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Richmond Heights, Florida - Basic Facts

The Richmond Heights Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Miami-Dade County at latitude 25.6333 and longitude -80.3712. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The formal official name is the Richmond Heights Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Richmond Heights, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Richmond Heights indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.6 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Richmond Heights Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Richmond Heights, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,670
Population in Households 8,500
Population in Familes 7,518
Population in Group Qrtrs 170
Population Density1 5,420
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 2,723
Average Household Size 3.12
Family Households 2,148
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 2,905 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,083 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 640 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $129,044
Average Home Value $157,000


Median Household Income $47,038
Average Household Income $62,310
Per Capita Income $19,778
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.35% 0.79%
Households 0.23% 0.8%
Families 0.23% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Richmond Heights, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond Heights to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 337 63rd
Population Density1 # 84 91st
Diversity Index2 # 201 78th
Median Household Income # 362 61st
Per Capita Income # 610 34th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.