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Richmond, Maine - Basic Facts

The Richmond Census Designated Place had a population of 1,796 as of July 1, 2015. Richmond ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Maine. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond is located at latitude 44.1056 and longitude -69.8117 in Sagadahoc County. 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. Sagadahoc County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Richmond Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377951) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

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Richmond, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,796
Population in Households 1,778
Population in Familes 1,387
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 253
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 793
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 504
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 901 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 261 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $167,882
Average Home Value $193,715


Median Household Income $46,911
Average Household Income $51,013
Per Capita Income $22,129
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.39% 0.45%
Households 0.61% 0.65%
Families 1.09% 0.39%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 49 63rd
Per Capita Income # 79 40th

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