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The City of Richmond had a population of 5,966 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 39.2756 and longitude -93.9735 in Ray County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ray County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 823 feet.

The City of Richmond (GNIS ID: 2396368) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Richmond is located within Township of Richmond, a minor civil division (MCD) of Ray County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Richmond, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,966
Population in Households 5,785
Population in Familes 4,481
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density1 983
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 2,468
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,518
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,427 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,042 (37.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 325 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $125,718


Median Household Income $35,822
Average Household Income $47,684
Per Capita Income $20,153
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.15%
Households 0.25% 0.07%
Families 0.46% -0.01%
Median Household Income   -1.43%
Per Capita Income   0.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 127 88th
Population Density1 # 389 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 268 74th
Median Household Income # 715 31st
Per Capita Income # 620 40th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.