Richmond Heights is a somewhat small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 8,801 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Richmond Heights is the 87th largest community in Missouri. Richmond Heights has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Richmond Heights real estate is some of the most expensive in Missouri, although Richmond Heights house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Richmond Heights is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Richmond Heights is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond Heights who work in management occupations (12.04%), healthcare (11.62%), and business and financial occupations (10.71%).
Of important note, Richmond Heights is also a city of artists. Richmond Heights has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Richmond Heights’s character.
Also of interest is that Richmond Heights has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.80% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
For a small city, there is also a high proportion of single, often educated, people living in Richmond Heights. This is not typical for smaller communities in America, and adds a feeling of vibrancy to Richmond Heights.
If knowledge is power, Richmond Heights is a pretty powerful place. 72.14% of the adults in Richmond Heights have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Richmond Heights in 2018 was $57,737, which is wealthy relative to Missouri and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $230,948 for a family of four.
Richmond Heights is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richmond Heights home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richmond Heights residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richmond Heights include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Richmond Heights is English. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Langs. of India.