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Richmond, Ohio
Village
Richmond Water Tower
Richmond Water Tower
Location of Richmond, Ohio
Location of Richmond, Ohio
Location of Richmond in Jefferson County
Location of Richmond in Jefferson County
Coordinates: 40°25′56″N 80°46′21″W / 40.43222°N 80.77250°W / 40.43222; -80.77250Coordinates: 40°25′56″N 80°46′21″W / 40.43222°N 80.77250°W / 40.43222; -80.77250
Country United States
State Ohio
County Jefferson
Township Salem
Area
 • Total 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Land 0.55 sq mi (1.43 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
1,243 ft (379 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 481
 • Estimate 
(2019)
446
 • Density 806.51/sq mi (311.29/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
43944
Area code(s) 740
FIPS code 39-66824
GNIS feature ID 1049120

Richmond is a village in Jefferson County, Ohio, United States. The population was 481 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

Richmond was laid out in 1815. A post office called Richmond has been in operation since 1817.

Geography

Richmond is located at 40°25′56″N 80°46′21″W / 40.43222°N 80.77250°W / 40.43222; -80.77250 (40.432178, -80.772436).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.55 square miles (1.42 km2), all land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1830 231
1850 514
1860 692 34.6%
1870 405 −41.5%
1880 491 21.2%
1890 444 −9.6%
1900 332 −25.2%
1910 203 −38.9%
1920 358 76.4%
1930 388 8.4%
1940 458 18.0%
1950 579 26.4%
1960 728 25.7%
1970 777 6.7%
1980 624 −19.7%
1990 446 −28.5%
2000 471 5.6%
2010 481 2.1%
2019 (est.) 446 −7.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 481 people, 213 households, and 136 families living in the village. The population density was 874.5 inhabitants per square mile (337.6/km2). There were 245 housing units at an average density of 445.5 per square mile (172.0/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 98.8% White, 0.6% African American, 0.4% Asian, and 0.2% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.8% of the population.

There were 213 households, of which 23.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.4% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, 2.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.0% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.26 and the average family size was 2.83.

The median age in the village was 43.8 years. 18.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 9.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 22.8% were from 25 to 44; 33.1% were from 45 to 64; and 16% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 46.8% male and 53.2% female.

Education

Richmond is served by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include John Gregg Elementary School and Edison High School.

Notable people

  • William Milligan Sloane, educator and historian
  • Edwin M. Stanton, US Army General 1860–1861, Secretary of War under President Lincoln.
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