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Richmond, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond had a population of 1,504 as of July 1, 2016. Richmond ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Minnesota. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 45.4555 and longitude -94.515 in Stearns County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Stearns County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,122 feet.

The City of Richmond (GNIS ID: 2396367) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richmond: City of Richmond.

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Richmond, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,504
Population in Households 1,501
Population in Familes 1,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 1,422
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 614
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 454
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 660 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 541 (82.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 73 (11.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 46 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $195,052
Average Home Value $243,599


Median Household Income $58,565
Average Household Income $71,199
Per Capita Income $28,243
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.98%
Households 0.83% 0.96%
Families 2.38% 0.87%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 297 67th
Population Density1 # 150 84th
Diversity Index2 # 752 17th
Median Household Income # 282 69th
Per Capita Income # 398 56th

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