Richmond, Kentucky Population 2022

35,229
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Richmond is a city located in Madison County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Madison County. With a 2020 population of 35,229, it is the 7th largest city in Kentucky and the 1285th largest city in the United States. Richmond is currently growing at a rate of 0.92% annually but its population has decreased by -1.44% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 35,744 in 2020. Spanning over 21 miles, Richmond has a population density of 1,733 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond is $53,036 with a poverty rate of 27.02%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $713 per month, and the median house value is $148,900. The median age in Richmond is 26.1 years, 26.1 years for males, and 26.2 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richmondwas:

  • White: 87.58%
  • Black or African American: 6.05%
  • Two or more races: 3.37%
  • Asian: 1.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.70%
  • Other race: 0.38%
  • Native American: 0.24%
The current population of Richmond, Kentucky is 35,229 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 35,744.

Richmond, Kentucky Population 2022

2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.

Richmond Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

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Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid 2022

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Richmond Median Age

26.2


Total

26.1


Male

26.4


Female

Richmond Adults

There are 29,192 adults, (3,750 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

14.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female

19,135

53.53%

Male

16,609

46.47%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond Household Types

38.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond Households and Families

3.12

Average Family Size

2.33

Average Household Size

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Richmond Households by Type

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Richmond Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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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 asian people with a rate of 95.24%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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$32,326

Average Earnings

$39,200

Average Male

$29,526

Average Female

Richmond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond Language by Age

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Richmond Language

95.77% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 4.23% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.67% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

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27.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.83%

Male Poverty Rate

29.76%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Hispanic, with 66.71% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.93%. Among those working part-time, it was 43.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.01%.

Richmond Poverty

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Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

30.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

32.4%

Male Marriage Rate

28.1%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Richmond Marital Status by Race

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Richmond Marital Status

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2,031

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Richmond Veterans by War

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Richmond Veterans by Age

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Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

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15.98%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

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65.1%

Labor Force Participation

59.4%

Employment Rate

8.7%

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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69.69%

Born in Richmond

96.73%

Native Born

3.27%

Foreign Born

1.82%

Non Citizen

1.45%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.73% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 69.69% having been born in Kentucky. 1.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richmond Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Richmond Population by Year