Richland, Mississippi Population 2024

7,449

Richland is a city located in Rankin County and Simpson County Mississippi. Richland has a 2024 population of 7,449. Richland is currently growing at a rate of 1.03% annually and its population has increased by 4.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,145 in 2020.

The average household income in Richland is $70,354 with a poverty rate of 17.88%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Richland is 37.1 years, 36.7 years for males, and 37.2 years for females.

Richland Demographics

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

  • White: 72.61%
  • Black or African American: 19.01%
  • Other race: 4.13%
  • Two or more races: 2.14%
  • Asian: 2.11%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
12.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
594.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
4.25% (304)
The current population of Richland, Mississippi is 7,449 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 7,145.

Richland, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,23472.61%
Black or African American1,37019.01%
Other race2984.13%
Two or more races1542.14%
Asian1522.11%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richland Population by Race

Richland Population Pyramid 2024

Richland Median Age

37.1

Total

36.7

Male

37.2

Female

Richland Adults

There are 5,542 adults, (1,169 of whom are seniors) in Richland.

Richland Age Dependency

64.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Sex Ratio

Female3,43947.71%
Male3,76952.29%

Richland Population by Age

Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,0042.46832
Married1,3542.9978.821.2
Non Family1,0651.2762.237.8
Male2973.4166.733.3
Female2882.7440.659.4

2.91

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

68.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1603.26%
9th to 12th Grade3326.76%
High School Graduate1,36827.87%
Some College1,40628.65%
Associates Degree4679.52%
Bachelors Degree74815.24%
Graduate Degree4278.7%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Richland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richland Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,6953,526787
Black766766311
Other Race2733016
Asian1077957
Hispanic1013016
2+ Races67154

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 53.27%.

Richland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$36,478$45,544$26,215
Less Than 9th Grade$28,355$29,276$0
High School Graduate$27,344$32,500$11,762
Some College$46,802$51,234$23,512
Bachelors Degree$45,618$0$46,193
Graduate Degree$47,171$0$46,711

$36,478

Average Earnings

$45,544

Average Male

$26,215

Average Female

Richland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richland Language

96.41% of Richland residents speak only English, while 3.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.25% of the population.

Richland Language

Richland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,15589917.44%
Other29822475.17%
Black1,3351198.91%
Hispanic2333916.74%

17.88%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.32%

Male Poverty Rate

16.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland is Other, with 75.17% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland is Black, with 8.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.16%.

Richland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade52.03%
High School15.64%
Some College14.52%
Bachelors or Greater3.57%

Richland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed80.3%
Female Employed11.04%
Male Employed7.78%
Female Unemployed0%

Richland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$54,753$70,354
Families$65,279$87,172
Married Families$67,813$-999,999,999
Non Families-$37,133

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

52.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richland 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 55-64.

Richland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

707

Number of Veterans

661

Male Veterans

46

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam239
Second Gulf War146
First Gulf War111
World War II14
Korea9

Richland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74194
75+176
35 to 54153
55 to 64102
18 to 3482

Richland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White67516.2%
Black323.8%

Richland Veterans by Race

Richland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

8.49%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.98%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

61.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.3%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Richland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richland 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

77.87%

Born in Richland

97.13%

Native Born

2.87%

Foreign Born

1.07%

Non Citizen

1.8%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.13% of Richland residents were born in the United States, with 77.87% having been born in Mississippi. 1.07% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Richland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20297,829760.98%
20287,753760.99%
20277,677761%
20267,601761.01%
20257,525761.02%
20247,449761.03%
20237,373761.04%
20227,297700.97%
20217,227821.15%
20207,145-103-1.42%
20197,2481261.77%
20187,122-39-0.54%
20177,161-27-0.38%
20167,188480.67%
20157,140210.29%
20147,119370.52%
20137,082220.31%
20127,060510.73%
20117,009761.1%
20106,93390615.03%
20006,0272,01350.15%
19904,014591.49%
19803,95500%

Richland Population by Year