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Richmond is a city in Ray County, in the Kansas City metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richmond, VA.

The latitude of Richmond is 39.278N. The longitude is -93.976W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 823 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,078.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$33,514
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Richmond demographic reports
Richmond was founded as the county seat.
Richmond contains the burial site of Bob Ford, the man who killed Jesse James.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 27. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.4 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Mushroom Festival - May 2-3, 2008
  • Ray County Fair - July 14-21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Richmond web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Ray County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Richmond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Ray County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Kansas City area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 64085 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

26% of Richmond residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richmond ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richmond was $18,021, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

12% of Richmond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

Entertainment
Environment
Fairs, festivals & other events
Richmond festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Richmond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $336.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $751.


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Libraries in Richmond include Ray County Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Ray County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Richmond political report.

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The average commute time for Richmond workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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