Richmond is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 1,422 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond is the 296th largest community in Minnesota.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Richmond is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 36.62% of the Richmond workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Richmond is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (18.05%), sales jobs (12.73%) and food service (6.62%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Richmond is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Richmond’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
As is often the case in a small city, Richmond doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.