Richmond Hill is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 17,556 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Richmond Hill is the 68th largest community in Georgia. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Richmond Hill, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Richmond Hill, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Richmond Hill’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Richmond Hill does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $77,878.00.
Richmond Hill real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Richmond Hill house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Richmond Hill is a military town: the armed forces employs 6.19% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Healthcare and Retail are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 12.65% and 12.30% 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Richmond Hill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Richmond Hill, the average commute to work is 30.86 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Richmond Hill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
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: 37.12% of adults in Richmond Hill have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richmond Hill in 2018 was $31,383, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $125,532 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. Richmond Hill also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Richmond Hill include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Richmond Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.