Richland, MS

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Living in Richland

Richland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,241 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richland is the 54th largest community in Mississippi.

Richland real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Richland house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Richland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Richland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richland is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richland who work in office and administrative support (12.17%), sales jobs (9.20%), and food service (8.02%).

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

It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Richland has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Richland has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Richland than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Richland may be for you.

Being a small city, Richland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The education level of Richland citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.57% of adults 25 and older in Richland have a college degree.

The per capita income in Richland in 2018 was $24,304, which is upper middle income relative to Mississippi, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,216 for a family of four. However, Richland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Richland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Richland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.05% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Richland include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Richland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.

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