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Richview, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Richview had a population of 234 as of July 1, 2016. Richview ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richview is located at latitude 38.3758 and longitude -89.1805 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Richview (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Village of Richview (GNIS ID: 2399069) 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 Richview is located within Township of Richview, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richview population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Richview, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 234
Population in Households 234
Population in Familes 189
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 209
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 97
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 126 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 78 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (15.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 29 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $103,409
Average Home Value $149,351


Median Household Income $52,902
Average Household Income $66,486
Per Capita Income $27,478
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.24% -0.52%
Households -1.26% -0.42%
Families -0.48% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.38%
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.

Richview, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richview to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 1163 15th
Population Density1 # 1272 7th
Diversity Index2 # 1086 20th
Median Household Income # 662 52nd
Per Capita Income # 524 62nd

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