Richmond County, New York Population 2018

Richmond County, New York's estimated population is 479,458 with a growth rate of 1.30% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, New York is the 10th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017479,4586,1341.30%
2016473,324-4,059-0.85%
2016477,3832,0700.44%
2015475,3131,1470.24%
2014474,1667440.16%
2013473,4221,8290.39%
2012471,593290.01%
2011471,5641,8060.38%
2010469,75890,78123.95%
1990378,97726,8567.63%
1980352,12156,67819.18%
1970295,44373,45233.09%
1960221,99130,43615.89%
1950191,55517,1149.81%
1940174,44116,09510.16%
1930158,34641,81535.88%
1920116,53130,56235.55%
191085,96918,94828.27%
190067,02115,32829.65%
189051,69312,70232.58%
188038,9915,96218.05%
187033,0297,53729.57%
186025,49210,43169.26%
185015,0614,09637.36%
184010,9653,88354.83%
18307,08294715.44%
18206,13578814.74%
18105,34778317.16%
18004,56472919.01%
17903,8350.00%

Richmond County, New York Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White355,407
Black or African American48,941
Asian38,052
Some Other Race18,584
Two or More Races10,955
American Indian and Alaska Native1,134
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander251

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

Richmond County, New York 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, New York Median Age

39.6


Total

37.9


Male

41


Female

Richmond County, New York Adults

There are 367,299 adults, (68,632 of which are seniors) in Richmond County, New York.

Richmond County, New York Age Dependency

58.5

Age Dependency Ratio

23

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

244,229

51.60%

Male

229,095

48.40%

Richmond County, New York Households and Families

Richmond County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All69%31%
Male62.8%37.2%
Female51.1%48.9%
Non Family50.6%49.4%

69.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, New York Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All166,0142.8169
Married90,5433.4783.1
Non Family43,1201.1650.6
Female24,3323.2151.1
Male8,0193.0462.8

3.33

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

3.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond County, New York Households

Richmond County, New York Education

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade14,8014.56%
9th to 12th Grade21,2626.56%
High School Graduate101,99731.45%
Some College58,73518.11%
Associates Degree25,8337.96%
Bachelors Degree60,67518.71%
Graduate Degree41,03712.65%

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White216,440199,23872,664
Hispanic48,75038,3748,707
Black29,92125,7617,622
Asian27,10422,87811,787
Other Race10,7507,3841,350
Multiple Races4,5833,9531,615
Native American67460294
Islander15211735

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 43.49%.

Richmond County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,199$56,338$41,255
Less Than High School$25,573$28,884$19,714
High School Grad$36,077$47,195$25,719
Some College$45,973$57,480$37,336
Bachelors Degree$61,360$69,602$52,465
Graduate Degree$73,794$82,623$67,457

$50,199

Average Earnings

$56,338

Average Male

$41,255

Average Female

Richmond County, New York Language

Richmond County, New York Language by Age

Richmond County, New York Language

68.99% of Richmond County, New York residents speak only English, while 31.01% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 12.57% of the population.

Richmond County, New York Poverty

Richmond County, New York Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White292,56221,8757.48%
Hispanic84,41119,91923.60%
Black48,19312,41125.75%
Other18,5105,54729.97%
Asian37,7315,13413.61%
Multiple10,8702,73925.20%
Native1,12145740.77%
Islander25117870.92%

12.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.82%

Male Poverty Rate

14.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is Islander, with 70.92% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is White, with 7.48% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.21%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.50%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.92%.

Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.53%
High School13.58%
Some College8.70%
Bachelors or Greater4.61%

Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.47%
Male Unemployed20.80%
Female Employed4.68%
Male Employed4.23%

Richmond County, New York Income

Richmond County, New York Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,021$92,152
Families$87,962$105,148
Married Families$102,960$119,933
Non Families$35,705$50,783

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.4%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, New York Married by Age and Sex

Richmond County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Richmond County, New York Marital Status by Race

Richmond County, New York Veterans

Richmond County, New York Veterans by War

17,586

Number of Veterans

16,968

Male Veterans

618

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam6,660
Korea2,155
First Gulf War1,932
Second Gulf War1,609
World War II1,249

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
65 to 745,563
75+5,108
35 to 542,989
55 to 642,886
18 to 341,040

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White14,9665.32%
Hispanic2,2713.88%
Black1,5654.40%
Other4093.15%
Asian2970.98%
2 or More2784.69%
Indian577.38%
Hawaiian148.75%

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

7.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, New York Employment Status

Richmond County, New York Employment by Age

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

55.2%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, New York Employment by Race

Richmond County, New York Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Richmond County, New York

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
New York 817496285376733627114.44%
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