Richmond, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,920 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +76.0%
Males: 993  (51.8%)
Females: 927  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60071.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $49,247 (it was $52,361 in 2000)
Richmond:

$49,247
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,421 (it was $22,332 in 2000)

Richmond village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $184,914 (it was $142,600 in 2000)
Richmond:

$184,914
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $178,632; detached houses: $197,112; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $128,416

Median gross rent in 2017: $907.

March 2019 cost of living index in Richmond: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.4%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 90.6% for Black residents, 33.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 61.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Richmond, IL (2017)
    • 1,67482.9%White alone
    • 1065.2%Two or more races
    • 1025.0%Hispanic
    • 703.5%Asian alone
    • 311.5%Black alone
    • 261.3%American Indian alone

Races in Richmond detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Richmond, Illinois as of September 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richmond is 290 to 1.


Crime rates in Richmond by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(109.1)
1
(45.1)
1
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(155.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(54.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.5)
1
(43.2)
1
(43.2)
1
(53.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.7)
1
(52.5)
1
(52.7)
1
(51.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(436.4)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
8
(347.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(315.0)
3
(158.6)
5
(263.3)
1
(52.5)
3
(158.0)
7
(363.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(327.3)
8
(361.2)
3
(131.1)
20
(869.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(129.5)
7
(373.5)
11
(586.0)
8
(419.9)
1
(52.9)
5
(263.3)
3
(157.6)
12
(631.9)
4
(207.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
50
(2,728)
33
(1,490)
13
(568.2)
34
(1,478)
26
(1,123)
22
(949.9)
19
(1,014)
24
(1,279)
20
(1,050)
16
(845.7)
22
(1,159)
15
(787.8)
26
(1,369)
15
(778.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(130.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(43.2)
3
(160.1)
1
(53.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.7)
1
(52.5)
1
(52.7)
1
(51.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(52.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)323.0133.666.9213.057.972.195.596.4134.469.2137.473.0150.6262.7

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City-data.com crime index in Richmond, IL

Crime rate in Richmond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.63
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (18.5%), Polish (9.2%), Italian (7.8%), American (7.3%), Irish (5.2%), Dutch (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/11/1872

Land area: 1.36 square miles.

Population density: 1,412 people per square mile   (low).

Richmond, Illinois map

100 residents are foreign born (1.6% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This village:

4.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,149 (2.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $5,058 (3.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Waukegan, IL (23.8 miles , pop. 87,901).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Milwaukee, WI (43.9 miles , pop. 596,974).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (54.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Genoa City, WI (1.5 miles ),
Spring Grove, IL (1.9 miles ),
Twin Lakes, WI (2.0 miles ),
Randall, WI (2.1 miles ),
Powers Lake, WI (2.2 miles ),
Pell Lake, WI (2.3 miles ),
Ringwood, IL (2.3 miles ),
Bloomfield, WI (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 42.47 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Richmond, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Richmond, IL in 2017
Richmond satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,500
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $146,100
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $173,200
  • 2004: 22 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2005: 30 buildings, average cost: $199,500
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $156,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $208,300
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $178,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $144,000
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $164,600
  • 2015: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,100
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $172,100
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $213,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Richmond, IL residents
Average permit cost in Richmond, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Illinois:

4.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +18 (+1.7%).
Most common industries in Richmond, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (14.8%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Richmond, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Bus drivers (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Bus drivers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.1%)
  • Registered nurses (5.1%)

Average climate in Richmond, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Richmond, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.7. This is about average.

City:

82.7
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the Richmond village center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 14.8 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.9 miles away from Richmond center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 311.5 miles away from Richmond center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 277.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from Richmond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McHenry County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richmond topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Richmond:

  • HILLCREST NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; TWIN LAKES, WI)
  • ALDEN TERRACE OF MCHENRY REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • HOME CARE NETWORK (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • GENEVA LAKE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • FMC OF MCHENRY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MCHENRY, IL)
  • FMC - ANTIOCH (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; ANTIOCH, IL)
  • DAVITA - LAKE GENEVA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; LAKE GENEVA, WI)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:

  • McHenry County College (about 16 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 18 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 26 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)
  • University of Wisconsin-Parkside (about 26 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,843)
  • Carthage College (about 27 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Harper College (about 30 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Elgin Community College (about 32 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)

Public high school in Richmond:

Public elementary/middle schools in Richmond:

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Library in Richmond:

  • NIPPERSINK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $554,737; Location: 5418 HILL ROAD; 44,065 books; 1,107 audio materials; 2,383 video materials; 2 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 58 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Church in Richmond: Saint Josephs Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Richmond Cemetery (1), Saint Josephs Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Tom Amandes - Film actor.

McHenry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond that have no violations reported:

  • GRAND SLAM USA (134247) (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.1 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

50.6%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

9.1%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Richmond (2011 data):

  • McHenry Savings Bank: 10520 North Main St Branch at 10520 North Main Street, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/03: Bank assets: $261.7 mil, Deposits: $222.6 mil, headquarters in Mchenry, IL, negative income in the last year, Consumer Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • The First National Bank of McHenry: Richmond Banking Center Branch at 9705 Prairie Ridge Road, branch established on 2005/12/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $152.9 mil, Deposits: $135.0 mil, headquarters in Mchenry, IL, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Mchenry Corporation
  • Associated Bank, National Association: Richmond Branch at 10910 Main Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2008/09/12: Bank assets: $21,715.0 mil, Deposits: $15,244.4 mil, headquarters in Green Bay, WI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 282 total offices, Holding Company: Associated Banc-Corp

For population 15 years and over in Richmond:

Marital status in Richmond, IL
  • Never married: 38.8%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Richmond
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richmond, IL (based on McHenry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic108,46517
Mainline Protestant25,98546
Evangelical Protestant22,38676
Other8,80920
Orthodox541
None143,061-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 44
This county:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
This county:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
McHenry County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
McHenry County:

17.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

53.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Richmond:

52.0%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Richmond:

28.3
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.2%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.0%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

60.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Richmond:

79.4%
State:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Richmond, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$14,466$57,86418$10,346
Water Supply 1$5,210$62,5201$1,244
Streets and Highways 1$3,314$39,7680$0
Financial Administration 1$3,945$47,3401$2,373
Sewerage 1$3,527$42,3240$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,428
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$30,462$52,22121$15,391

Richmond government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $116,000 ($60.42)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $551,000 ($286.98)
    Sewerage: $488,000 ($254.17)
    Police Protection: $479,000 ($249.48)
    Water Utilities: $251,000 ($130.73)
    Regular Highways: $246,000 ($128.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $18,000 ($9.38)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($1.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000 ($6.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $16,000 ($8.33)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($3.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $581,000 ($302.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($104.69)

Richmond government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $551,000 ($286.98)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $196,000 ($102.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $63,000 ($32.81)
    General Revenue - Other: $56,000 ($29.17)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $313,000 ($163.02)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $557,000 ($290.10)
    Highways: $45,000 ($23.44)
  • Tax - Property: $457,000 ($238.02)
    Other License: $69,000 ($35.94)
    Other Selective Sales: $19,000 ($9.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($8.85)

Richmond government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,662,000 ($3990.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,597,000 ($3956.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,000 ($33.85)

Richmond government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $795,000 ($414.06)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.69% ($62,998 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  1.04% ($70,624)
from Kane County, IL  0.84% ($55,231)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($423 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.19% ($57,604 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.86% ($58,505)
to Kane County, IL  0.72% ($56,017)
Businesses in Richmond, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
McDonald's1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZRK (1550 AM; 1 kW; LAKE GENEVA, WI)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WOKY (920 AM; 5 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WIIL (95.1 FM; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WKKV-FM (100.7 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEZY (92.1 FM; RACINE, WI; Owner: RACINE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WCGV-TV (Channel 24; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WCGV LICENSEE, LLC)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Richmond: Hugh P. Mullin.

Richmond fatal accident list:

Aug 10, 2016 05:58 PM, Us-12, Lat: 42.451786, Lon: -88.305800, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 23, 2012 03:18 PM, Us-12 (Main St), Lat: 42.461172, Lon: -88.306328, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Jul 5, 1999 11:55 AM, Us-12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 49ft / 14.8mTotal length
  • $467,000Total costs
  • 28,200Total average daily traffic
  • 2,059Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,325Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richmond)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Us Rt 12 1 Mi N (Lat: 42.493639 Lon: -88.309806), Call Sign: KSC459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.695 MHz, 155.460 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 01/07/2023, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • 7614 Rt 173 (Lat: 42.473361 Lon: -88.347028), Call Sign: KNFJ864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2012, Expiration Date: 06/02/2022, Certifier: J. Billy Pirkle, Registrant: Blank Rome LLP, 1825 Eye St Nw, Washington, DC 20006-5403, Phone: (202) 420-2200, Fax: (202) 420-2201, Email:
  • 10607 Main Street (Lat: 42.480833 Lon: -88.306111), Call Sign: WQBB714,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 09/15/2004, Expiration Date: 09/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 42.483556 Lon: -88.294083, Call Sign: WQTU202,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.137 MHz, 456.137 MHz, 451.162 MHz, 456.162 MHz, 451.637 MHz, 456.637 MHz, 452.562 MHz, 457.562 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2014, Certifier: Patrick Mccarty, Registrant: Creative Communications Sales & Rentals, 3332 E. Broadway Road, Phoenix, AZ 85040, Phone: (602) 955-8405, Fax: (602) 955-1049, Email:
  • MCDONALD\'S #12437, 10607 Main Street (Lat: 42.480833 Lon: -88.306111), Call Sign: WQUF355,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 06/21/2014, Expiration Date: 06/21/2024, Certifier: Laura Nicholson, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 251-9161, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 42.480500 Lon: -88.309556, Call Sign: WQZP556,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.600 MHz, 464.412 MHz, 468.575 MHz, 469.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2017, Expiration Date: 06/27/2027, Certifier: Allan Harnacke, Registrant: Dfw Communications, Inc., 501 Duncan Perry Road, Arlington, TX 76011, Phone: (817) 840-1776, Fax: (817) 284-8369, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32712 , Serial Number: 28-7515224, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 12/05/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 02/11/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Duane E Swift, 10705 Hunt Club Rd, Richmond, IL 60071
  • Aircraft: RADFORD BRUCE T-BIRD II 1991 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3953V , Serial Number: BR 549, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 01/22/2008, Certificate Issue Date: 11/05/2014
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David L Popenhagen, 7610 Route 173, Richmond, IL 60071, Other Owners: Daniel J Popenhagen
  • Aircraft: DESTINY XLT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582SER (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 448TC , Serial Number: 4C0606, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 11/03/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 07/25/2007
    Registrant (Individual): John C Sosnowski, 4812 Taffy Ct, Richmond, IL 60071
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 607DS , Serial Number: 40.207, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 04/26/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 09/15/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Mlgl LLC, 6000 Il Route 173, Richmond, IL 60071

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$103,0805$205,0181$214,660
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$185,8750$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$142,0400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8701.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$102,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2004 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8701.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 68 took place in 2003, and the least - 17 in 2010. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Richmond, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.4%), and Structure Fires (41.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Richmond, IL
    • 26842.4%Outside Fires
    • 25941.0%Structure Fires
    • 7111.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 345.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richmond, IL
Most common first names in Richmond, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2376.0 years
James2073.8 years
Robert1974.9 years
Frank1678.5 years
Joseph1476.7 years
William1372.7 years
Charles1378.5 years
Dorothy1175.8 years
Margaret1182.9 years
Marie1078.7 years
Most common last names in Richmond, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1379.7 years
Anderson970.9 years
Johnson970.6 years
Winn988.1 years
Carlson772.7 years
Buchert780.3 years
Valentine773.0 years
Hoffman672.8 years
Freund577.0 years
May577.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richmond, IL
  • 82.6%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Electricity
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richmond, IL
  • 69.7%Electricity
  • 30.3%Utility gas


Richmond compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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