For population 25 years and over in Richmond:
For population 15 years and over in Richmond city:
118 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.3% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,161 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Independence, MO (26.8 miles , pop. 113,288).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (34.0 miles , pop. 441,545).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (375.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Henrietta, MO (1.9 miles ), Camden, MO (2.5 miles ), Rayville, MO (2.6 miles ), Fleming, MO (2.7 miles) , Hardin, MO (2.8 miles ), Lexington, MO (2.9 miles ), Orrick, MO (3.0 miles ), Wellington, MO (3.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 39.28 N, Longitude: 93.98 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +451 (+7.8%)
Area code: 816
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Richmond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +311 (+5.4%).
Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Richmond, Missouri
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Richmond-area historical tornado activity is above Missouri state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.2 miles away from the Richmond city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.7 miles away from the city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Missouri state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/31/2005 at 07:07:07, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 40.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 74.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/30/2001 at 17:13:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Richmond center
On 2/11/1995 at 05:54:10, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Ray County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Michael Letzig - Professional golfer, Harry Holman - Actor.
Hospitals/medical centers in Richmond:
Airports located in Richmond:
Local government website: WWW.RICHMONDMISSOURI.COM
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:
Public high school in Richmond:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Richmond:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
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.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 4.74. This is significantly better than average. There were 33 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.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.3%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents, 77.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 78.6% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
15 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
People in group quarters in Richmond in 2000:
Richmond compared to Missouri state average:
Banks with branches in Richmond (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Richmond city (based on Ray County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.22%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.40% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,286 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.65% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,205 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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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: 9
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,432
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,646
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Richmond)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Richmond, MO)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)
FAA Registered Aircraft:22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Richmond)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Richmond, MO
State forum archive:
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.