Richmond, IN

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Living in Richmond

Richmond is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 35,342 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Richmond is the 23rd largest community in Indiana.

Richmond is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), food service (8.88%), and healthcare (7.82%).

Richmond’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

One of the benefits of Richmond is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.20 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

The education level of Richmond citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.98% of adults 25 and older in Richmond have a college degree.

The per capita income in Richmond in 2018 was $23,827, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,308 for a family of four. However, Richmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Richmond is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richmond include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Richmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.