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Richland Hills, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Richland Hills had a population of 8,261 as of July 1, 2016. Richland Hills ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Texas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richland Hills is located at latitude 32.8102 and longitude -97.2265 in Tarrant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richland Hills (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tarrant County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 568 feet.

The City of Richland Hills (GNIS ID: 2410938) 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 Richland Hills is located within Northeast Tarrant Division of Tarrant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richland Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Richland Hills, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 8,261
Population in Households 8,083
Population in Familes 6,374
Population in Group Qrtrs 178
Population Density1 2,634
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 3,247
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 2,043
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,628 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,990 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,258 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 381 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $111,538
Average Home Value $140,377


Median Household Income $50,890
Average Household Income $62,070
Per Capita Income $25,272
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 0.91%
Households 0.75% 0.79%
Families 0.38% 0.59%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richland Hills, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland Hills to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 284 84th
Population Density1 # 192 89th
Diversity Index2 # 582 66th
Median Household Income # 623 64th
Per Capita Income # 635 64th

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