Richfield Springs, New York Population 2024

1,083

Richfield Springs is a city located in Herkimer County and Otsego County New York. Richfield Springs has a 2024 population of 1,083. Richfield Springs is currently declining at a rate of -0.37% annually and its population has decreased by -1.37% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,098 in 2020.

The average household income in Richfield Springs is $77,144 with a poverty rate of 25.48%. The median age in Richfield Springs is 33.7 years: 29.8 years for males, and 34.7 years for females.

Richfield Springs Demographics

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

  • White: 94.6%
  • Two or more races: 3.79%
  • Black or African American: 1.13%
  • Asian: 0.48%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,076.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.37% (-15)
The current population of Richfield Springs, New York is 1,083 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,098.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,17394.6%
Two or more races473.79%
Black or African American141.13%
Asian60.48%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Richfield Springs Population by Race

Richfield Springs Population Pyramid 2024

Richfield Springs Median Age

33.7

Total

29.8

Male

34.7

Female

Richfield Springs Adults

There are 915 adults, (200 of whom are seniors) in Richfield Springs.

Richfield Springs Age Dependency

73.4

Age Dependency Ratio

28

Old Age Dependency Ratio

45.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Richfield Springs Sex Ratio

Female61149.27%
Male62950.73%

Richfield Springs Population by Age

Richfield Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3803.266.133.9
Married1313.261000
Non Family1161.2137.962.1
Female1094.647.752.3
Male246.131000

3.63

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richfield Springs Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade10413.74%
Associates Degree9212.15%
Bachelors Degree15220.08%
Graduate Degree567.4%
High School Graduate19425.63%
Less Than 9th Grade111.45%
Some College14819.55%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Richfield Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richfield Springs Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White693592181
2+ Races323214
Hispanic292924
Black800
Asian600

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 82.76%.

Richfield Springs Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$60,625$40,000$60,966
Graduate Degree$130,833$0$0
High School Graduate$33,250$45,985$13,977
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$32,300$34,464$30,156
Some College$0$16,424$0

$32,300

Average Earnings

$34,464

Average Male

$30,156

Average Female

Richfield Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richfield Springs Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richfield Springs Language

95.31% of Richfield Springs residents speak only English, while 4.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.56% of the population.

Richfield Springs Language

Richfield Springs Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,11029826.85%
Black1414100%
Multiple4748.51%
Hispanic7434.05%

25.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

25.28%

Male Poverty Rate

25.7%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richfield Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richfield Springs is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richfield Springs is Hispanic, with 4.05% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.5%.

Richfield Springs Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade48.7%
Some College20.42%
High School16.49%
Bachelors or Greater1.44%

Richfield Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Employed17.45%
Male Employed14.57%
Female Unemployed0%

Richfield Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richfield Springs Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$54,821$81,271
Households$54,643$77,144
Married Families$95,583$-999,999,999
Non Families$48,000$57,246

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richfield Springs Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.6%

Male Marriage Rate

29.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Richfield Springs Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richfield Springs 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 Springs Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richfield Springs Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

102

Number of Veterans

89

Male Veterans

13

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War26
Vietnam20
First Gulf War11
Korea6
World War II6

Richfield Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+31
55 to 6425
35 to 5424
18 to 3413
65 to 749

Richfield Springs Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White10211.92%
Hispanic1331.71%

Richfield Springs Veterans by Race

Richfield Springs Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

12.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.75%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richfield Springs Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.5%

Labor Force Participation

58.7%

Employment Rate

1.4%

Unemployment Rate

Richfield Springs Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richfield Springs Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richfield Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.27%

Born in Richfield Springs

98.63%

Native Born

1.37%

Foreign Born

0.65%

Non Citizen

0.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.63% of Richfield Springs residents were born in the United States, with 74.27% having been born in New York. 0.65% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Richfield Springs Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,064-4-0.37%
20281,068-4-0.37%
20271,072-3-0.28%
20261,075-4-0.37%
20251,079-4-0.37%
20241,083-4-0.37%
20231,087-5-0.46%
20221,092-6-0.55%
20211,09800%
20201,098-89-7.5%
20191,187-10-0.84%
20181,197-5-0.42%
20171,202-7-0.58%
20161,209-11-0.9%
20151,220-14-1.13%
20141,234-11-0.88%
20131,245-4-0.32%
20121,249-6-0.48%
20111,255-7-0.55%
20101,26200%

Richfield Springs Population by Year