Richton Park, Illinois Population 2022

12,601
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Richton Park is a city located in Cook County Illinois. Richton Park has a 2020 population of 12,601. Richton Park is currently declining at a rate of -0.69% annually and its population has decreased by -1.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,775 in 2010.

The average household income in Richton Park is $70,313 with a poverty rate of 11.45%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,057 per month, and the median house value is $147,200. 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 Parkwas:

  • Black or African American: 86.70%
  • White: 8.79%
  • Two or more races: 2.64%
  • Other race: 1.52%
  • Asian: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richton Park, Illinois is 12,601 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,775.

Richton Park, Illinois Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,1768.79%
Black or African American11,60186.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native70.05%
Asian410.31%
Some Other Race2031.52%
Two or More Races3532.64%
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Richton Park Population by Race

Richton Park Population Pyramid 2022

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Richton Park Median Age

42.1


Total

31.8


Male

45.6


Female

Richton Park Adults

There are 10,757 adults, (1,822 of whom are seniors) in Richton Park.

Richton Park Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

20.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Richton Park Sex Ratio

Female

6,878

51.40%

Male

6,503

48.60%

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
Married76.6%23.4%
All55.4%44.6%
Female53%47%
Non Family39.6%60.4%
Male29.9%70.1%

55.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richton Park Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2442.5255.4
Married1,9293.476.6
Male2943.329.9
Female1,0753.4353
Non Family1,9461.0339.6

3.32

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

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Richton Park Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1601.82%
9th to 12th Grade4164.74%
High School Graduate2,08523.76%
Some College2,65630.27%
Associates Degree99511.34%
Bachelors Degree1,48916.97%
Graduate Degree97411.10%
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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
Asian414120
Other Race909042
Black7,5347,1012,241
Hispanic17816830
White968835139
2+ Races12911915
Native American77

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 48.78%.

Richton Park Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,123$53,365$44,284
Less Than 9th Grade$52,059$52,059$
High School Graduate$51,327$51,986$50,668
Some College$46,225$58,163$36,678
Bachelors Degree$52,604$77,589$46,953
Graduate Degree$35,548$$37,193

$50,123

Average Earnings

$53,365

Average Male

$44,284

Average Female

Richton Park Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richton Park Language by Age

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Richton Park Language

96.44% of Richton Park residents speak only English, while 3.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.48% of the population.

Richton Park Language

Richton Park Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Multiple35323466.29%
Black11,4771,18610.33%
Hispanic341339.68%
White1,135938.19%
OtherNaN%

11.45%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.08%

Male Poverty Rate

13.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richton Park

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richton Park is Multiple, with 66.29% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.38%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.57%.

Richton Park Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.24%
High School15.17%
Some College11.92%
Bachelors or Greater5.73%

Richton Park Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.36%
Male Unemployed34.47%
Female Employed4.55%
Female Unemployed22.99%

Richton Park Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richton Park Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$63,777$71,763
Families$82,208$89,142
Married Families$106,511-
Non Families$25,821$38,664
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Income by Household Type

Richton Park Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

38.5%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

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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654

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War7
First Gulf War180
Vietnam153
Korea30
World War II

Richton Park Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 54368
55 to 64120
65 to 7490
75+76

Richton Park Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White918.98%
Black5485.90%
Native American7100.00%
Other Race87.14%
Hispanic84.49%

Richton Park Veterans by Race

Richton Park Veterans by Education

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4.16%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richton Park Veterans by Education

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67%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

13.5%

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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78.31%

Born in Richton Park

97.44%

Native Born

2.56%

Foreign Born

0.74%

Non Citizen

1.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.44% of Richton Park residents were born in the United States, with 78.31% having been born in Illinois. 0.74% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Richton Park Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19702,5580.00%
19809,4036,84513.90%
199010,5231,1201.13%
200012,5332,0101.76%
201013,6461,1130.85%
201113,559-87-0.64%
201213,472-87-0.64%
201313,385-87-0.65%
201413,298-87-0.65%
201513,211-87-0.65%
201613,124-87-0.66%
201713,037-87-0.66%
201812,950-87-0.67%
201912,863-87-0.67%
202012,775-88-0.68%
202112,688-87-0.68%
202212,601-87-0.69%

Richton Park Population by Year