Richland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 7,111 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richland is the 54th largest community in Mississippi.
Richland is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Richland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richland who work in office and administrative support (14.99%), food service (10.03%), and sales jobs (9.17%).
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.
Richland is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Richland, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 84.74% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
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. 14.31% of adults in Richland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richland in 2010 was $20,594, 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 $82,376 for a family of four. However, Richland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Richland is a very 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 10.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Richland include English, German, Scots-Irish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Richland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.