Richlands, North Carolina Population 2020

1,718

Richlands is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,718, it is the 268th largest city in North Carolina and the 8192nd largest city in the United States. Richlands is currently growing at a rate of 1.24% annually and its population has increased by 13.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,520 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Richlands has a population density of 1,053 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richlands is $52,588 with a poverty rate of 18.98%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,028 per month, and the median house value is $180,900. The median age in Richlands is 26.6 years, 24.9 years for males, and 28.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 103.7 males.

Richlands Demographics

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

  • White: 75.48%
  • Black or African American: 9.03%
  • Two or more races: 8.48%
  • Other race: 2.65%
  • Asian: 2.10%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.98%
  • Native American: 0.28%
The current population of Richlands, North Carolina is 1,718, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,676.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,520.

Richlands, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,90575.48%
Black or African American2289.03%
Two or More Races2148.48%
Some Other Race672.65%
Asian532.10%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander501.98%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.28%

Richlands Population Pyramid 2020

Richlands Median Age

26.6


Total

24.9


Male

28.2


Female

Richlands Adults

There are 1,589 adults, (232 of whom are seniors) in Richlands.

Richlands Age Dependency

86

Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

68.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Richlands Sex Ratio

Female

1,239

49.09%

Male

1,285

50.91%

Richlands Households and Families

Richlands Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richlands Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married77.3%22.7%
All58%42%
Non Family41.8%58.2%
Male34.5%65.5%
Female30%70%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8173.0958
Married4154.3877.3
Non Family2631.1941.8
Female1102.9230
Male292.4834.5

3.96

Average Family Size

3.09

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richlands Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade302.25%
9th to 12th Grade826.14%
High School Graduate46734.98%
Some College46734.98%
Associates Degree1229.14%
Bachelors Degree15211.39%
Graduate Degree151.12%

Richlands Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White977893147
Black1651458
Hispanic1241223
Multiple Races48426
Other Race4141
Asian41413
Islander2727

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 15.05%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,182$42,431$25,781
Less Than High School$10,000$13,333$9,375
High School Grad$31,094$37,375$
Some College$39,583$42,384$
Bachelors Degree$49,200$63,173$48,625
Graduate Degree$$163,750$

$38,182

Average Earnings

$42,431

Average Male

$25,781

Average Female

Richlands Language

Richlands Language by Age

Richlands Language

93.30% of Richlands residents speak only English, while 6.70% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.99% of the population.

Richlands Poverty

Richlands Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,84124213.15%
Black2287030.70%
Multiple2146630.84%
Islander5050100.00%
Hispanic2324218.10%
Asian532445.28%
Other6768.96%

18.98%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.84%

Male Poverty Rate

18.08%

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 8.96% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.25%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School50.89%
High School25.27%
Some College13.75%
Bachelors or Greater0.60%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed43.55%
Female Unemployed36.54%
Male Employed18.12%
Female Employed18.06%

Richlands Income

Richlands Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,673$52,588
Families$57,542$62,360
Married Families$59,135-
Non Families$18,875$31,502

Richlands Marital Status

Richlands Marital Status

Marriage Rates

57.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Richlands Married by Age and Sex

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

Richlands Veterans

300

Number of Veterans

231

Male Veterans

69

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War186
First Gulf War109
Vietnam70
World War II
Korea
Age Group Veterans
35 to 54107
18 to 34106
65 to 7456
55 to 6420
75+11
Name Veterans % of Total
White27326.00%
Hispanic2331.51%
Black1712.41%
Other620.00%
2 or More47.84%

$Richlands Veterans by Education

12.67%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richlands Employment Status

59.3%

Labor Force Participation

37.1%

Employment Rate

15.8%

Unemployment Rate

Richlands 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

34.79%

Born in North Carolina

97.50%

Native Born

2.50%

Foreign Born

1.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.50% of Richlands residents were born in the United States, with 34.79% having been born in North Carolina. 1.03% 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
20201,718211.24%
20191,697211.25%
20181,676301.82%
20171,646211.29%
20161,625-13-0.79%
20151,638110.68%
20141,627201.24%
20131,607231.45%
20121,584664.35%
20111,518100.66%
20101,5080.00%