Richmond is a city in Ray County, Missouri, United States. The population was 6,116 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Ray County.
Richmond is located at 39°16′39″N 93°58′33″W / 39.2775°N 93.97583°W / 39.2775; -93.97583 (39.277550, -93.975907). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 5.8 square miles (14.9 km²), of which, 5.8 square miles (14.9 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.35%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,116 people, 2,488 households, and 1,579 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,062.7 people per square mile (410.0/km²). There were 2,651 housing units at an average density of 460.6 per square mile (177.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.29% White (U.S. Census), 3.73% African American, 3 Native American, 1 Asian, 0.38% from other races, and 1.29% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.03% of the population.