Richfield, Minnesota Population 2020

36,000

Richfield is a city located in Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 36,000, it is the 28th largest city in Minnesota and the 1092nd largest city in the United States. Richfield is currently growing at a rate of 0.01% annually and its population has increased by 2.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,228 in 2010. Richfield reached it's highest population of 47,231 in 1970. Spanning over 7 miles, Richfield has a population density of 5,356 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richfield is $80,331 with a poverty rate of 9.17%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,021 per month, and the median house value is $211,700. The median age in Richfield is 36 years, 35.2 years for males, and 37.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 101.3 males.

Richfield Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richfield was:

  • White: 70.36%
  • Black or African American: 10.72%
  • Other race: 7.54%
  • Asian: 6.53%
  • Two or more races: 4.28%
  • Native American: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Richfield, Minnesota is 36,000, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,990.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 35,228.

Richfield, Minnesota Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White25,31870.36%
Black or African American3,85610.72%
Some Other Race2,7127.54%
Asian2,3496.53%
Two or More Races1,5404.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native1930.54%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander140.04%

Richfield Population Pyramid 2020

Richfield Median Age

36


Total

35.2


Male

37.3


Female

Richfield Adults

There are 28,370 adults, (5,489 of whom are seniors) in Richfield.

Richfield Age Dependency

57.3

Age Dependency Ratio

24

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richfield Sex Ratio

Female

17,873

49.67%

Male

18,109

50.33%

Richfield Households and Families

Richfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richfield Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.7%22.3%
Female63.1%36.9%
All60%40%
Male49.3%50.7%
Non Family45.1%54.9%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All15,0562.3760
Non Family6,9981.3645.1
Married6,1393.2577.7
Female1,1683.1863.1
Male7513.2749.3

3.14

Average Family Size

2.37

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richfield Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3315.18%
9th to 12th Grade1,4075.47%
High School Graduate5,09219.80%
Some College5,13919.98%
Associates Degree2,5199.80%
Bachelors Degree7,00127.22%
Graduate Degree3,22712.55%

Richfield Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White17,96017,2658,215
Hispanic2,9861,645340
Black2,5022,119541
Asian1,7741,391913
Other Race1,41772673
Multiple Races568553204
Native American1109825
Islander141414

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,083$42,099$39,517
Less Than High School$23,433$24,435$21,981
High School Grad$30,450$32,828$24,268
Some College$36,431$38,822$34,338
Bachelors Degree$54,950$62,917$48,074
Graduate Degree$60,456$54,691$63,574

$41,083

Average Earnings

$42,099

Average Male

$39,517

Average Female

Richfield Language

Richfield Language by Age

Richfield Language

74.99% of Richfield residents speak only English, while 25.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 15.25% of the population.

Richfield Poverty

Richfield Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White22,0831,1795.34%
Hispanic6,2141,08817.51%
Black3,81172719.08%
Asian2,2892129.26%
Other2,7121184.35%
Multiple1,539704.55%
Native1934221.76%

9.17%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.85%

Male Poverty Rate

9.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richfield is Native, with 21.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richfield is Other, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.97%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School22.64%
High School8.51%
Some College7.07%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed39.25%
Male Unemployed17.40%
Female Employed4.34%
Male Employed3.72%

Richfield Income

Richfield Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$63,434$80,331
Families$81,673$94,860
Married Families$92,108-
Non Families$41,320$60,394

Richfield Marital Status

Richfield Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Richfield Married by Age and Sex

Richfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Richfield Marital Status by Race

Richfield Veterans

1,747

Number of Veterans

1,664

Male Veterans

83

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam517
Korea238
First Gulf War210
Second Gulf War208
World War II152
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,4646.96%
Black1595.83%
Asian834.15%
Hispanic300.84%
2 or More202.29%
Hawaiian14100.00%
Indian75.26%

$Richfield Veterans by Education

9.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richfield Employment Status

73.3%

Labor Force Participation

70.2%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Richfield Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

56.93%

Born in Minnesota

82.10%

Native Born

17.90%

Foreign Born

11.87%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

82.10% of Richfield residents were born in the United States, with 56.93% having been born in Minnesota. 11.87% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202036,00050.01%
201935,99550.01%
201835,990-55-0.15%
201736,04550.01%
201636,040940.26%
201535,946470.13%
201435,899-6-0.02%
201335,905770.21%
201235,8283591.01%
201135,4693410.97%
201035,1286890.20%
200034,439-1,271-0.36%
199035,710-2,141-0.58%
198037,851-9,380-2.19%
197047,2314,7081.06%
196042,52325,0219.28%
195017,50210,75210.00%
19406,7503,4067.28%
19303,3446711.13%
19102,6730.00%