Richwood, Louisiana Population 2022

3,979
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Richwood is a city located in Louisiana. Richwood has a 2020 population of 3,979. Richwood is currently growing at a rate of 1.25% annually and its population has increased by 2.53% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,881 in 2010.

The average household income in Richwood is $28,662 with a poverty rate of 46.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $701 per month, and the median house value is $61,300. The median age in Richwood is 33.5 years, 33.7 years for males, and 30.8 years for females.

Richwood Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Richwoodwas:

  • Black or African American: 72.10%
  • White: 24.80%
  • Other race: 2.76%
  • Asian: 0.25%
  • Two or more races: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richwood, Louisiana is 3,979 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,881.

Richwood, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,18524.80%
Black or African American3,44572.10%
Asian120.25%
Some Other Race1322.76%
Two or More Races40.08%
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Richwood Population by Race

Richwood Population Pyramid 2022

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Richwood Median Age

33.1


Total

34.1


Male

27.2


Female

Richwood Adults

There are 4,092 adults, (235 of whom are seniors) in Richwood.

Richwood Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

6.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richwood Sex Ratio

Female

1,125

23.55%

Male

3,653

76.45%

Richwood Population by Age

Richwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.3%12.7%
Non Family46.4%53.6%
All32.9%67.1%
Male20.8%79.2%
Female9.9%90.1%

32.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richwood Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6472.932.9
Married713.187.3
Male245.4220.8
Female3024.129.9
Non Family2501.1446.4

3.99

Average Family Size

2.9

Average Household Size

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Richwood Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade41211.78%
9th to 12th Grade75021.45%
High School Graduate1,40640.21%
Some College60417.27%
Associates Degree832.37%
Bachelors Degree1835.23%
Graduate Degree591.69%
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Richwood Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races444
Black2,2951,552215
Hispanic1601114
White1,03066023
Asian1212
Other Race13288

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Richwood Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$19,271$17,120$20,513
Less Than 9th Grade$13,250$13,438$12,969
High School Graduate$14,038$13,603$14,375
Some College$40,000$64,342$35,938
Bachelors Degree$$15,926$48,250
Graduate Degree$$$

$19,271

Average Earnings

$17,120

Average Male

$20,513

Average Female

Richwood Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richwood Language by Age

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Richwood Language

96.67% of Richwood residents speak only English, while 3.33% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.58% of the population.

Richwood Language

Richwood Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,75787449.74%
White40410.00%
OtherNaN%

46.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

35.56%

Male Poverty Rate

55.61%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richwood is Black, with 49.74% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 11.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 39.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 54.92%.

Richwood Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade54.49%
High School35.35%
Some College22.87%
Bachelors or Greater22.87%

Richwood Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.69%
Male Unemployed77.92%
Female Employed28.62%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Richwood Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richwood Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$24,219$31,809
Families$25,398$36,010
Married Families$86,563-
Non Families$21,346$25,136
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Income by Household Type

Richwood Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

9.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

8.3%

Male Marriage Rate

13.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Richwood Married by Age and Sex

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Richwood 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 Over 65.

Richwood Marital Status by Race

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Richwood Marital Status

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120

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War34
First Gulf War29
Vietnam58
Korea
World War II

Richwood Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3412
35 to 5438
55 to 6454
65 to 7412
75+4

Richwood Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White312.65%
Black893.22%
Hispanic10.63%

Richwood Veterans by Race

Richwood Veterans by Education

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22.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richwood Veterans by Education

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18%

Labor Force Participation

15.3%

Employment Rate

14.7%

Unemployment Rate

Richwood Employment by Age

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Richwood Employment by Race

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Richwood 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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91.31%

Born in Richwood

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.19%

Non Citizen

0.42%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.39% of Richwood residents were born in the United States, with 91.31% having been born in Louisiana. 0.19% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20103,3920.00%
20113,441491.44%
20123,490491.42%
20133,539491.40%
20143,588491.38%
20153,637491.37%
20163,686491.35%
20173,735491.33%
20183,784491.31%
20193,833491.29%
20203,881481.25%
20213,930491.26%
20223,979491.25%

Richwood Population by Year