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Richland Hills, Texas - Basic Facts

The City of Richland Hills had a population of 8,284 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Richland Hills, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,284
Daytime Population: Workers 5,179
Daytime Population: Residents 4,363
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,542
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.15
Population in Households 8,103
Population in Familes 6,386
Population in Group Qrtrs 181
Population Density2 2,641
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $53,088
Average Household Income $66,570
Per Capita Income $27,239


Total Housing Units 3,604 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,030 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,250 (34.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 324 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $119,181
Average Home Value $151,761


Total Households 3,280
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 2,067
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.86% 0.88%
Households 0.79% 0.85%
Families 0.49% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.66%
Per Capita Income   2.66%

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, 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 # 290 83rd
Population Density # 205 88th
Diversity Index # 576 67th
Median Household Income # 610 65th
Per Capita Income # 573 67th

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