Richmond, Louisiana

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Population in 2013: 565 (86% urban, 14% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.2%
Males: 258  (45.7%)
Females: 307  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  49.3 years
Louisiana median age:  36.0 years

Zip codes: 71282.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,292 (it was $39,485 in 2000)
Richmond:

$36,292
LA:

$44,164

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,917 (it was $19,650 in 2000)

Richmond village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $65,655 (it was $55,900 in 2000)
Richmond:

$65,655
LA:

$140,300

Median gross rent in 2013: $533.

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  • Races in Richmond, LA (2010)

    Richmond races chart
    • 42974.4%White alone
    • 11319.6%Black alone
    • 284.9%Hispanic
    • 40.7%Two or more races
    • 20.3%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Richmond: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (36.5%), Irish (11.9%), French (8.3%), German (6.4%), English (3.5%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 75 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 343 people per square mile   (very low).

Richmond,LA real estate house value index trend

Richmond, Louisiana map

For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 72.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond village:

  • Never married: 29.6%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 17.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $786 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $545 (1.7%)

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.39 N, Longitude: 91.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 318

Richmond household income distribution Richmond home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.8%
Louisiana:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+22.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (34%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (31%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Richmond, Louisiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 132% 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 above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 201.5 miles away from Richmond center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 245.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 320.5 miles away from Richmond center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 238.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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, Tornadoes: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richmond topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • OLIVE BRANCH SENIOR CARE CENTER (THE) (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)
  • MADISON PARISH HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)
  • HANCOCK HOME HEALTH INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)
  • COLLINS HAWORTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; TALLULAH, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:

  • Alcorn State University (about 36 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Hinds Community College (about 46 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 50 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 51 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 54 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Jackson State University (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 59 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.0% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino 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
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.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Louisiana average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,1307
Black Protestant1,1035
Mainline Protestant4953
Catholic941
None7,271-
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: 2
Madison Parish:

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
Madison Parish:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Louisiana:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison Parish:

32.8%
Louisiana:

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

8.2%
State:

13.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 3$6,175
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$942
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,978
Totals for Government 0$0 5$9,095

5.07% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,284 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Warren County, MS  0.78% ($23,179 average AGI)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  0.53% ($18,316)
from Richland Parish, LA  0.36% ($30,769)


5.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.47%
Louisiana average:

6.57%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.99% ($21,972 average AGI)
to Warren County, MS  0.61% ($25,682)
to Richland Parish, LA  0.55% ($31,650)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • 22,700Total average daily traffic
  • 4,767Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,590Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • 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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