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Richardton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

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The City of Richardton had a population of 607 as of July 1, 2015. Richardton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in North Dakota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richardton is located at latitude 46.8842 and longitude -102.3332 in Stark County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richardton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stark County is in the Mountain time zone (GMT -7). The elevation is 2,467 feet.

The City of Richardton (GNIS ID: 1036238) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Richardton is located within Unorganized Territory of East Stark, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stark County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richardton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richardton: Spring Valley.

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Richardton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 607
Population in Households 580
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 1,679
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 287
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 181
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 53 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $166,204
Average Home Value $172,318


Median Household Income $57,458
Average Household Income $63,803
Per Capita Income $28,258
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.65% 3.13%
Households 2.9% 3.33%
Families 3.25% 3.21%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.04%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Richardton, ND - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richardton to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in North Dakota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 93 77th
Population Density1 # 24 94th
Diversity Index2 # 170 58th
Median Household Income # 179 56th
Per Capita Income # 279 31st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE North Dakota Census Data Comparison Tool.