Rich Square, North Carolina Population 2021

826
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Rich Square is a city located in Northampton County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 826, it is the 356th largest city in North Carolina and the 11136th largest city in the United States . Rich Square is currently declining at a rate of -1.08% annually and its population has decreased by -13.78% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 958 in 2010. Rich Square reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 3 miles, Rich Square has a population density of 268 people per square mile.

The average household income in Rich Square is $45,913 with a poverty rate of 30.59%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $693 per month, and the median house value is $74,100. The median age in Rich Square is 59.3 years, 58.8 years for males, and 59.8 years for females.

Rich Square Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Rich Squarewas:

  • Black or African American: 66.15%
  • White: 32.69%
  • Asian: 1.15%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Rich Square, North Carolina is 826 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 844.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 958.

Rich Square, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American51666.15%
White25532.69%
Asian91.15%
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Rich Square Population by Race

Rich Square Population Pyramid $2021

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Rich Square Median Age

59.3


Total

58.8


Male

59.8


Female

Rich Square Adults

There are 687 adults, (326 of whom are seniors) in Rich Square.

Rich Square Age Dependency

116.1

Age Dependency Ratio

90.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rich Square Sex Ratio

Female

429

55.00%

Male

351

45.00%

Rich Square Population by Age

Rich Square Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Rich Square Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male42.9%57.1%
Non Family54.2%45.8%
All64.1%35.9%
Female66.3%33.7%
Married90.8%9.2%

64.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Rich Square Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3591.8364.1
Non Family1791.0454.2
Female832.966.3
Married762.3390.8
Male212.4842.9

2.61

Average Family Size

1.83

Average Household Size

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Rich Square Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade396.28%
9th to 12th Grade7011.27%
High School Graduate26242.19%
Some College14323.03%
Associates Degree294.67%
Bachelors Degree538.53%
Graduate Degree254.03%
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Rich Square Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rich Square Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black37230730
White24019648
Asian99

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 20.00%.

Rich Square Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$27,794$38,646$16,758
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$$60,395$16,719
Some College$$$
Bachelors Degree$40,125$39,583$
Graduate Degree$$$

$27,794

Average Earnings

$38,646

Average Male

$16,758

Average Female

Rich Square Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rich Square Language by Age

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Rich Square Language

98.40% of Rich Square residents speak only English, while 1.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.

Rich Square Language

Rich Square Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black49618236.69%
White1611911.80%

30.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

24.55%

Male Poverty Rate

35.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rich Square

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rich Square is Black, with 36.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rich Square is White, with 11.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 19.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 46.44%.

Rich Square Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College68.42%
Less Than 9th Grade9.68%
High School7.56%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Rich Square Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed31.15%
Male Employed7.89%

Rich Square Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rich Square Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,903$45,913
Families$35,921$60,293
Married Families$94,773-
Non Families$23,355$31,454
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Income by Household Type

Rich Square Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.7%

Male Marriage Rate

18.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Rich Square Married by Age and Sex

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Rich Square Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Rich Square Marital Status by Race

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Rich Square Marital Status

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42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam15
Korea12
World War II8
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War

Rich Square Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+27
65 to 7415
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

Rich Square Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2711.11%
Black153.45%

Rich Square Veterans by Race

Rich Square Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

60.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rich Square Veterans by Education

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41.6%

Labor Force Participation

38.8%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Rich Square Employment by Age

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Rich Square Employment by Race

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Rich Square Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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84.23%

Born in Rich Square

98.85%

Native Born

1.15%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.85% of Rich Square residents were born in the United States, with 84.23% having been born in North Carolina. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Rich Square Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021826-9-1.08%
2020835-9-1.07%
2019844-9-1.06%
2018853-10-1.16%
2017863-3-0.35%
2016866-26-2.91%
2015892-7-0.78%
2014899-17-1.86%
2013916-10-1.08%
2012926-25-2.63%
2011951-6-0.63%
20109570.00%

Rich Square Population by Year