Richmond is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,422 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond is the 296th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Richmond is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.62% of the Richmond workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Richmond is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (18.05%), sales jobs (12.73%) and food service (6.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Richmond is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Richmond really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Richmond perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Being a small city, Richmond does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.