Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2020

Richmond County, North Carolina's estimated population is 45,011 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, North Carolina is the 58th largest county in North Carolina.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202045,011620.14%
201944,949620.14%
201844,887620.14%
201744,825-196-0.44%
201645,021-414-0.91%
201545,435-343-0.75%
201445,778-355-0.77%
201346,133-225-0.49%
201246,358-289-0.62%
201146,647140.03%
201046,6332,1154.75%
199044,518-963-2.12%
198045,4815,59214.02%
197039,8896871.75%
196039,202-395-1.00%
195039,5972,7877.57%
194036,8102,7948.21%
193034,0168,44933.05%
192025,5675,89429.96%
191019,6733,81824.08%
190015,855-8,093-33.79%
189023,9485,70331.26%
188018,2455,36341.63%
187012,8821,87317.01%
186011,0091,19112.13%
18509,81890910.20%
18408,909-487-5.18%
18309,3961,85924.66%
18207,53784212.58%
18106,6951,07219.06%
18005,62356811.24%
17905,0550.00%

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White28,20962.42%
Black or African American14,35131.76%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0492.32%
Two or More Races7501.66%
Asian4380.97%
Some Other Race3320.73%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander600.13%

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2020

Richmond County, North Carolina Median Age

40.5


Total

38


Male

42.1


Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Adults

There are 34,731 adults, (7,692 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Richmond County, North Carolina Age Dependency

67.1

Age Dependency Ratio

28.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

23,065

51.04%

Male

22,124

48.96%

Richmond County, North Carolina Households and Families

Richmond County, North Carolina Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Richmond County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.2%16.8%
All66.1%33.9%
Male65.6%34.4%
Non Family59%41%
Female43.8%56.2%

66.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,5462.3666.1
Married7,4202.8783.2
Non Family6,3801.1459
Female3,6273.1443.8
Male1,1193.3565.6

2.91

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Richmond County, North Carolina Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,2307.29%
9th to 12th Grade3,80512.45%
High School Graduate10,68134.94%
Some College6,68221.86%
Associates Degree2,9089.51%
Bachelors Degree2,8389.28%
Graduate Degree1,4264.66%

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White19,03016,3853,102
Black9,0206,873904
Hispanic1,43243864
Native American656502146
Multiple Races26322065
Asian25917214
Other Race252104
Islander44

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.10%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 24.71%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$29,257$32,995$26,164
Less Than High School$16,867$20,177$15,014
High School Grad$27,449$36,654$20,833
Some College$28,680$36,078$25,463
Bachelors Degree$37,475$41,667$36,855
Graduate Degree$58,313$57,177$58,788

$29,257

Average Earnings

$32,995

Average Male

$26,164

Average Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

Richmond County, North Carolina Language by Age

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

93.99% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.90% of the population.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black13,6504,39132.17%
White25,2474,17016.52%
Hispanic2,7131,21444.75%
Native1,04338336.72%
Multiple74428137.77%
Asian3808221.58%
Other270176.30%

24.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

22.97%

Male Poverty Rate

25.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Hispanic, with 44.75% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Other, with 6.30% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.03%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 29.77%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School34.56%
High School17.59%
Some College15.76%
Bachelors or Greater5.70%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed47.74%
Female Unemployed36.98%
Female Employed14.48%
Male Employed8.15%

Richmond County, North Carolina Income

Richmond County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$36,091$49,511
Families$43,789$58,011
Married Families$61,690$74,960
Non Families$21,332$30,346

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.8%

Male Marriage Rate

42.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

Richmond County, North Carolina 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, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans

2,769

Number of Veterans

2,626

Male Veterans

143

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,115
First Gulf War527
Second Gulf War347
Korea198
World War II116
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74786
35 to 54719
75+596
55 to 64493
18 to 34175
Name Veterans % of Total
White1,9108.68%
Black7487.01%
Asian4314.93%
2 or More4011.70%
Hispanic221.31%
Hawaiian2236.67%
Indian60.76%

$Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

8.18%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.03%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment Status

54.2%

Labor Force Participation

48.3%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina 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

77.04%

Born in North Carolina

96.00%

Native Born

4.00%

Foreign Born

2.66%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.00% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 77.04% having been born in North Carolina. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

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