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Richfield, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Keystone Marker
Keystone Marker
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Juniata and Snyder
 • Total 0.8 sq mi (2.2 km2)
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 549
 • Density 548.1/sq mi (211.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Zip code 17086
Area code(s) 717

Richfield is a census-designated place (CDP) that is part of Monroe Township in Juniata County as well as a small portion located in West Perry Township, Snyder County in Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 549 at the 2010 census.


Richfield is located at 40°41′18″N 77°6′43″W / 40.68833°N 77.11194°W / 40.68833; -77.11194 (40.688365, -77.111816).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km2), all of it land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 459 people, 160 households, and 123 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 548.1 people per square mile (211.0/km²). There were 177 housing units at an average density of 211.3/sq mi (81.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.47% White, 0.22% from other races, and 1.31% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 160 households, out of which 31.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.3% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.1% were non-families. 20.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 25.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 95.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $35,333, and the median income for a family was $39,375. Males had a median income of $29,750 versus $22,500 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,555. About 5.8% of families and 9.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.0% of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

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