Richmond, Kentucky Population 2018

Richmond, Kentucky's estimated population is 35,397 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Richmond, Kentucky is the 6th largest city in Kentucky based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1548.39 people/mi² (597.83 people/km²), with a household density of 242.01 people/km² (626.80 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 25.8 years, 25.1 years for males, and 26.3 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.5 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 14,329 households in the city, with an average size of 2.22 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.3%, with a median rent of $631/month. The median house has 4.7 rooms, and has a value of $138,700.

The median income for households in Richmond, Kentucky is $32,436, while the mean household income is $46,334. The per capita income is $19,038, and 23.9% of families and 32.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 34.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 14.1% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201735,3978932.59%
201634,5045701.68%
201533,9345501.65%
201433,3845981.82%
201332,7861090.33%
201232,6772600.80%
201132,4176692.11%
201031,7484,59616.93%
200027,1525,99728.35%
199021,155-550-2.53%
198021,7054,84428.73%
197016,8614,69338.57%
196012,1681,90018.50%
195010,2682,93339.99%
19407,33584012.93%
19306,49587315.53%
19205,6222825.28%
19105,34068714.76%
19004,653-420-8.28%
18905,0732,16474.39%
18802,9090.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White29,239
Black or African American2,860
Two or More Races727
Asian487
Some Other Race152
American Indian and Alaska Native67
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander51

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Richmond Ky Population Pyramid 2018

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Richmond Ky Median Age

25.8


Total

25.1


Male

26.3


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 29,132 adults in Richmond Ky.

Richmond Ky Age Dependency

37.5

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Ky Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
4.7
Houses Without Mortgage
1,764
Houses With Mortgage
3,028
Vacancy Rate
9.3
Median Rent
631
Median Home Value
138,700
Renter-Occupied Units
8,210
Owner-Occupied Units
4,792
Total Housing Units
14,329

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Richmond Ky for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 5.5% and the labor force participation rate is 63.1%.

Richmond Ky Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.22
Average Family Size
2.97
Total Households
13002
Married Couple Households
3567
Male Householder (no wife) Families
592
Female Householder (no husband) Families
1748
Non Family Households
7095
Total Families
5907
Households With Own Children
2816
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
8.6
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
1.1

Richmond Ky Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
1,973
$10,000 to $14,999
1,250
$15,000 to $24,999
2,076
$25,000 to $34,999
1,456
$35,000 to $49,999
1,978
$50,000 to $74,999
1,953
$75,000 to $99,999
1,039
$100,000 to $149,999
870
$150,000 to $199,999
286
Over $200,000
121

Richmond Ky Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Richmond Ky

Kentucky

$32,436

$44,811

$46,334

$61,757

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Richmond Ky Education Data

Richmond Ky Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
8004.63%
9th to 12th Grade
1,4728.52%
High School Graduate
4,34425.14%
Some College
4,05223.45%
Associates Degree
9965.76%
Bachelors Degree
3,39719.66%
Graduate Degree
2,21612.83%