Richmond, Indiana Population 2020

34,965

Richmond is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 34,965, it is the 27th largest city in Indiana and the 1121st largest city in the United States. Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -0.55% annually and its population has decreased by -5.02% 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 1,457 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond is $54,673 with a poverty rate of 20.83%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $667 per month, and the median house value is $85,700. The median age in Richmond is 39.3 years, 38 years for males, and 41.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 91.2 males.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 83.96%
  • Black or African American: 9.06%
  • Two or more races: 3.59%
  • Asian: 1.65%
  • Other race: 1.49%
  • Native American: 0.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richmond, Indiana is 34,965, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 35,353.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 36,812.

Richmond, Indiana Population 2020

Year Total Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202065,452-242-0.37%
201965,694-242-0.37%
201865,936-242-0.37%
201766,178-431-0.65%
201666,609-356-0.53%
201566,965-412-0.62%
201467,377-406-0.60%
201367,783-438-0.65%
201268,221-407-0.60%
201168,628-262-0.38%
201068,8900.00%

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White29,93583.96%
Black or African American3,2309.06%
Two or More Races1,2793.59%
Asian5901.65%
Some Other Race5321.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native870.24%

Richmond Population Pyramid 2020

Richmond Median Age

39.3


Total

38


Male

41.4


Female

Richmond Adults

There are 27,998 adults, (6,481 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

65.7

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female

18,647

52.30%

Male

17,006

47.70%

Richmond Households and Families

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75%25%
All56.4%43.6%
Male55%45%
Non Family46.2%53.8%
Female40.7%59.3%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All14,4182.3156.4
Non Family5,8171.2446.2
Married5,4062.9775
Female2,6263.1540.7
Male5693.1255

2.93

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3875.75%
9th to 12th Grade2,3979.93%
High School Graduate8,72236.14%
Some College5,22921.67%
Associates Degree2,0328.42%
Bachelors Degree2,3989.94%
Graduate Degree1,9678.15%

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White20,71517,5193,876
Black1,9471,689196
Hispanic68144538
Multiple Races48141641
Asian299266214
Other Race19496
Native American7257

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 88.96%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 71.57%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,367$32,252$25,973
Less Than High School$19,592$21,369$12,885
High School Grad$25,323$27,415$20,703
Some College$29,107$34,409$27,490
Bachelors Degree$44,421$50,679$36,944
Graduate Degree$54,479$64,342$51,518

$28,367

Average Earnings

$32,252

Average Male

$25,973

Average Female

Richmond Language

Richmond Language by Age

Richmond Language

94.15% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 5.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.24% of the population.

Richmond Poverty

Richmond Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White27,3525,39519.72%
Black2,90587530.12%
Hispanic1,55149331.79%
Other43618843.12%
Multiple1,13116814.85%
Asian438337.53%
Native771012.99%

20.83%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.79%

Male Poverty Rate

23.56%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Other, with 43.12% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Asian, with 7.53% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.88%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.32%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.62%
Some College17.84%
High School16.17%
Bachelors or Greater5.46%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed54.08%
Male Unemployed18.47%
Female Employed14.52%
Male Employed8.16%

Richmond Income

Richmond Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,145$54,673
Families$50,499$68,158
Married Families$63,385-
Non Families$23,440$32,733

Richmond Marital Status

Richmond Marital Status

Marriage Rates

39.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.0%

Male Marriage Rate

36.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond Married by Age and Sex

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

Richmond Veterans

2,751

Number of Veterans

2,638

Male Veterans

113

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam914
First Gulf War369
Second Gulf War289
Korea240
World War II184
Age Group Veterans
55 to 64747
35 to 54650
65 to 74580
75+546
18 to 34228
Name Veterans % of Total
White2,2979.56%
Black37516.02%
Indian5272.22%
Hispanic282.75%
2 or More273.65%

$Richmond Veterans by Education

12.01%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.41%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Employment Status

57.2%

Labor Force Participation

53.3%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond 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

66.62%

Born in Indiana

96.08%

Native Born

3.92%

Foreign Born

2.17%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.08% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 66.62% having been born in Indiana. 2.17% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202034,965-194-0.55%
201935,159-194-0.55%
201835,353-99-0.28%
201735,452-194-0.54%
201635,646-167-0.47%
201535,813-172-0.48%
201435,985-226-0.62%
201336,211-242-0.66%
201236,453-225-0.61%
201136,678-43-0.12%
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%