Richland Hills is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 8,621 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Richland Hills is the 274th largest community in Texas.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richland Hills is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richland Hills is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richland Hills who work in sales jobs (17.27%), office and administrative support (14.89%), and personal care services (11.04%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 8.65% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
The percentage of adults in Richland Hills who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.68% of the adults in Richland Hills have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richland Hills in 2018 was $32,032, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,128 for a family of four. However, Richland Hills contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Richland Hills is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richland Hills home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richland Hills residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Richland Hills also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Richland Hills include English, German, Irish, French, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Richland Hills is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.