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Richardton, North Dakota - Basic Facts

The City of Richardton had a population of 674 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richardton: Spring Valley.

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Richardton, ND Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 674
Population in Households 658
Population in Familes 516
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density2 494
Diversity Index3 14


Median Household Income $56,738
Average Household Income $72,290
Per Capita Income $32,677


Total Housing Units 367 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 240 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 48 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $98,765
Average Home Value $177,188


Total Households 319
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 197
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.96% 2.81%
Households 3.1% 2.84%
Families 3.11% 2.51%
Median Household Income   5.49%
Per Capita Income   3.98%

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, 2018 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 # 87 79th
Population Density # 164 59th
Diversity Index # 157 62nd
Median Household Income # 264 34th
Per Capita Income # 278 31st

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