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.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richtonwas:
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.
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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%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Richton
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.