Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2018

Richmond County, North Carolina's estimated population is 44,798 with a growth rate of -2.00% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, North Carolina is the 58th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201744,798-912-2.00%
201645,7106561.46%
201645,054-382-0.84%
201545,436-356-0.78%
201445,792-362-0.78%
201346,154-213-0.46%
201246,367-286-0.61%
201146,653280.06%
201046,6252,1074.73%
199044,518-963-2.12%
198045,4815,59214.02%
197039,8896871.75%
196039,202-395-1.00%
195039,5972,7877.57%
194036,8102,7948.21%
193034,0168,44933.05%
192025,5675,89429.96%
191019,6733,81824.08%
190015,855-8,093-33.79%
189023,9485,70331.26%
188018,2455,36341.63%
187012,8821,87317.01%
186011,0091,19112.13%
18509,81890910.20%
18408,909-487-5.18%
18309,3961,85924.66%
18207,53784212.58%
18106,6951,07219.06%
18005,62356811.24%
17905,0550.00%

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White28,756
Black or African American14,473
Two or More Races1,031
American Indian and Alaska Native933
Some Other Race360
Asian157

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

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8% Male Population0%2%4%6%8% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Richmond County, North Carolina Median Age

40


Total

38.2


Male

40.7


Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Adults

There are 34,968 adults, (7,359 of which are seniors) in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Richmond County, North Carolina Age Dependency

65.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,597

51.62%

Male

22,113

48.38%

Richmond County, North Carolina Households and Families

Richmond County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.5%18.5%
Male67%33%
All64.3%35.7%
Non Family56.5%43.5%
Female40.8%59.2%

64.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, North Carolina Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,4582.464.3
Married7,5442.9681.5
Non Family6,4021.1456.5
Female3,5223.2540.8
Male9903.3367

3

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond County, North Carolina Households

Richmond County, North Carolina Education

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2667.38%
9th to 12th Grade3,78912.35%
High School Graduate10,75235.03%
Some College6,90222.49%
Associates Degree2,7438.94%
Bachelors Degree2,8189.18%
Graduate Degree1,4204.63%

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,24416,2403,098
Black9,1057,263886
Hispanic1,39940786
Native American605441135
Multiple Races28924528
Other Race246104
Asian80505

The highest rate of high school graduation is among multiple races people with a rate of 84.78%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 22.31%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,636$30,421$24,032
Less Than High School$15,539$16,040$12,292
High School Grad$23,700$30,548$18,129
Some College$26,933$37,005$23,106
Bachelors Degree$39,153$44,878$36,903
Graduate Degree$52,576$53,889$51,897

$26,636

Average Earnings

$30,421

Average Male

$24,032

Average Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

Richmond County, North Carolina Language by Age

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

93.69% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.31% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.71% of the population.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,8095,00736.26%
White25,8634,69018.13%
Hispanic2,6381,18344.84%
Multiple1,02532231.41%
Native91923225.24%
Other3314613.90%
Asian1222016.39%

25.84%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.01%

Male Poverty Rate

27.46%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 44.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Other, with 13.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.94%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.68%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.59%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.49%
High School17.96%
Some College17.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.76%

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed43.01%
Male Unemployed40.28%
Female Employed14.40%
Male Employed8.34%

Richmond County, North Carolina Income

Richmond County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$32,526$45,516
Families$39,759$52,649
Married Families$54,888$
Non Families$20,150$30,093

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.9%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Richmond County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by War

3,116

Number of Veterans

3,015

Male Veterans

101

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam1,100
First Gulf War620
Second Gulf War386
Korea329
World War II145

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54859
65 to 74715
75+708
55 to 64576
18 to 34258

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White2,0619.18%
Black9118.43%
2 or More7017.99%
Indian486.33%
Asian2625.74%
Hispanic110.68%

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

7.99%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.43%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment Status

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Age

54.4%

Labor Force Participation

47.7%

Employment Rate

11.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Richmond County, North Carolina

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Rockingham95559080-475-4.97%
Hamlet65746391-183-2.78%
Ellerbe1027986-41-3.99%
Dobbins Heights860822-38-4.42%
Hoffman589560-29-4.92%
Norman138132-6-4.35%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990