Richfield, OH
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Living in Richfield


Richfield is a very small village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 3,729 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richfield is the 334th largest community in Ohio.

Richfield real estate is some of the most expensive in Ohio, although Richfield house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richfield is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richfield is a village of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richfield who work in sales jobs (20.92%), office and administrative support (10.97%), and management occupations (10.92%).

Also of interest is that Richfield has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Richfield telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.42% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Richfield is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Richfield really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Richfield perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

The village is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Richfield has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Richfield a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The population of Richfield is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.99% of adults in Richfield have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Richfield in 2018 was $47,392, which is wealthy relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $189,568 for a family of four. However, Richfield contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Richfield home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richfield residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richfield include German, Irish, Polish, Italian, and English.

The most common language spoken in Richfield is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Polish.


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