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"Ramp Capital of the World"
Richwood is a city in Nicholas County.
The latitude of Richwood is 38.224N. The longitude is -80.533W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,208 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,361.
Coal mining eventually replaced lumbering as the prime industry. Mining died off in the 1970s and 1980s.
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15% of Richwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richwood was $12,213, compared with $21,587 nationally.
9% of Richwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Richwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $206. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $592.
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Nicholas County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Richwood political report.
The average commute time for Richwood workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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