Richmond, California Population 2024

111,441

Richmond is a city located in Contra Costa County California. Richmond has a 2024 population of 111,441. Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -1.27% annually and its population has decreased by -4.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 116,367 in 2020.

The average household income in Richmond is $108,861 with a poverty rate of 14.3%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Richmond is 37.1 years, 35.9 years for males, and 38.6 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • Other race: 28.29%
  • White: 24.22%
  • Black or African American: 18.3%
  • Asian: 14.23%
  • Two or more races: 13.26%
  • Native American: 1.18%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.51%
Land Area (mi²)
30.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,707.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.23% (-4,926)
The current population of Richmond, California is 111,441 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 116,367.

Richmond, California Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Other race32,71028.29%
White28,00724.22%
Black or African American21,15618.3%
Asian16,45314.23%
Two or more races15,33513.26%
Native American1,3631.18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander5950.51%
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Other race

White

Black or African American

Asian

Two or more races

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid 2024

Richmond Median Age

37.1

Total

35.9

Male

38.6

Female

Richmond Adults

There are 90,883 adults, (16,508 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

55.5

Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female58,48850.59%
Male57,13149.41%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All39,6182.8851.948.1
Married17,0843.6963.136.9
Non Family13,1021.2947.252.8
Female6,4013.6934.865.2
Male3,0313.4944.655.4
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3.5

Average Family Size

2.88

Average Household Size

51.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richmond Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Richmond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 94.61%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 56.79%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$48,483

Average Earnings

$55,013

Average Male

$41,958

Average Female

Richmond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richmond Language

45.54% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 54.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 38.83% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic50,4147,92415.72%
Other32,5196,73920.72%
Black20,9843,85818.39%
Multiple15,0611,89212.56%
White19,9491,8659.35%
Asian16,4081,3077.97%
Native1,309574.35%
Islander583417.03%
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14.3%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.37%

Male Poverty Rate

15.2%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Other, with 20.72% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Native, with 4.35% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.69%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.88%.

Richmond Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.71%
High School14.76%
Some College10.28%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%
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Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed24.63%
Female Unemployed23.53%
Female Employed6.73%
Male Employed5.24%
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Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

42.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.8%

Male Marriage Rate

39.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richmond 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 45-54.

Richmond Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,515

Number of Veterans

2,312

Male Veterans

203

Female Veterans

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Richmond Veterans by War

count

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Richmond Veterans by Age

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Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.97%

Veteran Poverty Rate

38.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

66.6%

Labor Force Participation

61.9%

Employment Rate

6.9%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond 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

50.06%

Born in Richmond

65.62%

Native Born

34.38%

Foreign Born

18.3%

Non Citizen

16.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.62% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 50.06% having been born in California. 18.3% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richmond Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029104,291-1,430-1.35%
2028105,721-1,430-1.33%
2027107,151-1,430-1.32%
2026108,581-1,430-1.3%
2025110,011-1,430-1.28%
2024111,441-1,430-1.27%
2023112,871-1,430-1.25%
2022114,301-1,430-1.24%
2021115,731-636-0.55%
2020116,3676,2175.64%
2019110,150-148-0.13%
2018110,2982410.22%
2017110,0573900.36%
2016109,6678000.73%
2015108,8671,2641.17%
2014107,6038630.81%
2013106,7401,2051.14%
2012105,5358010.76%
2011104,7341,0681.03%
2010103,6664,4504.49%
200099,21611,79113.49%
199087,42512,74917.07%
198074,676-4,367-5.52%
197079,0437,18910.01%
196071,854-27,691-27.82%
195099,54575,903321.05%
194023,6423,54917.66%
193020,0933,25019.3%
192016,84310,041147.62%
19106,802
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Richmond Population by Year