Richwood, LA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Richwood, Louisiana - Basic Facts

The Town of Richwood had a population of 3,284 as of July 1, 2017. Richwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Louisiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richwood is located at latitude 32.4487 and longitude -92.0773 in Ouachita Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Richwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Ouachita Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Town of Richwood (GNIS ID: 2407210) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Richwood is located within Parish Governing Authority District D, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ouachita Parish.

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

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Richwood, LA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,284
Daytime Population: Workers 601
Daytime Population: Residents 1,301
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,902
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.58
Population in Households 1,967
Population in Familes 1,680
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,317
Population Density2 1,304
Diversity Index3 28


Median Household Income $25,158
Average Household Income $37,369
Per Capita Income $12,940


Total Housing Units 636 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 245 (38.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 273 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $56,742
Average Home Value $98,037


Total Households 518
Average Household Size 3.8
Family Households 365
Average Family Size 5
  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 -0.45% -0.2%
Households -0.9% -0.47%
Families -0.73% -0.55%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.58%

Richwood, LA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richwood to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana 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 # 154 68th
Population Density # 105 78th
Diversity Index # 389 18th
Median Household Income # 444 7th
Per Capita Income # 468 1st

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