Richland, Mississippi Population 2021

7,489
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Richland is a city located in Rankin County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 7,489, it is the 50th largest city in Mississippi and the 3790th largest city in the United States . Richland is currently growing at a rate of 1.68% annually and its population has increased by 8.35% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,912 in 2010. Richland reached it's highest population of 7,489 in 2021. Spanning over 13 miles, Richland has a population density of 598 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richland is $64,255 with a poverty rate of 13.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $961 per month, and the median house value is $131,100. The median age in Richland is 35.1 years, 30 years for males, and 36.2 years for females.

Richland Demographics

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

  • White: 70.09%
  • Black or African American: 21.57%
  • Other race: 5.83%
  • Two or more races: 1.83%
  • Native American: 0.35%
  • Asian: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richland, Mississippi is 7,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,117.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,912.

Richland, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,02970.09%
Black or African American1,54821.57%
Some Other Race4185.83%
Two or More Races1311.83%
American Indian and Alaska Native250.35%
Asian240.33%
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Richland Population by Race

Richland Population Pyramid $2021

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Richland Median Age

35.1


Total

30


Male

36.2


Female

Richland Adults

There are 5,371 adults, (941 of whom are seniors) in Richland.

Richland Age Dependency

62

Age Dependency Ratio

21.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Sex Ratio

Female

3,566

49.70%

Male

3,609

50.30%

Richland Population by Age

Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.1%27.9%
Non Family64.7%35.3%
All62.5%37.5%
Male49.1%50.9%
Female36.3%63.7%

62.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,6452.7162.5
Married1,2563.4272.1
Non Family7571.264.7
Female4082.8936.3
Male2243.5449.1

3.18

Average Family Size

2.71

Average Household Size

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Richland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2204.91%
9th to 12th Grade3868.61%
High School Graduate1,35130.12%
Some College1,36830.50%
Associates Degree3277.29%
Bachelors Degree59313.22%
Graduate Degree2405.35%
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Richland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2392,896508
Black836774267
Hispanic3001089
Other Race205100
2+ Races56349
Native American252525
Asian242424

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%.

Richland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,823$35,821$28,401
Less Than 9th Grade$30,972$32,536$21,563
High School Graduate$17,500$32,750$13,053
Some College$31,920$39,640$29,147
Bachelors Degree$45,575$52,019$38,750
Graduate Degree$55,667$$56,667

$31,823

Average Earnings

$35,821

Average Male

$28,401

Average Female

Richland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richland Language by Age

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Richland Language

87.88% of Richland residents speak only English, while 12.12% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 11.57% of the population.

Richland Language

Richland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,64968814.80%
Black1,53418712.19%
Hispanic793759.46%
Other418286.70%
Multiple1312216.79%

13.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.75%

Male Poverty Rate

14.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland is Multiple, with 16.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland is Other, with 6.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.15%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.41%.

Richland Poverty

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Name Poverty
High School19.17%
Less Than 9th Grade14.85%
Bachelors or Greater5.64%
Some College4.78%

Richland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed55.36%
Male Unemployed53.68%
Female Employed10.24%
Male Employed3.39%

Richland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,495$64,255
Families$57,500$66,360
Married Families$66,389-
Non Families$38,092$53,996
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Income by Household Type

Richland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

50.1%

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 Marital Status

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499

Number of Veterans

448

Male Veterans

51

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam115
Second Gulf War84
First Gulf War79
Korea43
World War II

Richland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54196
75+129
65 to 7491
55 to 6457
18 to 3426

Richland Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45611.60%
2+ Races2544.64%
Black181.78%

Richland Veterans by Race

Richland Veterans by Education

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9.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Veterans by Education

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65.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.4%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Richland Employment by Age

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Richland Employment by Race

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Richland 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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76.63%

Born in Richland

92.77%

Native Born

7.23%

Foreign Born

6.69%

Non Citizen

0.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.77% of Richland residents were born in the United States, with 76.63% having been born in Mississippi. 6.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richland Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,4891241.68%
20207,3651241.71%
20197,2411241.74%
20187,117-40-0.56%
20177,157-26-0.36%
20167,183470.66%
20157,136190.27%
20147,117360.51%
20137,081250.35%
20127,056480.68%
20117,008751.08%
20106,9339061.41%
20006,0272,0134.15%
19904,014590.15%
19803,9550.00%

Richland Population by Year