Richlands, North Carolina Population 2021

1,731
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Richlands is a city located in Onslow County North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,731, it is the 268th largest city in North Carolina and the 8175th largest city in the United States . Richlands is currently growing at a rate of 0.82% annually and its population has increased by 13.88% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,520 in 2010. Richlands reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Richlands has a population density of 1,061 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richlands is $55,826 with a poverty rate of 16.33%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $796 per month, and the median house value is $181,700. The median age in Richlands is 27.8 years, 26 years for males, and 29.5 years for females.

Richlands Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richlandswas:

  • White: 70.43%
  • Black or African American: 15.95%
  • Two or more races: 8.80%
  • Other race: 2.41%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.57%
  • Asian: 0.59%
  • Native American: 0.25%
The current population of Richlands, North Carolina is 1,731 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,703.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,520.

Richlands, North Carolina Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,66570.43%
Black or African American37715.95%
Two or More Races2088.80%
Some Other Race572.41%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander371.57%
Asian140.59%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.25%
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Richlands Population by Race

Richlands Population Pyramid $2021

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Richlands Median Age

27.8


Total

26


Male

29.5


Female

Richlands Adults

There are 1,429 adults, (217 of whom are seniors) in Richlands.

Richlands Age Dependency

95

Age Dependency Ratio

17.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

77.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Richlands Sex Ratio

Female

1,196

50.59%

Male

1,168

49.41%

Richlands Population by Age

Richlands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richlands Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female25%75%
Male28.6%71.4%
Non Family43.7%56.3%
All62.4%37.6%
Married82.4%17.6%

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richlands Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All7723.0662.4
Married4214.2382.4
Non Family2471.1743.7
Female762.8725
Male282.6828.6

3.94

Average Family Size

3.06

Average Household Size

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Richlands Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade332.59%
9th to 12th Grade705.49%
High School Graduate46836.73%
Some College39230.77%
Associates Degree987.69%
Bachelors Degree19014.91%
Graduate Degree231.81%
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Richlands Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richlands Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White882798182
Black23822916
Hispanic1041016
2+ Races453812
Other Race4040
Islander2121
Asian1414
Native American22

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 2+ races people with a rate of 26.67%.

Richlands Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$37,895$44,861$21,133
Less Than 9th Grade$15,000$15,000$13,750
High School Graduate$26,397$39,449$13,750
Some College$41,071$44,537$27,000
Bachelors Degree$48,717$62,639$47,862
Graduate Degree$51,250$$40,000

$37,895

Average Earnings

$44,861

Average Male

$21,133

Average Female

Richlands Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richlands Language by Age

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Richlands Language

93.68% of Richlands residents speak only English, while 6.32% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.32% of the population.

Richlands Language

Richlands Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,60219211.99%
Black3776818.04%
Multiple2085225.00%
Hispanic2164721.76%
Islander3737100.00%
Asian141285.71%
Other5758.77%

16.33%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.32%

Male Poverty Rate

14.38%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richlands

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richlands is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richlands is Other, with 8.77% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.80%.

Richlands Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade38.83%
High School22.86%
Some College13.06%
Bachelors or Greater2.82%

Richlands Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed57.14%
Male Unemployed34.00%
Male Employed22.80%
Female Employed11.80%

Richlands Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richlands Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,171$55,826
Families$59,110$66,198
Married Families$63,317-
Non Families$20,288$33,566
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Income by Household Type

Richlands Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

58.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Richlands Married by Age and Sex

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Richlands Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Richlands Marital Status by Race

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Richlands Marital Status

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260

Number of Veterans

211

Male Veterans

49

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War168
First Gulf War118
Vietnam41
World War II
Korea

Richlands Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54145
18 to 3457
65 to 7429
55 to 6417
75+12

Richlands Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White22225.43%
Black3014.71%
Hispanic2230.14%
2+ Races613.33%
Other Race26.67%

Richlands Veterans by Race

Richlands Veterans by Education

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13.08%

Veteran Poverty Rate

31.54%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richlands Veterans by Education

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

37.2%

Employment Rate

12.3%

Unemployment Rate

Richlands Employment by Age

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Richlands Employment by Race

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Richlands 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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36.04%

Born in Richlands

98.94%

Native Born

1.06%

Foreign Born

0.68%

Non Citizen

0.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.94% of Richlands residents were born in the United States, with 36.04% having been born in North Carolina. 0.68% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richlands Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,731140.82%
20201,717140.82%
20191,703140.83%
20181,689311.87%
20171,658191.16%
20161,63910.06%
20151,638120.74%
20141,626201.25%
20131,606231.45%
20121,583644.21%
20111,519100.66%
20101,5090.00%

Richlands Population by Year