Richmond city, Virginia Population 2018

Richmond city, Virginia's estimated population is 227,032 with a growth rate of 4.73% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond city, Virginia is the 10th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017227,03210,2594.73%
2016216,773-8,515-3.78%
2016225,2884,3451.97%
2015220,9433,7581.73%
2014217,1853,1731.48%
2013214,0123,1701.50%
2012210,8424,4322.15%
2011206,4102,1691.06%
2010204,2411,1850.58%
1990203,056-16,158-7.37%
1980219,214-30,407-12.18%
1970249,62129,66313.49%
1960219,958-10,352-4.49%
1950230,31037,26819.31%
1940193,04210,1135.53%
1930182,92911,2626.56%
1920171,66744,03934.51%
1910127,62842,57850.06%
190085,0500.00%

Richmond city, Virginia Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
Black or African American105,384
White95,796
Two or More Races7,581
Asian4,606
Some Other Race2,342
American Indian and Alaska Native1,004
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60

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

Richmond city, Virginia Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

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

Richmond city, Virginia Median Age

33.2


Total

32.5


Male

34


Female

Richmond city, Virginia Adults

There are 177,320 adults, (24,929 of which are seniors) in Richmond city, Virginia.

Richmond city, Virginia Age Dependency

42.3

Age Dependency Ratio

16.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond city, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

113,837

52.51%

Male

102,936

47.49%

Richmond city, Virginia Households and Families

Richmond city, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond city, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.5%26.5%
All41.4%58.6%
Non Family32.6%67.4%
Male31.9%68.1%
Female27.7%72.3%

41.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond city, Virginia Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All88,9582.3141.4
Non Family48,3201.4332.6
Married21,1752.9973.5
Female15,8883.7827.7
Male3,5753.7331.9

3.21

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

6.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond city, Virginia Households

Richmond city, Virginia Education

Richmond city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade8,6845.93%
9th to 12th Grade14,75910.07%
High School Graduate33,37222.77%
Some College27,41018.70%
Associates Degree8,5535.84%
Bachelors Degree32,07821.89%
Graduate Degree21,69214.80%

Richmond city, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black68,13052,3699,953
White65,49662,04040,384
Hispanic7,4293,847943
Multiple Races3,3492,867846
Asian2,3452,0571,579
Other Race1,130738212
Native American62339162
Islander291616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.72%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 67.33%.

Richmond city, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,870$34,348$30,364
Less Than High School$18,967$21,093$14,424
High School Grad$22,724$25,004$21,006
Some College$27,798$30,510$26,536
Bachelors Degree$41,929$45,863$39,948
Graduate Degree$56,248$66,960$51,804

$31,870

Average Earnings

$34,348

Average Male

$30,364

Average Female

Richmond city, Virginia Language

Richmond city, Virginia Language by Age

Richmond city, Virginia Language

90.58% of Richmond city, Virginia residents speak only English, while 9.42% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.34% of the population.

Richmond city, Virginia Poverty

Richmond city, Virginia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black101,79434,39433.79%
White81,85311,23313.72%
Hispanic12,8263,92330.59%
Multiple6,9262,14630.98%
Asian3,5711,00728.20%
Native95353756.35%
Other2,05953425.93%

25.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.42%

Male Poverty Rate

27.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond city, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond city, Virginia is Native, with 56.35% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond city, Virginia is White, with 13.72% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.54%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 38.75%.

Richmond city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School36.06%
High School23.73%
Some College18.41%
Bachelors or Greater6.43%

Richmond city, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed62.00%
Male Unemployed40.28%
Female Employed13.68%
Male Employed9.51%

Richmond city, Virginia Income

Richmond city, Virginia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$41,187$65,472
Families$52,120$86,252
Married Families$91,016$129,979
Non Families$32,038$46,387

Richmond city, Virginia Marital Status

Richmond city, Virginia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

26.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

28.8%

Male Marriage Rate

24.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond city, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

Richmond city, Virginia 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 35To44.

Richmond city, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Richmond city, Virginia Veterans

Richmond city, Virginia Veterans by War

12,231

Number of Veterans

10,187

Male Veterans

2,044

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam4,106
First Gulf War2,745
Second Gulf War2,167
Korea950
World War II761

Richmond city, Virginia Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,396
55 to 642,696
65 to 742,386
75+2,270
18 to 341,483

Richmond city, Virginia Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Black6,7828.31%
White5,0956.09%
Hispanic2933.11%
2 or More2705.66%
Other543.08%
Asian240.57%
Indian60.85%

Richmond city, Virginia Veterans by Education

12.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.42%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond city, Virginia Employment Status

Richmond city, Virginia Employment by Age

65.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

9.1%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond city, Virginia Employment by Race

Richmond city, Virginia Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Richmond city, Virginia

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Richmond204142223170190289.32%
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