Richmond, IN

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Living in Richmond

Richmond is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 35,342 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Richmond is the 23rd largest community in Indiana.

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 service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Richmond who work in office and administrative support (11.66%), food service (8.88%), and healthcare (7.82%).

The overall crime rate in Richmond is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Richmond spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.20 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.

The education level of Richmond citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.98% of adults 25 and older in Richmond have a college degree.

The per capita income in Richmond in 2018 was $23,827, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $95,308 for a family of four. However, Richmond contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Richmond is a somewhat 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. Important ancestries of people in Richmond include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Richmond is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.