Best Places to Live in Richmond, Missouri

Large-city complex - Missouri-Kansas border, on the Missouri River
Pros
-Diverse economy
-Entertainment
-Attractive downtown
Cons
-Growth & sprawl
-Uninteresting physical setting
-Crime rates

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What Bert Has To Say About Kansas City Metro Area

Kansas City is a large, prosperous, self-sufficient and culturally rich city located astride the Missouri River. The downtown area and most of the population are on the older Missouri side, filled with shaded neighborhoods and mixed development. For the past 20 years the big growth has been on the Kansas side to the southwest in suburbs like Overland Park, Lenexa, and Shawnee.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Missouri
County: Ray County
Metro Area: Kansas City Metro Area
City: Richmond
Zip Codes: 64085
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 1014 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Richmond is 5.30% (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Richmond jobs have increased by 4.03%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Richmond's cost of living is 14.80% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Richmond's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Richmond's population is 5,595 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.49%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Richmond is $95,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -12.88%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
Richmond public schools spend $7,556 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.1 students per teacher in Richmond. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Richmond

It's not a good time to buy in Richmond. Home Appreciation is down -2.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Richmond Real Estate.

The median home price in Richmond is $95,500. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Richmond    3 Reviews
Pass - 8/7/2011
I moved here a little over a year ago with the hope that I would find a quieter community to live in than suburban Kansas City. I was wrong. Crime is running rampant... (Read More)

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CANNOT WAIT TO LEAVE!! - 10/19/2009
I am just bidding my time and firming up plans to get the $~!*%$# out of here. I cannot wait to leave. I have never hated living somewhere so much in my entire life!... (Read More)

Richmond, Missouri - 7/18/2009
Stay far away! The town has dried up since WalMart moved in. There is no downtown any more. The mayor is an idiot. The city council isn't much better. The police are... (Read More)


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ZIP CODES IN RICHMOND, MISSOURI
64085