Richmond is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,895 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond is the 503rd largest community in Illinois. Richmond has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Richmond, where the median household income is $47,396.
Real Estate Prices
Richmond real estate is some of the most expensive in Illinois, although Richmond house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some villages where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richmond is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (12.77%), management occupations (10.85%) and sales jobs (10.85%).
Setting & Lifestyle
One downside of living in Richmond, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.37 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small village, Richmond does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.