Richton, Mississippi Population 2022

1,011
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Richton is a city located in Perry County Mississippi. Richton has a 2020 population of 1,011. Richton is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -5.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,066 in 2010.

The average household income in Richton is $46,234 with a poverty rate of 29.48%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $377 per month, and the median house value is $143,700. The median age in Richton is 40.6 years, 28.8 years for males, and 52.2 years for females.

Richton Demographics

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

  • White: 74.18%
  • Black or African American: 25.82%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Richton, Mississippi is 1,011 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,011.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,066.

Richton, Mississippi Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,06974.18%
Black or African American37225.82%
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Richton Population by Race

Richton Population Pyramid 2022

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Richton Median Age

37.2


Total

21


Male

44.4


Female

Richton Adults

There are 1,006 adults, (305 of whom are seniors) in Richton.

Richton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

43.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

62.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Richton Sex Ratio

Female

750

52.05%

Male

691

47.95%

Richton Population by Age

Richton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.2%19.8%
All60.7%39.3%
Non Family56.6%43.4%
Female32.7%67.3%

60.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4812.7860.7
Married2273.1380.2
Male513.2100
Female1503.0232.7
Non Family991.0856.6

3.19

Average Family Size

2.78

Average Household Size

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Richton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade586.70%
9th to 12th Grade10412.01%
High School Graduate34740.07%
Some College18421.25%
Associates Degree546.24%
Bachelors Degree799.12%
Graduate Degree404.62%
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Richton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White64952594
Black21417725
Hispanic32

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 82.71%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 14.48%.

Richton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,651$45,625$18,359
Less Than 9th Grade$$$2,500
High School Graduate$23,250$45,104$20,777
Some College$$52,344$13,333
Bachelors Degree$32,500$$
Graduate Degree$43,594$$43,750

$23,651

Average Earnings

$45,625

Average Male

$18,359

Average Female

Richton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richton Language by Age

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Richton Language

96.85% of Richton residents speak only English, while 3.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Richton Language

Richton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black34715745.24%
White98124124.57%
OtherNaN%
Hispanic2926.90%

29.48%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.91%

Male Poverty Rate

34.83%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richton is Black, with 45.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richton is Hispanic, with 6.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.86%.

Richton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.59%
High School10.42%
Some College29.82%
Bachelors or Greater20.20%

Richton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed9.84%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed15.58%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Richton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,584$44,360
Families$31,011$49,849
Married Families--
Non Families-$23,180
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Income by Household Type

Richton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.5%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Richton Married by Age and Sex

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Richton 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 Over 65.

Richton Marital Status by Race

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Richton Marital Status

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54

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War36
First Gulf War
Vietnam10
Korea
World War II

Richton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5436
55 to 64
65 to 7410
75+8

Richton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White476.23%
Black72.90%

Richton Veterans by Race

Richton Veterans by Education

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5.56%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richton Veterans by Education

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49.3%

Labor Force Participation

46.3%

Employment Rate

4.3%

Unemployment Rate

Richton Employment by Age

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Richton Employment by Race

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Richton 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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76.96%

Born in Richton

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100.00% of Richton residents were born in the United States, with 76.96% 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 Europe.

Richton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,0660.00%
20111,056-10-0.94%
20121,038-18-1.70%
20131,03910.10%
20141,038-1-0.10%
20151,036-2-0.19%
20161,030-6-0.58%
20171,022-8-0.78%
20181,007-15-1.47%
20191,00810.10%
20201,00910.10%
20211,01010.10%
20221,01110.10%

Richton Population by Year