Richlands is a somewhat small town located in the state of Virginia. With a population of 5,504 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Richlands is the 113th largest community in Virginia.
Richlands is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Richlands is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Richlands who work in office and administrative support (16.21%), sales jobs (10.39%), and management occupations (6.99%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Richlands has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Richlands a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Richlands is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In Richlands, just 12.17% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Richlands in 2010 was $19,607, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $78,428 for a family of four.
The people who call Richlands home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Richlands residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Richlands include German, English, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Richlands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.