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Richmond, RI

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Richmond Profile


Overview

Richmond is a somewhat small town located in the state of Rhode Island. With a population of 8,020 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond is the 32nd largest community in Rhode Island.

Occupations and Workforce

Richmond is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Richmond is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (16.61%), management occupations (15.02%), and healthcare (7.30%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Because of many things, Richmond is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Richmond a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Richmond has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.

One downside of living in Richmond, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.37 minutes every day commuting to work.

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

Richmond Demographics

The population of Richmond is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.39% of adults in Richmond have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Richmond in 2018 was $44,564, which is upper middle income relative to Rhode Island, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $178,256 for a family of four.

The people who call Richmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Richmond include Irish, Italian, English, French, and German.

The most common language spoken in Richmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and Portuguese.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Rental Market

 

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Setting

 
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Neighborhood Look and Feel

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Housing Market Details

 

AGE OF Richmond, RI HOMES

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TYPE OF Richmond, RI HOMES

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SIZE OF Richmond, RI HOMES

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SIZE OF Richmond, RI HOMES

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homeownership

 
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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Lifestyle

 
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Migration & Mobility

 

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 

Diversity Index

(100 is the most diverse)


More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Occupations

 

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (top 20)

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Languages Spoken (top 20)

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Unemployment Rate

 
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Average Income

 

Per Capita Income

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Education

 

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total
Number of Crimes
Crime Rate
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

Murder
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Assault
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100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
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National Median: 4
    Richmond
    Rhode Island

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in

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1 in 450

in Rhode Island

Richmond VIOLENT CRIMES

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United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
Burglary
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Theft
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Motor Vehicle
Theft

100 is safest

100 is safest

100 is safest

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 19
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My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in

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1 in 83

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Richmond Property CRIMES

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United States Property CRIMES

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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National Median: 26.9
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    Rhode Island

Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to RI* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Chariho High School
453 Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
09-12
Richmond Elementary School
190 Kingstown Road
Wyoming, RI 02898
KG-04
Chariho Alternative Learning A School
455 C Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
01-12
Hope Valley Elementary School
15 Thelma Drive
Hope Valley, RI 02832
PK-04
Chariho Regional Middle School
455 B Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
05-08
Chariho Career And Tech Center School
459 Switch Road
Wood River Junction, RI 02894
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

CHARIHO


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Rhode Island

(10 is best)

Better than of RI school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 18.9% 44.9%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 16.1% 39.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 2.8% 5.2%

Educational Expenditures

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