Richmond, Texas Population 2021

12,504
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Richmond is a city located in Fort Bend County Texas. It is also the county seat of Fort Bend County. With a 2020 population of 12,504, it is the 208th largest city in Texas and the 2631st largest city in the United States . Richmond is currently declining at a rate of -0.30% annually but its population has increased by 7.06% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 11,679 in 2010. Richmond reached it's highest population of 12,721 in 2016. Spanning over 4 miles, Richmond has a population density of 3,037 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richmond is $67,437 with a poverty rate of 19.00%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $840 per month, and the median house value is $157,600. The median age in Richmond is 33.8 years, 33.9 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Richmond Demographics

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

  • White: 63.10%
  • Black or African American: 16.86%
  • Other race: 9.69%
  • Asian: 6.67%
  • Two or more races: 3.46%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.09%
The current population of Richmond, Texas is 12,504 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 12,615.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 11,679.

Richmond, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,98063.10%
Black or African American2,13216.86%
Some Other Race1,2269.69%
Asian8436.67%
Two or More Races4373.46%
American Indian and Alaska Native160.13%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander120.09%
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Richmond Population by Race

Richmond Population Pyramid $2021

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Richmond Median Age

33.8


Total

33.9


Male

33.8


Female

Richmond Adults

There are 9,584 adults, (1,462 of whom are seniors) in Richmond.

Richmond Age Dependency

55.7

Age Dependency Ratio

18

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond Sex Ratio

Female

6,416

50.74%

Male

6,230

49.26%

Richmond Population by Age

Richmond Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.2%27.8%
Male61%39%
All47.3%52.7%
Female33.3%66.7%
Non Family24.8%75.2%

47.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,9822.8747.3
Married1,4573.3872.2
Non Family1,2521.1624.8
Female9224.0333.3
Male3513.8261

3.61

Average Family Size

2.87

Average Household Size

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Richmond Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade99411.76%
9th to 12th Grade1,20214.22%
High School Graduate2,72732.26%
Some College1,39316.48%
Associates Degree6447.62%
Bachelors Degree92110.89%
Graduate Degree5736.78%
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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
Hispanic4,0462,265136
White2,2002,069762
Black1,18595441
Asian826806531
Other Race805433
2+ Races27824524
Native American1515
Islander1212

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 64.29%.

Richmond Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,262$35,686$25,519
Less Than 9th Grade$22,300$28,720$15,433
High School Graduate$23,705$31,102$21,688
Some College$31,863$39,143$30,410
Bachelors Degree$61,025$62,520$47,439
Graduate Degree$42,450$63,803$41,460

$30,262

Average Earnings

$35,686

Average Male

$25,519

Average Female

Richmond Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond Language by Age

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Richmond Language

56.44% of Richmond residents speak only English, while 43.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 36.37% of the population.

Richmond Language

Richmond Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic6,4701,50723.29%
Black1,69046427.46%
Other1,07626124.26%
White2,3141948.38%
Multiple422327.58%
Islander1212100.00%

19.00%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.94%

Male Poverty Rate

23.26%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Islander, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond is Multiple, with 7.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.22%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.32%.

Richmond Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.33%
High School14.30%
Some College6.79%
Bachelors or Greater2.96%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed27.22%
Male Unemployed12.96%
Female Employed11.73%
Male Employed7.97%

Richmond Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,071$67,437
Families$52,120$78,660
Married Families$77,370-
Non Families$26,966$42,141
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Income by Household Type

Richmond Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

37.3%

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

Richmond Marital Status by Race

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Richmond Marital Status

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270

Number of Veterans

270

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam117
First Gulf War101
Second Gulf War18
World War II15
Korea

Richmond Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54101
55 to 6479
65 to 7453
75+28
18 to 349

Richmond Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1692.78%
Hispanic591.22%
2+ Races5820.71%
Other Race232.53%
Black201.37%

Richmond Veterans by Race

Richmond Veterans by Education

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3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond Veterans by Education

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57.2%

Labor Force Participation

54.8%

Employment Rate

4.2%

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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67.93%

Born in Richmond

78.57%

Native Born

21.43%

Foreign Born

13.78%

Non Citizen

7.65%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.57% of Richmond residents were born in the United States, with 67.93% having been born in Texas. 13.78% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202112,504-37-0.30%
202012,541-37-0.29%
201912,578-37-0.29%
201812,615-13-0.10%
201712,628-93-0.73%
201612,72120.02%
201512,7191531.22%
201412,5662001.62%
201312,3661521.24%
201212,214630.52%
201112,151310.26%
201012,1201,0390.90%
200011,0811,0390.99%
199010,0423500.36%
19809,6923,9155.31%
19705,7772,1094.65%
19603,6680.00%

Richmond Population by Year