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Richmond, Maine - Basic Facts

The Richmond Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sagadahoc County at latitude 44.1056 and longitude -69.8117. Sagadahoc County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The formal official name is the Richmond Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Richmond, Maine.

The U5 Census Class Code for Richmond indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Richmond Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Richmond, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,786
Population in Households 1,768
Population in Familes 1,385
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 789
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 533 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 257 (28.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $160,129
Average Home Value $189,728


Median Household Income $51,155
Average Household Income $54,709
Per Capita Income $23,749
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% 0.26%
Households 0.64% 0.48%
Families 1.35% 0.28%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Richmond, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond to the other 131 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 74 44th
Population Density1 # 103 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 83 37th
Median Household Income # 38 72nd
Per Capita Income # 65 51st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Maine Census Data Comparison Tool.