Richburg, NY Profile: Facts & Data


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Richburg, New York - Basic Facts

The Village of Richburg had a population of 462 as of July 1, 2018. Richburg ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New York. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richburg is located at latitude 42.0888 and longitude -78.1565 in Allegany County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Richburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.9 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Allegany County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,660 feet.

The Village of Richburg (GNIS ID: 2391093) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve 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 Village of Richburg is located within Town of Wirt, a minor civil division (MCD) of Allegany County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richburg: Richburgh.

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Richburg, NY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 462
Population in Households 462
Population in Familes 372
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 513
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $37,952
Average Household Income $57,165
Per Capita Income $22,728


Total Housing Units 198 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 127 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 40 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (16.2%)
Median Home Value $49,219
Average Home Value $65,476


Total Households 166
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 112
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 0.32% -0.17%
Households 0.3% -0.12%
Families -0.63% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   3.5%

Richburg, NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richburg to the other 1,196 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New York 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 # 1044 13th
Population Density # 931 22nd
Diversity Index # 1092 9th
Median Household Income # 1143 5th
Per Capita Income # 1086 9th

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