Richmond Heights, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Richmond Heights Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Richmond Heights Content

Also See: Richmond Heights, MO ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Richmond Heights, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond Heights had a population of 8,559 as of July 1, 2017. Richmond Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Richmond Heights is located at latitude 38.6309 and longitude -90.3331 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 528 feet.

The City of Richmond Heights (GNIS ID: 2396370) 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 Heights is located within Township of Hadley, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

EXTREMELY LOCAL Demographic Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting demographic data.


City of Richmond Heights, MO Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | MO Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Township of Hadley | St. Louis County | Missouri Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 8,559
Daytime Population: Workers 10,511
Daytime Population: Residents 3,505
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,016
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 8,503
Population in Familes 5,601
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density2 3,739
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $64,819
Average Household Income $105,055
Per Capita Income $51,778


Total Housing Units 4,728 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,236 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,971 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 521 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $269,828
Average Home Value $383,359


Total Households 4,207
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 1,963
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 -0.07% 0.01%
Households -0.12% -0.02%
Families -0.34% -0.17%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   3.07%

Richmond Heights, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond Heights 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 # 98 91st
Population Density # 49 95th
Diversity Index # 96 91st
Median Household Income # 112 89th
Per Capita Income # 23 98th

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

Missouri Research Tools

Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare Missouri Census Data
Highest or Lowest: