Richwood, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana

Richwood: Town in Louisiana, United States

About

Richwood is a town located in the county of Ouachita Parish in the U.S. state of Louisiana. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,392 and a population density of 1,346 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,375 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Richwood

Population : 3,375 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Louisiana (United States)
County : Ouachita Parish
Phone Area Codes : 318
Area : 2.52 km2
Altitude : 69 feet / 21 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:59:11 (29th January 2023)
Density : 1,339 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.5% (2010-2020)
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Location of Richwood on Louisiana map.
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Ouachita Parish Louisiana Incorporated and Unincorporated areas Richwood Highlighted
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Geography

Richwood is located at 32°26'56"N 92°5'5"W (32.4487600, -92.0848600).

Richwood map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Richwood decreased by 0.5% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,392 - census
2011 3,361 -0.92% estimation process
2012 3,358 -0.09% estimation process
2013 3,349 -0.27% estimation process
2014 3,341 -0.24% estimation process
2015 3,434 2.71% estimation process
2016 3,466 0.92% estimation process
2017 3,442 -0.7% estimation process
2018 3,418 -0.7% estimation process
2019 3,399 -0.56% estimation process
2020 3,375 -0.71% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 18,295
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,840
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 8.6%
April 1, 2020 Population : 15,663
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,843
People under 5 years old, percentage : 4.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.4%
People over 65 (%) : 23.7%
Female persons, % : 45.2%
White only, percent : 83.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 2.6%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 11.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : Z
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 3.2%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 80.9%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,533
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 9.3%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,717

Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,717
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $118,300
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,187
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $487
2015-2019 median gross rent : $685
Permits for construction, 2020 : 14
2015-2019 Households : 6,754
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.54
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 84.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 9.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 62.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 58.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,953
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 58,749
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 266,241
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 171,714
2012 total retail sales per capita : $10,180
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.7
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,708
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,611
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.2%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 661
2019 total employment : 7,100
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 291,515
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -1.0%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,689
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,806
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,348
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 699
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 125
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,558
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 131
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,419
2010 population per square mile : 38.7
2010 land area in square miles : 435.51

Schools in Richwood

College & universities near Richwood, LA

Code Name City ZIP
366155 Cloyd's Barber School 2 Inc Monroe (LA) 71201

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Richwood, LA

Code Name Address Type
VKS Vicksburg, MS 1295 South Frontage Road BUS

Post offices near Richwood

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Monr Post Office West Monroe (LA) 71291

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Ouachita Parish

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ouachita Parish , LA.

City Name Population Title
Monroe 46,998 Parish seat of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
West Monroe 12,086 City in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Claiborne 11,507 City in Louisiana, United States of America
Swartz 4,536 Unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, United States
Sterlington 2,974 City in Louisiana, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Richwood distances to largest Louisiana cities