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Richmond, Illinois - Basic Facts

The Village of Richmond had a population of 1,928 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Richmond, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,928
Daytime Population: Workers 1,762
Daytime Population: Residents 881
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,643
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.37
Population in Households 1,928
Population in Familes 1,606
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 456
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $75,329
Average Household Income $93,566
Per Capita Income $37,947


Total Housing Units 1,052 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 658 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 114 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $239,309
Average Home Value $269,082


Total Households 938
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 637
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.31%
Households 0.51% 0.36%
Families 4.69% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.13%
Per Capita Income   2.94%

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, 2017 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 # 519 62nd
Population Density # 1109 19th
Diversity Index # 434 68th
Median Household Income # 223 84th
Per Capita Income # 162 88th

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