Richmond, Minnesota

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Comparative Profile of Richmond, Minnesota

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 9 9
Senior Citizens 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 3
Age of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 5
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 8 6
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 7 4
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 8
Short Commute Times 6 4
Walking and Biking to Work 4 3
Public Transportation Use 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 5
People Living Alone 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 3

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Richmond Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles SW of St. Cloud, Minnesota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 69 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Stearns
Metro Area Saint Cloud
Standard Zip Codes 56368
Phone Area Codes 320
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.454
Longitude -94.518

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 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 29.3 inches
Distance 22 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 84 F
Oct Temp 37 to 59 F
Annual Precip 27.3 inches
Distance 23.5 miles
Jan Temp -0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 33 to 57 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 37 to 58 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
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Richmond Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,213 100%
Male 615 50.7%
Female 598 49.3%
Under 18 301 24.8%
18+ 912 75.2%
65+ 234 19.3%
Median Age 37.7
Average Family Size 2.95
White 1,207 99.5%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 3 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.3%

Estimated Richmond Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,255
Growth 42
Growth % 3.5%

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 80.5%
US/American 5.2%
Norwegian 3%
Polish 2.5%
Irish 1.7%
Swedish 1.3%
Czech 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 1%
English 1%
European 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
Welsh 0.2%
Danish 0.2%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Richmond 1,213 $44,464
Cold Spring 2,975 $50,268
Eden Valley 866 $39,125
Paynesville 2,267 $42,500
Rockville 749 $50,083
Roscoe 116 $47,917
St. Martin 278 $41,667
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