Richmond County, Georgia Population 2021

Richmond County, Georgia's estimated population is 204,220 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 inGeorgia. The 2010 Population was 201,115 and has seen a growth of 1.54% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021204,2208510.42%
2020203,3698510.42%
2019202,5188510.42%
2018201,667-6-0.00%
2017201,673-276-0.14%
2016201,9494980.25%
2015201,4511640.08%
2014201,287-48-0.02%
2013201,335-407-0.20%
2012201,7421,1740.59%
2011200,568-547-0.27%
2010201,11511,3966.01%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.42% (851)
County Website
State
Founded
February 5, 1777
County Seat
2010 Population
201,115
Growth Since 2010
1.54% (3,105)
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Richmond County, Georgia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American113,94656.45%
White74,93437.12%
Two or More Races5,2782.61%
Asian3,8091.89%
Some Other Race2,9131.44%
American Indian and Alaska Native5380.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander4340.22%
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Richmond County, Georgia Population by Race

Richmond County, Georgia Population Pyramid $2021

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Richmond County, Georgia Median Age

34.1


Total

32.1


Male

36.5


Female

Richmond County, Georgia Adults

There are 155,177 adults, (27,400 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, Georgia.

Richmond County, Georgia Age Dependency

58

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, Georgia Sex Ratio

Female

104,241

51.64%

Male

97,611

48.36%

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
Female36.1%63.9%
Non Family45.3%54.7%
Male46.5%53.5%
All52.6%47.4%
Married72.6%27.4%

52.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, Georgia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All71,4002.6952.6
Non Family28,0551.2545.3
Married24,3273.4172.6
Female15,7033.8936.1
Male3,3153.8846.5

3.52

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Richmond County, Georgia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,3754.07%
9th to 12th Grade15,56011.79%
High School Graduate41,41831.37%
Some College30,01222.73%
Associates Degree11,3818.62%
Bachelors Degree17,32813.13%
Graduate Degree10,9408.29%
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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
Black71,75259,07211,318
White50,36243,48913,447
Hispanic5,2214,3881,366
Asian2,5692,1731,272
2+ Races1,8581,723536
Other Race1,8361,654825
Native American48929841
Islander20319412

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 95.57%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 49.51%.

Richmond County, Georgia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,389$32,671$26,604
Less Than 9th Grade$18,370$20,358$15,320
High School Graduate$25,482$28,706$20,449
Some College$29,360$34,961$25,347
Bachelors Degree$42,969$47,323$39,391
Graduate Degree$57,347$66,667$52,833

$30,389

Average Earnings

$32,671

Average Male

$26,604

Average Female

Richmond County, Georgia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, Georgia Language by Age

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Richmond County, Georgia Language

93.63% of Richmond County, Georgia residents speak only English, while 6.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.34% of the population.

Richmond County, Georgia Language

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black109,99130,44227.68%
White65,43710,42915.94%
Hispanic8,8822,40127.03%
Multiple4,9241,14423.23%
Asian3,52162217.67%
Other2,80144815.99%
Native5127113.87%

23.02%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.76%

Male Poverty Rate

25.00%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, Georgia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Georgia is Black, with 27.68% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Georgia is Native, with 13.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.78%.

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
High School20.01%
Some College14.03%
Bachelors or Greater6.81%

Richmond County, Georgia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.62%
Male Unemployed36.42%
Female Employed15.12%
Male Employed7.63%

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$42,728$58,176
Families$51,440$68,276
Married Families$72,603$90,727
Non Families$29,400$40,119
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Income by Household Type

Richmond County, Georgia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

34.9%

Male Marriage Rate

33.2%

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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18,374

Number of Veterans

14,617

Male Veterans

3,757

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,691
First Gulf War5,106
Second Gulf War4,862
Korea1,153
World War II301

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 544,980
55 to 644,595
65 to 743,745
75+2,653
18 to 342,401

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
Black10,41312.50%
White7,06612.22%
Hispanic81013.50%
2+ Races34214.79%
Other Race27813.23%
Asian1254.26%
Native American11623.58%
Islander3416.04%

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Race

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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8.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.69%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, Georgia Veterans by Education

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60%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

9%

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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62.06%

Born in Richmond County, Georgia

96.25%

Native Born

3.75%

Foreign Born

1.76%

Non Citizen

1.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.25% of Richmond County, Georgia residents were born in the United States, with 62.06% having been born in Georgia. 1.76% 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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