Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2019

Richmond County, North Carolina's estimated population is 44,825 with a growth rate of -0.44% 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
201844,887620.14%
201744,825-196-0.44%
201645,021-414-0.91%
201545,435-343-0.75%
201445,778-355-0.77%
201346,133-225-0.49%
201246,358-289-0.62%
201146,647140.03%
201046,6332,1154.75%
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
White28,524
Black or African American14,176
Two or More Races1,020
American Indian and Alaska Native884
Asian468
Some Other Race375

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2019

Richmond County, North Carolina Median Age

40.2


Total

38.2


Male

41


Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Adults

There are 34,861 adults, (7,598 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Richmond County, North Carolina Age Dependency

66.7

Age Dependency Ratio

27.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,254

51.17%

Male

22,193

48.83%

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
Married81.7%18.3%
Male66.2%33.8%
All65.5%34.5%
Non Family57.7%42.3%
Female45.8%54.2%

65.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,3712.465.5
Married7,2942.9381.7
Non Family6,4681.1457.7
Female3,5303.2745.8
Male1,0793.4166.2

2.99

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,1417.01%
9th to 12th Grade3,90712.79%
High School Graduate11,06536.23%
Some College6,42621.04%
Associates Degree2,6488.67%
Bachelors Degree2,9329.60%
Graduate Degree1,4254.67%

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,14416,3853,229
Black8,9326,876883
Hispanic1,35339853
Native American569404133
Multiple Races32927945
Asian26517114
Other Race25896

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.59%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.37%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,512$32,060$25,373
Less Than High School$15,874$16,484$14,598
High School Grad$25,680$33,950$20,329
Some College$27,605$36,656$24,038
Bachelors Degree$37,487$37,361$37,679
Graduate Degree$58,984$60,724$58,221

$27,512

Average Earnings

$32,060

Average Male

$25,373

Average Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

Richmond County, North Carolina Language by Age

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

93.58% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.42% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.32% of the population.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White25,5514,91219.22%
Black13,4854,43432.88%
Hispanic2,6611,40552.80%
Multiple1,01430429.98%
Native87029533.91%
Asian41011929.02%
Other3415817.01%

26.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.45%

Male Poverty Rate

27.56%

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 52.80% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Other, with 17.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 32.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School37.94%
Some College18.52%
High School17.99%
Bachelors or Greater5.84%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed45.69%
Female Unemployed45.43%
Female Employed14.74%
Male Employed8.51%

Richmond County, North Carolina Income

Richmond County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$33,607$47,522
Families$40,794$55,080
Married Families$57,151$69,629
Non Families$20,469$31,106

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

42.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans

2,706

Number of Veterans

2,594

Male Veterans

112

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,104
First Gulf War525
Second Gulf War379
Korea226
World War II87

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White1,8248.21%
Black7817.35%
2 or More4911.75%
Asian4715.77%
Hispanic130.81%
Indian50.70%

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

10.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.1%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

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%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
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