Richmond is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,425 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. 39.90% 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, construction workers and builders and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (16.71%), sales jobs (11.22%) and management occupations (5.36%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Richmond is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Richmond a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Richmond has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Richmond’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
Being a small city, Richmond does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.