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Population (year 2000): 6,027. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,051 (+17.0% change)
Males: 2,986 (49.5%), Females: 3,041 (50.5%)

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Median resident age: 32.2 years
Median household income: $38,996 (year 2000)
Median house value: $84,900 (year 2000)

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Races in Richland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.5%)
  • Black (5.3%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (19.3%), Irish (12.1%), English (7.5%), German (3.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Scottish (1.7%).

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Land area: 12.2 square miles

Richland,

For population 25 years and over in Richland

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Richland city

  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 61.8%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +1,852 (+44.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (7.0 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (139.8 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (397.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (4.7 miles Pearl, MS (5.9 miles Florence, MS (6.8 miles Flowood, MS Jackson, (7.0 miles MS (8.0 miles Byram, MS Brandon, (11.6 miles MS (12.8 miles Terry, MS (13.3 miles Ridgeland,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 63 buildings, average cost: $58,400
  • 1997: 59 buildings, average cost: $61,500
  • 1998: 79 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 31 buildings, average cost: $69,100
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $82,000
  • 2004: 32 buildings, average cost: $76,300
  • 2005: 22 buildings, average cost: $26,500

Latitude: 32.23 N, Longitude: 90.16 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (15.5%), Retail trade (14.5%), Construction (12.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +977 (+16.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 340 (11.7%)


 

Crime in Richland by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 16.6 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 7 2 13
    per 100,000 49.8 116.1 33.2 215.7
Robberies 5 10 5 9
    per 100,000 83.0 165.9 83.0 149.3
Assaults 33 6 7 2
    per 100,000 547.5 99.6 116.1 33.2
Burglaries 84 119 90 66
    per 100,000 1393.7 1974.4 1493.3 1095.1
Thefts 208 216 230 235
    per 100,000 3451.1 3583.9 3816.2 3899.1
Auto thefts 43 34 20 16
    per 100,000 713.5 564.1 331.8 265.5
447.0 459.4 345.1 391.6


Average climate in Richland, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Richland,

Richland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Richland city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Elmore James - (1918-1963), musician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Richland:
  • WOMAN'S HOSPITAL AT RIVER OAKS (about 6 miles; FLOWOOD, MS)
  • BRENTWOOD BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE (about 6 miles; JACKSON, MS)
  • RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; JACKSON, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Richland:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 9 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HATTIESBURG-LAUREL REGIONAL (about 78 miles; HATTIESBURG/LAUREL, MS; ID: PIB)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 89 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Richland:
  • HAWKINS FIELD (about 9 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: HKS)
  • BRUCE CAMPBELL FIELD (about 15 miles; MADISON, MS; ID: MBO)
  • JOHN BELL WILLIAMS (about 18 miles; RAYMOND, MS; ID: M16)

Amtrak station near Richland:
  • 6 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,348 $29,392 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $19,570 $29,355 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $19,333 $28,999 4 $2,998
Health 1 $2,094 $25,128 0 $0
Streets and Highways 11 $25,096 $27,377 1 $301
Fire - Other 1 $1,720 $20,640 0 $0
Firefighters 27 $69,918 $31,074 0 $0
Police - Other 10 $19,696 $23,635 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 25 $66,807 $32,067 0 $0
Other Government Administration 0 $0   5 $4,503
Financial Administration 6 $13,731 $27,462 0 $0
Totals for Government 100 $245,313 $29,437 10 $7,802


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Richland:
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 6 miles; JACKSON, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,955)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 18 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • JONES COUNTY JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ELLISVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 4,072)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 87 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
Public high school in Richland:
  • RICHLAND HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 1202 HIGHWAY 49 SOUTH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Richland:
  • RICHLAND MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 744; Location: 175 WILSON DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 08)
  • RICHLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 680; Location: 200 SPELL DRIVE; Grades: KG - 03)

Notable locations in Richland: Greenway Industrial Area (A), Richland Public Library (B), Richland City Hall (C).

Shopping Center: Riverwood Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Richland include: Richland United Pentecostal Church (A), Richland Methodist Church (B), Richland Church (C), Richland Baptist Church (D), Plain Landmark Missionary Baptist Church (E), Easthaven Baptist Church (F), Mount Sinai Baptist Church (G), Sweet Rest Church of Christ Holiness (H).

Cemetery: Richland Cemetery (1).


Richland compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Richland:
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Richland:
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Richland:
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

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