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Richmond is a city in Madison County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Richmond, VA.
The latitude of Richmond is 37.747N. The longitude is -84.294W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 948 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 29,080.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Richmond demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Madison County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Lexington area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40475 ZIP code.
13% of Richmond residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Richmond ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Richmond was $15,815, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Richmond residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Richmond, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $372. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $779.
Libraries in Richmond include Madison County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Richmond include Richmond Register
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WEKU.
Madison County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Richmond political report.
The average commute time for Richmond workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Richmond between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.5 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Richmond include Best Western Holiday Plaza, Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Jameson Inn Richmond, Knights Inn, La Quinta Inn Richmond, Quality Quarters Inn ... More hotels.
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