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Richmond
  • Town in Kentucky

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B
  12. Commute
    grade A minus

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Richmond is a town in Kentucky with a population of 35,744. Richmond is in Madison County. Living in Richmond offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. Many young professionals live in Richmond and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Richmond are above average.

About

About Richmond...
Population
35,744

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$148,900
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$713
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    62%
  • Own
    38%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    106.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    24.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    49.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    286.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,098.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    204.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    29%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    7%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    10%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    12%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    20%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    26%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Richmond

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$39,329
National
$64,994

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