Richmond, Missouri Population 2021

5,647
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Richmond is a city located in Ray County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Ray County. With a 2020 population of 5,647, it is the 121st largest city in Missouri and the 4439th largest city in the United States . Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -0.05% annually and its population has decreased by -2.59% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,797 in 2010. Spanning over 6 miles, Richmond has a population density of 918 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond is $59,170 with a poverty rate of 17.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $100,800. The median age in Richmond is 37.9 years, 34.1 years for males, and 42.7 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 94.30%
  • Black or African American: 3.39%
  • Two or more races: 1.58%
  • Other race: 0.44%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richmond, Missouri is 5,647 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,647.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,797.

Richmond, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,30794.30%
Black or African American1913.39%
Two or More Races891.58%
Some Other Race250.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.28%
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Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid $2021

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Richmond Median Age

37.9


Total

34.1


Male

42.7


Female

Richmond Adults

There are 4,384 adults, (1,022 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

67.4

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female

3,032

53.87%

Male

2,596

46.13%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family29.3%70.7%
Female37.2%62.8%
All56.3%43.7%
Married85%15%
Male100%0%

56.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,3672.2956.3
Non Family1,0641.1829.3
Married9473.2585
Female2233.1837.2
Male1332.87100

3.04

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

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Richmond Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1523.91%
9th to 12th Grade44311.39%
High School Graduate1,69443.56%
Some College96024.69%
Associates Degree2486.38%
Bachelors Degree2526.48%
Graduate Degree1403.60%
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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
White3,6463,102377
Black13589
Hispanic888815
Native American1611
2+ Races44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 17.05%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,066$50,871$29,476
Less Than 9th Grade$24,630$38,839$
High School Graduate$37,193$51,793$20,250
Some College$42,250$62,833$35,278
Bachelors Degree$39,063$$
Graduate Degree$56,635$56,635$53,750

$39,066

Average Earnings

$50,871

Average Male

$29,476

Average Female

Richmond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond Language by Age

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Richmond Language

99.52% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 0.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,86480216.49%
Black1879450.27%
Multiple855564.71%

17.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.45%

Male Poverty Rate

23.66%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Multiple, with 64.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is White, with 16.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.45%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.95%.

Richmond Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade45.35%
High School15.68%
Some College11.95%
Bachelors or Greater4.21%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed40.00%
Female Employed20.44%
Male Employed6.62%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$51,362$59,170
Families$75,673$80,775
Married Families$94,938-
Non Families$21,367$29,718
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Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.1%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

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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290

Number of Veterans

290

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War121
Vietnam118
Korea20
First Gulf War15
World War II10

Richmond Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34106
55 to 6477
75+49
65 to 7443
35 to 5415

Richmond Veterans by Age

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Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

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3.96%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.35%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

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62.4%

Labor Force Participation

60.6%

Employment Rate

2.8%

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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80.12%

Born in Richmond

99.73%

Native Born

0.27%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.73% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 80.12% having been born in Missouri. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Richmond Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,647-3-0.05%
20205,650-3-0.05%
20195,653-3-0.05%
20185,656-9-0.16%
20175,6651011.82%
20165,564-22-0.39%
20155,586-45-0.80%
20145,631-41-0.72%
20135,672-11-0.19%
20125,683-70-1.22%
20115,753-42-0.72%
20105,795-321-0.54%
20006,1163780.64%
19905,7382390.43%
19805,4995511.06%
19704,9483440.72%
19604,6043050.69%
19504,299590.14%
19404,2401110.27%
19304,129-280-0.65%
19204,4097451.87%
19103,6641860.52%
19003,4785831.85%
18902,8950.00%

Richmond Population by Year