Richland, Washington Population 2020

60,475

Richland is a city located in Washington. With a 2020 population of 60,475, it is the 21st largest city in Washington and the 630th largest city in the United States. Richland is currently growing at a rate of 2.69% annually and its population has increased by 25.84% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 48,058 in 2010. Spanning over 43 miles, Richland has a population density of 1,542 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richland is $96,212 with a poverty rate of 8.54%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,010 per month, and the median house value is $245,000. The median age in Richland is 37.1 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 97.0 males.

Richland Demographics

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

  • White: 83.32%
  • Asian: 4.82%
  • Other race: 4.51%
  • Two or more races: 4.48%
  • Black or African American: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.65%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Richland, Washington is 60,475, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 57,303.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 48,058.

Richland, Washington Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020307,5325,6541.84%
2019301,8785,6541.87%
2018296,2245,6541.91%
2017290,5706,6032.27%
2016283,9674,8721.72%
2015279,0954,8101.72%
2014274,2853,4291.25%
2013270,8562,7361.01%
2012268,1204,6261.73%
2011263,4947,9463.02%
2010255,5480.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White45,86083.32%
Asian2,6524.82%
Some Other Race2,4824.51%
Two or More Races2,4674.48%
Black or African American1,2002.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native3600.65%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander220.04%

Richland Population Pyramid 2020

Richland Median Age

37.1


Total

36.4


Male

37.9


Female

Richland Adults

There are 41,914 adults, (8,775 of whom are seniors) in Richland.

Richland Age Dependency

66.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richland Sex Ratio

Female

27,943

50.77%

Male

27,100

49.23%

Richland Households and Families

Richland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.3%18.7%
All64.7%35.3%
Female50%50%
Non Family48.9%51.1%
Male37%63%

64.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All22,0162.4964.7
Married11,0913.1481.3
Non Family7,8421.2448.9
Female2,0103.3650
Male1,0733.2337

3.1

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5701.53%
9th to 12th Grade9642.59%
High School Graduate7,28019.54%
Some College8,68723.32%
Associates Degree3,7239.99%
Bachelors Degree9,53925.60%
Graduate Degree6,49617.43%

Richland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White30,55229,74013,672
Hispanic2,9142,480610
Asian1,9501,8251,277
Other Race1,276954167
Multiple Races1,069990294
Black635589190
Native American22821052
Islander2215

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 97.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 65.49%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,487$68,651$36,561
Less Than High School$33,333$57,717$15,000
High School Grad$36,089$41,209$25,872
Some College$37,054$50,590$28,980
Bachelors Degree$69,325$91,333$46,144
Graduate Degree$83,961$104,375$64,310

$50,487

Average Earnings

$68,651

Average Male

$36,561

Average Female

Richland Language

Richland Language by Age

Richland Language

86.53% of Richland residents speak only English, while 13.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.21% of the population.

Richland Poverty

Richland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White42,5473,1897.50%
Hispanic5,93899016.67%
Other2,38742417.76%
Multiple2,44830012.25%
Asian2,6521284.83%
Black1,180887.46%
Native3604211.67%

8.54%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.73%

Male Poverty Rate

9.32%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richland is Other, with 17.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richland is Asian, with 4.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.37%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.62%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.02%
High School11.95%
Some College8.15%
Bachelors or Greater2.97%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.33%
Male Unemployed20.88%
Female Employed4.61%
Male Employed3.90%

Richland Income

Richland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$74,405$96,212
Families$97,109$113,905
Married Families$110,143-
Non Families$50,789$60,921

Richland Marital Status

Richland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

53.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Richland Married by Age and Sex

Richland Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Richland Marital Status by Race

Richland Veterans

4,014

Number of Veterans

3,804

Male Veterans

210

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,527
First Gulf War962
Second Gulf War711
World War II269
Korea262
Name Veterans % of Total
White3,61910.14%
2 or More17412.07%
Hispanic1674.20%
Other683.97%
Asian612.92%
Black619.01%
Indian166.53%
Hawaiian1568.18%

$Richland Veterans by Education

3.89%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richland Employment Status

65.1%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Richland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

49.63%

Born in Washington

91.63%

Native Born

8.37%

Foreign Born

3.43%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.63% of Richland residents were born in the United States, with 49.63% having been born in Washington. 3.43% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202060,4751,5862.69%
201958,8891,5862.77%
201857,3039751.73%
201756,3281,5862.90%
201654,7426971.29%
201554,0451,1742.22%
201452,8717021.35%
201352,1697881.53%
201251,3811,1542.30%
201150,2271,7403.59%
201048,4879,7792.28%
200038,7086,3931.82%
199032,315-1,263-0.38%
198033,5787,2882.48%
197026,2902,7421.11%
196023,5481,7390.77%
195021,80921,60959.87%
19402000.00%