Richmond, Louisiana

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Richmond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 55 miles E of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Madison
Standard Zip Codes 71282
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.387
Longitude -91.181

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 2.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Distance 19.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches
Distance 28.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
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Richmond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 499 100%
Male 233 46.7%
Female 266 53.3%
Under 18 120 24%
18+ 379 76%
65+ 43 8.6%
Median Age 36.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 460 92.2%
African-American 24 4.8%
Asian 2 0.4%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 8 1.6%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 4.4%

Estimated Richmond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 423
Growth -76
Growth % -15.2%

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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.8%
US/American 26.4%
Irish 11.9%
English 8.4%
German 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 5.5%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Italian 2.3%
European 1.3%
Lebanese 1%
Dutch 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
Yugoslavian 0.3%
Swedish 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:

Ashley (71282)
Englewood (71282)
Quimby (71282)
Thomastown (71282)

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 499 $42,500
Delhi 3,066 $25,651
Delta 239 $33,214
Epps 1,153 $23,125
Newellton 1,482 $21,029
Tallulah 9,189 $20,100
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