Richmond, Kansas

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Richmond, Kansas

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High Points

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

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Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 7% Richmond Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Richmond Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Richmond Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Richmond, Kansas

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 9
Senior Citizens 7 5
Age of the Population 4 5
Racial Diversity 4 4
Well-Paid Single Men 2 1
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 9 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
Median Family Income 5 4
College Educated Adults 4 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Short Commute Times 3 2
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 9
Affordability of Rents 7 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2
People Living Alone 2 2
Housing Recently Built 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Richmond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles S of Lawrence, Kansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 60 miles SW of Kansas City, Missouri
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 66080
Phone Area Codes 785
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.402
Longitude -95.253

Richmond Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station GARNETT 1 E
Distance 8.3 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 40 inches
Station OTTAWA
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 39.2 inches
Station PAOLA
Distance 23.6 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 40.7 inches
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Richmond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 510 100%
Male 228 44.7%
Female 282 55.3%
Under 18 141 27.6%
18+ 369 72.4%
65+ 90 17.6%
Median Age 36.5
Average Family Size 3.2
White 489 95.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 9 1.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 11 2.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 2%

Estimated Richmond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 514
Growth 4
Growth % 0.8%

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
US/American 26.3%
German 24.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13%
Irish 11.1%
English 9.6%
French (except Basque) 4%
Dutch 2.8%
Welsh 2.5%
French Canadian 1.2%
Polish 0.9%
Pennsylvania German 0.9%
British 0.6%
Swedish 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
African 0.6%
Celtic 0.6%
Hungarian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richmond 510 $39,531
Garnett 3,368 $38,095
Greeley 327 $43,393
Lane 256 $42,500
Ottawa 11,921 $41,710
Princeton 317 $36,042
Williamsburg 351 $25,000

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Richmond Public Library
Richmond, Kansas
(785) 835-6163
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Richmond High Schools (2004)

Serves 334 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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