Richmond, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 32,550 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.9%
 
Males: 15,676  (48.2%)
Females: 16,874  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  26.8 years
Kentucky median age:  38.5 years

Zip codes: 40475.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,550 (it was $25,533 in 2000)
Richmond:

$33,550
KY:

$43,399

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,758 (it was $15,815 in 2000)

Richmond city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $128,959 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Richmond:

$128,959
KY:

$120,900

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $145,957; Detached houses: $141,524; Townhouses or other attached units: $600,931; In 2-unit structures: $188,848; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $34,909; Mobile homes: $110,023

Median gross rent in 2013: $661.

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  • Races in Richmond, KY (2013)

    Richmond races chart
    • 26,71483.9%White alone
    • 2,7498.6%Black alone
    • 9342.9%Two or more races
    • 9292.9%Hispanic
    • 3901.2%Asian alone
    • 510.2%American Indian alone
    • 580.2%Other race alone
    • 190.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Richmond: 85.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.0%), Irish (15.1%), German (12.9%), English (9.5%), Scottish (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/17/1809

Elevation: 975 feet

Land area: 19.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,703 people per square mile   (low).

Richmond,KY real estate house value index trend

Richmond, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond city:

  • Never married: 46.8%
  • Now married: 32.8%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

783 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.9% Asia, 0.3% Europe).

This city:

2.4%
Kentucky:

3.4%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Richmond, Kentucky as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Richmond to the number of sex offenders is 2,141 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,313 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $674 (0.9%)

Richmond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (22.6 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (335.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Cottonburg-Valley View, KY (2.8 miles ), Berea, KY (3.4 miles ), Boonesboro, KY (3.7 miles ), Red Lick, KY (3.9 miles ), Paint Lick, KY (3.9 miles ), Lancaster, KY (4.2 miles ), Nicholasville, KY (4.3 miles ), Irvine, KY (4.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1998: 153 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 1999: 128 buildings, average cost: $83,100
  • 2000: 106 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2001: 131 buildings, average cost: $90,500
  • 2002: 206 buildings, average cost: $88,600
  • 2003: 238 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2004: 212 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2005: 281 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2006: 234 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2007: 180 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2008: 122 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 2009: 80 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2010: 79 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2011: 68 buildings, average cost: $87,300
  • 2012: 81 buildings, average cost: $86,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.74 N, Longitude: 84.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,110 (+15.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 9,908 (62.3%)

Area code: 859

Richmond household income distribution Richmond home values distribution

Crime rates in Richmond by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 00100202000
per 100,000 0.00.03.50.00.06.40.05.90.00.00.0
Rapes 1912878101781389
per 100,000 69.643.628.323.926.532.150.723.541.225.127.8
Robberies 3622221422163466565049
per 100,000 131.880.077.847.872.851.4101.4193.7177.3156.8151.5
Assaults 169105323276674050452937
per 100,000 618.8381.9113.2109.3251.6215.2119.2146.8142.590.9114.4
Burglaries 255264237216203291337461439377350
per 100,000 933.7960.1838.5737.8672.0934.61,004.61,353.21,390.11,182.21,082.5
Thefts 1,1701,1541,2039778628971,1711,4051,3691,2901,125
per 100,000 4,283.84,197.04,256.33,337.02,853.62,881.03,490.74,124.14,334.94,045.23,479.4
Auto thefts 9492867159805457465450
per 100,000 344.2334.6304.3242.5195.3256.9161.0167.3145.7169.3154.6
Arson 56437634264
per 100,000 18.321.814.210.223.219.38.911.76.318.812.4
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.6) 455.2374.1309.9244.8254.5280.9299.2368.4374.0323.5299.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Richmond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 68 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Kentucky average:

1.94
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +5,589 (+25.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Richmond, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Kentucky state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Richmond city center killed 7 people and injured 28 people.

On 3/4/1955, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 201.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city 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 208.7 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 191.1 miles away from Richmond center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 135.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Mudslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richmond topographic map

Birthplace of: James B. McCreary - Governor of Kentucky, David R. Francis - Diplomat, Green Clay Smith - Union Army general, Patricia Todd - Politician, Samuel J. Gholson - Confederate Army general, Alexander Miller Harvey - Politician, Brutus J. Clay - Politician, Hancock Lee Jackson - Politician, Jim Park (baseball) - Baseball player, Kelley Bowman - High jumper.

Hospitals and medical centers in Richmond:

  • BAPTIST HEALTH RICHMOND (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 801 EASTERN BYPASS)
  • DCI - RICHMOND (100 KEYSTONE DRIVE)
  • FMC - CENTRAL RICHMOND (793 EASTERN BY PASS MED BLDG #3, SUITE G-03)
  • MEPCO HOME HEALTH AGENCY (216 BOGGS LANE, P O BOX 1208)
  • KENWOOD HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (130 MEADOWLARK DRIVE)
  • KENWOOD HOUSE ICF (S MEADOWLARK DR)
  • MADISON MANOR (131 MEADOWLARK DRIVE)
  • TELFORD TERRACE (1025 ROBERT L TELFORD DRIVE)

Airports and heliports located in Richmond:

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College/University in Richmond:

  • Eastern Kentucky University (Full-time enrollment: 13,525; Location: 521 Lancaster Ave; Public; Website: www.eku.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Richmond:

  • Bluegrass Community and Technical College (about 23 miles; Lexington, KY; Full-time enrollment: 8,560)
  • University of Kentucky (about 24 miles; Lexington, KY; FT enrollment: 23,517)
  • Kentucky State University (about 44 miles; Frankfort, KY; FT enrollment: 2,112)
  • Somerset Community College (about 51 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Morehead State University (about 57 miles; Morehead, KY; FT enrollment: 7,523)
  • Campbellsville University (about 65 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Maysville Community and Technical College (about 67 miles; Maysville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,969)

Public high school in Richmond:

Public elementary/middle schools in Richmond:

Private elementary/middle school in Richmond:

  • BLUEGRASS CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 408 MICHELLE CT; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Richmond

Library in Richmond:

  • MADISON COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $2,143,577; Location: 507 WEST MAIN STREET; 89,147 books; 318 e-books; 9,643 audio materials; 11,123 video materials; 5 local licensed databases; 48 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 189 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Madison Christian Academy is a private school in Richmond not listed. Visit their web site at http://www.madisonchristianacademy.org
  • Madison Christian Academy is a private school in Richmond not listed. Visit their web site at http://www.madisonchristianacademy.org

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Notable locations in Richmond: Gibson Bay Golf Course (A), Madison Country Club (B), Richmond Fire Department Station 4 (C), Madison County Regional Fire Training Center (D), Richmond Fire Department Station 2 (E), Richmond Fire Department Station 3 (F), Madison County Emergency Operating Center (G), Richmond Fire Department Station 1 (H), Madison County Emergency Medical Services Station 3 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoir: Lake Reba (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pumpkin Run (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: White Hall State Historic House (Amusement & Theme Parks; 500 White Hall Shrine Road) (1), Jolly Time Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 830 Eastern Bypass) (2), Madison County Fairgrounds (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3237 Old Kentucky 52) (3), Keeneland Amusement Park (Amusement & Theme Parks; 265 North Keeneland Drive) (4), Richmond Tourism & Visitor Center (345 Lancaster Avenue) (5), Fort Boonesborough State Park (Tours & Charters; 4375 Boonesboro Road) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Super 8 Richmond KY (107 North Keeneland) (1), Holiday Inn Express (1990 Colby Taylor Drive) (2), Hampton Inn Richmond (1099 Barnes Mill Road) (3), Super 8 Motel (107 North Keeneland Drive) (4), Bel Air Motel (1509 Lexington Road) (5), Best Western Road Star Inn (1751 Lexington Rd) (6), Comfort Suites (2007 Colby Taylor Dr) (7), Quality Quarters Inn (105 North Killarney Lane) (8), Riverhill Bed & Breakfast (661 River Hill Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Kentucky State - Family Court (101 North 1st Street) (1), Madison County - Circuit Court- Circuit Clerk (Courthouse) (2), Kentucky State - Court Justice- Court Designated Worker (114 North 3rd Street) (3), Madison County - District Court- District Clerk (Hall Of Justice) (4), Madison County - Circuit Court- Circuit Judges (Courthouse) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 74.6. This is about average.

City:

74.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2002 was 0.0391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0391
U.S.:

0.3026

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.07. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.07
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.43. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.43
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 16.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond and their reported violations in the past:

RICHMOND UTILITIES (Population served: 35,640, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-03-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-27-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
MADISON CO UTILITIES DISTRICT (Population served: 25,120, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-02-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-02-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2011), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-26-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-26-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-29-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2004, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-24-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-24-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2007)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2006), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-10-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2007)
KIRKSVILLE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5,940, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2013), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-11-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2008. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-27-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-29-2009)
BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT (Population served: 500, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.0%
(29.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.4% for Black residents, 42.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.1% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for other race residents, 39.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  50.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Richmond in 2010:

  • 3,761 people in college/university student housing
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 190 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 74 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 73 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 9 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Richmond in 2000:

  • 3,675 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 189 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 183 people in nursing homes
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Richmond, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Richmond compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Richmond (2011 data):

  • Madison Bank: University Shopping Center Branch, at 1001 Gibson Bay Drive, Suite 101, 201 West Main Street Branch, West Main Street Branch. Info updated 2011/04/19: Bank assets: $136.3 mil, Deposits: $112.9 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Madison Financial Corporation
  • Peoples Bank and Trust Company of Madison County: Eastern By-Pass Branch, Richmond Branch, Wal-Mart Branch, Brandy Lane Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $410.4 mil, Deposits: $314.5 mil, headquarters in Berea, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Whitaker Bank Corporation Of Kentucky
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Richmond-Lancaster Branch, Richmond Meijer Branch, Richmond Branch. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Richmond Downtown Branch at 128 West Main Street, branch established on 1897/10/19; Eastern By Pass Branch at 405 Leighway Drive, branch established on 1974/08/26. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Community Trust Bank, Inc.: Richmond Eastern Bypass Branch at 860 Eastern Bypass, branch established on 1980/03/17; Richmond Branch at 128 W Main Street, branch established on 1870/01/01. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $3,573.0 mil, Deposits: $2,890.4 mil, headquarters in Pikeville, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 80 total offices, Holding Company: Community Trust Bancorp, Inc.
  • Cumberland Valley National Bank & Trust Company: North Richmond at 2110 Lexington Rd, branch established on 1998/11/02; Richmond By-Pass Branch at 505 Leighway Dr, branch established on 1998/12/16. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $407.2 mil, Deposits: $333.8 mil, headquarters in East Bernstadt, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Cumberland Valley Financial Corporation
  • Citizens Guaranty Bank: at 457 East Main Street, branch established on 1972/11/29; Four Mile Branch at 979 Four Mile Road, branch established on 1999/07/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.5 mil, Deposits: $113.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Guaranty Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Richmond Downtown Branch at 275 East Main Street, branch established on 1905/01/01; Bypass - Richmond at 520 Eastern Bypass, branch established on 1975/09/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • First Southern National Bank: Madison Courier Service Branch at 894 Richmond Plaza, branch established on 1997/11/17; Richmond Branch at 894 Richmond Plaza, branch established on 1898/08/09. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $675.9 mil, Deposits: $573.0 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Richmond, Kentucky:

  • Air Motel 2 BLDGS, 1509 Lexington Rd, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (206) 623-9919
  • Coyles Motel BLDG A, 502 Big HL Ave, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 624-0320
  • Days Inn, 2109 Bellmont Dr, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 624-5769, Fax: (859) 624-1406
  • Ramada Limited, 1698 Northgate Dr, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 626-8676
  • Save Inn 5 BLDGS, I-75 & US 421, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 624-2621
  • Super 8 Motel, 107 N Keeneland Dr, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 624-1550, Fax: (859) 624-1553
  • Wise Motel, 105 Killarney Ln, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 623-8126
  • Comfort Suites, 2007 Colby Taylor Dr, Richmond, KY 40475 , Phone: (859) 624-0770, Fax: (859) 623-3114
  • 8 other hotels and motels
All 16 fire-safe hotels and motels in Richmond, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Kentucky average:

12.3

Richmond travel time to work - commute Richmond mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (78%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Richmond city (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,04187
Mainline Protestant4,59618
Catholic2,0052
Other1,3246
Black Protestant1811
None50,769-
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: 8
Madison County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Madison County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madison County:

5.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

29.1%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 8$23,732$35,5981$1,204
Other Government Administration 18$54,475$36,3173$2,708
Police Protection - Officers 57$209,498$44,1050$0
Police - Other 11$25,430$27,7421$779
Firefighters 60$203,546$40,7090$0
Fire - Other 1$2,670$32,0400$0
Streets and Highways 21$50,094$28,6250$0
Solid Waste Management 11$24,702$26,9480$0
Parks and Recreation 23$58,157$30,34311$5,460
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21$62,023$35,4420$0
Other and Unallocable 23$74,532$38,8867$897
Totals for Government 254$788,859$37,26923$11,048

Richmond government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Central Staff Services: $152,000 ($4.67)
    Housing and Community Development: $80,000 ($2.46)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $8,835,000 ($271.43)
    Gas Utilities: $6,804,000 ($209.03)
    Sewerage: $4,338,000 ($133.27)
    Water Utilities: $4,234,000 ($130.08)
    Police Protection: $3,446,000 ($105.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,984,000 ($91.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,090,000 ($33.49)
    Housing and Community Development: $787,000 ($24.18)
    Regular Highways: $597,000 ($18.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $525,000 ($16.13)
    Financial Administration: $317,000 ($9.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,485,000 ($107.07)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $973,000 ($29.89)
    Police Protection: $345,000 ($10.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($0.34)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($0.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,631,000 ($326.61)

Richmond government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,168,000 ($97.33)
    Housing and Community Development: $793,000 ($24.36)
    Parks and Recreation: $207,000 ($6.36)
    All Other: $17,000 ($0.52)
    Parking Facilities: $3,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $450,000 ($13.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $329,000 ($10.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $75,000 ($2.30)
    General Local Government Support: $19,000 ($0.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,604,000 ($49.28)
    Interest Earnings: $720,000 ($22.12)
    Rents: $105,000 ($3.23)
    Sale of Property: $7,000 ($0.22)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $6,081,000 ($186.82)
    Water Utilities: $5,244,000 ($161.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,413,000 ($104.85)
    Sewerage: $972,000 ($29.86)
    Highways: $470,000 ($14.44)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,215,000 ($283.10)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $2,441,000 ($74.99)
    Property: $1,774,000 ($54.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,235,000 ($37.94)
    Corporation Net Income: $757,000 ($23.26)
    Other Selective Sales: $252,000 ($7.74)
    Other License: $221,000 ($6.79)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $40,000 ($1.23)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $29,000 ($0.89)

Richmond government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,398,000 ($2316.37)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000,000 ($1536.10)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $47,526,000 ($1460.09)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $47,264,000 ($1452.04)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $39,603,000 ($1216.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,205,000 ($436.41)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $262,000 ($8.05)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $553,000 ($16.99)
    End of Fiscal Year: $529,000 ($16.25)

Richmond government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,226,000 ($1051.49)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,405,000 ($350.38)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $47,264,000 ($1452.04)

7.46% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,479 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($293 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.06%
Kentucky average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fayette County, KY  1.25% ($36,827 average AGI)
from Estill County, KY  0.34% ($30,537)
from Rockcastle County, KY  0.32% ($27,844)


7.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.31%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($401 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.07%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fayette County, KY  1.53% ($32,544 average AGI)
to Rockcastle County, KY  0.32% ($27,989)
to Estill County, KY  0.28% ($30,883)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WEKY (1340 AM; 1 kW; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WCBR (1110 AM; daytime; 0 kW; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: W.C.B.R. RADIO, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAP (630 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVLK (590 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXRA (1580 AM; 10 kW; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCGW (770 AM; daytime; 1 kW; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJR (1380 AM; 3 kW; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: THY KINGDOM COME NETWORK, INC)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMTC (730 AM; 5 kW; VANCLEVE, KY; Owner: THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAIN HOLINESS ASSN.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WEKU (88.9 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: EASTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WCYO (100.7 FM; IRVINE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY RIVER BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WLRO (101.5 FM; RICHMOND, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WUKY (91.3 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF KENTUCKY)
  • WVLK-FM (92.9 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLFX (106.7 FM; BEREA, KY; Owner: WALLINGFORD COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJMM-FM (99.3 FM; HARRODSBURG, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY, LLC)
  • WXZZ (103.3 FM; GEORGETOWN, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSKV-FM (104.9 FM; STANTON, KY; Owner: PARKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBUL-FM (98.1 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLKT (104.5 FM; LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMXL (94.5 FM; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKQQ (100.1 FM; WINCHESTER, KY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTO (102.5 FM; NICHOLASVILLE, KY; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVRB (95.3 FM; WILMORE, KY; Owner: VERNON R. BALDWIN, INC.)
  • WRNZ (105.1 FM; LANCASTER, KY; Owner: HOMETOWN BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WGKS (96.9 FM; PARIS, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCDA (106.3 FM; VERSAILLES, KY; Owner: L.M. COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WLJC (102.1 FM; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • WKLE (Channel 46; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLEX-TV (Channel 18; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WLEX COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WDKY-TV (Channel 56; DANVILLE, KY; Owner: WDKY LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WKYT-TV (Channel 27; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: WKYT LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTVQ-TV (Channel 36; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBLU-LP (Channel 62; LEXINGTON, KY; Owner: SANDRA B. POWLEY)
  • WUPX-TV (Channel 67; MOREHEAD, KY; Owner: PAXSON LEXINGTON LICENSE, INC.)
  • WLJC-TV (Channel 65; BEATTYVILLE, KY; Owner: HOUR OF HARVEST, INC.)
  • W26BK (Channel 26; TALBERT, KY; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Richmond fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • 289,230Total average daily traffic
  • 32,901Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21930-1939
  • 21960-1969
  • 61990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Richmond, KY
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richmond)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 137 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Richmond, KY)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 42 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 186 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Richmond)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$108,659250$106,984529$100,04246$23,38022$4,751,376112$78,676
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$101,55029$91,66760$88,3142$15,8100$09$70,272
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$97,28847$63,042159$86,65125$26,7720$021$69,715
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$95,84924$106,60281$100,8953$83,9230$05$101,250
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00, 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00, 0109.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2003
(Based on 3 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$123,15458$119,2337$88,189
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$109,8489$129,1141$101,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$127,5100$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$63,4402$166,6800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$120,0201$141,0500$0
Choose year:  2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0102.00 , 0103.00, 0104.00, 0105.00, 0106.00, 0107.00, 0109.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 349
  • Hazardous Condition: 261
  • Service Call: 17
  • Good Intent Call: 31

Incident types - Richmond

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richmond, KY
Most common first names in Richmond, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25772.8 years
Mary25580.1 years
William22173.6 years
John20475.5 years
Robert16771.2 years
George9475.8 years
Elizabeth9378.5 years
Charles9069.7 years
Margaret7779.4 years
Thomas6572.9 years
Most common last names in Richmond, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith11472.8 years
Johnson9676.2 years
Jones8975.9 years
White7377.0 years
Long6278.7 years
Taylor5875.5 years
Rhodus5775.0 years
Richardson5776.0 years
Harris5477.5 years
Agee5075.6 years
Businesses in Richmond, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Arby's3Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Bath & Body Works1Meijer1
Best Western1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Buffalo Wild Wings1Office Depot1
Burger King1OfficeMax1
CVS1Olive Garden1
Chevrolet1Outback1
Chick-Fil-A2Outback Steakhouse1
Circle K1Panera Bread1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Payless1
Cricket Wireless5Penske1
Curves1PetSmart1
DHL1Pizza Hut2
Dairy Queen2Qdoba Mexican Grill1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Deb1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Red Lobster1
Domino's Pizza1Red Roof Inn1
DressBarn1Rite Aid2
Dressbarn1Rue211
FedEx3Ryan's Grill1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC3Sears1
H&R Block2Starbucks3
Hardee's2Steak 'n Shake1
Hilton1Subway4
Hobby Lobby1Super 81
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
Honda1T.J.Maxx1
Hyundai1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul6
Jimmy John's1UPS6
Justice1Vans2
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Knights Inn1Waffle House2
Kohl's1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's2
La Quinta1White Castle1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1

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