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Richland, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Richland had a population of 1,648 as of July 1, 2019. Richland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richland is located at latitude 37.857 and longitude -92.4043 in Pulaski County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richland encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Pulaski County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,135 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Richland are located in Pulaski County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into Camden County, and Laclede County.

The City of Richland (GNIS ID: 2396365) 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 Richland is located within Township of Liberty, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pulaski County.


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Richland, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Richland, MO Housing Affordability Index is 219
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Richland, MO Wealth Index is 43
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,648 (100%)
Population in Households 1,609 (97.6%)
Population in Families 1,252 (76.0%)
Population in Group Quarters1 39 ( 2.4%)
Population Density 727
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,544
Average Household Income $51,273
Per Capita Income $21,676
Wealth Index4 43

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 926 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (49.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 256 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 214 (23.1%)
Median Home Value $104,396
Housing Affordability Index3 219
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 712
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 441
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -1.32% -0.79%
Households -1.31% -0.86%
Families -0.96% -0.92%
Median Household Income   3.69%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Richland, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 289 72nd
Population Density # 551 47th
Diversity Index # 265 75th
Median Household Income # 678 35th
Per Capita Income # 676 35th

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