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Richmond, CA

  • Population: 98,000
  • Median Household Income: $50,346.00
  • Median Age: 34.0
  • County: Contra Costa
  • Patchwork Nation Classification: Boom Towns

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City Facts

Data Type Number Source Data Details Compare
Demographics     Details Compare
Families 68.0% American Community Survey
Married Couples 43.0% American Community Survey
Foreign-Born 31.0% American Community Survey
California-Born 51.0% American Community Survey
Language other than English spoken in the home 44.0% American Community Survey
College Educated 25.0% American Community Survey
Median Household Income $50,346.00 American Community Survey
Poverty Rate 16.0% American Community Survey
Population 98,000 American Community Survey
Median Age 34.0 American Community Survey
Senior Citizens 10.0% American Community Survey
White 34.0% American Community Survey
African-American 31.0% American Community Survey
Asian 15.0% American Community Survey
Hispanic 33.0% American Community Survey
Non-citizens 18.3% Association of Bay Area Governments
Local Government     Details Compare
Total Revenues 2006-07 $175,463,278.00 California State Controller's Office
Street lighting and landscaping 2006-07 $770,418.00 California State Controller's Office
Tax-Exempt Organizations 308 Internal Revenue Service
Local Sales & Use Tax 9.75% California State Board of Equalization
Police Expenditures 2006-07 $44,285,263.00 California State Controller's Office
Government Management and Support Expenditures 2006-07 $21,005,988.00 California State Controller's Office
Fire Expenditures 2006-07 $21,260,589.00 California State Controller's Office
Legislative Expenditures 2006-07 $2,226,653.00 California State Controller's Office
Cemetery Expenditures 2006-07 $0.00 California State Controller's Office
Politics & Elections     Details Compare
Registered Voters 41,675 California Secretary of State
Democrats 70.61% California Secretary of State
Republicans 7.91% California Secretary of State
Green Party 1.09% California Secretary of State
Libertarians 0.25% California Secretary of State
Decline to state 17.54% California Secretary of State
Transportation & Energy     Details Compare
Power Plants 2 California Energy Commission
Average Commute (minutes) 32.4 American Community Survey
No household vehicle 12.0% American Community Survey
2 household vehicles 31.0% American Community Survey
3 or more household vehicles 20.0% American Community Survey
Crime     Details Compare
Violent Crime 1,220 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Car Theft 2,309 Office of the Attorney General (California)
Labor     Details Compare
Unemployment as of April '09 16.0% California Employment Development Department
Garment Manufacturers and Contractors 4 California Department of Industrial Relations
Self-Employed 8.8% Association of Bay Area Governments
Lifestyle     Details Compare
Veterinarians 15 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Talent Agents 1 California Department of Industrial Relations
Gun Ranges 1 National Rifle Association
Landscape Architects 10 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Retail & Grocery     Details Compare
Safeway 1 Safeway
Liquor Licenses 67 California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control
Target 1 Target
Wal-Mart 1 Wal-Mart
Education     Details Compare
Charter Schools 5 California Department of Education
Private Schools 10 California Department of Education
Public Schools 19 California Department of Education
Health & Medicine     Details Compare
Federally-funded health centers 3 United States Department of Health and Human Services
Medical Marijuana Dispensaries 1 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws California Chapter
Funeral Establishments 4 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Licensed Midwives 1 California Department of Consumer Affairs
Planned Parenthood Locations 2 Planned Parenthood
Housing     Details Compare
Housing Units 39,000 American Community Survey
Vacant Units 13.0% American Community Survey
Multi-Unit Structures 37.0% American Community Survey
Units built after 1990 16.0% American Community Survey
Renter-Occupied Units 42.0% American Community Survey
Median mortgage cost $2,244.00 American Community Survey
Median rental cost $1,051.00 American Community Survey
Median Home Price (April 2009) $95,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Change in home price April 2008 - April 2009 -59.1% California Association of Realtors
Median Home Price (May 2009) $97,000.00 California Association of Realtors
Recreation     Details Compare
YMCA Centers 0 YMCA Centers
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Local Newspapers 1 Nu-Designs Web Marketing

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