For population 25 years and over in Richmond:
For population 15 years and over in Richmond town:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Nashua, NH (40.4 miles , pop. 86,605).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (67.6 miles , pop. 589,141).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (155.6 miles , pop. 1,332,650).
Nearest cities: Winchester, NH (2.4 miles ), Fitzwilliam, NH (2.6 miles ), Warwick, MA (2.6 miles ), Troy, NH (2.7 miles ), Royalston, MA (2.8 miles ), Swanzey, NH (2.8 miles ), West Swanzey, NH (2.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 42.76 N, Longitude: 72.28 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 603
Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Richmond, New Hampshire
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Richmond-area historical tornado activity is significantly above New Hampshire state average. It is 21% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Richmond town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is below New Hampshire state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.8 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 28.3 miles away from Richmond 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 27.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Richmond center
On 1/10/1999 at 10:52:16, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, 3.0 LG, Depth: 1.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 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 Cheshire County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Snows: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Nicholas Millet - Egyptologist, Hosea Ballou - (1771-1852).
Amtrak station near Richmond:
Operable nuclear power plant near Richmond:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:
Public high school in Richmond:
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Private elementary/middle school 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.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 14.7. This is significantly 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.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond and their reported violations in the past:SHIR ROY CAMPING AREA (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond that have no violations reported:
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:
9 people in religious group quarters in 2000
Richmond compared to New Hampshire state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Richmond (based on Cheshire County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.84%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,295 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.87% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,715 average adjusted gross income)
0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($326 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Richmond fatal accident list:
Jul 29, 2000 04:40 PM, Sr-32, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $22,500,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 196
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 7,312
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
State forum archive:
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.