Richmond County, Georgia Population 2022

Richmond County, Georgia's estimated population is 205,071 with a growth rate of 0.42% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, Georgia is the 12th largest county in Georgia. The 2010 Population was 201,115 and has seen a growth of 1.97% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
179011,3170.00%
18005,475-5,842-51.62%
18106,18971413.04%
18208,6082,41939.09%
183011,6443,03635.27%
184011,9322882.47%
185016,2464,31436.15%
186021,2845,03831.01%
187025,7244,44020.86%
188034,6658,94134.76%
189045,19410,52930.37%
190053,7358,54118.90%
191058,8865,1519.59%
192063,6924,8068.16%
193072,9909,29814.60%
194081,8638,87312.16%
1950108,87627,01333.00%
1960135,60126,72524.55%
1970162,43726,83619.79%
1980181,62919,19211.82%
1990189,7198,0904.45%
2010201,11511,3966.01%
2011200,568-547-0.27%
2012201,7421,1740.59%
2013201,335-407-0.20%
2014201,287-48-0.02%
2015201,4511640.08%
2016201,9494980.25%
2017201,673-276-0.14%
2018201,667-6-0.00%
2019202,5188510.42%
2020203,3698510.42%
2021204,2208510.42%
2022205,0718510.42%
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Richmond County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,95836.09%
Black or African American114,63756.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native3680.18%
Asian3,9451.95%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander3840.19%
Some Other Race3,2141.59%
Two or More Races6,6723.30%
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Richmond County, Georgia Population by Race

Richmond County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2022

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Richmond County, Georgia Median Age

34.4


Total

32.2


Male

36.7


Female

Richmond County, Georgia Adults

There are 155,959 adults, (28,193 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, Georgia.

Richmond County, Georgia Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

104,330

51.60%

Male

97,848

48.40%

Richmond County, Georgia Population by Age

Richmond County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74%26%
All51.6%48.4%
Male49.1%50.9%
Non Family43.1%56.9%
Female34.1%65.9%

51.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,5262.6551.6
Married23,9023.3674
Male3,3583.9249.1
Female15,6323.9634.1
Non Family29,6341.2543.1

3.52

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Richmond County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4,8583.65%
9th to 12th Grade14,11310.62%
High School Graduate42,64032.07%
Some College29,69722.34%
Associates Degree11,7428.83%
Bachelors Degree18,38813.83%
Graduate Degree11,5158.66%
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Richmond County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Asian2,7112,4221,423
Other Race2,1271,925712
White49,55743,54614,199
Hispanic5,3824,6321,513
2+ Races2,8682,706750
Black72,56660,73912,006
Islander25022938
Native American30819931

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 94.35%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 52.49%.

Richmond County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,643$33,741$26,819
Less Than 9th Grade$17,109$20,857$13,495
High School Graduate$25,649$28,538$21,080
Some College$28,376$34,061$25,305
Bachelors Degree$42,536$50,110$37,532
Graduate Degree$60,305$71,238$54,229

$30,643

Average Earnings

$33,741

Average Male

$26,819

Average Female

Richmond County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, Georgia Language by Age

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Richmond County, Georgia Language

93.36% of Richmond County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.52% of the population.

Richmond County, Georgia Language

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic9,1492,73729.92%
Black110,73131,26728.24%
Asian3,63176921.18%
Multiple6,2081,29420.84%
White64,2019,42314.68%
Native340288.24%
Islander376123.19%
Other1,038NaN%

23.20%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.64%

Male Poverty Rate

25.44%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Georgia is Hispanic, with 29.92% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.47%.

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.96%
High School19.90%
Some College15.05%
Bachelors or Greater7.30%

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed7.71%
Male Unemployed37.47%
Female Employed14.47%
Female Unemployed40.57%

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, Georgia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$43,882$60,163
Families$53,033$71,471
Married Families$74,442$96,112
Non Families$30,851$41,668
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Income by Household Type

Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

33.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.4%

Male Marriage Rate

31.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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Richmond County, Georgia 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 55-64.

Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status by Race

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Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status

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18,147

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4,993
First Gulf War5,236
Vietnam5,576
Korea1,043
World War II238

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,002
35 to 545,169
55 to 644,617
65 to 743,739
75+2,620

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7,05512.52%
Black10,29712.30%
Native American6520.38%
Asian1334.35%
Islander4218.50%
Other Race2239.41%
2+ Races3329.25%
Hispanic72511.78%

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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7.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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60.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.7%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Employment by Age

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Richmond County, Georgia Employment by Race

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Richmond County, Georgia 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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62.25%

Born in Richmond County, Georgia

96.51%

Native Born

3.49%

Foreign Born

1.70%

Non Citizen

1.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.51% of Richmond County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 62.25% having been born in Georgia. 1.70% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richmond County, Georgia Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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