Richmond, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Richmond, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond had a population of 6,025 as of July 1, 2016. Richmond ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Michigan. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 42.8105 and longitude -82.7522 in Macomb County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Macomb County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 732 feet.

The City of Richmond (GNIS ID: 1626975) 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.

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


Total Population 6,025
Population in Households 5,857
Population in Familes 4,791
Population in Group Qrtrs 168
Population Density1 2,111
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 2,355
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,580
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,607 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,727 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 628 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $133,874
Average Home Value $150,463


Median Household Income $54,912
Average Household Income $69,816
Per Capita Income $28,051
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.92%
Households 0.81% 0.91%
Families 0.61% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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, MI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 692 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Michigan 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 # 156 78th
Population Density1 # 128 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 191 73rd
Median Household Income # 141 80th
Per Capita Income # 166 76th

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