Richfield, MN

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Population

35,993

0.226% growth

Poverty Rate

9.44%


Median Age

36.7


Median Household Income

$59,844

9.52% growth

Number of Employees

19,666

1.98% growth

Median Property Value

$197,500

5% growth

About

In 2017, Richfield, MN had a population of 36k people with a median age of 36.7 and a median household income of $59,844. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Richfield, MN grew from 35,912 to 35,993, a 0.226% increase and its median household income grew from $54,642 to $59,844, a 9.52% increase.

The population of Richfield, MN is 62.3% White Alone, 15.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 10% Black or African American Alone. N/A% of the people in Richfield, MN speak a non-English language, and 88.8% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Richfield, MN are Adler Graduate School (87 degrees awarded in 2017).

The median property value in Richfield, MN is $197,500, and the homeownership rate is 62.9%. Most people in Richfield, MN commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 20.8 minutes. The average car ownership in Richfield, MN is 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Richfield, MN employs 19.7k people. The largest industries in Richfield, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,021 people), Retail Trade (2,291 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,236 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($80,139), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,375), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,679).

Median household income in Richfield, MN is $59,844. Males in Richfield, MN have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,870. The income inequality in Richfield, MN (measured using the Gini index) is 0.467, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$59,844

2017 value

± $3,501

9.52%

1 Year Growth

± 7.01%

Households in Richfield, MN have a median annual income of $59,844, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $54,642 in 2016, which represents a 9.52% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$69,210

Average Male Salary

± $1,573

$52,870

Average Female Salary

± $1,202

In 2017, full-time male employees in Minnesota made 1.31 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Minnesota by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $53,440 ± $951

  2. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $51,343 ± $59,950

  3. Asian

    $50,326 ± $4,235

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Minnesota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.04 times more than Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richfield, MN is from Minnesota.

0.467

2017 Wage GINI

0.466

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.467 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.29% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 242

  2. Census Tract 245

  3. Census Tract 241

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richfield, MN was Census Tract 242 with a value of $84,925, followed by Census Tract 245 and Census Tract 241, with respective values of $78,654 and $75,141.

The following map shows all of the places in Richfield, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

9.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richfield, MN (3.37k out of 35.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 55 - 64.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    1,973 ± 271

  2. Hispanic

    1,187 ± 224

  3. Black

    691 ± 177

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richfield, MN is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

19.7k

2017 Value

± 784

1.98%

1 Year growth

± 5.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richfield, MN grew at a rate of 1.98%, from 19.3k employees to 19.7k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richfield, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,761 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,934 people), and Management Occupations (1,927 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richfield, MN.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richfield, MN, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,761 people), Sales & Related Occupations (1,934 people), and Management Occupations (1,927 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richfield, MN has an unusually high number of residents working as Computer & Mathematical Occupations (2.23 times higher than expected), Community & Social Service Occupations (1.68 times), and Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.38 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richfield, MN, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($77,361), Legal Occupations ($69,688), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($68,583).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

19.7k

2017 Value

± 784

1.98%

1 Year growth

± 5.72%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richfield, MN grew at a rate of 1.98%, from 19.3k employees to 19.7k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richfield, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,021 people), Retail Trade (2,291 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,236 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richfield, MN, though some of these residents may live in Richfield, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Richfield, MN, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (3,021 people), Retail Trade (2,291 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (2,236 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richfield, MN has an unusually high number of Management of Companies & Enterprises (1.94 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.49 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.49 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richfield, MN, by median earnings, are Utilities ($80,139), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,375), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($63,679).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.4B

  2. $22.8B

  3. $22.2B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.4B, followed by Nonmetal min. prods. ($22.8B) and Cereal grains ($22.2B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$351B

2020 Value

$484B

Projected 2045 Value

37.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $351B. This is expected to increase 37.9% to $484B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $29.1B

  2. $26.2B

  3. $14.9B

In 2015, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $29.1B, followed by Iowa with $26.2B and Illinois and $14.9B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

91.6% of the population of Richfield, MN has health coverage, with 53.4% on employee plans, 14.4% on Medicaid, 11.2% on Medicare, 11.5% on non-group plans, and 1.08% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Richfield, MN was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Richfield, MN see 846 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (857 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1061 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 300 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (12.5%). Additionally, Pine County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (37.2%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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846 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Hennepin County, MN see an average of 846 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% decrease from the previous year (857 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Hennepin County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,871

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,603

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,176

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,917

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Minnesota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.8%, from $8,465 to $8,871.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

8.39%

Uninsured

53.4%

Employer Coverage

14.4%

Medicaid

11.2%

Medicare

11.5%

Non-Group

1.08%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richfield, MN declined by 18.3% from 10.3% to 8.39%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Richfield, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 12.5% prevalence

  2. 11.7% prevalence

  3. 11.7% prevalence

Aitkin County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota, at 12.5%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Minnesota by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Richfield, MN is home to a population of 36k people, from which 88.8% are citizens. As of 2017, 17.8% of Richfield, MN residents were born outside of the country (6.39k people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Richfield, MN is composed of 22.4k White Alone residents (62.3%), 5.68k Hispanic or Latino residents (15.8%), 3.61k Black or African American Alone residents (10%), 2.66k Asian Alone residents (7.38%), 1.47k Two or More Races residents (4.09%), 109 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0.303%), 32 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.0889%), and 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%).

Age

Age by Nativity

36

Median Native-Born Age

± 0.8

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Richfield, MN was 36.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 36, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Richfield, MN are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Richfield, MN residents was 36.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

17.8%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.39k people

18.4%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

6.62k people

As of 2017, 17.8% of Richfield, MN residents (6.39k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richfield, MN was 18.4%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    65,949 ± 6,267 people

  2. Somalia

    30,092 ± 4,247 people

  3. India

    29,695 ± 4,219 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Minnesota was Mexico, the natal country of 65,949 Minnesota residents, followed by Somalia with 30,092 and India with 29,695.

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Citizenship

88.8%

2017 Citizenship

87.4%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 88.8% of Richfield, MN residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Richfield, MN was 87.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    22.4k ± 749

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    5.68k ± 786

  3. Black or African American Alone

    3.61k ± 435

In 2017, there were 3.95 times more White Alone residents (22.4k people) in Richfield, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 5.68k Hispanic or Latino and 3.61k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Richfield, MN as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    547 ± 116

  2. Korea

    282 ± 76

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    240 ± 93

Richfield, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.94 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Richfield, MN awarded 87 degrees. The student population of Richfield, MN is skewed towards women, with 58 male students and 259 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richfield, MN are White (79 and 90.8%), followed by Black or African American (6 and 6.9%), Asian (1 and 1.15%), and Hispanic or Latino (1 and 1.15%).

The largest universities in Richfield, MN by number of degrees awarded are Adler Graduate School (87 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Richfield, MN are Other Psychology (80 and 92%) and General Psychology (7 and 8.05%).

The median tuition costs in Richfield, MN are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

  2. 80 degrees awarded

  3. N/A

    N/A degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for Masters Degree recipients in Richfield, MN was N/A with N/A degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Masters Degree from schools in Richfield, MN according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

87 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Richfield, MN institution with the largest number of graduating students was Adler Graduate School with 87 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

14

Degrees Awarded to Men

73

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 14 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richfield, MN, which is 0.192 times less than the 73 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    79 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    6 degrees awarded

  3. Asian

    1 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Richfield, MN were to White students. These 79 degrees mean that there were 13.2 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 6 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richfield, MN was $197,500 in 2017, which is 0.86 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $188,100 to $197,500, a 5% increase. The homeownership rate in Richfield, MN is 62.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richfield, MN have an average commute time of 20.8 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Richfield, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$197,500

2017 Median

± $3,568

$188,100

2016 Median

± $2,639

In 2017, the median property value in Richfield, MN grew to to $197,500 from the previous year's value of $188,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richfield, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richfield, MN the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Household Income

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$59,844

Median Household Income

± $3,501

15k

Number of Households

± 707

In 2017, the median household income of the 15k households in Richfield, MN grew to $59,844 from the previous year's value of $54,642.

The following chart displays the households in Richfield, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Richfield, MN distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richfield, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

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Rent vs Own

62.9%

2017 Homeownership

61.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62.9% of the housing units in Richfield, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Richfield, MN compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

20.8 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richfield, MN have a shorter commute time (20.8 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.13% of the workforce in Richfield, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.2%

  2. Carpooled

    10.5%

  3. Public Transit

    7.23%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Richfield, MN was Drove Alone (74.2%), followed by those who Carpooled (10.5%) and those who Public Transit (7.23%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Richfield, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Richfield, MN have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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