Richmond, Texas Population 2024

13,455

Richmond is a city located in Fort Bend County Texas. Richmond has a 2024 population of 13,455. It is also the county seat of Fort Bend County. Richmond is currently growing at a rate of 3.6% annually and its population has increased by 16.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,585 in 2020.

The average household income in Richmond is $70,534 with a poverty rate of 17.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Richmond is 33.8 years, 32.1 years for males, and 38.4 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 45.87%
  • Black or African American: 26.61%
  • Two or more races: 13.84%
  • Other race: 11.97%
  • Asian: 0.91%
  • Native American: 0.8%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Texas
Land Area (mi²)
4.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
3,170.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
16.14% (1,870)
The current population of Richmond, Texas is 13,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 11,585.

Richmond, Texas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,47345.87%
Black or African American3,17526.61%
Two or more races1,65113.84%
Other race1,42811.97%
Asian1080.91%
Native American960.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

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

33.8

Total

32.1

Male

38.4

Female

Richmond Adults

There are 9,672 adults, (1,852 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

52.6

Age Dependency Ratio

23.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female6,19551.92%
Male5,73648.08%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3592.4655.344.7
Non Family1,9731.1430.369.7
Married1,0903.6578.121.9
Female1,0173.3874.925.1
Male2793.827228

3.47

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

55.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richmond Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6888.52%
9th to 12th Grade83310.32%
High School Graduate2,39529.66%
Some College2,09525.95%
Associates Degree5737.1%
Bachelors Degree81410.08%
Graduate Degree6768.37%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Hispanic3,3222,136134
Black2,3592,084447
White2,1482,088711
Other Race99961279
2+ Races905669107
Asian10810892
Native American705520

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 85.19%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$32,788$35,092$31,286
Less Than 9th Grade$19,800$37,885$15,882
High School Graduate$31,096$33,623$28,292
Some College$43,875$39,821$50,360
Bachelors Degree$26,170$23,750$27,181
Graduate Degree$101,159$0$102,195

$32,788

Average Earnings

$35,092

Average Male

$31,286

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

65.53% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 34.47% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 31.45% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic5,3581,22722.9%
White2,60032712.58%
Black2,73030111.03%
Other1,21427722.82%
Multiple1,53525116.35%

17.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.3%

Male Poverty Rate

19.36%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Hispanic, with 22.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Black, with 11.03% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.01%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.28%.

Richmond Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade36.8%
Bachelors or Greater22.12%
High School12.98%
Some College6.36%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed14.95%
Male Unemployed13.9%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed5.36%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$51,832$70,534
Families$80,179$87,236
Married Families$87,879$-999,999,999
Non Families$26,788$46,361

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.3%

Male Marriage Rate

24.6%

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 35-44.

Richmond Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

131

Number of Veterans

102

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam68
Second Gulf War8
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Richmond Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
55 to 6454
65 to 7451
75+26
18 to 340
35 to 540

Richmond Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White962.23%
Hispanic290.69%
Black200.73%
2+ Races151.26%

Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

46%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.6%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5%

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

73.01%

Born in Richmond

87.74%

Native Born

12.26%

Foreign Born

8.9%

Non Citizen

3.36%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.74% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 73.01% having been born in Texas. 8.9% 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
202915,7924673.05%
202815,3254683.15%
202714,8574673.25%
202614,3904683.36%
202513,9224673.47%
202413,4554683.6%
202312,9874673.73%
202212,5202822.3%
202112,2386535.64%
202011,585-970-7.73%
201912,555-56-0.44%
201812,611-11-0.09%
201712,622-92-0.72%
201612,71430.02%
201512,7111501.19%
201412,5611951.58%
201312,3661521.24%
201212,214600.49%
201112,154290.24%
201012,1251,0449.42%
200011,0811,03910.35%
199010,0423503.61%
19809,6923,91567.77%
19705,7772,10957.5%
19603,66800%
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Richmond Population by Year