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Richmond, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Richmond had a population of 5,850 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Richmond, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,850
Daytime Population: Workers 2,852
Daytime Population: Residents 3,323
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,175
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.06
Population in Households 5,669
Population in Familes 4,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 964
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $38,655
Average Household Income $50,608
Per Capita Income $21,449


Total Housing Units 2,800 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,372 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,055 (37.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 373 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $117,973
Average Home Value $135,649


Total Households 2,427
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 1,490
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.13% -0.11%
Households -0.02% -0.22%
Families 0.14% -0.32%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.3%

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, 2017 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 # 129 88th
Population Density # 395 62nd
Diversity Index # 275 73rd
Median Household Income # 663 36th
Per Capita Income # 610 41st

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