Richmond County Population 2018

Richmond County's estimated population is 479,458 with a growth rate of 0.43% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County is the 10th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017479,4582,0750.43%
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 Population Growth

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Richmond County Race Data

Race Population Percentage
White365,29176.19%
Black or African American55,78611.64%
Asian39,9988.34%
Two or More Races9,4571.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native2,9490.62%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4880.10%

Richmond County Population Pyramid

0k5k10k15k20k Male Population0k5k10k15k20k Female Population8580757065605550454035302520151050
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