Richmond, Indiana Population 2021

35,226
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Richmond is a city located in Wayne County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Wayne County. With a 2020 population of 35,226, it is the 27th largest city in Indiana and the 1122nd largest city in the United States . Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -0.16% annually and its population has decreased by -4.31% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 36,812 in 2010. Richmond reached it's highest population of 44,149 in 1960. Spanning over 24 miles, Richmond has a population density of 1,467 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond is $56,305 with a poverty rate of 20.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $679 per month, and the median house value is $88,400. The median age in Richmond is 38.9 years, 36.8 years for males, and 41.3 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 83.53%
  • Black or African American: 8.84%
  • Two or more races: 3.91%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Other race: 1.30%
  • Native American: 0.68%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richmond, Indiana is 35,226 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,400.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,812.

Richmond, Indiana Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202165,560-162-0.25%
202065,722-162-0.25%
201965,884-162-0.25%
201866,046-133-0.20%
201766,179-451-0.68%
201666,630-342-0.51%
201566,972-406-0.61%
201467,378-407-0.60%
201367,785-439-0.65%
201268,224-412-0.60%
201168,636-253-0.37%
201068,8890.00%

Richmond Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,68683.53%
Black or African American3,1418.84%
Two or More Races1,3893.91%
Asian6201.74%
Some Other Race4631.30%
American Indian and Alaska Native2400.68%
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Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid $2021

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Richmond Median Age

38.9


Total

36.8


Male

41.3


Female

Richmond Adults

There are 27,980 adults, (6,565 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

66

Age Dependency Ratio

30.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female

18,497

52.05%

Male

17,042

47.95%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
Male62.9%37.1%
All55%45%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Female41.3%58.7%

55.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,5232.2855
Non Family5,9551.2243.1
Married5,4452.9474
Female2,6253.1241.3
Male4983.3762.9

2.92

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Richmond Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2705.27%
9th to 12th Grade2,49610.37%
High School Graduate8,50235.31%
Some College5,09821.17%
Associates Degree2,1458.91%
Bachelors Degree2,49710.37%
Graduate Degree2,0738.61%
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Richmond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White20,59917,4074,031
Black1,9361,736180
Hispanic72045217
2+ Races506430101
Asian311288241
Other Race222110
Native American12247

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.60%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 77.49%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,401$32,229$26,608
Less Than 9th Grade$18,811$20,522$15,294
High School Graduate$26,229$27,396$24,868
Some College$30,493$34,929$27,465
Bachelors Degree$42,425$50,494$37,321
Graduate Degree$55,369$65,769$51,788

$29,401

Average Earnings

$32,229

Average Male

$26,608

Average Female

Richmond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond Language by Age

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Richmond Language

94.00% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 6.00% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.46% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,1925,08018.68%
Black2,81484830.14%
Hispanic1,57752633.35%
Other43828164.16%
Multiple1,22021217.38%
Asian456408.77%
Native22873.07%

20.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.42%

Male Poverty Rate

22.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Other, with 64.16% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Native, with 3.07% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.62%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.07%.

Richmond Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.43%
High School17.33%
Some College14.55%
Bachelors or Greater6.85%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed53.78%
Male Unemployed19.55%
Female Employed13.31%
Male Employed7.27%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,724$56,305
Families$51,779$70,209
Married Families$63,651-
Non Families$25,757$34,081
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Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.4%

Male Marriage Rate

37.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond Married by Age and Sex

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Richmond 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 55-64.

Richmond Marital Status by Race

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Richmond Marital Status

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2,627

Number of Veterans

2,491

Male Veterans

136

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam853
First Gulf War392
Second Gulf War387
Korea214
World War II144

Richmond Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64664
35 to 54627
65 to 74570
75+495
18 to 34271

Richmond Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,1809.08%
Black36615.52%
Native American4133.61%
2+ Races405.40%
Hispanic343.37%

Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

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10.90%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.5%

Employment Rate

6.4%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond Employment by Age

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Richmond Employment by Race

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Richmond 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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66.53%

Born in Richmond

96.23%

Native Born

3.77%

Foreign Born

2.43%

Non Citizen

1.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.23% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 66.53% having been born in Indiana. 2.43% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202135,226-58-0.16%
202035,284-58-0.16%
201935,342-58-0.16%
201835,400-43-0.12%
201735,443-208-0.58%
201635,651-163-0.46%
201535,814-170-0.47%
201435,984-226-0.62%
201336,210-243-0.67%
201236,453-228-0.62%
201136,681-40-0.11%
201036,721-2,403-0.63%
200039,1244190.11%
199038,705-2,644-0.66%
198041,349-2,650-0.62%
197043,999-150-0.03%
196044,1494,6101.11%
195039,5394,3921.18%
194035,1472,6540.79%
193032,4935,7281.96%
192026,7654,4411.83%
191022,3244,0982.05%
190018,2261,6180.93%
189016,6083,8662.69%
188012,7423,2973.04%
18709,4452,8423.64%
18606,6030.00%

Richmond Population by Year