Richmond Heights, Missouri Population 2020

8,478

Richmond Heights is a city located in Missouri. With a 2020 population of 8,478, it is the 91st largest city in Missouri and the 3459th largest city in the United States. Richmond Heights is currently declining at a rate of -0.43% annually and its population has decreased by -1.45% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,603 in 2010. Richmond Heights reached it's highest population of 15,622 in 1960. Spanning over 2 miles, Richmond Heights has a population density of 3,707 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond Heights is $115,951 with a poverty rate of 6.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,010 per month, and the median house value is $247,500. The median age in Richmond Heights is 39 years, 37.6 years for males, and 40.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 104.1 males.

Richmond Heights Demographics

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

  • White: 78.51%
  • Black or African American: 11.72%
  • Asian: 7.08%
  • Two or more races: 2.60%
  • Other race: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richmond Heights, Missouri is 8,478, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,552.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,603.

Richmond Heights, Missouri Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White6,64078.51%
Black or African American99111.72%
Asian5997.08%
Two or More Races2202.60%
Some Other Race70.08%

Richmond Heights Population Pyramid 2020

Richmond Heights Median Age

39


Total

37.6


Male

40.9


Female

Richmond Heights Adults

There are 7,027 adults, (1,263 of whom are seniors) in Richmond Heights.

Richmond Heights Age Dependency

46.7

Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Heights Sex Ratio

Female

4,144

49.00%

Male

4,313

51.00%

Richmond Heights Households and Families

Richmond Heights Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond Heights Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78.7%21.3%
Female65.2%34.8%
All55%45%
Male45.7%54.3%
Non Family35.4%64.6%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,0562.0755
Non Family2,0971.2535.4
Married1,6892.9478.7
Female1783.1765.2
Male922.8745.7

2.94

Average Family Size

2.07

Average Household Size

7.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond Heights Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade210.32%
9th to 12th Grade1031.56%
High School Graduate4657.06%
Some College94614.37%
Associates Degree4236.43%
Bachelors Degree2,33035.39%
Graduate Degree2,29534.86%

Richmond Heights Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,0925,0223,714
Black783732287
Asian499499462
Hispanic141141119
Multiple Races737043
Other Race777

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 other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,294$58,958$47,665
Less Than High School$23,529$$
High School Grad$16,406$25,507$
Some College$35,294$40,395$21,201
Bachelors Degree$56,630$66,081$50,929
Graduate Degree$64,390$83,667$58,112

$52,294

Average Earnings

$58,958

Average Male

$47,665

Average Female

Richmond Heights Language

Richmond Heights Language by Age

Richmond Heights Language

90.44% of Richmond Heights residents speak only English, while 9.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.10% of the population.

Richmond Heights Poverty

Richmond Heights Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White6,3723134.91%
Black99111311.40%
Asian5998814.69%
Hispanic272186.62%

6.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.83%

Male Poverty Rate

7.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond Heights

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond Heights is Asian, with 14.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond Heights is White, with 4.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.21%.

Name Poverty
High School15.08%
Less Than High School12.90%
Some College7.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.18%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.29%
Female Unemployed22.69%
Female Employed6.23%
Male Employed2.13%

Richmond Heights Income

Richmond Heights Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$78,481$115,951
Families$121,619$165,058
Married Families$129,340-
Non Families$48,564$69,808

Richmond Heights Marital Status

Richmond Heights Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

50.5%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond Heights Married by Age and Sex

Richmond Heights 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 35-44.

Richmond Heights Marital Status by Race

Richmond Heights Veterans

416

Number of Veterans

394

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam153
First Gulf War81
Second Gulf War62
World War II37
Korea22
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64105
75+99
35 to 5497
65 to 7483
18 to 3432
Name Veterans % of Total
White3085.55%
Black9611.14%
2 or More1212.50%

$Richmond Heights Veterans by Education

7.45%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Heights Employment Status

74.3%

Labor Force Participation

71.6%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond Heights 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

59.70%

Born in Missouri

91.37%

Native Born

8.63%

Foreign Born

5.29%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.37% of Richmond Heights residents were born in the United States, with 59.70% having been born in Missouri. 5.29% 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
20208,478-37-0.43%
20198,515-37-0.43%
20188,5521762.10%
20178,376-37-0.44%
20168,413-74-0.87%
20158,487-22-0.26%
20148,509-16-0.19%
20138,525-26-0.30%
20128,551-11-0.13%
20118,562-10-0.12%
20108,572-1,030-1.13%
20009,602-846-0.84%
199010,448-1,068-0.97%
198011,516-2,286-1.79%
197013,802-1,820-1.23%
196015,6225770.38%
195015,0452,2431.63%
194012,8023,6523.42%
19309,1500.00%