The Town of Richton had a population of 1,079 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Richton is located at latitude 31.3495 and longitude -88.9407 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Richton (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.
The Town of Richton (GNIS ID: 2407209) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
|Population in Households||998|
|Population in Familes||812|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||81|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||467 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||251 (53.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||149 (31.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||67 (14.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$92,816|
|Average Home Value||$111,056|
|Median Household Income||$31,448|
|Average Household Income||$41,731|
|Per Capita Income||$16,177|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.94%|
|Per Capita Income||2.83%|
The table below compares Richton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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.
|Total Population||# 194||47th|
|Population Density1||# 187||49th|
|Diversity Index2||# 198||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 190||48th|
|Per Capita Income||# 225||38th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.