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Richmond, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Richmond had a population of 1,929 as of July 1, 2016. Richmond ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 42.464 and longitude -88.3088 in McHenry County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. McHenry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 820 feet.

The Village of Richmond (GNIS ID: 2399067) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Village of Richmond is located within Township of Richmond, a minor civil division (MCD) of McHenry County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Richmond, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,929
Population in Households 1,929
Population in Familes 1,608
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 456
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 937
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 638
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,047 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 662 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 275 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 110 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $236,111
Average Home Value $266,730


Median Household Income $69,659
Average Household Income $88,358
Per Capita Income $35,829
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.24%
Households 0.58% 0.25%
Families 5.48% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 521 62nd
Population Density1 # 1111 19th
Diversity Index2 # 432 68th
Median Household Income # 241 82nd
Per Capita Income # 165 88th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.