Richland, Mississippi Population 2020

7,159
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Richland is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 7,159, it is the 51st largest city in Mississippi and the 3899th largest city in the United States. Richland is currently declining at a rate of -0.20% annually but its population has increased by 3.57% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,912 in 2010. Richland reached it's highest population of 7,225 in 2016. Spanning over 13 miles, Richland has a population density of 572 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richland is $63,866 with a poverty rate of 13.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $929 per month, and the median house value is $131,100. The median age in Richland is 35.1 years, 34.2 years for males, and 35.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 92.2 males.

Richland Demographics

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

  • White: 78.11%
  • Black or African American: 14.68%
  • Other race: 4.65%
  • Two or more races: 1.41%
  • Asian: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richland, Mississippi is 7,159, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,187.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,912.

Richland, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,61278.11%
Black or African American1,05514.68%
Some Other Race3344.65%
Two or More Races1011.41%
Asian721.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.15%
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Richland Population Pyramid 2020

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Richland Median Age

35.1


Total

34.2


Male

35.5


Female

Richland Adults

There are 5,176 adults, (839 of whom are seniors) in Richland.

Richland Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Sex Ratio

Female

3,739

52.04%

Male

3,446

47.96%

Richland Households and Families

Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
Non Family71.2%28.8%
All62.9%37.1%
Male43.9%56.1%
Female35.1%64.9%

62.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4592.9262.9
Married1,2703.6272.5
Non Family5321.2371.2
Female4842.8435.1
Male1733.2343.9

3.3

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

1.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Richland Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2224.98%
9th to 12th Grade48010.78%
High School Graduate1,51133.92%
Some College1,19026.72%
Associates Degree4299.63%
Bachelors Degree48010.78%
Graduate Degree1423.19%
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Richland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,4743,064414
Black567502159
Hispanic296938
Other Race17877
Multiple Races62418
Asian463030
Native American111111

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,213$36,345$26,769
Less Than High School$26,161$30,000$20,398
High School Grad$21,964$35,941$12,569
Some College$36,297$41,830$29,950
Bachelors Degree$38,512$48,438$31,991
Graduate Degree$54,630$88,393$54,167

$32,213

Average Earnings

$36,345

Average Male

$26,769

Average Female

Richland Language

Richland Language by Age

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Richland Language

87.87% of Richland residents speak only English, while 12.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.66% of the population.

Richland Poverty

Richland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White5,21984816.25%
Black1,044787.47%
Hispanic729446.04%
Other334236.89%
Multiple1012120.79%

13.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.48%

Male Poverty Rate

14.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland is Multiple, with 20.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland is Hispanic, with 6.04% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.91%.

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Name Poverty
High School20.91%
Less Than High School12.68%
Bachelors or Greater6.59%
Some College1.42%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed70.27%
Male Unemployed35.35%
Female Employed12.53%
Male Employed2.49%

Richland Income

Richland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,404$63,866
Families$57,950$64,673
Married Families$70,221-
Non Families$37,705$55,085
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Richland Marital Status

Richland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.3%

Male Marriage Rate

48.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland Married by Age and Sex

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Richland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Richland Marital Status by Race

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Richland Veterans

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515

Number of Veterans

452

Male Veterans

63

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam106
Second Gulf War92
First Gulf War70
Korea50
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54199
75+142
65 to 7492
55 to 6452
18 to 3430
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Name Veterans % of Total
White45310.96%
2 or More3353.23%
Black294.33%

Richland Veterans by Education

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5.63%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Employment Status

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

64.2%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

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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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77.06%

Born in Mississippi

92.25%

Native Born

7.75%

Foreign Born

7.13%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

92.25% of Richland residents were born in the United States, with 77.06% having been born in Mississippi. 7.13% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20207,159-14-0.20%
20197,173-14-0.19%
20187,187-24-0.33%
20177,211-14-0.19%
20167,225570.80%
20157,168280.39%
20147,140420.59%
20137,098310.44%
20127,067570.81%
20117,010801.15%
20106,9309031.41%
20006,0272,0134.15%
19904,014590.15%
19803,9550.00%