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Richland, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Richland had a population of 6,795 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Richland is located at latitude 32.2304 and longitude -90.1596 in Rankin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richland (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Rankin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The City of Richland (GNIS ID: 2404612) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Richland is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Rankin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richland: Lakeland, Plain, Plainview.


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Richland, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 6,795
Population in Households 6,795
Population in Familes 5,616
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 543
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,633
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 1,821
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,843 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,691 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 942 (33.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 210 ( 7.4%)
Median Home Value $111,548
Average Home Value $125,429
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,042
Average Household Income $58,398
Per Capita Income $22,334
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.27% -0.02%
Households -0.21% 0.06%
Families -0.23% -0.12%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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.

Richland, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richland to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 57 85th
Population Density1 # 159 56th
Diversity Index2 # 192 47th
Median Household Income # 73 80th
Per Capita Income # 68 81st

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