Richmond County, Georgia Population 2020

Richmond County, Georgia's estimated population is 201,742 with a growth rate of 0.05% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, Georgia is the 11th largest county in Georgia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020201,742940.05%
2019201,648940.05%
2018201,554940.05%
2017201,460-341-0.17%
2016201,8014680.23%
2015201,3331670.08%
2014201,166-28-0.01%
2013201,194-378-0.19%
2012201,5721,2240.61%
2011200,348-569-0.28%
2010200,91711,1985.90%
1990189,7198,0904.45%
1980181,62919,19211.82%
1970162,43726,83619.79%
1960135,60126,72524.55%
1950108,87627,01333.00%
194081,8638,87312.16%
193072,9909,29814.60%
192063,6924,8068.16%
191058,8865,1519.59%
190053,7358,54118.90%
189045,19410,52930.37%
188034,6658,94134.76%
187025,7244,44020.86%
186021,2845,03831.01%
185016,2464,31436.15%
184011,9322882.47%
183011,6443,03635.27%
18208,6082,41939.09%
18106,18971413.04%
18005,475-5,842-51.62%
179011,3170.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.05%
County Website
State
Founded
February 5, 1777[1]
County Seat

Richmond County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American113,88156.53%
White76,07337.76%
Two or More Races4,6592.31%
Asian3,7621.87%
Some Other Race2,1371.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native5150.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4360.22%

Richmond County, Georgia Population Pyramid 2020

Richmond County, Georgia Median Age

33.9


Total

32


Male

36.3


Female

Richmond County, Georgia Adults

There are 154,550 adults, (26,601 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, Georgia.

Richmond County, Georgia Age Dependency

57.5

Age Dependency Ratio

20.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

104,191

51.72%

Male

97,272

48.28%

Richmond County, Georgia Households and Families

Richmond County, Georgia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond County, Georgia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72%28%
All53.3%46.7%
Male49.3%50.7%
Non Family45.9%54.1%
Female37%63%

53.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All72,1652.6553.3
Non Family29,0361.2445.9
Married25,0833.3872
Female14,9993.9937
Male3,0473.6149.3

3.52

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond County, Georgia Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,6624.32%
9th to 12th Grade16,10012.28%
High School Graduate40,31930.75%
Some College30,31723.12%
Associates Degree10,7738.22%
Bachelors Degree16,96912.94%
Graduate Degree10,9858.38%

Richmond County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Black70,79257,42211,090
White50,97744,17113,937
Hispanic5,1164,1031,110
Asian2,6332,2721,298
Multiple Races1,7101,568609
Other Race1,2891,070318
Native American44728416
Islander21620315

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 93.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.30%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,954$32,958$26,282
Less Than High School$17,985$19,371$14,410
High School Grad$23,271$27,414$20,170
Some College$28,704$34,503$24,779
Bachelors Degree$40,752$46,837$36,807
Graduate Degree$54,443$58,373$52,995

$29,954

Average Earnings

$32,958

Average Male

$26,282

Average Female

Richmond County, Georgia Language

Richmond County, Georgia Language by Age

Richmond County, Georgia Language

94.07% of Richmond County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 5.93% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.09% of the population.

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black110,10031,91128.98%
White66,4089,94814.98%
Hispanic8,8162,30526.15%
Multiple4,2941,03224.03%
Asian3,52151514.63%
Other1,94937419.19%
Native50712224.06%

23.42%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

24.82%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Georgia is Black, with 28.98% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Georgia is Asian, with 14.63% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.49%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.91%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.40%
High School20.36%
Some College14.41%
Bachelors or Greater7.37%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed42.31%
Male Unemployed33.17%
Female Employed14.03%
Male Employed8.69%

Richmond County, Georgia Income

Richmond County, Georgia Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$40,644$56,168
Families$50,380$66,614
Married Families$71,093$86,128
Non Families$28,309$38,879

Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status

Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status

Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Married by Age and Sex

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

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans

19,275

Number of Veterans

15,292

Male Veterans

3,983

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam6,027
First Gulf War5,817
Second Gulf War5,167
Korea1,249
World War II346
Age Group Veterans
35 to 545,752
55 to 644,566
65 to 743,689
75+2,666
18 to 342,602
Name Veterans % of Total
Black10,64012.84%
White7,73513.11%
Hispanic81813.72%
2 or More38718.61%
Other20913.78%
Asian1605.44%
Indian9920.08%
Hawaiian4519.57%

$Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Education

8.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

50.7%

Employment Rate

10.3%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, Georgia 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

62.45%

Born in Georgia

96.34%

Native Born

3.66%

Foreign Born

1.67%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.34% of Richmond County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 62.45% having been born in Georgia. 1.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

  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