Living in Richmond, KY

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Richmond SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Richmond, KY Crime Report

1,132
Total Crimes
3,148.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
22.59%
Above National Average

Richmond, KY Cost Of Living

89
Richmond's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Richmond, Kentucky Info Snack

Richmond is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Madison County, Kentucky, United States. It is named after Richmond, Virginia, and is the home of Eastern Kentucky University. The population was 33,533 in 2015. Richmond is the third-largest city in the Bluegrass region (after Louisville and Lexington) and the state's sixth-largest city. Richmond serves as the center for work and shopping for south-central Kentucky. Richmond is the principal city of the Richmond–Berea Micropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Madison and Rockcastle counties.
Population
34,566
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
30.5%
Median Home
$145,800
Median Income
$34,532
Median Rent
$664

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Rankings for Richmond in Kentucky

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Map Of Richmond, KY

Population over time in Richmond

Year Population % Change
2017 34,566 1.7%
2016 33,993 1.2%
2015 33,583 3.1%
2014 32,574 -0.4%
2013 32,706 2.7%
2012 31,844 1.1%
2011 31,508 1.0%
2010 31,201 0.7%
2009 30,983 -
Crime/100k Richmond KY USA
Violent Crime 183.6 211.9 368.9
Murder 2.8 5.5 5.0
Robbery 47.3 55.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 83.4 113.2 246.8
Property Crime 2965.1 1962.6 2199.5
Burglary 567.4 384.7 376.0
Larceny 2172.3 1348.2 1594.6
Car Theft 225.3 229.6 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Richmond

White
86.0% (29,723)
African American
7.5% (2,602)
American Indian
0.1% (46)
Asian
1.4% (484)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.1% (35)
Two Or More
2.7% (926)
Hispanic
2.1% (743)
Race Richmond KY USA
White 86.0% 84.8% 61.1%
African American 7.5% 7.9% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.4% 1.4% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.1% 0.1% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 2.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 2.1% 3.6% 17.8%

Household Income For Richmond, Kentucky

Less than $10,000
14.6% (505,779)
$10,000 to $14,999
10.4% (360,216)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.4% (463,851)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.0% (415,593)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (442,227)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.2% (526,875)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (368,391)
$100,000 to $149,999
7.3% (253,153)
$150,000 to $199,999
2.0% (69,089)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (51,421)
Income Richmond KY USA
Less than $10,000 14.6% 8.8% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 10.4% 6.1% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.4% 11.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.0% 10.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 14.1% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.2% 17.8% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 11.6% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 7.3% 11.9% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 2.0% 3.9% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 3.5% 7.0%

Gender in Richmond

Female
53.0% (18,333)
Male
47.0% (16,233)
Gender Richmond KY USA
Female 53.0% 50.8% 50.8%
Male 47.0% 49.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Richmond for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (1,728)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (2,765)
High School / GED
25.0% (8,641)
Some College
22.0% (7,604)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,765)
Bachelor's Degree
19.0% (6,567)
Master's Degree
9.0% (3,110)
Professional Degree
1.0% (345)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (1,036)
Education Richmond KY USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 25.0% 33.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 19.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 1.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 1.0% 1.0%

1 Reviews & Comments About Richmond

Overall User Rating
3.0
/5

HomeSnacks User

I live in Richmond and know that most of the residents don't own their home and are unmarried due to being college students. I would assume this also affects salary. Maybe you should take that variable into consideration when posting researched statistics. Richmond is a known college town."

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