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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richmondwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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%.
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Richmond
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.