Richwood, OH Demographics


Population (year 2000): 2,156. Estimated population in July 2005: 2,132 (-1.1% change)
Males: 1,022 (47.4%), Females: 1,134 (52.6%)

Union County

Zip code: 43344

Median resident age: 33.2 years
Median household income: $39,550 (year 2000)
Median house value: $81,600 (year 2000)

Races in Richwood:

  • White Non-Hispanic (97.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (19.3%), United States (15.5%), Irish (12.4%), English (6.8%), Dutch (3.2%), French (3.2%).

Elevation: 952 feet

Land area: 1.2 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Richwood

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 25.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richwood village

  • Never married: 21.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +8 (+0.4%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Richwood:

  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OF UNION COUNTY (about 13 miles; MARYSVILLE, OH)
  • MARION GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; MARION, OH)
  • GRADY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 19 miles; DELAWARE, OH)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richwood:

  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 30 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: OSU)
  • PORT COLUMBUS INTL (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: CMH)
  • RICKENBACKER INTERNATIONAL (about 51 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; ID: LCK)
Other public-use airports nearest to Richwood:

  • PACKER (about 6 miles; RADNOR, OH; ID: 5E9)
  • UNION COUNTY (about 15 miles; MARYSVILLE, OH; ID: MRT)
  • ELLIOTTS LANDING (about 16 miles; MOUNT VICTORY, OH; ID: O74)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richwood:

  • OTTERBEIN COLLEGE (about 35 miles; WESTERVILLE, OH; Full-time enrollment: 2,226)
  • OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 35 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 42,666)
  • COLUMBUS STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 10,583)
  • FRANKLIN UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,048)
  • CAPITAL UNIVERSITY (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 3,187)
  • DEVRY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (about 42 miles; COLUMBUS, OH; FT enrollment: 2,999)
  • OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; ADA, OH; FT enrollment: 3,161)

Schools

Public high school in Richwood:

  • NORTH UNION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 437; Location: 401 N FRANKLIN ST; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Richwood:

  • CLAIBOURNE-RICHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 457; Location: 192 E OTTAWA ST; Grades: PK – 03)
  • NORTH UNION MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 352; Location: 16 NORRIS ST; Grades: 06 – 09)
  • JACKSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 119; Location: 12910 STATE ROUTE 739; Grades: 04 – 05)
  • NORTH UNION ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 420 GROVE ST; Grades: N – N )

Libraries

Library in Richwood:

  • RICHWOOD-NORTH UNION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $450,441; Location: 4 E. OTTAWA ST.; 73,362 books; 388 audio materials; 1,807 video materials; 163 serial subscriptions)