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Richmond, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond had a population of 12,300 as of July 1, 2017. Richmond ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 29.5819 and longitude -95.7608 in Fort Bend County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.06 sq. miles and a water area of 0.35 sq. miles. Fort Bend County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 92 feet.

The City of Richmond (GNIS ID: 2410940) 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.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Richmond is located within Rosenberg-Richmond Division of Fort Bend 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, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,300
Daytime Population: Workers 7,860
Daytime Population: Residents 7,335
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,195
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.24
Population in Households 11,660
Population in Familes 9,962
Population in Group Qrtrs 640
Population Density2 3,027
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $46,232
Average Household Income $65,342
Per Capita Income $23,581


Total Housing Units 4,150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,980 (47.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,918 (46.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $124,344
Average Home Value $153,142


Total Households 3,898
Average Household Size 2.99
Family Households 2,849
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.72% 2.72%
Households 1.43% 2.9%
Families 1.23% 2.82%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   3.14%

Richmond, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas 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 # 226 87th
Population Density # 154 91st
Diversity Index # 41 98th
Median Household Income # 880 50th
Per Capita Income # 876 50th

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