Richmond, IN

Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA)

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2022 Population
66,522
0.0991% 1-year decline
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.9
0.491% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16%
2.18% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$54,854
9.81% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$119,400
13.2% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
30,512
0.726% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Richmond, IN had a population of 66.5k people with a median age of 40.9 and a median household income of $54,854. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Richmond, IN declined from 66,588 to 66,522, a −0.0991% decrease and its median household income grew from $49,952 to $54,854, a 9.81% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Richmond, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (87.1%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.21%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (3.94%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (1.07%), and Other (Hispanic) (1.06%).

None of the households in Richmond, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98% of the residents in Richmond, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Richmond, IN are Indiana University-East (911 degrees awarded in 2022), Earlham College (269 degrees), and Bethany Theological Seminary (32 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Richmond, IN was $119,400, and the homeownership rate was 68.4%.

Most people in Richmond, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 20.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Richmond, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Richmond, IN is home to a population of 66.5k people, from which 98% are citizens. As of 2022, 2.78% of Richmond, IN residents were born outside of the country (1.85k people).

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.9k people) in Richmond, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98%
2022 Citizenship
98.3%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98% of Richmond, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Richmond, IN was 98.3%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Richmond, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    57.9k ± 176
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    2.8k ± 398
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.62k ± 382
3.33%
Hispanic Population
2.21k people

In 2022, there were 20.7 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.9k people) in Richmond, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.8k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 2.62k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.33% of the people in Richmond, IN are hispanic (2.21k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Richmond, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

2.78%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.85k people
2.46%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
1.64k people

As of 2022, 2.78% of Richmond, IN residents (1.85k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Richmond, IN was 2.46%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,367 ± 260
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    976 ± 272
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    465 ± 122

Richmond, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.4 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Richmond, IN employs 30.5k people. The largest industries in Richmond, IN are Manufacturing (6,301 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,482 people), and Retail Trade (3,294 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($102,813), Wholesale Trade ($62,600), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($54,491).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

30.5k
2022 Value
± 1,266
0.726%
1 Year growth
± 5.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Richmond, IN grew at a rate of 0.726%, from 30.3k employees to 30.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Richmond, IN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,632 people), Production Occupations (3,537 people), and Management Occupations (2,993 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Richmond, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

30.5k
2022 Value
± 1,266
0.726%
1 Year growth
± 5.77%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Richmond, IN grew at a rate of 0.726%, from 30.3k employees to 30.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Richmond, IN, are Manufacturing (6,301 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (5,482 people), and Retail Trade (3,294 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Richmond, IN, though some of these residents may live in Richmond, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$42,906
Median earning men ± $2,356
$31,564
Median earning women ± $2,148

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Wholesale Trade ($63,472), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($59,615), and Public Administration ($51,597).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($53,500), Manufacturing ($40,440), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($40,068).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Indiana.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 779
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 454
    Manufacturing
  3. 397
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana went to Donald J. Trump with 57% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.95%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Indiana have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Richmond, IN awarded 1,241 degrees. The student population of Richmond, IN in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 1,400 male students and 2,460 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Richmond, IN are White (885 and 76.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (74 and 6.41%), Unknown (67 and 5.81%), and Black or African American (66 and 5.72%).

The largest universities in Richmond, IN by number of degrees awarded are Indiana University-East (911 and 73.4%), Earlham College (269 and 21.7%), and Bethany Theological Seminary (32 and 2.58%).

The most popular majors in Richmond, IN are General Business Administration & Management (181 and 14.6%), General Psychology (136 and 11%), and General Mathematics (111 and 8.94%).

The median tuition costs in Richmond, IN are $49,218 for private four year colleges, and $7,274 and $20,634 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Richmond, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 75.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.3%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 3,860 (36.3% men and 63.7% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 3,860 students enrolled in Richmond, IN, 36.3% men and 63.7% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 2,788 records, of which 66.6% were women and 33.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 181 degrees awarded
  2. 136 degrees awarded
  3. 81 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Richmond, IN was General Business Administration & Management with 181 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Richmond, IN according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 911 degrees awarded
  2. 269 degrees awarded
  3. 32 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Indiana University-East with 911 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 450 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Richmond, IN, which is 0.569 times less than the 791 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 885 degrees mean that there were 12 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 74 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($49,218) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($840) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,000) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Richmond, IN was $119,400 in 2022, which is 0.424 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $105,500 to $119,400, a 13.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Richmond, IN is 68.4%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Richmond, IN have an average commute time of 20.1 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Richmond, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Richmond, IN is $54,854. In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income in Richmond, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

Property

$119,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$4,209
$18,574
Median Property Taxes
±$922

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Richmond, IN the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Richmond, IN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

68.4%
Homeownership
2022
67%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 68.4% of the housing units in Richmond, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

In 2022, the county with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Richmond, IN was Hamilton County, IN with a value of $114,866, followed by Boone County, IN and Hendricks County, IN, with respective values of $103,038 and $95,261.

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

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Household Income

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$54,854
Median Household Income
± $2,833
27.2k
Number of Households
± 1,133

In 2022, the median household income of the 27.2k households in Richmond, IN grew to $54,854 from the previous year's value of $49,952.

The following chart displays the households in Richmond, IN 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Richmond, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (79.4%)
  2. Carpooled (10.4%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.44%)

In 2022, 79.4% of workers in Richmond, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (10.4%) and those who worked at home (5.44%).

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Commute Time

20.1 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Richmond, IN have a shorter commute time (20.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 1.75% of the workforce in Richmond, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

16% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Richmond, IN (10.2k out of 63.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Richmond, IN is White, followed by Black and Two Or More.

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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Health

89.7% of the population of Richmond, IN has health coverage, with 40.8% on employee plans, 22.5% on Medicaid, 14% on Medicare, 10.7% on non-group plans, and 1.65% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Indiana see 1495 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1498 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1719 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 558 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,495 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Indiana

Primary care physicians in Indiana see an average of 1,495 patients per year. This represents a 0.2% decrease from the previous year (1,498 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Indiana in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.2% under 18 years, 19.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 18.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.9% were men and 52.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

10.3%
Uninsured
40.8%
Employer Coverage
22.5%
Medicaid
14%
Medicare
10.7%
Non-Group
1.65%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Richmond, IN declined by 2.89% from 10.6% to 10.3%.

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