Richland, MS


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Richland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,087 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richland is the 54th largest community in Mississippi.

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 sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richland who work in office and administrative support (14.43%), sales jobs (13.41%), and healthcare (7.38%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Richland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Richland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

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

The percentage of adults in Richland with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.69% of adults in Richland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Richland in 2010 was $22,105, which is wealthy relative to Mississippi, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,420 for a family of four. However, Richland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Richland is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Richland include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Scottish.

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

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