Richland Center, Richland County, Wisconsin

Richland Center: City in and county seat of Richland County, Wisconsin

About

Richland Center is a city located in the county of Richland in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,184 and a population density of 422 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,949 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Richland Center

Population : 4,949 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Wisconsin (United States)
County : Richland County
Postal code : 53581
Phone Area Codes : 608
Area : 12.27 km2
Altitude : 728 feet / 222 meters
Capital city : Richland Center is capital of Richland County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:40:55 (28th June 2022)
Density : 403 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.75% (2010-2020)
Richland Center locator map
Location of Richland Center on Wisconsin map.
Richland Center August 2015 image
Richland Center August 2015
Richland Center August 2015 image

Geography

Richland Center is located at 43°20'5"N 90°23'12"W (43.3347100, -90.3867900).

Richland Center map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Richland Center decreased by 4.75% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,184 - census
2011 5,238 1.03% estimation process
2012 5,180 -1.12% estimation process
2013 5,178 -0.04% estimation process
2014 5,143 -0.68% estimation process
2015 5,081 -1.22% estimation process
2016 5,065 -0.32% estimation process
2017 5,020 -0.9% estimation process
2018 4,959 -1.23% estimation process
2019 4,951 -0.16% estimation process
2020 4,949 -0.04% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,551
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,602
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,884
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,590
People under 5 years old, percentage : 7.8%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 28.1%
People over 65 (%) : 18.0%
Female persons, % : 53.9%
White only, percent : 42.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 54.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.2%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 0.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.4%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 40.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 353
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.5%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.0%

Richland Center zip code is 53581. County name: Richland, County fips: 55103

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $82,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,007
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $478
2015-2019 median gross rent : $778
2015-2019 Households : 2,735
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.69
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 5.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 19.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.8%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.8%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 90,400
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 309,877
2012 total retail sales per capita : $40,338
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $38,132
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $23,002
Percentage of people living in poverty : 24.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,252
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 541
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 568
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 477
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 693
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 121
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,027
2010 population per square mile : 726.6
2010 land area in square miles : 10.45

People born in Richland Center (14)

People born in Richland Center, including Catholic cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, singer Deborah Polaski, politician Vernon Wallace Thomson, .

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Schools in Richland Center

College & universities near Richland Center, WI

Code Name City ZIP
239910 Southwest Wisconsin Technical College Fennimore (WI) 53809-9778

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Richland Center, WI

Code Name Address Type
WDL Wisconsin Dells Superior and La Crosse Sts. RAIL
TOH Tomah North Superior Ave. and Washington St. RAIL
POG Portage 400 West Oneida Street RAIL
MSN Madison, Wisconsin 800 Langdon St. BUS
LSE La Crosse St. Andrew and Caledonia Streets RAIL

Post offices near Richland Center

Post Office Name City ZIP
Richland Center Post Office Richland Center (WI) 53581

Other cities in Richland County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Richland County , WI.

City Name Population Title
Westport 4,225 Unincorporated community in Richland County, Wisconsin
Excelsior 1,681 Civil town in Sauk County, Wisconsin, United States
Rockbridge 695 Civil Town in Richland County, Wisconsin
Wild Rose 651 Unincorporated community in Richland County, Wisconsin
Ithaca 609 Civil town in Richland County, Wisconsin
Orion 562 Town in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States
Sylvan 542 Human settlement in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States of America
Germantown 246 Village in Washington County, Wisconsin, United States
Boaz 148 Village in Richland County, Wisconsin, United States
Yuba 69 Village in Richland County, Wisconsin

Distance to Other Cities

Richland Center distances to largest Wisconsin cities