Richmond is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 12,138 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Richmond is the 200th largest community in Texas.
When you are in Richmond, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.95% of Richmond’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Richmond is a city of service providers, construction workers and builders, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in sales jobs (10.95%), office and administrative support (9.16%), and food service (8.21%).
Richmond is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The citizens of Richmond are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 14.45% of adults in Richmond have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Richmond in 2010 was $20,443, which is middle income relative to Texas, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $81,772 for a family of four. However, Richmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Richmond is a very ethnically-diverse city. 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 Black or African-American. Richmond also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 61.00% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Richmond include English, Irish, Czech, and Scots-Irish.
In addition, Richmond has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.75%).
The most common language spoken in Richmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.