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Richmond
  • Suburb of Chicago, IL

Report Card

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

editorial

Richmond is a suburb of Chicago with a population of 2,061. Richmond is in McHenry County. Living in Richmond offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Richmond there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many young professionals live in Richmond and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Richmond are highly rated.

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About Richmond...
Population
2,061

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$188,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$938
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    50%
  • Own
    50%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    104.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    52.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    260.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    676.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    104.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    15%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    10%
  • 55-64 years
    16%
  • 65+ years
    15%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    national  12%

Working in Richmond

Jobs
grade C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$49,205
National
$62,843

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