Richardson, Texas Population 2021

124,213
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Richardson is a city located in Texas. With a 2020 population of 124,213, it is the 31st largest city in Texas and the 230th largest city in the United States. Richardson is currently growing at a rate of 1.18% annually and its population has increased by 25.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 99,223 in 2010. Richardson reached it's highest population of 124,213 in 2021. Spanning over 29 miles, Richardson has a population density of 4,348 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richardson is $107,143 with a poverty rate of 10.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,403 per month, and the median house value is $274,200. The median age in Richardson is 35.6 years, 34.5 years for males, and 36.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 98.1 males.

Richardson Demographics

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

  • White: 66.84%
  • Asian: 15.79%
  • Black or African American: 10.75%
  • Two or more races: 3.09%
  • Other race: 3.01%
  • Native American: 0.45%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
The current population of Richardson, Texas is 124,213, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 119,878.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 99,223.

Richardson, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White77,82166.84%
Asian18,38415.79%
Black or African American12,51510.75%
Two or More Races3,5933.09%
Some Other Race3,5003.01%
American Indian and Alaska Native5230.45%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander960.08%
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Richardson Population by Race

Richardson Population Pyramid 2021

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Richardson Median Age

35.6


Total

34.5


Male

36.5


Female

Richardson Adults

There are 90,645 adults, (16,898 of whom are seniors) in Richardson.

Richardson Age Dependency

57.9

Age Dependency Ratio

22.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35

Child Dependency Ratio

Richardson Sex Ratio

Female

58,779

50.48%

Male

57,653

49.52%

Richardson Population by Age

Richardson Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richardson Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All58.7%41.3%
Female41.2%58.8%
Non Family40.4%59.6%
Male36.7%63.3%

58.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richardson Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All42,7472.6858.7
Married22,4843.2375.2
Non Family14,1161.4240.4
Female4,4453.6241.2
Male1,7023.3636.7

3.23

Average Family Size

2.68

Average Household Size

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Richardson Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3,2434.18%
9th to 12th Grade2,8033.62%
High School Graduate9,98912.88%
Some College15,27619.70%
Associates Degree4,9346.36%
Bachelors Degree26,45834.13%
Graduate Degree14,82319.12%
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Richardson Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richardson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White45,80244,88627,109
Asian11,94210,8908,127
Hispanic10,4746,9662,443
Black7,3166,7682,673
Other Race1,9631,176195
Multiple Races1,6651,643779
Native American415415133
Islander5454

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 68.05%.

Richardson Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,727$60,246$42,677
Less Than High School$21,809$30,615$17,848
High School Grad$33,764$39,026$29,738
Some College$42,180$47,170$37,534
Bachelors Degree$63,798$80,020$54,479
Graduate Degree$78,796$95,605$64,785

$52,727

Average Earnings

$60,246

Average Male

$42,677

Average Female

Richardson Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richardson Language by Age

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Richardson Language

67.99% of Richardson residents speak only English, while 32.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.20% of the population.

Richardson Language

Richardson Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic20,3043,68718.16%
White60,2213,5625.91%
Asian18,0633,08217.06%
Black12,2251,76014.40%
Other3,4333399.87%
Multiple3,5422958.33%
Native5236211.85%

10.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.03%

Male Poverty Rate

10.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richardson

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richardson is Hispanic, with 18.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richardson is White, with 5.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.88%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.40%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.77%.

Richardson Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.32%
High School7.54%
Some College6.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.03%

Richardson Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.54%
Male Unemployed15.92%
Male Employed5.53%
Female Employed4.89%

Richardson Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richardson Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$85,678$107,143
Families$102,039$125,146
Married Families$113,113$136,903
Non Families$52,931$67,673
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Income by Household Type

Richardson Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.0%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Richardson Married by Age and Sex

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Richardson 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.

Richardson Marital Status by Race

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Richardson Marital Status

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4,768

Number of Veterans

4,312

Male Veterans

456

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,679
Second Gulf War992
First Gulf War672
Korea481
World War II228

Richardson Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,353
75+1,242
35 to 541,130
55 to 64634
18 to 34409

Richardson Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4,1466.67%
Hispanic4333.16%
Black2462.87%
2 or More21510.30%
Asian680.46%
Indian6614.67%
Other180.76%
Hawaiian916.67%

Richardson Veterans by Race

Richardson Veterans by Education

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3.68%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.44%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richardson Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

Richardson Employment by Age

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Richardson Employment by Race

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Richardson 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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46.95%

Born in Texas

76.30%

Native Born

23.70%

Foreign Born

12.53%

Non Citizen

11.17%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.30% of Richardson residents were born in the United States, with 46.95% having been born in Texas. 12.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richardson Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021124,2131,4451.18%
2020122,7681,4451.19%
2019121,3231,4451.21%
2018119,8783,6413.13%
2017116,2372,3272.04%
2016113,9103,0272.73%
2015110,8831,7491.60%
2014109,1343,9683.77%
2013105,1661,4711.42%
2012103,6952,0352.00%
2011101,6602,0792.09%
201099,5817,7790.82%
200091,80216,9622.06%
199074,8402,3440.32%
198072,49624,0914.12%
197048,40531,59511.16%
196016,8100.00%

Richardson Population by Year