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.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Richmond is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (13.02%), sales jobs (10.80%), and healthcare (8.70%).

In terms of college education, Richmond is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.67% of adults 25 and older in Richmond have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Richmond in 2018 was $23,034, 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 $92,136 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 54.80% 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, Italian, Polish, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Richmond's cultural character, accounting for 21.43% 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.