Richwood, Louisiana Population 2024

3,776

Richwood is a city located in Ouachita Parish Louisiana. Richwood has a 2024 population of 3,776. Richwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.66% annually and its population has decreased by -2.66% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,879 in 2020.

The average household income in Richwood is $35,863 with a poverty rate of 45.26%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Richwood is 35.6 years, 36.3 years for males, and 31.7 years for females.

Richwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.69%
  • White: 20.9%
  • Other race: 3.15%
  • Two or more races: 1.82%
  • Asian: 0.44%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,499.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.66% (-103)
The current population of Richwood, Louisiana is 3,776 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,879.

Richwood, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American2,83573.69%
White80420.9%
Other race1213.15%
Two or more races701.82%
Asian170.44%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

White

Other race

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richwood Population by Race

Richwood Population Pyramid 2024

Richwood Median Age

35.6

Total

36.3

Male

31.7

Female

Richwood Adults

There are 3,210 adults, (276 of whom are seniors) in Richwood.

Richwood Age Dependency

31.1

Age Dependency Ratio

9.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richwood Sex Ratio

Female1,13629.53%
Male2,71170.47%

Richwood Population by Age

Richwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6872.7232.967.1
Female3403.918.281.8
Non Family2681.1442.257.8
Married603.2566.733.3
Male192.3257.942.1
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3.71

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

32.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richwood Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Richwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richwood Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 8.38%.

Richwood Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$19,539

Average Earnings

$

Average Male

$21,929

Average Female

Richwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richwood Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richwood Language

94.14% of Richwood residents speak only English, while 5.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.58% of the population.

Richwood Language

Richwood Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,82083645.93%
White17952.94%
Multiple44100%
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45.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

39.45%

Male Poverty Rate

49.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richwood is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richwood is Black, with 45.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 15.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 50.65%.

Richwood Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade43.05%
Some College35.69%
High School32.45%
Bachelors or Greater18.42%
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Richwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed86.67%
Female Unemployed70.37%
Female Employed32.47%
Male Employed9.13%
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Richwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richwood Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richwood Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

9.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

8.6%

Male Marriage Rate

11.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Richwood Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richwood Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Richwood Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richwood Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

107

Number of Veterans

104

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

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Richwood Veterans by War

count

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Richwood Veterans by Age

count

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Richwood Veterans by Race

Richwood Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

32.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richwood Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

22.4%

Labor Force Participation

19.5%

Employment Rate

12%

Unemployment Rate

Richwood Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richwood Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richwood Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

89.34%

Born in Richwood

99.12%

Native Born

0.88%

Foreign Born

0.08%

Non Citizen

0.81%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.12% of Richwood residents were born in the United States, with 89.34% having been born in Louisiana. 0.08% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richwood Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20293,651-25-0.68%
20283,676-25-0.68%
20273,701-25-0.67%
20263,726-25-0.67%
20253,751-25-0.66%
20243,776-25-0.66%
20233,801-25-0.65%
20223,826-25-0.65%
20213,851-28-0.72%
20203,87948214.19%
20193,397-21-0.61%
20183,418-26-0.75%
20173,444-24-0.69%
20163,468340.99%
20153,434932.78%
20143,341-8-0.24%
20133,349-7-0.21%
20123,356-3-0.09%
20113,359-5-0.15%
20103,364
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Richwood Population by Year