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.
Unlike some towns, Richlands isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Richlands are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (13.54%), sales jobs (10.70%), and healthcare (7.38%).
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Richlands doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Richlands with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.93% of adults in Richlands have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Richlands in 2010 was $20,230, which is lower middle income relative to Virginia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $80,920 for a family of four. However, Richlands contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 French .
The most common language spoken in Richlands is English. Other important languages spoken here include Urdu and Spanish.