Richwood, Louisiana Population 2020

3,324

Richwood is a city located in Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 3,324, it is the 84th largest city in Louisiana and the 5916th largest city in the United States. Richwood is currently declining at a rate of -0.81% annually and its population has decreased by -2.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,392 in 2010. Richwood reached it's highest population of 3,430 in 2016. Spanning over 3 miles, Richwood has a population density of 1,320 people per square mile.

The average household income in Richwood is $29,171 with a poverty rate of 39.35%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $568 per month, and the median house value is $47,200. The median age in Richwood is 30.3 years, 30.2 years for males, and 31.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 493.3 males.

Richwood Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 73.57%
  • White: 25.19%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Two or more races: 0.44%
  • Asian: 0.02%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Richwood, Louisiana is 3,324, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 3,378.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,392.

Richwood, Louisiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American3,68873.57%
White1,26325.19%
Some Other Race390.78%
Two or More Races220.44%
Asian10.02%

Richwood Population Pyramid 2020

Richwood Median Age

30.3


Total

30.2


Male

31.9


Female

Richwood Adults

There are 4,538 adults, (158 of whom are seniors) in Richwood.

Richwood Age Dependency

14.5

Age Dependency Ratio

3.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richwood Sex Ratio

Female

845

16.86%

Male

4,168

83.14%

Richwood Households and Families

Richwood Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richwood Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married95.7%4.3%
Non Family63.1%36.9%
All47.5%52.5%
Male27.3%72.7%
Female19.5%80.5%

47.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5312.6147.5
Female2153.919.5
Non Family2141.0763.1
Married692.995.7
Male333.5827.3

3.56

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richwood Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade36310.29%
9th to 12th Grade94426.75%
High School Graduate1,60445.45%
Some College47613.49%
Associates Degree371.05%
Bachelors Degree762.15%
Graduate Degree290.82%

Richwood Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,3651,38178
White1,07680427
Hispanic8614
Other Race3912
Multiple Races2222
Asian11

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 black people with a rate of 3.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$16,649$15,711$18,750
Less Than High School$8,667$$10,417
High School Grad$15,972$17,216$15,117
Some College$22,171$30,192$21,776
Bachelors Degree$48,056$52,639$47,917
Graduate Degree$$$

$16,649

Average Earnings

$15,711

Average Male

$18,750

Average Female

Richwood Language

Richwood Language by Age

Richwood Language

97.83% of Richwood residents speak only English, while 2.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Richwood Poverty

Richwood Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,34354640.66%
White29310.34%

39.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.89%

Male Poverty Rate

43.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richwood

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richwood is Black, with 40.66% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richwood is White, with 10.34% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 12.23%. Among those working part-time, it was 32.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 48.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School46.15%
High School34.31%
Some College18.52%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed71.15%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed25.24%
Male Employed1.52%

Richwood Income

Richwood Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$22,991$29,171
Families$30,223$32,945
Married Families$50,893-
Non Families$17,097$22,934

Richwood Marital Status

Richwood Marital Status

Marriage Rates

12.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

11.5%

Male Marriage Rate

16.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Richwood Married by Age and Sex

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

Richwood Veterans

56

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

3

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam18
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War4
World War II
Korea

$Richwood Veterans by Education

17.65%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.65%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richwood Employment Status

12.5%

Labor Force Participation

11.1%

Employment Rate

11.1%

Unemployment Rate

Richwood Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

86.08%

Born in Louisiana

99.78%

Native Born

0.22%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.78% of Richwood residents were born in the United States, with 86.08% having been born in Louisiana. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20203,324-27-0.81%
20193,351-27-0.80%
20183,378-25-0.73%
20173,403-27-0.79%
20163,430371.09%
20153,393932.82%
20143,300-8-0.24%
20133,308-7-0.21%
20123,315-3-0.09%
20113,318-3-0.09%
20103,3210.00%