Richmond, MI Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Richmond, Michigan - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond had a population of 6,106 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Richmond, MI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,106
Daytime Population: Workers 3,066
Daytime Population: Residents 2,782
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 5,848
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 5,937
Population in Familes 4,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 2,140
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $55,070
Average Household Income $72,489
Per Capita Income $29,106


Total Housing Units 2,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,736 (67.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 652 (25.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $138,796
Average Home Value $156,427


Total Households 2,388
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 1,596
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.87% 0.92%
Households 0.89% 0.91%
Families 0.67% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

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, 2017 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 # 155 78th
Population Density # 128 82nd
Diversity Index # 194 72nd
Median Household Income # 164 76th
Per Capita Income # 171 75th

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