Entering Richmond from the east
Location of Richmond, Ohio
|• Total||0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)|
|• Land||0.55 sq mi (1.42 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||1,243 ft (379 m)|
|• Estimate (2012)||471|
|• Density||874.5/sq mi (337.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1049120|
During Morgan's Raid of 1863, Confederate Brid. Gen. John Hunt Morgan traveled through the Moorefield, Harrisville, New Athens, Smithfield, New Alexandria, Wintersville, Two Ridge, Richmond, East Springfield, Bergholz, and Monroeville on his way to defeat at the Battle of Salineville.
Richmond was laid out in 1815.
Richmond is located at (40.432178, -80.772436).
As of the census of 2010, there were 481 people, 213 households, and 136 families residing 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.
As of the census of 2000, there were 471 people, 196 households, and 147 families residing in the village. The population density was 886.4 people per square mile (343.1/km²). There were 221 housing units at an average density of 415.9 per square mile (161.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.09% White, 0.21% African American, 1.06% Asian, and 0.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.21% of the population.
There were 196 households out of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.7% were married couples living together, 10.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.0% were non-families. 24.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.82.
In the village the population was spread out with 20.6% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 28.7% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 82.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.8 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $29,659, and the median income for a family was $35,500. Males had a median income of $32,969 versus $14,375 for females. The per capita income for the village was $13,764. About 9.5% of families and 11.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 6.8% of those age 65 or over.
Public education in the village of Richmond is provided by the Edison Local School District. Campuses serving the village include John Gregg Elementary School (Preschool-Grade 6) and Edison High School  (Grades 7-12).
- William Milligan Sloane - American educator and historian
- Edwin M. Stanton - American US Army General 1860-1861, Secretary of War under President Lincoln.
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