Richmond Heights, MO

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Population

8,466

0.236% decline

Median Age

39.3


Median Household Income

$76,081

6.67% growth

Poverty Rate

5.52%


Number of Employees

5,107

0.949% growth

Median Property Value

$244,600

2.95% growth

About

In 2017, Richmond Heights, MO had a population of 8.47k people with a median age of 39.3 and a median household income of $76,081. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Richmond Heights, MO declined from 8,486 to 8,466, a -0.236% decrease and its median household income grew from $71,323 to $76,081, a 6.67% increase.

The population of Richmond Heights, MO is 75.8% White Alone, 11.8% Black or African American Alone, and 6.28% Asian Alone. N/A% of the people in Richmond Heights, MO speak a non-English language, and 95.1% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Richmond Heights, MO is $244,600, and the homeownership rate is 55.4%. Most people in Richmond Heights, MO commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Richmond Heights, MO is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Richmond Heights, MO employs 5.11k people. The largest industries in Richmond Heights, MO are Health Care & Social Assistance (932 people), Educational Services (796 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (703 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($214,489), Wholesale Trade ($147,083), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($136,369).

Median household income in Richmond Heights, MO is $76,081. Males in Richmond Heights, MO have an average income that is 1.37 times higher than the average income of females, which is $43,527. The income inequality in Richmond Heights, MO (measured using the Gini index) is 0.462, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$76,081

2017 value

± $5,634

6.67%

1 Year Growth

± 8.94%

Households in Richmond Heights, MO have a median annual income of $76,081, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $71,323 in 2016, which represents a 6.67% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$59,788

Average Male Salary

± $1,357

$43,527

Average Female Salary

± $948

In 2017, full-time male employees in Missouri made 1.37 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $57,564 ± $7,422

  2. White

    $46,113 ± $833

  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $38,513 ± $18,949

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Missouri workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.25 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richmond Heights, MO is from Missouri.

0.462

2017 Wage GINI

0.462

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Missouri was 0.462 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.0515% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Missouri was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Missouri in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Missouri across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 2168

  2. Census Tract 2167

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richmond Heights, MO was Census Tract 2168 with a value of $65,625, followed by Census Tract 2167 and N/A, with respective values of $54,490 and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Richmond Heights, MO colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.52% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richmond Heights, MO (464 out of 8.41k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 75+ and then Males 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    295 ± 95

  2. Black

    115 ± 100

  3. Asian

    54 ± 88

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richmond Heights, MO is White, followed by Black and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

5.11k

2017 Value

± 380

0.949%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richmond Heights, MO grew at a rate of 0.949%, from 5.06k employees to 5.11k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richmond Heights, MO, are Management Occupations (623 people), Sales & Related Occupations (576 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (559 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richmond Heights, MO.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richmond Heights, MO, by number of employees, are Management Occupations (623 people), Sales & Related Occupations (576 people), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (559 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richmond Heights, MO has an unusually high number of residents working as Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (3.45 times higher than expected), Legal Occupations (3.37 times), and Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations (2.75 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richmond Heights, MO, by median earnings, are Legal Occupations ($92,857), Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($80,789), and Management Occupations ($78,203).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

5.11k

2017 Value

± 380

0.949%

1 Year growth

± 10.4%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richmond Heights, MO grew at a rate of 0.949%, from 5.06k employees to 5.11k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richmond Heights, MO, are Health Care & Social Assistance (932 people), Educational Services (796 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (703 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richmond Heights, MO, though some of these residents may live in Richmond Heights, MO and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Richmond Heights, MO, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (932 people), Educational Services (796 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (703 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richmond Heights, MO has an unusually high number of Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (1.97 times higher than expected), Information (1.93 times), and Finance & Insurance (1.82 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richmond Heights, MO, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($214,489), Wholesale Trade ($147,083), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($136,369).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $27.7B

  2. $24B

  3. $22.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri product (by dollars) was Pharmaceuticals with $27.7B, followed by Motorized vehicles ($24B) and Mixed freight ($22.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Missouri products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$272B

2015 Value

$433B

Projected 2045 Value

59.4% growth

In 2015, total outbound Missouri trade was $272B. This is expected to increase 59.4% to $433B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Missouri trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Missouri to other states, or from other states to Missouri.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $31.1B

  2. $13.5B

  3. $9.57B

In 2015, the top outbound Missouri domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $31.1B, followed by Kansas with $13.5B and Texas and $9.57B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Missouri shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

95.4% of the population of Richmond Heights, MO has health coverage, with 69% on employee plans, 2.92% on Medicaid, 11.6% on Medicare, 10.6% on non-group plans, and 1.36% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Richmond Heights, MO was $8,107 in 2014. This is a 3.14% increase from the previous year ($7,860).

Primary care physicians in Richmond Heights, MO see 1418 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1417 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1806 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 588 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (15.2%). Additionally, DeKalb County and Marion County have the highest prevalence of adult obesity (38.1%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,418 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Missouri see an average of 1,418 patients per year. This represents a 0.0706% increase from the previous year (1,417 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

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Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,107

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,354

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,413

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$10,457

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Missouri (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 3.14%, from $7,860 to $8,107.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

4.57%

Uninsured

69%

Employer Coverage

2.92%

Medicaid

11.6%

Medicare

10.6%

Non-Group

1.36%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richmond Heights, MO declined by 8.81% from 5.01% to 4.57%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Richmond Heights, MO changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 15.2% prevalence

  2. 14.9% prevalence

  3. 14.8% prevalence

Pemiscot County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Missouri, at 15.2%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Missouri by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Richmond Heights, MO is home to a population of 8.47k people, from which 95.1% are citizens. As of 2017, 8.46% of Richmond Heights, MO residents were born outside of the country (716 people).

The ethnic composition of the population of Richmond Heights, MO is composed of 6.42k White Alone residents (75.8%), 999 Black or African American Alone residents (11.8%), 532 Asian Alone residents (6.28%), 314 Hispanic or Latino residents (3.71%), 204 Two or More Races residents (2.41%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Richmond Heights, MO are N/A.

Age

Age by Nativity

40

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

38

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.5

In 2017, the median age of all people in Richmond Heights, MO was 39.3. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 40, were generally older than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 38. But people in Richmond Heights, MO are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Richmond Heights, MO residents was 39.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

8.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

716 people

8.31%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

705 people

As of 2017, 8.46% of Richmond Heights, MO residents (716 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richmond Heights, MO was 8.31%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    41,972 ± 5,012 people

  2. India

    19,111 ± 3,389 people

  3. China

    16,010 ± 3,102 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Missouri was Mexico, the natal country of 41,972 Missouri residents, followed by India with 19,111 and China with 16,010.

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Citizenship

95.1%

2017 Citizenship

95.3%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 95.1% of Richmond Heights, MO residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Richmond Heights, MO was 95.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    6.42k ± 333

  2. Black or African American Alone

    999 ± 275

  3. Asian Alone

    532 ± 188

In 2017, there were 6.42 times more White Alone residents (6.42k people) in Richmond Heights, MO than any other race or ethnicity. There were 999 Black or African American Alone and 532 Asian Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  2. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

  3. N/A

    N/A speakers (N/A%)

N/A% of Richmond Heights, MO citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is approximately the same as the national average of 21.8%. In N/A, the most common non-English language spoken in Richmond Heights, MO was N/A. N/A% of the overall population of Richmond Heights, MO are native N/A speakers. N/A% speak N/A and N/A% speak N/A, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    170 ± 75

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    54 ± 37

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    52 ± 44

Richmond Heights, MO has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richmond Heights, MO was $244,600 in 2017, which is 1.12 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $237,600 to $244,600, a 2.95% increase. The homeownership rate in Richmond Heights, MO is 55.4%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richmond Heights, MO have an average commute time of 17.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Richmond Heights, MO is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$76,081

Median Household Income

± $5,634

4.03k

Number of Households

± 327

In 2017, the median household income of the 4.03k households in Richmond Heights, MO grew to $76,081 from the previous year's value of $71,323.

The following chart displays the households in Richmond Heights, MO distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Housing

Property Value

$244,600

2017 Median

± $15,799

$237,600

2016 Median

± $13,587

In 2017, the median property value in Richmond Heights, MO grew to to $244,600 from the previous year's value of $237,600.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richmond Heights, MO compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richmond Heights, MO the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Richmond Heights, MO distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richmond Heights, MO the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

55.4%

2017 Homeownership

55.1%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 55.4% of the housing units in Richmond Heights, MO were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 55.1%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Richmond Heights, MO compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Richmond Heights, MO distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Richmond Heights, MO have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

17.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richmond Heights, MO have a shorter commute time (17.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.318% of the workforce in Richmond Heights, MO have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    82.3%

  2. Worked At Home

    7.21%

  3. Carpooled

    4.37%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Richmond Heights, MO was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Carpooled.

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