Richmond, TX

Richmond profile

Living in Richmond

Richmond is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,578 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Richmond is the 200th largest community in Texas.

Richmond is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in sales jobs (13.32%), office and administrative support (13.19%), and healthcare (8.10%).

One downside of living in Richmond, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

The percentage of adults in Richmond who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.04% of the adults in Richmond have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Richmond in 2018 was $19,421, which is lower middle income relative to Texas, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,684 for a family of four. However, Richmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Richmond is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Richmond home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Richmond, accounting for 57.99% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Richmond residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Richmond include English, German, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Richmond's cultural character, accounting for 23.42% of the city’s population.

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