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Richwood is a city in Brazoria County, in the Houston-Baytown metro area.
The latitude of Richwood is 29.055N. The longitude is -95.409W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 16 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Richwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Brazoria County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Brazoria area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 77531 ZIP code.
16% of Richwood residents report German ancestry, and 13% 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 $19,181, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Richwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Richwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $431. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $887.
Brazoria 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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