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Richmond

Richmond, Utah

  •   State: 
    Utah
      County: 
    Cache County
      City: 
    Richmond
      County FIPS: 
    49005
      Coordinates: 
    41°55′10″N 111°48′37″W
      Area total: 
    3.5 sq mi (9.06 km²)
      Area land: 
    3.5 sq mi (9.06 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    4,610 ft (1,405 m)
      Established: 
    1859; Settled 1859; Incorporated 1868
  •   Latitude: 
    41,9189
      Longitude: 
    -111,8058
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Logan, UT-ID
      Timezone: 
    Mountain Standard Time (MST) UTC-7:00; Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) UTC-6:00
      ZIP codes: 
    84333
      GMAP: 

    Richmond, Cache County, Utah, United States

  •   Population: 
    18,577
      Population density: 
    811.05 residents per square mile of area (313.19/km²)
      Household income: 
    $52,291
      Households: 
    687
      Unemployment rate: 
    4.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.25%
      Income taxes: 
    6.98%

Richmond is a city in Cache County, Utah, United States. The population was 2,733 at the 2020 census. The city was likely named in honor of LDS apostle Charles C. Rich, though it may also have been named for the rich local soil or for Richmond, London, the hometown of some of its English settlers. The 1962 Cache Valley earthquake destroyed many pioneer buildings in Richmond, including the original home of Marriner W. Merrill, and the two-story LDS brick Stake Tabernacle. Holstein Friesian cattle were brought to Richmond in 1904, and thrived so well that the town was recognized as Utah's Holstein center. In 1912, the Richmond Holstein Cow Show was founded. Now called Richmond's "Black and White Days", the show features carnival rides, food vendors, and a horse pull parade. For many years, the plant was the largest operation west of the Mississippi. The town's first two creameriesCache Valley Dairy and Union Creameryeach produced up to 40,000 lb (18,000 kg) of milk per day in 1902. The hillside letters "NC" (for "North Cache") are visible on a mountainside east of Richmond at 41.9243°N 111.7867°W / 41. 9243; -111.7865°E. The U.S. Census Bureau says the city has a total area of 3.50 square miles (9.06 km²), all land.

History

Richmond, Utah was founded by Mormon pioneers in the mid-1850s. The city was likely named in honor of LDS apostle Charles C. Rich, though it may also have been named for the rich local soil or for Richmond, London, the hometown of some of its English settlers. The 1962 Cache Valley earthquake destroyed many pioneer buildings in Richmond, including the original home of Marriner W. Merrill, and the two-story LDS brick Stake Tabernacle. The town's first two creameries produced up to 40,000 lb (18,000 kg) of milk per day in 1902. Holstein Friesian cattle were brought to Richmond in 1904, and thrived so well that the town was recognized as Utah's Holstein center. In 1912, the Richmond Holstein Cow Show was founded. Now called Richmond's "Black and White Days", the show features carnival rides, food vendors, and a horse pull parade. For many years, the plant was the largest operation west of the Mississippi. Richmond was incorporated in 1868. The Richmond Carnegie Library was built on Main Street in 1914. It is located at 41.9243°N 111.7867°W / 41. 9243; -111.9245; 41.9345; 111.945;111.9315; 101.947; 1010; 1015. Richmond is located in the Cache Valley, which is part of Utah's Wasatch County.

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Richmond has a total area of 3.50 square miles (9.06 km²), all land. The city has a dry-summer humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dsa" on climate maps. Richmond's climate is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with hot summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Richmond has a dry summer humid continentalClimate. Richmond is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. It is located on the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains, and is on the East Coast of the Appalachians. The town has a population of about 3,000. It has a climate that is dry in the summer, humid in the winter, and hot in the fall. It also has a hot summer humid climate, and a hot winter humid climate in the spring and summer. The climate is very different from that of the rest of the state of Virginia, with very high temperatures in winter and very low temperatures in summer. Richmond has an average annual rainfall of 1.7 inches (4.4 mm) and an average yearly temperature of 2.2 inches (7.7 m) according to the US Census Bureau. The area has a history of heavy industry, especially coal mining, which began in the 19th century. It was the first city in the state to be incorporated into the state in 1881.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 2,051 people, 619 households, and 526 families residing in the city. The population density was 696.1 inhabitants per square mile (268.8/km²). There were 654 housing units at an average density of 222.0 per squaremile (85.7/ km²) The racial makeup of the city was 97.32% White, 0.20% African American,0.15% Native American, 1.56% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.49% of the population. The city's population was spread out, with 37.3% under the age of 18, 9.9% from 18 to 24, 25.5% from 25 to 44, 19.2% from 45 to 64, and 8.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females, there are 98.2 males. The average household size was 3.31 and the average family size was3.68. the city's median income was $42,138, and the median income for a family was $45,500. The per capita income for the city is $14,312. About 5.8% of families and 6.7% of people were below the poverty line, including 6.8 percent of those under age 18 and 7.7 of those age 65 or over.

Economy

Casper's Ice Cream, Cherry Peak Resort, and Lower Food are located in Richmond. Goldfish crackers are produced at a Pepperidge Farm facility. In 2011, the plant was producing over 1 million cases of Goldfish. The Richmond city website links to several local businesses, including Rockhill Creamery, My Favorite Gun Store, and Rezzimax. The city of Richmond has a population of 1.2 million. The population of Richmond in 2011 was 1.3 million. It had a population growth rate of 0.7% in 2011. The unemployment rate was 0.9%. The city has a unemployment rate of 1%. The population grew by 0.8% in 2012. The economy grew by 1.4% in 2013. It grew by 2.1% in 2014. The town's population grew to 1.1 million in 2014, up from 0.6 million in 2013, and 1.5 million in 2010. It has a GDP of $1.2 billion, up 1.6% from the year before. The state's unemployment rate is 1.7%. The state has a poverty rate of 2.2%. It is the third highest in the U.S. behind New York and California. The U.K. has a Poverty Rate of 1% and New Hampshire has a Unemployment Rate of 2%. The town is home to a number of small businesses, such as a gun store, ice cream shop, and a ski resort. It also has a large number of restaurants.

Arts and culture

Richmond Relief Society Hall and Richmond Tithing Office are museums in Richmond. Richmond is home to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. It is also the home of the Richmond Museum of Art, which was established in 1881. The city is also home to Richmond High School, which opened its doors in 1883. It was the first high school in the U.S. to open its doors to the public in 1875. It has since become one of the city's most popular tourist attractions, with more than 100,000 visitors a year. It also has a national museum of African-American history and culture, opened in 1879. The museum is located in the heart of Richmond, and is open to visitors from all over the world. The Richmond Museum is also located in Richmond and has a collection of more than 1,000 pieces of art, many of which are on display in the museum's hall of fame, the National Gallery of Art. The Museum's collection includes works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Giorgio Armani, Picasso and Picasso himself. It's also the site of Richmond's first public library, which opens in 1878. The National Museum of African-American History and Cultural Eldership and Culture is also based in the city. It opened in the early 1900s, and was later expanded in the 1930s and 1940s. The Richmond Museum of Arts and Cinema and Art is located on the same site.

Parks and recreation

Parks and recreational sites include Richmond City Grandstand and Baseball Field, a public horse arena with benches, an outdoor shooting range, and the Richmond Community Building. The city, partnering with the Cache County Planning & Zoning commission, have began the process of laying out paths and trails across the city and surrounding area. Mount Naomi Wilderness, within the Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest, is located east of Richmond. The area is known for its rugged scenery and rugged terrain. The Uintas are known for their love of outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, and rock climbing. It is also known for being a popular destination for mountain bighorn sheep and pronghorn herders, as well as for its scenic views of the Wasatch Mountains and the Rocky Mountains to the east and south. The town of Richmond is located in Cache County, Utah, which is in the northern part of the U.S. West and the eastern portion of the Rocky Mountain foothills. The region is home to a number of national parks and wilderness areas, including Mount Naomi, the tallest mountain in the world, which stands at 4,000 feet above sea level and is located just south of the city of Richmond, Utah. The community is also home to the Cache River, which runs through the center of the town. The Cache River and its tributaries run through the town and into the mountains to the north and south, and is known as the "Red River" region.

Education

White Pine Elementary School is on the north side of Richmond. All 7th and 8th grade students in the north end of Cache School District attend North Cache Middle School, and advance to Sky View High School. The school district is part of the Cache County School District. The district is in Cache County, which is in the northern part of Cache County. The high school in the district is Sky View School, in Richmond. The middle school and high school are in the south end of the district. The elementary school is in Richmond, on the east side of the city. The primary school is located on the west side, in the town of Richmond, and is called White Pine Elementary. The junior high school is called North Cache Elementary, and the senior high is known as North Cache High. The town's high school, North Cache Senior High, is in North Cache. The senior high, Sky View Senior High School, is located in the center of the town. The community is known for its art, music, and theater productions. It is also known as "Richmond" or "The Town of Richmond" for its small, historic, and mostly white population. It was founded in 1881. The city's first post-secondary school was in 1883. The first high school was built in 1884, and it is still in the city's current location. It opened in 1885. The current high school dates back to 1883, when it was known as White Pine School.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Richmond, Cache County, Utah = 50.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 47. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Richmond = 4.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 18,577 individuals with a median age of 28.4 age the population grows by 9.56% in Richmond, Cache County, Utah population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 811.05 residents per square mile of area (313.19/km²). There are average 3.27 people per household in the 687 households with an average household income of $52,291 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 4.30% of the available work force and has dropped -3.12% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 29.46%. The number of physicians in Richmond per 100,000 population = 153.1.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Richmond = 18.9 inches and the annual snowfall = 68.1 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 97. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 218. 91 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 14.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 71, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Richmond, Cache County, Utah which are owned by the occupant = 79.51%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 35 years with median home cost = $150,980 and home appreciation of -1.09%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $5.15 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,754 per student. There are 22 students for each teacher in the school, 845 students for each Librarian and 816 students for each Counselor. 4.87% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 17.01% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.95% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Richmond's population in Cache County, Utah of 1,111 residents in 1900 has increased 16,72-fold to 18,577 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 50.58% female residents and 49.42% male residents live in Richmond, Cache County, Utah.

    As of 2020 in Richmond, Cache County, Utah are married and the remaining 35.53% are single population.

  • 24.9 minutes is the average time that residents in Richmond require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    72.65% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 18.86% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 4.87% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Richmond, Cache County, Utah, 79.51% are owner-occupied homes, another 14.34% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.15% are vacant.

  • The 82.44% of the population in Richmond, Cache County, Utah who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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