Richland Center, WI Profile: Facts & Data


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Richland Center, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Richland Center had a population of 5,062 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Richland Center is located at latitude 43.3405 and longitude -90.3834 in Richland County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richland Center (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Richland County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Richland Center (GNIS ID: 1584027) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richland Center: Richland Centre.

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Richland Center, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 5,062
Population in Households 4,925
Population in Familes 3,527
Population in Group Qrtrs 137
Population Density2 1,111
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $47,933
Average Household Income $60,398
Per Capita Income $27,232


Total Housing Units 2,615 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,349 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 964 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 302 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $114,294
Average Home Value $134,414


Total Households 2,313
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 1,264
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.29% -0.38%
Households -0.25% -0.37%
Families 0.27% -0.46%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.07%

Richland Center, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland Center to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 146 81st
Population Density # 211 73rd
Diversity Index # 303 61st
Median Household Income # 545 30th
Per Capita Income # 425 45th

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