The Town of Richton had a population of 1,020 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Richton is located at latitude 31.3493 and longitude -88.94 in Perry County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Richton 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.
|Total Population||1,020 (100%)|
|Population in Households||938 (92.0%)|
|Population in Families||760 (74.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||82 ( 8.0%)|
|Median Household Income||$26,819|
|Average Household Income||$43,139|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||12%|
|Per Capita Income||$16,159|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||463 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||231 (49.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||144 (31.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||88 (19.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$76,437|
|Average Home Value||$94,457|
|Housing Affordability Index3||218|
|Average Household Size||2.5|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.1%|
|Per Capita Income||1.96%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.09%|
The table below compares Richton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 203||44th|
|Population Density||# 192||47th|
|Median Household Income||# 306||16th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 159||44th|
|Per Capita Income||# 286||21st|
|Diversity Index||# 203||44th|
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