The Town of Richton had a population of 1,044 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||962|
|Population in Familes||780|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||82|
|Median Household Income||$35,000|
|Average Household Income||$58,404|
|Per Capita Income||$23,984|
|Total Housing Units||463 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||238 (51.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||145 (31.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||79 (17.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$90,152|
|Average Home Value||$101,674|
|Average Household Size||2.51|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||3.02%|
|Per Capita Income||2.2%|
The table below compares Richton to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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.
|Total Population||# 200||45th|
|Population Density||# 191||48th|
|Diversity Index||# 201||45th|
|Median Household Income||# 177||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 67||82nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.