The Town of Richton had a population of 1,114 as of July 1, 2016.
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, 2016.
|Population in Households||1,032|
|Population in Familes||839|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||82|
|Average Household Size||2.54|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||479 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||259 (54.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||147 (30.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||73 (15.2%)|
|Median Home Value||$79,167|
|Average Home Value||$95,481|
|Median Household Income||$29,772|
|Average Household Income||$52,051|
|Per Capita Income||$21,337|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||-0.9%|
|Per Capita Income||0.6%|
The table below compares Richton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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.
|Total Population||# 189||48th|
|Population Density1||# 177||51st|
|Diversity Index2||# 191||48th|
|Median Household Income||# 225||38th|
|Per Capita Income||# 86||77th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.