For population 25 years and over in Richmond:
For population 15 years and over in Richmond town:
54 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, NY (28.8 miles , pop. 95,658).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: North Hempstead, NY (112.2 miles , pop. 222,611).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (119.6 miles , pop. 8,008,278).
Nearest cities: Lenox, MA (2.1 miles ), Canaan, NY (2.1 miles ), West Stockbridge, MA (2.2 miles ), Stockbridge, MA (2.4 miles ), New Lebanon, NY (2.7 miles ), Pittsfield, MA (2.7 miles ), Lee, MA (2.8 miles ), Housatonic, MA (3.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.38 N, Longitude: 73.36 W
Area code: 413
Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Richmond, Massachusetts
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Richmond-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/28/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.0 miles away from the Richmond town center killed 4 people and injured 36 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/29/1995, a category F4 tornado 13.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 24 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is below Massachusetts state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/17/1991 at 08:53:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.0 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 69.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 55.4 miles away from Richmond center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/24/2007 at 01:56:48, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 2.7 LG, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 41.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 91.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Berkshire County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Storms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Snows: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Rix Robinson - Politician, Edward A. Perry - Governor of Florida.
Hospitals/medical centers near Richmond:
Amtrak station near Richmond:
Local government website: WWW.RICHMONDMASS.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:
See full list of schools located in Richmond
Public elementary/middle school in Richmond:
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 90 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is better than average. There were 51 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
3 people in other nonhousehold living situations in 2000
Richmond compared to Massachusetts state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Richmond town (based on Berkshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.14%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 33
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 53
Number of full-service restaurants: 195
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
3.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,107 average adjusted gross income)
0.19% of residents moved from foreign countries ($561 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,132 average adjusted gross income)
0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,035 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:
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TV broadcast stations around Richmond:
Richmond, Massachusetts:See more detailed statistics of Richmond fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $3,789,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,810
Total average daily truck traffic: 307
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 6,017
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richmond, MA
Total of 29 patent applications in 2008-2014.