Richmond is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 2,535 people and just one neighborhood, Richmond is the 103rd largest community in Utah.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Richmond isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Richmond are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Richmond is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in sales jobs (11.68%), management occupations (11.42%) and office and administrative support (10.49%).
Also of interest is that Richmond has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Richmond telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.51% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
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 city’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.