Richmond Hill is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 11,935 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Richmond Hill is the 93rd largest community in Georgia.
Richmond Hill is a military town: the armed forces employs 7.59% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Healthcare and Manufacturing are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 21.78% and 12.01% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Richmond Hill is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Richmond Hill doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Richmond Hill is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.92% of adults in Richmond Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richmond Hill in 2010 was $25,055, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,220 for a family of four. However, Richmond Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Richmond Hill is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richmond Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richmond Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richmond Hill include German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Richmond Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.