Richmond, Rhode Island

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Population in 2010: 7,708.
Population change since 2000: +6.7%
 
Males: 3,836  (49.8%)
Females: 3,872  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

41.2 years
Rhode Island median age:

42.3 years

Zip codes: 02898.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $101,421 (it was $59,840 in 2000)
Richmond:

$101,421
RI:

$71,169

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,308 (it was $22,351 in 2000)

Richmond town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $332,922 (it was $140,800 in 2000)
Richmond:

$332,922
RI:

$283,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $441,204; detached houses: $453,257; townhouses or other attached units: $406,781; in 2-unit structures: $395,120; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,380; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $281,020; mobile homes: $80,797; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $86,465
March 2019 cost of living index in Richmond: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Richmond, RI (2010)
    • 7,35695.4%White alone
    • 1241.6%Hispanic
    • 1111.4%Two or more races
    • 350.5%American Indian alone
    • 420.5%Asian alone
    • 330.4%Black alone
    • 60.08%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Rhode Island and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Richmond, Rhode Island as of December 03, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Richmond is 3,854 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Richmond by year

Type

2006

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
3
(39.4)
2
(26.3)
1
(13.1)
2
(26.3)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(26.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.0)
3
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.5)
2
(26.3)
1
(13.2)
4
(52.5)
1
(13.2)
1
(13.1)
3
(39.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(168.7)
20
(261.4)
29
(378.7)
21
(273.5)
22
(285.8)
12
(156.4)
9
(118.5)
11
(144.4)
24
(316.1)
14
(183.7)
11
(144.8)
10
(131.1)
4
(51.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(869.3)
100
(1,307)
70
(914.2)
72
(937.7)
83
(1,078)
71
(925.2)
45
(592.3)
58
(761.4)
48
(632.2)
28
(367.4)
39
(513.3)
26
(340.9)
30
(389.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
6
(77.9)
3
(39.2)
5
(65.3)
2
(26.0)
3
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(52.6)
6
(78.8)
2
(26.3)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(91.8)
3
(39.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index65.882.973.563.977.948.058.683.677.250.654.457.730.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Richmond, RI

Crime rate in Richmond detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 18 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Rhode Island average:

2.38
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Ancestries: Irish (23.5%), English (20.7%), Italian (14.0%), French (12.9%), German (9.7%), French Canadian (6.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1747

Land area: 40.6 square miles.

Population density: 190 people per square mile   (very low).

166 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% North America).

This town:

2.3%
Rhode Island:

11.4%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Richmond town:

1.7% ($2,326)
Rhode Island:

1.9% ($2,507)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Warwick, RI (20.3 miles , pop. 85,808).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (64.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (123.2 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Wyoming, RI (1.5 miles ),
Carolina, RI (1.6 miles ),
Hope Valley, RI (1.6 miles ),
Hopkinton, RI (2.1 miles ),
Exeter, RI (2.4 miles ),
Kingston, RI (2.7 miles ),
Charlestown, RI (2.7 miles ),
Bradford, RI (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 71.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 401

Distribution of median household income in Richmond, RI in 2019

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $110,600
  • 1998: 76 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 1999: 80 buildings, average cost: $116,400
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2001: 50 buildings, average cost: $154,200
  • 2002: 47 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $173,400
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $177,100
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $166,000
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $176,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,200
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $192,100
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $219,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2014: 25 buildings, average cost: $188,800
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $195,700
  • 2016: 23 buildings, average cost: $186,000
  • 2017: 40 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2018: 51 buildings, average cost: $150,300
  • 2019: 78 buildings, average cost: $107,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Richmond, RI residents
Average permit cost in Richmond, RI
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Rhode Island:

7.0%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Richmond, RI
Historical housing units in Richmond, RI

Population change in the 1990s: +1,852 (+34.5%).
Most common industries in Richmond, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Construction (9.9%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.8%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.0%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Richmond, RI (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Engineers (3.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (5.6%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Richmond, Rhode Island

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Richmond, Rhode Island average temperatures Richmond, Rhode Island average precipitation Richmond, Rhode Island humidity Richmond, Rhode Island wind speed Richmond, Rhode Island snowfall Richmond, Rhode Island sunshine Richmond, Rhode Island clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.1. This is about average.

City:

71.1
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2017 was 1.35. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.35
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 5.88. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is near Rhode Island state average. It is 57% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 56.3 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 8/21/1951, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 43.4 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Rhode Island state average. It is 73% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 217.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 232.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 231.5 miles away from Richmond center
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 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 154.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Richmond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 4, Blizzards: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Richmond:

  • DEPENDABLE HOMECARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; WYOMING, RI)
  • SOUTH KINGSTOWN AND NURSING REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST KINGSTON, RI)
  • SCALLOP SHELL NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI)
  • SOUTH BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • WAKEFIELD DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • SOUTH COUNTY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)
  • HOSPICE OF WASHINGTON COUNTY, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WAKEFIELD, RI)

Amtrak stations near Richmond:

  • 6 miles: KINGSTON (WEST KINGSTON, FAIRGROUNDS RD.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: WESTERLY (14 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: ticket office, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 16 miles: FOXWOOD CASINO (LEDYARD, ROUTE 2) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:

  • University of Rhode Island (about 8 miles; Kingston, RI; Full-time enrollment: 14,656)
  • New England Institute of Technology (about 15 miles; East Greenwich, RI; FT enrollment: 3,183)
  • Community College of Rhode Island (about 18 miles; Warwick, RI; FT enrollment: 10,500)
  • Salve Regina University (about 20 miles; Newport, RI; FT enrollment: 2,349)
  • Three Rivers Community College (about 23 miles; Norwich, CT; FT enrollment: 2,897)
  • Roger Williams University (about 24 miles; Bristol, RI; FT enrollment: 4,375)
  • Connecticut College (about 25 miles; New London, CT; FT enrollment: 2,068)

Library in Richmond:

  • CLARK MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $168,560; Location: 7 PINEHURST DRIVE; 24,526 books; 1,045 audio materials; 708 video materials; 13 state licensed databases; 46 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Richmond: Boulder HIlls Country Club (A), Carolina Station (B), Richmond Country Club (C), Shannock Mill Complex (D), Meadow Brook Golf Club (E), Richmond Town Hall (F), Richmond - Carolina Fire District Station 62 (G), Richmond - Carolina Fire District Station 63 (H), Clark Memorial Library (I), Richmond - Carolina Fire District Station 1 (J), Richmond Police Department (K), Hope Valley Barracks (L), Hope Valley - Wyoming Fire District Station 2 (M), Octagon House (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: White Brook Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Gates Pond (A), Sandy Pond (B), Meadow Brook Pond (C), Diamond Pond (D), Carolina Trout Pond (E), Wells Pond (F), Duck Pond (G), Lillibridge Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pasquiset Brook (A), Baker Brook (B), Usquepaug River (C), Taney Brook (D), Roaring Brook (E), Diamond Brook (F), Canonchet Brook (G), Wood River (H), Beaver River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Richmond include: Usquepaug Road Historic District (1), Wyoming Village Historic District (2), Packer State Fishing Access (3), Sahnnock Historic District (4), Carolina Management Area (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Browning Mill Pond Area Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Richmond and their reported violations in the past:

PINECREST GOLF COURSE, INC. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HOMESTEAD RESTAURANT, M.S.T., INC. (Population served: 160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
POPS PIZZA (Population served: 106, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-26-2006), St Boil Water Order (APR-26-2006), St Formal NOV issued (APR-26-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-26-2006), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.8 people
Rhode Island:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

77.8%
Whole state:

62.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

7.4%
Whole state:

7.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

11.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

2.0%
Whole state:

5.4%

People in group quarters in Richmond in 2010:

  • 29 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 15 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Richmond (2011 data):

  • RBS Citizens, National Association: Stop & Shop - Richmond Branch at 3 Stilson Road, branch established on 2001/05/29. Info updated 2007/09/19: Bank assets: $106,940.6 mil, Deposits: $75,690.2 mil, headquarters in Providence, RI, positive income, 1135 total offices, Holding Company: Uk Financial Investments Limited

For population 15 years and over in Richmond:

Marital status in Richmond, RI
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 68.3%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Rhode Island average:

14.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Richmond, RI (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic45,38217
Mainline Protestant9,05734
Evangelical Protestant3,84133
Other7968
None67,903-
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: 31
Washington County:

2.45 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Washington County:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Washington County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Washington County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 157
Washington County:

12.41 / 10,000 pop.
Rhode Island:

9.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.8%
State:

7.9%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

19.8%
Rhode Island:

22.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
Rhode Island:

16.3%

5.89% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($75,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.89%
Rhode Island average:

5.34%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kent County, RI  1.28% ($73,914 average AGI)
from Providence County, RI  1.25% ($71,775)
from New London County, CT  0.47% ($53,992)


6.12% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($68,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Rhode Island average:

5.77%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,021 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.09%
Rhode Island average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kent County, RI  1.24% ($54,180 average AGI)
to Providence County, RI  1.03% ($58,127)
to New London County, CT  0.54% ($58,811)
Businesses in Richmond, RI
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Rite Aid1
Dunkin Donuts2Stop & Shop1
GNC1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WJJF (1180 AM; daytime; 2 kW; HOPE VALLEY, RI; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WJJF LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTIC (1080 AM; 50 kW; HARTFORD, CT; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WPRO (630 AM; 5 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WRNI (1290 AM; 10 kW; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WRNI FOUNDATION)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WSKO-FM (99.7 FM; WAKEFIELD-PEACEDALE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRIU (90.3 FM; KINGSTON, RI; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND)
  • WWRX-FM (103.7 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WHJM (107.7 FM; PAWCATUCK, CT; Owner: FULLER BROADCASTING INTERNATIONAL, LLC)
  • WXLM (102.3 FM; STONINGTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKKB (100.3 FM; MIDDLETOWN, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBMW (106.5 FM; LEDYARD, CT; Owner: RED WOLF BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WWBB (101.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAKX (102.7 FM; NARRAGANSETT PIER, RI; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WPRO-FM (92.3 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWLI (105.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCTY (97.7 FM; NORWICH, CT; Owner: WICH, INC.)
  • WSNE-FM (93.3 FM; TAUNTON, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBRU (95.5 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: BROWN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WHJY (94.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WILI-FM (98.3 FM; WILLIMANTIC, CT; Owner: NUTMEG BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNL (100.9 FM; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQGN-FM (105.5 FM; GROTON, CT; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W243AI (96.5 FM; NEWPORT, RI; Owner: DAVID P. MAXSON)
  • WBLQ (88.1 FM; WESTERLY, RI; Owner: SOUTHERN RI PUBLIC RADIO BROAD INC)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • WPXQ (Channel 69; BLOCK ISLAND, RI; Owner: OCEAN STATE TELEVISION, L.L.C.)
  • WHPX (Channel 26; NEW LONDON, CT; Owner: PAXSON HARTFORD LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNAC-TV (Channel 64; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: WNAC, LLC)
  • WPRI-TV (Channel 12; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: TVL BROADCASTING OF RHODE ISLAND, LLC)
  • WLNE-TV (Channel 6; NEW BEDFORD, MA; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND, INC.)
  • WJAR (Channel 10; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBE-TV (Channel 36; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: RHODE ISLAND PUBLIC TELECOM. AUTHORITY)
  • WRIW-LP (Channel 50; PROVIDENCE, RI; Owner: ZGS PROVIDENCE, INC.)
  • WEDN (Channel 53; NORWICH, CT; Owner: CONNECTICUT PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
Richmond fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Richmond fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 128ft / 38.6mTotal length
  • $18,774,000Total costs
  • 154,250Total average daily traffic
  • 8,503Total average daily truck traffic
  • 178,506Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Richmond, RI - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 51930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Richmond, RI

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Richmond)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Intersection Hillsdale Rd & Bell School House Rd (Lat: 41.556944 Lon: -71.636111), Type: Building, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNRO555,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.762 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2015, Expiration Date: 03/13/2025, Registrant: Cyber Communications, Inc, 250 Cape Highway, Route 44, East Taunton, MA 02718, Phone: (508) 880-3294, Fax: (508) 880-6745, Email:
  • Old Nooseneck Hill Rd (Lat: 41.805667 Lon: -71.693944), Call Sign: KNDS868, Licensee ID: L00003672,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6200 MHz, 31.7400 MHz, Grant Date: 09/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/30/2021, Registrant: State Of Rhode Island, 2185 Putnam Pike, Chepachet, RI 02814, Phone: (401) 568-2013, Fax: (401) 568-2045, Email:
  • 12 Kingstown Rd (Lat: 41.511667 Lon: -71.687222), Call Sign: WQBX220,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz... (+15 more), Grant Date: 12/30/2004, Expiration Date: 12/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/07/2015, Certifier: Beth Cotner, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (630) 566-1755, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HOPE VALLEY, State Police Barracks Nooseneck Rd (Lat: 41.520111 Lon: -71.694222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WJB67,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Registrant: Rhode Island State Police, 311 Danielson Pike, N. Scituate, RI 02857, Phone: (401) 444-1185, Fax: (401) 444-1186, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Richmond, RI
  • 77.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.3%Electricity
  • 6.3%Wood
  • 1.3%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Richmond, RI
  • 76.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.6%Electricity


Richmond compared to Rhode Island state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Richmond on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: operations specialties managers except financial managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: alcoholic beverages merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: miscellaneous manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: metals and minerals, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: truck transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: art and design workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: personal and laundry services (population 5,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: u. s. postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the best general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
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