Rich Square, North Carolina Population 2024

844

Rich Square is a city located in Bertie County and Northampton County North Carolina. Rich Square has a 2024 population of 844. Rich Square is currently declining at a rate of -1.29% annually and its population has decreased by -4.95% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 888 in 2020.

The average household income in Rich Square is $46,177 with a poverty rate of 32.85%. The median age in Rich Square is 62.9 years: 58.5 years for males, and 64.5 years for females.

Rich Square Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 60.19%
  • White: 37%
  • Asian: 1.21%
  • Other race: 0.94%
  • Two or more races: 0.67%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
3.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
273.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.95% (-44)
The current population of Rich Square, North Carolina is 844 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 888.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American44960.19%
White27637%
Asian91.21%
Other race70.94%
Two or more races50.67%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

Black or African American

White

Asian

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Rich Square Population by Race

Rich Square Population Pyramid 2024

Rich Square Median Age

62.9

Total

58.5

Male

64.5

Female

Rich Square Adults

There are 685 adults, (343 of whom are seniors) in Rich Square.

Rich Square Age Dependency

118.1

Age Dependency Ratio

100.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Rich Square Sex Ratio

Female44960.19%
Male29739.81%

Rich Square Population by Age

Rich Square Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3171.9769.430.6
Non Family1761.0460.839.2
Married1002.688218
Female404.187525
Male161000

3.11

Average Family Size

1.97

Average Household Size

69.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Rich Square Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade7411.67%
Associates Degree345.36%
Bachelors Degree477.41%
Graduate Degree7411.67%
High School Graduate18729.5%
Less Than 9th Grade7211.36%
Some College14623.03%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Rich Square Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Rich Square Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black34727246
White26820371
Asian990
Other Race744
Hispanic744
2+ Races300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 57.14%.

Rich Square Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$28,750$27,841$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$25,417$0$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$34,115$34,219$0
Overall$32,747$32,644$32,795
Some College$41,250$0$45,833

$32,747

Average Earnings

$32,644

Average Male

$32,795

Average Female

Rich Square Earnings by Educational Attainment

Rich Square Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Rich Square Language

96.14% of Rich Square residents speak only English, while 3.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.38% of the population.

Rich Square Language

Rich Square Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black44915734.97%
White1634125.15%
Other77100%
Hispanic77100%

32.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

29.23%

Male Poverty Rate

35.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Rich Square

The race most likely to be in poverty in Rich Square is Other, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Rich Square is White, with 25.15% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 51.47%.

Rich Square Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Some College39.55%
Less Than 9th Grade30.95%
Bachelors or Greater15.66%
High School14.79%

Rich Square Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed27.27%
Female Employed12.82%
Male Employed7.55%

Rich Square Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Rich Square Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$59,712$74,128
Households$30,972$46,177
Married Families$67,000$-999,999,999
Non Families$14,643$23,443

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Rich Square Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

32.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Rich Square Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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 45-54.

Rich Square Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Rich Square Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

42

Number of Veterans

42

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam21
World War II10
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
Korea0

Rich Square Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7421
75+21
18 to 340
35 to 540
55 to 640

Rich Square Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White217.61%
Black215.38%

Rich Square Veterans by Race

Rich Square Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

43.75%

Veteran Poverty Rate

21.88%

Veteran Disability Rate

Rich Square Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

40.9%

Labor Force Participation

36.8%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

Rich Square Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Rich Square Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Rich Square Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.02%

Born in Rich Square

96.65%

Native Born

3.35%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.65% of Rich Square residents were born in the United States, with 67.02% having been born in North Carolina. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Rich Square Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029789-11-1.38%
2028800-11-1.36%
2027811-11-1.34%
2026822-11-1.32%
2025833-11-1.3%
2024844-11-1.29%
2023855-6-0.7%
2022861-7-0.81%
2021868-20-2.25%
2020888485.71%
2019840-15-1.75%
2018855-10-1.16%
2017865-3-0.35%
2016868-26-2.91%
2015894-7-0.78%
2014901-15-1.64%
2013916-11-1.19%
2012927-24-2.52%
2011951-8-0.83%
201095900%

Rich Square Population by Year