 675 (53.8%)

Otsego County

Zip code: 13439

Median resident age: 45.1 years
Median household income: $30,170 (year 2000)
Median house value: $63,300 (year 2000)

Races in Richfield Springs:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.6%)
  • Black (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: Irish (19.9%), English (16.2%), German (15.5%), United States (9.5%), Polish (7.7%), Dutch (5.5%).

Elevation: 1315 feet

Land area: 1.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Richfield Springs

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richfield Springs village

  • Never married: 22.0%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 12.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

2.8% Foreign born (2.5% Europe).

Population change in the 1990s: -558 (-30.8%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Richfield Springs:

  • MARY IMOGENE BASSETT HOSPITAL,THE (about 12 miles; COOPERSTOWN, NY)
  • LITTLE FALLS HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; LITTLE FALLS, NY)
  • ST ELIZABETHS HOSPITAL (about 24 miles; UTICA, NY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richfield Springs:

  • ONEIDA COUNTY (about 34 miles; UTICA, NY; ID: UCA)
  • SYRACUSE HANCOCK INTL (about 79 miles; SYRACUSE, NY; ID: SYR)
  • SULLIVAN COUNTY INTL (about 81 miles; MONTICELLO, NY; ID: MSV)
Other public-use airports nearest to Richfield Springs:

  • FRANKFORT-HIGHLAND (about 17 miles; UTICA/FRANKFORT, NY; ID: 6B4)
  • COOPERSTOWN-WESTVILLE (about 18 miles; COOPERSTOWN, NY; ID: K23)
  • ONEONTA MUNI (about 24 miles; ONEONTA, NY; ID: N66)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richfield Springs:

  • HERKIMER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; HERKIMER, NY; Full-time enrollment: 2,141)
  • MOHAWK VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-UTICA BRANCH (about 24 miles; UTICA, NY; FT enrollment: 3,768)
  • SUNY COLLEGE AT ONEONTA (about 27 miles; ONEONTA, NY; FT enrollment: 5,333)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF AGRIC AND TECHN AT COBLESKILL (about 34 miles; COBLESKILL, NY; FT enrollment: 2,208)
  • COLGATE UNIVERSITY (about 39 miles; HAMILTON, NY; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • SUNY COLLEGE OF AGRIC AND TECHN AT MORRISVILLE (about 47 miles; MORRISVILLE, NY; FT enrollment: 2,790)
  • SCHENECTADY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 73 miles; SCHENECTADY, NY; FT enrollment: 2,316)
Public primary/middle school in Richfield Springs:

  • RICHFIELD SPRINGS CENTRAL SCHOOL (Students: 667; Location: 93 MAIN ST; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Library in Richfield Springs:

  • RICHFIELD SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,437; Location: 102 MAIN STREET; 13,910 books; 554 audio materials; 189 video materials; 63 serial subscriptions)