Richton Park, Illinois Population 2021

13,108
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Richton Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. With a 2020 population of 13,108, it is the 183rd largest city in Illinois and the 2553rd largest city in the United States . Richton Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.70% annually and its population has decreased by -3.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,646 in 2010. Richton Park reached it's highest population of 13,796 in 2013. Spanning over 4 miles, Richton Park has a population density of 2,985 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richton Park is $70,313 with a poverty rate of 15.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,073 per month, and the median house value is $146,000. The median age in Richton Park is 41.4 years, 31.8 years for males, and 44.9 years for females.

Richton Park Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 86.08%
  • White: 9.32%
  • Two or more races: 2.39%
  • Other race: 1.24%
  • Asian: 0.89%
  • Native American: 0.07%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richton Park, Illinois is 13,108 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,384.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,646.

Richton Park, Illinois Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,62486.08%
White1,2599.32%
Two or More Races3232.39%
Some Other Race1681.24%
Asian1200.89%
American Indian and Alaska Native100.07%
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Richton Park Population by Race

Richton Park Population Pyramid $2021

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Richton Park Median Age

41.4


Total

31.8


Male

44.9


Female

Richton Park Adults

There are 10,670 adults, (1,595 of whom are seniors) in Richton Park.

Richton Park Age Dependency

48.8

Age Dependency Ratio

17.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Richton Park Sex Ratio

Female

6,567

48.63%

Male

6,937

51.37%

Richton Park Population by Age

Richton Park Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richton Park Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.2%17.8%
All56.4%43.6%
Female43.6%56.4%
Non Family43.4%56.6%
Male24.1%75.9%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richton Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,8372.7656.4
Non Family1,7701.0643.4
Married1,7533.8282.2
Female1,0443.7243.6
Male2703.2324.1

3.63

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

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Richton Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1772.08%
9th to 12th Grade3774.44%
High School Graduate2,06924.35%
Some College2,89134.03%
Associates Degree7929.32%
Bachelors Degree1,38216.27%
Graduate Degree8089.51%
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Richton Park Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richton Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black7,0856,6411,808
White1,042956239
Hispanic23620544
2+ Races1239929
Asian12012079
Other Race989817
Native American1010

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 65.83%.

Richton Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$46,493$53,409$40,456
Less Than 9th Grade$35,250$35,833$
High School Graduate$47,694$48,922$41,620
Some College$43,854$57,773$33,533
Bachelors Degree$53,661$61,944$50,040
Graduate Degree$58,056$$57,778

$46,493

Average Earnings

$53,409

Average Male

$40,456

Average Female

Richton Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richton Park Language by Age

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Richton Park Language

97.14% of Richton Park residents speak only English, while 2.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.60% of the population.

Richton Park Language

Richton Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,4841,70714.86%
Multiple32317554.18%
White1,20315813.13%
Hispanic3767118.88%
Other168116.55%
Asian12086.67%

15.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.80%

Male Poverty Rate

16.14%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richton Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richton Park is Multiple, with 54.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richton Park is Other, with 6.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.92%.

Richton Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.58%
High School16.73%
Some College15.41%
Bachelors or Greater8.34%

Richton Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed39.13%
Male Unemployed34.64%
Female Employed6.17%
Male Employed0.38%

Richton Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richton Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$62,858$70,313
Families$79,637$83,660
Married Families$109,542-
Non Families$28,577$42,473
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Income by Household Type

Richton Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.6%

Male Marriage Rate

34.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Richton Park Married by Age and Sex

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Richton Park Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Richton Park Marital Status by Race

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Richton Park Marital Status

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627

Number of Veterans

571

Male Veterans

56

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam195
First Gulf War153
World War II10
Korea10
Second Gulf War10

Richton Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54330
65 to 74129
55 to 64107
75+61
18 to 34

Richton Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black4785.24%
White1079.62%
Hispanic3213.56%
Other Race2222.45%
Asian108.33%
Native American10100.00%

Richton Park Veterans by Race

Richton Park Veterans by Education

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3.73%

Veteran Poverty Rate

14.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richton Park Veterans by Education

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64.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

13.2%

Unemployment Rate

Richton Park Employment by Age

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Richton Park Employment by Race

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Richton Park 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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79.55%

Born in Richton Park

97.65%

Native Born

2.35%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

1.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.65% of Richton Park residents were born in the United States, with 79.55% having been born in Illinois. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richton Park Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,108-92-0.70%
202013,200-92-0.69%
201913,292-92-0.69%
201813,384-131-0.97%
201713,515-114-0.84%
201613,629-89-0.65%
201513,718-63-0.46%
201413,781-15-0.11%
201313,796260.19%
201213,770410.30%
201113,729470.34%
201013,6821,1490.88%
200012,5332,0101.76%
199010,5231,1201.13%
19809,4036,84513.90%
19702,5580.00%

Richton Park Population by Year