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Residential community

Richmond is a town in Berkshire County, in the Pittsfield metro area.

The community was named after Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond

The latitude of Richmond is 42.373N. The longitude is -73.368W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,079 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,604.


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Median household income
Local
$60,917
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Richmond demographic reports
Richmond is in the Berkshire Hills, on the New York border
Once an iron-producing region. Iron mined here was used in construction of the Civil War ship Monitor
Nearby parks & recreation: Richmond Pond, Yoakun Ridge and Steven's Glen hiking trails
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with 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 Berkshire County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 01254 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

9% of Richmond residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richmond ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richmond was $35,568, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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39% of Richmond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Richmond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,161.


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Libraries in Richmond include Richmond Free Public Library ... View libraries

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The average commute time for Richmond workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Richmond include B & B In the Berkshires.

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