Richland, Michigan

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Richland, Michigan

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Richland Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Richland People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Richland Well-Paid Single Women
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Richland Walking and Biking to Work
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Richland College Educated Adults
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Richland Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Richland Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Richland, Michigan

Comparing Richland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Michigan (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Senior Citizens 7 8
Racial Diversity 6 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 8
Average Household Size 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 9
Median Family Income 9 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
Housing Recently Built 5 7
People Living Alone 5 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 4
Affordability of Rents 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1

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Richland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 8 miles NE of Kalamazoo, Michigan (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles NW of Toledo, Ohio
County Kalamazoo
Metro Area Kalamazoo - Battle Creek
Standard Zip Codes 49083
Phone Area Codes 269
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.376
Longitude -85.455

Richland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 32 F
Apr Temp 36 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 63 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 32 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 34 to 58 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 37 inches
Distance 33.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 29 F
Apr Temp 36 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 81 F
Oct Temp 40 to 59 F
Annual Precip 33.8 inches
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Richland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 593 100%
Male 264 44.5%
Female 329 55.5%
Under 18 146 24.6%
18+ 447 75.4%
65+ 102 17.2%
Median Age 42.6
Average Family Size 2.84
White 571 96.3%
African-American 1 0.2%
Asian 8 1.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 1.5%

Estimated Richland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 707
Growth 114
Growth % 19.2%

Richland 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
Dutch 16.2%
Irish 16%
German 14.2%
English 12.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.8%
US/American 8.8%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Polish 2.7%
Italian 2.7%
Scotch-Irish 2%
French Canadian 1.8%
European 1.8%
British 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
Hungarian 1.6%
Norwegian 1.1%
Canadian 0.7%
Slovak 0.7%
Croatian 0.7%
Ukrainian 0.5%
Czech 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Macedonian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richland 593 $58,542
Augusta 899 $52,250
Climax 791 $50,625
Galesburg 1,988 $44,038
Kalamazoo 77,145 $42,438
Parchment 1,936 $46,957
Plainwell 3,933 $44,519

Richland Public Libraries

Richland Community Library
Richland, Michigan
(616) 629-9085
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Richland High Schools (2004)

9550 EAST M-89
Serves 982 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.3

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