Richmond County, North Carolina (NC)

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County population in 2012: 46,627 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 46,564 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 6,859
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,243
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,870
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,328 (it was 5,003 in 2000)
% of renters here:

28%
State:

33%

Land area: 474 sq. mi.

Water area: 5.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 98 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Richmond County: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (22.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (19.8%), Educational, health and social services (16.8%), Construction (14.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 47%
  • Government: 11%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Richmond County, North Carolina:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (58.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (30.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.9%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Asian alone (0.9%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
North Carolina median age:  37.0 years
Males: 22,957  (49.0%)
Females: 23,682  (51.0%)

Richmond County,NC real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Richmond County:

2.0 people
North Carolina:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $33,107 ($28,830 in 1999)

This county:

$33107
North Carolina:

$45906

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $411 (lower quartile is $330, upper quartile is $506)
This county:

$411
State:

$619


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $77,853 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Richmond:

$77,853
North Carolina:

$154,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,554 - $123,451
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 1,068

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Richmond County, NC map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 188 buildings, average cost: $53,400
  • 2008: 132 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2009: 90 buildings, average cost: $54,200

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $993 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $720 (1.0%)

Richmond County household income distribution in 2009 Richmond County home values distribution Richmond County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.4% for Black residents, 46.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.7% for American Indian residents, 63.9% for other race residents, 12.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.7%
Richmond County:

24.7%
North Carolina:

17.9%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.3% for Black residents, 44.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.7% for American Indian residents, 58.5% for other race residents, 13.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 41 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25 years old, Other race residents: 21 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond County is $453 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $503 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rockingham, Hamlet, East Rockingham, Cordova, Ellerbe, Dobbins Heights, Hoffman, Norman.

Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Richmond County: Littles Mill (A), Camp Millstone (B), Richmond County Country Club (C), Wilva Fruit Farm (D), Lentzton (E), McKinney Lake Fish Hatchery (F), Marston Poultry Farm (G), J-D Farms (H), Old Leak Ferry (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Richmond County include: Greenville Church (A), Gum Springs Church (B), Hebron Church (C), Highland Pines Church (D), Holly Grove Church (E), Hopewell Church (F), Lathea Church (G), Ashley Chapel (H), Mount Carmel Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gibson Cemetery (1), Barrington Cemetery (2), Haywood Cemetery (3), Bear Branch Cemetery (4), Ledbetter Cemetery (5), Watson Cemetery (6), Legrand Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Black Pond (A), Andrews Pond (B), Jenkins Pond (C), Indian Camp Lake (D), Longs Pond (E), Lake Bagget (F), Hinson Lake (G), Whitlook Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Falling Creek (A), Dry Creek (B), Hamer Creek (C), Hamer Branch (D), Colemans Creek (E), Clay Branch (F), Chock Creek (G), Cartledge Creek (H), Cape Fear Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Richmond County: Indian Camp Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Anson County , Chesterfield County, South Carolina , Marlboro County, South Carolina , Hoke County , Montgomery County , Moore County , Scotland County , Stanly County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
North Carolina:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,641
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,037 (24% naturalized citizens)

Richmond County:

2.2%
Whole state:

5.3%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 424
  • 1990 to 1994: 194
  • 1985 to 1989: 156
  • 1980 to 1984: 144
  • 1975 to 1979: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 10
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 69

Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 74.5%

Richmond County marital status for males Richmond County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Richmond County with a mortgage: 4,772 (439 second mortgage, 712 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,906

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

69.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richmond County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,82397
Mainline Protestant5,90838
Black Protestant3,92128
Other6293
Catholic4671
None20,037-
Richmond County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Richmond County:

2.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Richmond County:

5.88 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

4.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond County:

10.8%
North Carolina:

9.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

30.4%
State:

28.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.5%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Richmond County:

Average size of farms: 192 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $256,943
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $405.81
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.65%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 92.17%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $202,144
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $51,670
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.11%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 6.96
Corn for grain: 362 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 815 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 4784 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 449 harvested acres
Vegetables: 576 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Tornado activity:

Richmond County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below North Carolina state average. It is 11874088.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 8/29/1964, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 15 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Richmond County-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Richmond County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 144.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 133.5 miles away from the county center
On 4/13/1998 at 09:56:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.5 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from the county center
On 9/25/2006 at 05:44:25, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.9 miles away from Richmond County center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (47%)
  • Laos (13%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • United Kingdom (3%)
  • India (3%)
  • Italy (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond County (%):

  • United States or American (21%)
  • English (9%)
  • Scotch-Irish (6%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scottish (3%)
  • African (1%)

Richmond County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,520 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 3,284 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 34 (0%)
  • Railroad: 27 (0%)
  • Taxi: 60 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 4 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 30 (0%)
  • Walked: 537 (3%)
  • Other means: 195 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 293 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Richmond County, North Carolina in 2000:

  • 497 people in state prisons
  • 389 people in nursing homes
  • 374 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 168 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 110 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 47 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 30 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 23 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 10 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

People in group quarters in Richmond County, North Carolina in 2010:

  • 731 people in state prisons
  • 214 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 89 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 47 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 25 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 20 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,429.

4.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,360 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.67%
North Carolina average:

7.13%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.79% relocated from other counties in North Carolina ($17,021 average AGI)
1.88% relocated from other states ($11,338 average AGI)
Richmond County:

1.88%
North Carolina average:

3.45%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Moore County, NC  0.47% ($26,529 average AGI)
from Scotland County, NC  0.38% ($30,877)
from Anson County, NC  0.21% ($27,774)
from Montgomery County, NC  0.18% ($27,111)
from Erie County, PA  0.17% ($38,577)
from Guilford County, NC  0.17% ($23,160)
from Mecklenburg County, NC  0.16% ($25,833)


4.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
North Carolina average:

6.77%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.11% relocated to other counties in North Carolina ($18,052 average AGI)
1.73% relocated to other states ($10,989 average AGI)
Richmond County:

1.73%
North Carolina average:

3.07%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Moore County, NC  0.53% ($35,190 average AGI)
to Scotland County, NC  0.31% ($28,553)
to Mecklenburg County, NC  0.21% ($18,677)
to Cumberland County, NC  0.20% ($26,867)
to Wake County, NC  0.20% ($33,767)
to Guilford County, NC  0.17% ($24,500)
to Anson County, NC  0.17% ($19,720)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Richmond County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Richmond County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Richmond County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 8,782 (6,205 aged, 2,577 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.29
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 16933.2
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 439.460
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 62212.74

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1297.540
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1137.210
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4.28

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 28.13
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.27

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.83

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 108.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 80.4
  • Other - 27.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 142.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 95.9
  • Other - 46.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 45,479

Size of family households: 5,332 2-persons, 3,094 3-persons, 2,256 4-persons, 1,047 5-persons, 400 6-persons, 227 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,290 1-person, 651 2-persons, 72 3-persons, 40 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

6,249 married couples with children.
3,867 single-parent households (711 men, 3,156 women).

95.5% of residents of Richmond County speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (42% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 26% speak English not well, 14% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 9% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $299,598,000 ($6423 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,825,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $143,218,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $65,889,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,800,000
Federal grants: $75,946,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,507,000 ($46,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,239,000 ($4,107,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $694,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,533,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,701,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,401
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

72 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,810
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

44 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +377
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+18 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -694
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State +27 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Richmond County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 7.35 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 207
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,671
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,227
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,870
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,990
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,980
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,003
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,511
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,256
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 80
  • 3 rooms: 374
  • 4 rooms: 1,835
  • 5 rooms: 3,826
  • 6 rooms: 3,309
  • 7 rooms: 1,826
  • 8 rooms: 946
  • 9+ rooms: 667
  • 1 room: 64
  • 2 rooms: 218
  • 3 rooms: 602
  • 4 rooms: 1,547
  • 5 rooms: 1,275
  • 6 rooms: 774
  • 7 rooms: 283
  • 8 rooms: 158
  • 9+ rooms: 82
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, North Carolina
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 334
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,406
  • 3 bedrooms: 7,437
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,429
  • 5+ bedrooms: 233
  • no bedroom: 77
  • 1 bedroom: 736
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,282
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,589
  • 4 bedrooms: 289
  • 5+ bedrooms: 30
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County, North Carolina in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 961
  • 1 vehicle: 3,796
  • 2 vehicles: 5,005
  • 3 vehicles: 2,307
  • 4 vehicles: 562
  • 5+ vehicles: 239
  • no vehicle: 1,214
  • 1 vehicle: 2,425
  • 2 vehicles: 1,062
  • 3 vehicles: 226
  • 4 vehicles: 46
  • 5+ vehicles: 30

60% of Richmond County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 59% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in North Carolina.

Richmond County:

60.0%
State average:

54.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $39,400


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richmond County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (41.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.5%)
  • Utility gas (20.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10.7%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Electricity (49.4%)
  • Utility gas (20.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (12.0%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 172
Here:

3.1%
North Carolina:

8.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 118
Here:

4.2%
North Carolina:

6.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 160
Here:

10.6%
North Carolina:

20.2%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Richmond County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Assistance and Subsidies - Public Welfare, Cash Assistance Programs - Other: $2,416,000
  • Construction - Other Higher Education: $2,620,000
    Housing and Community Development: $631,000
    General - Other: $415,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $410,000
    Water Utilities: $361,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $59,427,000
    Other Higher Education: $12,579,000
    Health - Other: $4,144,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,893,000
    Police Protection: $3,207,000
    General - Other: $2,996,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,931,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,865,000
    Sewerage: $1,835,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,172,000
    Financial Administration: $1,030,000
    Water Utilities: $786,000
    Local Fire Protection: $774,000
    Housing and Community Development: $617,000
    General Public Buildings: $608,000
    Libraries: $409,000
    Transit Utilities: $223,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $205,000
    Parks and Recreation: $204,000
    Air Transportation: $198,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $138,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $38,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,454,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $3,038,000
    Health - Other: $150,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Public Welfare: $4,320,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $325,000
    General - Other: $235,000
    Solid Waste Management: $223,000
    Central Staff Services: $156,000
    General Public Building: $131,000
    Other Higher Education: $101,000
    Water Utilities: $59,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $24,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $17,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Financial Administration: $4,000
    Health - Other: $4,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $59,553,000

Richmond County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,676,000
    Sewerage: $2,548,000
    All Other: $1,536,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,182,000
    Higher Education - Other: $283,000
    Air Transportation: $116,000
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $417,000
    Transit Utilities: $158,000
    All Other: $145,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $355,000
    Health and Hospitals: $345,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,411,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $679,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,092,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $61,730,000
    Public Welfare: $5,377,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,233,000
    All Other: $1,164,000
    Health and Hospitals: $983,000
    General Local Government Support: $228,000
  • Tax - Property: $18,744,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,091,000
    NEC: $414,000
    Other Selective Sales: $246,000
    Other License: $111,000

Richmond County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,133,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,919,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $9,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,213,000

Richmond County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,687,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,000,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Richmond County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Richmond County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Richmond County, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James51669.9 years
Mary40576.2 years
John39872.7 years
William38971.3 years
Robert23768.6 years
Annie18777.8 years
Thomas12971.2 years
Charles12366.9 years
Henry12174.1 years
Willie12174.0 years
Most common last names in Richmond County, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith30672.6 years
Covington21473.5 years
Williams13271.4 years
Davis13172.4 years
Mcdonald13071.7 years
Brown11873.9 years
Gibson10976.4 years
Ingram10372.4 years
Wall10269.4 years
Quick9770.6 years
Businesses in Richmond County, NC
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1JCPenney1
Ace Hardware1Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts2KFC1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Burger King2McDonald's2
CVS1Nike5
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Comfort Suites1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Rite Aid1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
Dunkin Donuts2Subway3
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
Foot Locker1Toyota1
Ford1U-Haul4
GNC1UPS5
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's2Walmart1
Holiday Inn2Wendy's1