Richton, Mississippi Population 2020

998

Richton is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 998, it is the 155th largest city in Mississippi and the 10304th largest city in the United States. Richton is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -6.55% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,068 in 2010. Richton reached it's highest population of 1,068 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Richton has a population density of 435 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richton is $36,813 with a poverty rate of 35.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $390 per month, and the median house value is $68,800. The median age in Richton is 37 years, 28.3 years for males, and 48.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Richton Demographics

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

  • White: 62.83%
  • Black or African American: 35.73%
  • Two or more races: 1.44%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Richton, Mississippi is 998, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,012.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,068.

Richton, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White56862.83%
Black or African American32335.73%
Two or More Races131.44%

Richton Population Pyramid 2020

Richton Median Age

37


Total

28.3


Male

48.6


Female

Richton Adults

There are 632 adults, (191 of whom are seniors) in Richton.

Richton Age Dependency

105

Age Dependency Ratio

43.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

61.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richton Sex Ratio

Female

453

50.11%

Male

451

49.89%

Richton Households and Families

Richton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married68.9%31.1%
All58%42%
Non Family52.5%47.5%
Female52.2%47.8%

58.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3072.658
Non Family1201.0252.5
Female923.5152.2
Married903.668.9
Male56100

3.61

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

1.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade467.80%
9th to 12th Grade7112.03%
High School Graduate18731.69%
Some College11920.17%
Associates Degree498.31%
Bachelors Degree7713.05%
Graduate Degree416.95%

Richton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White38229680
Black20017134
Hispanic864

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 85.50%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 50.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$21,406$31,333$18,487
Less Than High School$$$
High School Grad$17,159$16,776$18,068
Some College$23,654$50,917$
Bachelors Degree$31,625$$32,589
Graduate Degree$41,250$63,750$36,250

$21,406

Average Earnings

$31,333

Average Male

$18,487

Average Female

Richton Language

Richton Language by Age

Richton Language

98.93% of Richton residents speak only English, while 1.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.07% of the population.

Richton Poverty

Richton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black28715052.26%
White49812525.10%
Multiple1313100.00%
Hispanic2129.52%

35.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

31.13%

Male Poverty Rate

40.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richton is Hispanic, with 9.52% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 13.11%. Among those working part-time, it was 50.89%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.92%.

Name Poverty
Some College45.58%
Less Than High School24.24%
High School20.13%
Bachelors or Greater15.89%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed62.50%
Female Employed32.21%
Male Employed18.80%

Richton Income

Richton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,203$36,813
Families$34,766$47,858
Married Families$73,750-
Non Families-$19,601

Richton Marital Status

Richton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

31.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.8%

Male Marriage Rate

29.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Richton Married by Age and Sex

Richton 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.

Richton Marital Status by Race

Richton Veterans

10

Number of Veterans

10

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War
Second Gulf War
Age Group Veterans
75+5
65 to 745
55 to 64
35 to 54
18 to 34

$Richton Veterans by Education

0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

50.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richton Employment Status

42.3%

Labor Force Participation

40.2%

Employment Rate

3.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

82.63%

Born in Mississippi

99.56%

Native Born

0.44%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.56% of Richton residents were born in the United States, with 82.63% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2020998-7-0.70%
20191,005-7-0.69%
20181,012-14-1.36%
20171,026-7-0.68%
20161,033-5-0.48%
20151,038-1-0.10%
20141,0390.00%
20131,0390.00%
20121,039-18-1.70%
20111,057-11-1.03%
20101,0680.00%