Richmond, Indiana Population 2024

35,247

Richmond is a city located in Wayne County Indiana. Richmond has a 2024 population of 35,247. It is also the county seat of Wayne County.Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -0.38% annually and its population has decreased by -1.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,693 in 2020.

The average household income in Richmond is $59,237 with a poverty rate of 21.52%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Richmond is 38.8 years, 35.6 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 81.38%
  • Black or African American: 7.09%
  • Two or more races: 6.9%
  • Other race: 2.12%
  • Asian: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.76%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
24.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,468.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.25% (-446)
The current population of Richmond, Indiana is 35,247 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,693.

Richmond, Indiana Population 2024

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Richmond Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White29,00781.38%
Black or African American2,5277.09%
Two or more races2,4596.9%
Other race7552.12%
Asian6191.74%
Native American2720.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.01%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid 2024

Richmond Median Age

38.8

Total

35.6

Male

40.7

Female

Richmond Adults

There are 27,893 adults, (6,586 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

67.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female18,63752.29%
Male17,00547.71%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All14,8272.2556.343.7
Non Family6,2851.2244.855.2
Married5,1843.0276.723.3
Female2,6643.0344.655.4
Male6942.8252.347.7
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2.89

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

56.3%

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 2+ races people with a rate of 92.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.97%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$35,000

Average Earnings

$40,073

Average Male

$31,430

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

94.1% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 5.9% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.87% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White26,8965,28119.63%
Black2,24375433.62%
Hispanic1,67756633.75%
Multiple2,39955923.3%
Other69829041.55%
Native2696524.16%
Asian4624910.61%
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21.52%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.02%

Male Poverty Rate

22.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Other, with 41.55% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Asian, with 10.61% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 28.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.78%.

Richmond Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.5%
High School22.75%
Some College13%
Bachelors or Greater6.96%
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Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed47.02%
Male Unemployed32.62%
Female Employed15.79%
Male Employed9.01%
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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

38.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.2%

Male Marriage Rate

35.2%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Richmond Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,310

Number of Veterans

2,107

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

5.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.7%

Labor Force Participation

54.2%

Employment Rate

6%

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

67.17%

Born in Richmond

95.72%

Native Born

4.28%

Foreign Born

3.28%

Non Citizen

1%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.72% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 67.17% having been born in Indiana. 3.28% 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
202934,582-133-0.38%
202834,715-133-0.38%
202734,848-133-0.38%
202634,981-133-0.38%
202535,114-133-0.38%
202435,247-133-0.38%
202335,380-133-0.37%
202235,513-133-0.37%
202135,646-47-0.13%
202035,6933110.88%
201935,382-69-0.19%
201835,451-66-0.19%
201735,517-187-0.52%
201635,704-151-0.42%
201535,855-156-0.43%
201436,011-224-0.62%
201336,235-235-0.64%
201236,470-226-0.62%
201136,696-29-0.08%
201036,725-2,399-6.13%
200039,1244191.08%
199038,705-2,644-6.39%
198041,349-2,650-6.02%
197043,999-150-0.34%
196044,1494,61011.66%
195039,5394,39212.5%
194035,1472,6548.17%
193032,4935,72821.4%
192026,7654,44119.89%
191022,3244,09822.48%
190018,2261,6189.74%
189016,6083,86630.34%
188012,7423,29734.91%
18709,4452,84243.04%
18606,603
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Richmond Population by Year