For population 25 years and over in Richmond:
For population 15 years and over in Richmond town:
166 residents are foreign born (0.9% Asia, 0.7% Europe, 0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
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: 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 ), Ashaway, RI (2.8 miles ), South Kingstown, RI (2.8 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 41.49 N, Longitude: 71.67 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 401
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: 18 (13 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +1,852 (+34.5%).
Work and jobs in Richmond: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Richmond, Rhode Island
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Richmond-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Rhode Island state average. It is 36% 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 slightly below Rhode Island state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 66.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/1996 at 20:22:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, 3.1 LG, Depth: 7.4 mi) earthquake occurred 25.9 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 66.2 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 72.7 miles away from the city 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 99.6 miles away from Richmond center
On 1/10/1999 at 15:20:44, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, 2.9 LG, Depth: 1.3 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Washington County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Snow: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amtrak stations near Richmond:
Local government website: www.richmondri.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:
(lower is better)
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 2010 was 9.53. 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:SALS PIZZA (Population served: 106, 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:
24 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
People in group quarters in Richmond in 2010:
4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Richmond compared to Rhode Island state average:
Banks with branches in Richmond (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Richmond (based on Washington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 31
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
Number of full-service restaurants: 157
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.12% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,111 average adjusted gross income)
0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($360 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,740 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:
Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:
TV broadcast stations around Richmond:
Richmond, Rhode Island:
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: 21See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Richmond, RI
Total length: 46 meters (151ft)
Total costs: $16,129,000
Total average daily traffic: 151,238
Total average daily truck traffic: 13,799
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Richmond)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Richmond)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Total of 17 patent applications in 2008-2014.