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Richmond, Kansas
Location within Franklin County and Kansas
Location within Franklin County and Kansas
KDOT map of Franklin County (legend)
Coordinates: 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306Coordinates: 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306
Country United States
State Kansas
County Franklin
Founded 1870
Incorporated 1910
Named for John C. Richmond
Area
 • Total 0.35 sq mi (0.90 km2)
 • Land 0.35 sq mi (0.90 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,024 ft (312 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 464
 • Estimate 
(2019)
456
 • Density 1,317.92/sq mi (508.81/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
66080
Area code 785
FIPS code 20-59675
GNIS ID 484355
Website City info

Richmond is a city in Franklin County, Kansas, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 464.

History

Richmond was founded in 1870. It was named for John C. Richmond, a local farmer who donated forty acres of land to the railroad for a station location.

The first post office in Richmond was established in April, 1870.

Geography

Richmond is located at 38°24′9″N 95°15′11″W / 38.40250°N 95.25306°W / 38.40250; -95.25306 (38.402512, -95.252941). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 50
1920 400
1930 411 2.8%
1940 418 1.7%
1950 433 3.6%
1960 352 −18.7%
1970 464 31.8%
1980 510 9.9%
1990 528 3.5%
2000 510 −3.4%
2010 464 −9.0%
2019 (est.) 456 −1.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 464 people, 166 households, and 114 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,546.7 inhabitants per square mile (597.2/km2). There were 189 housing units at an average density of 630.0 per square mile (243.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 95.3% White, 0.4% African American, 1.1% Native American, 1.5% Asian, 0.9% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.1% of the population.

There were 166 households, of which 33.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 15.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 5.4% had a male householder with no wife present, and 31.3% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.97.

The median age in the city was 42.8 years. 23.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.2% were from 25 to 44; 24.4% were from 45 to 64; and 23.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 48.1% male and 51.9% female.

Education

Richmond is home to Central Heights USD 288 school district serving the communities of Lane, Princeton, Rantoul and Richmond. School mascot is Central Heights Vikings.

Prior to school unification in 1965, the Richmond High School mascot was Richmond Falcons.

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