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Population in 2012: 578 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.8%
Males: 240  (41.6%)
Females: 338  (58.4%)

Median resident age:  48.9 years
Louisiana median age:  39.5 years

Zip codes: 71282.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,117 (it was $39,485 in 2000)
Richmond:

$44,117
LA:

$42,944
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,913

Richmond village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,454 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Richmond:

$89,454
LA:

$139,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $119,209; Detached houses: $132,722; Mobile homes: $39,304

Median gross rent in 2012: $441.

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Richmond races chart
  • White alone - 429 (74.4%)
  • Black alone - 113 (19.6%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (4.9%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richmond: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (34.5%), Irish (13.4%), German (7.5%), French (7.1%), English (5.1%), Swedish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 351 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond village:

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 38.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 19.2%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This village:  0.2%
Louisiana:  3.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $640 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $475 (0.7%)

Richmond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (54.4 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (133.4 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (308.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tallulah, LA (1.4 miles ), Mound, LA (3.1 miles) , Delta, LA (3.8 miles ), Vicksburg, MS (4.2 miles ), Delhi, LA (4.4 miles ), Newellton, LA (4.7 miles ), Epps, LA (4.8 miles ), Pioneer, LA (5.3 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $196,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $370,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 91.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Louisiana:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+22.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (30%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 245% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.5 miles away from the Richmond village center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 tornado 17.3 miles away from the village center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Louisiana state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1994 at 23:34:02, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Richmond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison Parish (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornado: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Richmond:

  • RICHMOND GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 1 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF TALL (Hospital, about 1 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)
  • DELTA HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Richmond, LA

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:

  • Alcorn State University (about 36 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,641)
  • Hinds Community College (about 46 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Mississippi College (about 50 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • University of Louisiana Monroe (about 54 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,712)
  • Jackson State University (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 59 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 59 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)

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Madison Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 90 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.53
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is better than average. There were 51 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.2%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Louisiana:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.8%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Richmond, LA

114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Richmond compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Richmond (2011 data):

  • Guaranty Bank & Trust Company of Delhi, Louisiana: Madison Branch at 13 Crothers Drive, branch established on 1980/09/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $130.4 mil, Deposits: $108.7 mil, headquarters in Delhi, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Delhi Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Richmond travel time to work - commute


Richmond mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Richmond village (based on Madison Parish data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.28%
Here36.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents82.5%8.5%2.4%2.3%4.3%
Congregations50.0%7.1%7.1%7.1%28.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Madison Parish:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

1.29 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Madison Parish:

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison Parish:

12.1%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.8%
State:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

8.2%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,277
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$500
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,050
Totals for Government 0$0 4$4,827


5.43% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,333 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Louisiana average:

8.89%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Warren County, MS  0.69% ($21,480 average AGI)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.44% ($25,438)
from East Carroll Parish, LA  0.38% ($35,143)


6.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Louisiana average:

13.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Warren County, MS  1.16% ($27,767 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  1.03% ($20,316)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.46% ($37,588)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • KBYO (1360 AM; 1 kW; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WQBC (1420 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CORLEY RUSHING COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • KBYO-FM (104.9 FM; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KMYY (92.3 FM; RAYVILLE, LA; Owner: MONROE RADIO MEMBERS, L.L.C.)
  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • W288BB (105.5 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KGGM (93.5 FM; DELHI, LA; Owner: K.T. ENTERPRISES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W26BB (Channel 26; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • EDWARD G ROACH, Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR
  • Edward G Roach, Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY., NW
  • Edward G Roach, Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY., NW
  • Edward G Roach, Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Structure height: 22065 m, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Kimbrough Ave (Lat: 32.400000 Lon: -91.178333), Type: 79.3, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 3184369000, , ONE LAKESHORE DR., STE. 2000

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9007X , Serial Number: 18253407, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Stephen M Gustafson, 302 Lois Ln, Richmond, LA 71282


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