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Richmond, KY

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As the third largest city in the Bluegrass Region, Richmond is a hub for business and recreation in south central Kentucky. The city received its name when Revolutionary War soldier Colonel John Miller founded it in 1798. He decided to name this new piece of land after his hometown of Richmond, Virginia. Since then, however, Richmond, Kentucky has definitely taken this name and made it its own, growing to become the state's seventh largest city.

Richmond Apartments


Grand Reserve At Pinnacle
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5


The Village Luxury Apartments
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Forty 57
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2


Merrick Place
Beds: 1-3
Baths: 1-2.5


The Mansion
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2


Racquet Club
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Richmond, KY is
25 to 29
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 10.48%
  • 8.6%
  • 5.61%
  • Female
  • 8.14%
  • 6.13%
  • 4.53%
is average rent in Richmond, KY
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 6.43%
  • 4.38%
  • 6.02%
of units are available for rent in Richmond
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 925
  • 193
  • 595
Getting Around in Richmond, KY

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The average commuter time in Richmond is:
5 to 9 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 3.89%
  • 8.44%
  • 2.67%

Lake Reba Recreation

You will never run out of things to do, see, and explore at the Lake Reba Recreation Complex. This complex spans over 600 acres of land and includes fun amenities such as a golf course, driving range, miniature golf, and batting cages. There are also tons of sports fields, so from baseball and basketball to softball and soccer, there is always a place to play. When you need a break, simply take shelter in one of the picnic pavilions. The shining jewel of the park is the 75-acre fishing lake, complete with fish cleaning station.

Eastern Kentucky Univ

Established in 1906, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is a historic university that has been calling Richmond home for over 100 years. EKU is comprised of five academic colleges, and many of its over 160 degree programs have received national distinction. Forbes has ranked EKU on its list of America's Best Colleges for four consecutive years as well. The university enrolls over 14,000 students each semester at its main campus in Richmond, many of whom live on campus or throughout the city. So, do not be surprised when football season rolls around and the city goes crazy cheering on the Maroons.