Richmond is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 35,854 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Richmond is the 23rd largest community in Indiana.
Unlike some cities 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 city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (12.48%), food service (11.09%), and sales jobs (10.30%).
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.50 minutes getting to work every day.
In terms of college education, Richmond is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.42% of adults 25 and older in Richmond have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richmond in 2010 was $18,894, which is lower middle income relative to Indiana and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,576 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 Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Richmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.