Richton, Mississippi Population 2021

1,010
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Richton is a city located in Perry County Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 1,010, it is the 152nd largest city in Mississippi and the 10259th largest city in the United States . Richton is currently growing at a rate of 0.10% annually but its population has decreased by -5.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,068 in 2010. Richton reached it's highest population of 1,066 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Richton has a population density of 440 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richton is $46,234 with a poverty rate of 28.44%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $306 per month, and the median house value is $83,700. 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 Richton was:

  • White: 63.50%
  • Black or African American: 36.50%
  • 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 1,010 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,007.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,068.

Richton, Mississippi Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White62163.50%
Black or African American35736.50%
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Richton Population by Race

Richton Population Pyramid $2021

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Richton Median Age

40.6


Total

28.8


Male

52.2


Female

Richton Adults

There are 732 adults, (211 of whom are seniors) in Richton.

Richton Age Dependency

87.7

Age Dependency Ratio

40.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

47.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Richton Sex Ratio

Female

471

48.16%

Male

507

51.84%

Richton Population by Age

Richton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married81.7%18.3%
All58.8%41.2%
Female56.6%43.4%
Non Family40%60%

58.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3452.5258.8
Non Family1401.0240
Married1203.481.7
Female833.5756.6
Male210.5100

3.53

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Richton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade517.67%
9th to 12th Grade7911.88%
High School Graduate22133.23%
Some College14521.80%
Associates Degree548.12%
Bachelors Degree6710.08%
Graduate Degree487.22%
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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
White40532382
Black25220629
Hispanic864

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 81.75%.

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

Richton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$23,491$45,093$18,083
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$23,990$37,500$22,933
Some College$$51,250$11,552
Bachelors Degree$31,953$$
Graduate Degree$45,833$64,167$39,167

$23,491

Average Earnings

$45,093

Average Male

$18,083

Average Female

Richton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richton Language by Age

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Richton Language

99.34% of Richton residents speak only English, while 0.66% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.66% of the population.

Richton Language

Richton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black32716851.38%
White5398415.58%
Hispanic2727.41%

28.44%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.41%

Male Poverty Rate

34.48%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richton is Black, with 51.38% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richton is Hispanic, with 7.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 31.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.00%.

Richton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Some College56.04%
Less Than 9th Grade27.68%
Bachelors or Greater9.18%
High School6.88%

Richton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed25.76%
Male Employed6.08%

Richton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$30,446$46,234
Families$43,482$64,471
Married Families$96,389-
Non Families$10,833$19,531
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Income by Household Type

Richton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

32.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.3%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

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 45-54.

Richton Marital Status by Race

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Richton Marital Status

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53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War27
Vietnam12
World War II
Korea
First Gulf War

Richton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5427
75+14
65 to 7412
55 to 64
18 to 34

Richton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White459.66%
Black83.09%

Richton Veterans by Race

Richton Veterans by Education

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7.55%

Veteran Poverty Rate

41.51%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richton Veterans by Education

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41.9%

Labor Force Participation

40.4%

Employment Rate

1.3%

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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74.03%

Born in Richton

99.59%

Native Born

0.41%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

0.41%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.59% of Richton residents were born in the United States, with 74.03% 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.

Richton Place of Birth

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

Richton Population by Year