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Population in 2010: 1,884. Population change since 2000: +2.7%
Males: 977  (51.9%)
Females: 907  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  46.0 years
Wisconsin median age:  42.6 years

Zip codes: 53115, 54166.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,759 (it was $51,776 in 2000)
Richmond:

$54,759
WI:

$51,059
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $28,726

Richmond town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $195,020 (it was $138,700 in 2000)
Richmond:

$195,020
WI:

$165,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $244,206; Detached houses: $244,562; Townhouses or other attached units: $968,235; Mobile homes: $93,303

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Richmond races chart
  • White alone - 1,778 (94.4%)
  • Hispanic - 81 (4.3%)
  • Black alone - 10 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Richmond: 175.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (44.5%), Irish (16.0%), English (9.0%), Norwegian (8.4%), Polish (7.7%), Italian (4.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 35.3 square miles.

Population density: 53 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Richmond:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richmond town:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

36 residents are foreign born

This town:  2.0%
Wisconsin:  4.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Richmond town:  1.4% ($1,900)
Wisconsin:  2.0% ($2,245)
Richmond satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (15.9 miles , pop. 59,498).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (42.6 miles , pop. 208,054).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (80.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Lorraine, WI (1.4 miles ), Sugar Creek, WI (2.5 miles ), Johnstown, WI (2.5 miles ), Delavan, WI (2.7 miles ), Lauderdale Lakes, WI (2.7 miles ), Whitewater, WI (2.8 miles ), La Grange, WI (2.9 miles ), Darien, WI (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $126,900
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $137,900
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $144,900
  • 2002: 112 buildings, average cost: $143,100
  • 2003: 115 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2004: 95 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 2006: 57 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $142,100
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $168,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.72 N, Longitude: 88.71 W

Area code: 608

Richmond household income distribution Richmond home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.9%
Wisconsin:

6.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Machinery (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Richmond-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.8 miles away from the Richmond town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from Richmond center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walworth County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Richmond topographic map

Birthplace of: Matt Slocum (drummer) - Jazz drummer, Roy Vassau - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Richmond:

  • WILLOWFIELD NURSING AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • WILLOWFIELD OF DELAVAN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DELAVAN, WI)
  • LUTH SOC SVC HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; WHITEWATER, WI)

Amtrak stations near Richmond:

  • 15 miles: JANESVILLE (3136 EAST COUNTY ROAD O)
  • 15 miles: JANESVILLE (HWY. 26 & HWY. 14) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: TOWN.RICHMOND.WI.US

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richmond:

  • University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (about 9 miles; Whitewater, WI; Full-time enrollment: 9,532)
  • Carroll University (about 32 miles; Waukesha, WI; FT enrollment: 2,756)
  • Rock Valley College (about 33 miles; Rockford, IL; FT enrollment: 3,903)
  • Waukesha County Technical College (about 34 miles; Pewaukee, WI; FT enrollment: 2,559)
  • McHenry County College (about 37 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; FT enrollment: 3,149)
  • Madison Area Technical College (about 42 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 5,928)
  • University of Wisconsin Colleges (about 43 miles; Madison, WI; FT enrollment: 8,846)

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Cemeteries: Richmond Cemetery (1), Lyons Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Turtle Lake (A), Lake Number Ten (B), Lake Lorraine (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2006 was 0.468. This is about average. There were 46 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.464
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 90 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.53
U.S.:

2.43
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 18.2. This is better than average. There were 51 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.2
U.S.:

25.4
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 18 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59


Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Wisconsin:  2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  64.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.1%
Whole state:

8.7%

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

1.3%
Whole state:

3.7%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Richmond, WI

5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
4 people in nursing homes in 2000

Richmond compared to Wisconsin state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (8%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Richmond town (based on Walworth County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.26%
Here49.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents57.1%11.0%6.0%5.3%5.1%
Congregations11.3%11.3%16.3%11.3%7.5%
NameWisconsin Evangelical Lutheran SynodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEvangelical Free Church of AmericaChristian Reformed Church in North AmericaOther
Adherents4.9%1.9%1.3%1.3%6.0%
Congregations6.3%5.0%5.0%1.3%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 21
Here:

2.09 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Walworth County:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 110
Walworth County:

10.97 / 10,000 pop.
Wisconsin:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walworth County:

6.8%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

25.1%
State:

27.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.0%
Wisconsin:

13.0%

7.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Wisconsin average:

6.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($291 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.07%
Wisconsin average:

0.08%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Waukesha County, WI  0.79% ($48,571 average AGI)
from Racine County, WI  0.68% ($39,217)
from McHenry County, IL  0.58% ($44,310)


6.99% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,167 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.99%
Wisconsin average:

6.22%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($118 average AGI)
Walworth County:

0.03%
Wisconsin average:

0.04%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Rock County, WI  0.70% ($32,842 average AGI)
to Milwaukee County, WI  0.59% ($30,468)
to Waukesha County, WI  0.58% ($36,065)

Strongest AM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTSO (1070 AM; 10 kW; MADISON, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTJK (1380 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH BELOIT, IL; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WAUK (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WAUKESHA, WI; Owner: WALT-WEST WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKSH (1640 AM; 10 kW; SUSSEX, WI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richmond:

  • WSLD (104.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: WPW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSJY (107.3 FM; FORT ATKINSON, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WSUW (91.7 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: BD. OF REGENTS, UNIV. OF WIS.)
  • WKCH (106.5 FM; WHITEWATER, WI; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)
  • WHAD (90.7 FM; DELAFIELD, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WJVL (99.9 FM; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: SOUTHERN WISCONSIN BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WERN (88.7 FM; MADISON, WI; Owner: STATE OF WISCONSIN - EDUCATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS BOARD)
  • WFZH (105.3 FM; MUKWONAGO, WI; Owner: CARON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKPO (105.9 FM; EVANSVILLE, WI; Owner: GOOD KARMA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WFEN (88.3 FM; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAITH ACADEMY, DBA WFEN)
  • WJJO (94.1 FM; WATERTOWN, WI; Owner: MID-WEST MANAGMENT, INC.)
  • WGFB (103.1 FM; ROCKTON, IL; Owner: WRWC, Inc.)
  • WGSL (91.1 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN LIFE CENTER SCHOOL)
  • WKMQ-FM (96.7 FM; LOVES PARK, IL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Richmond:

  • WISC-TV (Channel 3; MADISON, WI; Owner: TELEVISION WISCONSIN, INC.)
  • WMSN-TV (Channel 47; MADISON, WI; Owner: WMSN LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WKOW-TV (Channel 27; MADISON, WI; Owner: WKOW TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHA-TV (Channel 21; MADISON, WI; Owner: BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE UNIV. OF WISCONSIN SYSTEM)
  • WDJT-TV (Channel 58; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WDJT-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WISN-TV (Channel 12; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: WISN HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WPXE (Channel 55; KENOSHA, WI; Owner: PAXSON MILWAUKEE LICENSE, INC.)
  • WMVS (Channel 10; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMVT (Channel 36; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: MILWAUKEE AREA TECHNICAL COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD)
  • WMTV (Channel 15; MADISON, WI; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W65EE (Channel 65; JANESVILLE, WI; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 250
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 250

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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