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New Richmond, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of New Richmond had a population of 9,006 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for New Richmond is located at latitude 45.1222 and longitude -92.5334 in St. Croix County. The formal boundaries for the City of New Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.19 sq. miles. St. Croix County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

The City of New Richmond (GNIS ID: 1583816) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with New Richmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for New Richmond: Fosters Crossing.

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New Richmond, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,006
Daytime Population: Workers 6,183
Daytime Population: Residents 4,594
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 10,777
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 8,798
Population in Familes 6,918
Population in Group Qrtrs 208
Population Density2 968
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,392
Average Household Income $67,206
Per Capita Income $27,313


Total Housing Units 3,932 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,292 (58.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,369 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 270 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $173,227
Average Home Value $186,786


Total Households 3,662
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 2,308
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.01% 1.2%
Households 0.94% 1.15%
Families 1.35% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.89%

New Richmond, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares New Richmond to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 98 87th
Population Density # 258 67th
Diversity Index # 391 50th
Median Household Income # 331 57th
Per Capita Income # 370 52nd

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