Richmond, Illinois

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Richmond, Illinois

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Richmond strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Richmond Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Richmond Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Richmond Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Richmond Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Richmond People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Richmond, Illinois

Comparing Richmond to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 9 7
Male Share of the Population 8 8
Racial Diversity 7 7
Age of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Senior Citizens 4 4
Female Share of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 7 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
People in Middle Class or Better 9 7
College Educated Adults 8 8
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Working at Home 9 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Short Commute Times 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 9
Housing Recently Built 3 4
People Living Alone 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 2

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Richmond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles W of Waukegan, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 43 miles SW of Milwaukee, Wisconsin
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 60071
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.475
Longitude -88.305

Richmond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 27 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 37 to 60 F
Annual Precip 33.9 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 28 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 62 to 82 F
Oct Temp 42 to 60 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
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Richmond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,091 100%
Male 543 49.8%
Female 548 50.2%
Under 18 298 27.3%
18+ 793 72.7%
65+ 140 12.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 3.19
White 1,068 97.9%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 7 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 10 0.9%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 4%

Estimated Richmond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,215
Growth 1,124
Growth % 103%

Richmond Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 32%
Irish 13.3%
Polish 8.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.3%
English 7.7%
Italian 7.1%
Swedish 5%
Dutch 4.1%
US/American 4%
French (except Basque) 1.7%
Norwegian 1.4%
Russian 1.3%
Czech 1.1%
Welsh 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Turkish 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.5%
Austrian 0.5%
French Canadian 0.3%
Scottish 0.3%
Luxemburger 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Richmond, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Solon Mills (60071)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richmond 1,091 $60,417
Greenwood 244 $65,179
Hebron 1,038 $53,661
Johnsburg 5,391 $73,491
Ringwood 471 $73,333
Spring Grove 3,880 $82,996
Wonder Lake 1,345 $62,404

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Richmond High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 449
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 663 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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