Richwood Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Richwood, WV

General Richwood Information

State: West Virginia

County: Nicholas County

Close cities: Summersville, WV, Hillsboro, WV, Canvas, WV, Cowen, WV, Quinwood, WV, Fenwick, WV, Leivasy, WV, Camden-on-Gauley, WV, Craigsville, WV

Richwood Population (census data)
Total 2,320 (-5.8% since 2000)
Male 1,056 (45.5%)
Female 1,264 (54.5%)

Population Density: 1,371 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 76.9 (US Avg is 100)

Richwood Elevation: 2,240 feet above sea level

Land Area: 1.69 square miles

Median Household Income: $25,937

Zip Codes: 26261.

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Richwood Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.7%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (23.9%)
  • Irish (12.8%)
  • German (12.2%)
  • English (8.7%)
  • Italian (5.5%)
  • Dutch (3.0%)

Local Richwood Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL Football: Washington Redskins, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA Basketball: Cleveland Cavaliers, Washington Wizards
NHL Hockey: Pittsburgh Penguins
NCAA Sports: Marshall University, West Virginia University

Richwood School Information

High Schools
Richwood High School (1 Valley Avenue, Richwood, WV, 26261 - Nicholas County School District District)
Richwood Junior High School (2 Valley Avenue, Richwood, WV, 26261 - Nicholas County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Cherry River Elementary School (190 Riverside Drive, Richwood, WV, 26261 - Nicholas County School District District)

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