Richmond, TX

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Population

12,063

1.04% growth

Median Age

33.8


Median Household Income

$51,345

6.72% growth

Poverty Rate

21.6%


Number of Employees

4,762

2.34% growth

Median Property Value

$158,700

60.1% growth

About

In 2017, Richmond, TX had a population of 12.1k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $51,345. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Richmond, TX grew from 11,939 to 12,063, a 1.04% increase and its median household income grew from $48,111 to $51,345, a 6.72% increase.

The population of Richmond, TX is 57.2% Hispanic or Latino, 22.8% White Alone, and 12.1% Black or African American Alone. 43.6% of the people in Richmond, TX speak a non-English language, and 85.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Richmond, TX is $158,700, and the homeownership rate is 54.6%. Most people in Richmond, TX commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 27.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Richmond, TX is 2 cars per household.

Economy

The economy of Richmond, TX employs 4.76k people. The largest industries in Richmond, TX are Health Care & Social Assistance (767 people), Retail Trade (667 people), and Construction (619 people), and the highest paying industries are Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,770), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($48,902), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($46,250).

Median household income in Richmond, TX is $51,345. Males in Richmond, TX have an average income that is 1.41 times higher than the average income of females, which is $45,959. The income inequality in Richmond, TX (measured using the Gini index) is 0.482, which is higher than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$51,345

2017 value

± $5,239

6.72%

1 Year Growth

± 15.9%

Households in Richmond, TX have a median annual income of $51,345, which is less than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $48,111 in 2016, which represents a 6.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$64,953

Average Male Salary

± $716

$45,959

Average Female Salary

± $514

In 2017, full-time male employees in Richmond, TX made 1.41 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

    $64,947 ± $2,196

  2. White

    $52,072 ± $505

  3. American Indian

    $45,538 ± $7,571

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

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Richmond, TX by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richmond, TX is from Texas.

0.482

2017 Wage GINI

0.482

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Texas was 0.482 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.139% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Texas was higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly in Texas in comparison to the national average.

This chart shows the number of workers in Texas 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 6736

  2. Census Tract 6747

  3. Census Tract 6746.04

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richmond, TX was Census Tract 6736 with a value of $98,887, followed by Census Tract 6747 and Census Tract 6746.04, with respective values of $91,436 and $81,690.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females < 5

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

21.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richmond, TX (2.34k out of 10.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females < 5, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males < 5.

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. Hispanic

    1,749 ± 318

  2. White

    1,682 ± 311

  3. Black

    441 ± 193

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

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

4.76k

2017 Value

± 678

2.34%

1 Year growth

± 20.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richmond, TX grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 4.65k employees to 4.76k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richmond, TX, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (757 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (612 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (558 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richmond, TX.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Richmond, TX, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (757 people), Construction & Extraction Occupations (612 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (558 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richmond, TX has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (4.2 times higher than expected), Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.99 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (2.58 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Richmond, TX, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($117,692), Health Diagnosing & Treating Practitioners & Other Technical Occupations ($65,547), and Legal Occupations ($60,500).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

4.76k

2017 Value

± 678

2.34%

1 Year growth

± 20.1%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Richmond, TX grew at a rate of 2.34%, from 4.65k employees to 4.76k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richmond, TX, are Health Care & Social Assistance (767 people), Retail Trade (667 people), and Construction (619 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richmond, TX, though some of these residents may live in Richmond, TX 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, TX, by number of employees, are Health Care & Social Assistance (767 people), Retail Trade (667 people), and Construction (619 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Richmond, TX has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (2.43 times higher than expected), Construction (2.07 times), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing (1.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Richmond, TX, by median earnings, are Health Care & Social Assistance ($55,770), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation ($48,902), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($46,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

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

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $282B

  2. $216B

  3. $159B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas product (by dollars) was Fuel oils with $282B, followed by Gasoline with $216B and Mixed freight and $159B.

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

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$1.97T

2015 Value

$2.8T

Projected 2045 Value

42.1% growth

In 2015, total outbound Texas trade was $1.97T. This is expected to increase 42.1% to $2.8T by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Texas 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 Texas to other states, or from other states to Texas.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $85.7B

  2. $53.4B

  3. $34.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Texas domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Louisiana with $85.7B, followed by Oklahoma with $53.4B and California and $34.5B.

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

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Health

79.5% of the population of Richmond, TX has health coverage, with 41% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 10.3% on Medicare, 7.25% on non-group plans, and 0.714% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Richmond, TX was $6,998 in 2014. This is a 5.06% increase from the previous year ($6,661).

Primary care physicians in Richmond, TX see 1670 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1672 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1790 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 1012 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (14.5%). Additionally, Angelina County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,670 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Texas see an average of 1,670 patients per year. This represents a 0.12% decrease from the previous year (1,672 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%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

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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$6,998

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,696

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$7,273

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$11,895

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Texas (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.06%, from $6,661 to $6,998.

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

20.5%

Uninsured

41%

Employer Coverage

20.2%

Medicaid

10.3%

Medicare

7.25%

Non-Group

0.714%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richmond, TX declined by 17.1% from 24.7% to 20.5%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Richmond, TX 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. 14.5% prevalence

  2. 14.4% prevalence

  3. 14.3% prevalence

Cass County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Texas, at 14.5%.

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

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Diversity

Richmond, TX is home to a population of 12.1k people, from which 85.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 23.4% of Richmond, TX residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Richmond, TX is composed of 6.9k Hispanic or Latino residents (57.2%), 2.75k White Alone residents (22.8%), 1.47k Black or African American Alone residents (12.1%), 790 Asian Alone residents (6.55%), 147 Two or More Races residents (1.22%), 10 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.0829%), 0 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Richmond, TX are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,653 speakers), Serbo-Croatian (32 speakers), and German (24 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

32

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.6

37

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 3.7

In 2017, the median age of all people in Richmond, TX was 33.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 32, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 37. But people in Richmond, TX are getting getting younger. In 2016, the average age of all Richmond, TX residents was 35.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

23.4%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

21.9%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 23.4% of Richmond, TX residents were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richmond, TX was 21.9%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Mexico

    2,547,886 ± 37,324 people

  2. India

    231,271 ± 11,757 people

  3. El Salvador

    200,904 ± 10,964 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Richmond, TX was Mexico, the natal country of 2,547,886 Richmond, TX residents, followed by India with 231,271 and El Salvador with 200,904.

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Citizenship

85.5%

2017 Citizenship

81.9%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 85.5% of Richmond, TX residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Richmond, TX was 81.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. Hispanic or Latino

    6.9k ± 897

  2. White Alone

    2.75k ± 502

  3. Black or African American Alone

    1.47k ± 371

In 2017, there were 2.5 times more Hispanic or Latino residents (6.9k people) in Richmond, TX than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.75k White Alone and 1.47k Black or African American Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Richmond, TX as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,653 speakers (42.8%)

  2. Serbo-Croatian

    32 speakers (0.294%)

  3. German

    24 speakers (0.221%)

43.6% of Richmond, TX citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is higher than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Richmond, TX was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 42.8% of the overall population of Richmond, TX are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 0.294% speak Serbo-Croatian and 0.221% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    89 ± 87

  2. World War II

    43 ± 51

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    41 ± 46

Richmond, TX has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 2.07 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richmond, TX was $158,700 in 2017, which is 0.729 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $99,100 to $158,700, a 60.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Richmond, TX is 54.6%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Richmond, TX have an average commute time of 27.2 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Richmond, TX is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$51,345

Median Household Income

± $5,239

3.58k

Number of Households

± 510

In 2017, the median household income of the 3.58k households in Richmond, TX grew to $51,345 from the previous year's value of $48,111.

The following chart displays the households in Richmond, TX 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 $50k - $60k range.

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Housing

Property Value

$158,700

2017 Median

± $21,378

$99,100

2016 Median

± $24,408

In 2017, the median property value in Richmond, TX grew to to $158,700 from the previous year's value of $99,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Richmond, TX 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, TX the largest share of households have a property value in the $175k - $200k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

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

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Rent vs Own

54.6%

2017 Homeownership

53.6%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 54.6% of the housing units in Richmond, TX were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 53.6%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Richmond, TX 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, TX distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Richmond, TX have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Commute Time

27.2 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richmond, TX have a longer commute time (27.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.33% of the workforce in Richmond, TX have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    74.4%

  2. Carpooled

    12.8%

  3. Other

    4.66%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Richmond, TX was Drove Alone, followed by those who Carpooled and those who Other.

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