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Richmond Heights, Florida - Basic Facts

The Richmond Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 8,851 as of July 1, 2017. Richmond Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond Heights is located at latitude 25.6333 and longitude -80.3712 in Miami-Dade County. 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. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403473) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Richmond Heights Census Designated Place is located within Kendall-Palmetto Bay CCD of Miami-Dade County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Richmond Heights, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,851
Daytime Population: Workers 1,170
Daytime Population: Residents 5,496
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,666
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 8,682
Population in Familes 7,687
Population in Group Qrtrs 169
Population Density2 5,534
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $44,229
Average Household Income $61,905
Per Capita Income $20,146


Total Housing Units 2,929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,104 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 664 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $164,462
Average Home Value $203,329


Total Households 2,768
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 2,192
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.49% 0.76%
Households 0.36% 0.68%
Families 0.42% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.84%

Richmond Heights, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond Heights to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 344 63rd
Population Density # 90 90th
Diversity Index # 174 81st
Median Household Income # 537 42nd
Per Capita Income # 690 25th

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