Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2024

42,650

Richmond County, North Carolina's estimated 2024 population is 42,650 with a growth rate of -0.15% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, North Carolina is the 60th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 population was 46,636 and has seen a growth of -8.55% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202942,330-64-0.15%
202842,394-64-0.15%
202742,458-64-0.15%
202642,522-64-0.15%
202542,586-64-0.15%
202442,650-64-0.15%
202342,714-64-0.15%
202242,778-64-0.15%
202142,842-74-0.17%
202042,916-1,848-4.13%
201944,764-117-0.26%
201844,881950.21%
201744,786-248-0.55%
201645,034-393-0.87%
201545,427-343-0.75%
201445,770-364-0.79%
201346,134-230-0.5%
201246,364-290-0.62%
201146,654180.04%
201046,636
199044,518-963-2.12%
198045,4815,59214.02%
197039,8896871.75%
196039,202-395-1%
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%
18509,81890910.2%
18408,909-487-5.18%
18309,3961,85924.66%
18207,53784212.58%
18106,6951,07219.06%
18005,62356811.24%
17905,055-37,275-88.06%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.15% (-64)
County Website
Richmond County
County Seat
2020 Population
42,916
Area
474 mi²
Density
90 people/mi²
Growth Since 2020
-0.62% (-266)
Founded
1779

Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White24,95257.83%
Black or African American13,77531.92%
Other race1,5403.57%
Two or more races1,5333.55%
Native American1,0042.33%
Asian3120.72%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander330.08%
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White

Black or African American

Other race

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richmond County, North Carolina Population by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2024

Richmond County, North Carolina Median Age

40.1

Total

39.3

Male

41.1

Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Adults

There are 33,106 adults, (7,727 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Richmond County, North Carolina Age Dependency

70

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female22,06751.14%
Male21,08248.86%

Richmond County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All16,6052.5265.234.8
Married6,2963.2185.414.6
Non Family6,1801.1654.245.8
Female3,0963.5746.453.6
Male1,0333.3664.335.7
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3.25

Average Family Size

2.52

Average Household Size

65.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richmond County, North Carolina Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 92.65%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 66.18%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$33,559

Average Earnings

$36,430

Average Male

$29,133

Average Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, North Carolina Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

93.05% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.95% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.14% of the population.

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black13,2344,42733.45%
White23,3494,04717.33%
Hispanic3,04952217.12%
Native97840040.9%
Multiple1,47939526.71%
Other1,51230119.91%
Asian3063310.78%
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23.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.82%

Male Poverty Rate

24.1%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Native, with 40.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, North Carolina is Asian, with 10.78% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.95%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.06%
High School22.41%
Some College15.78%
Bachelors or Greater3.56%
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Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed51.08%
Female Unemployed49.83%
Female Employed12.96%
Male Employed4.62%
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Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.4%

Male Marriage Rate

36.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richmond County, North Carolina Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

2,113

Number of Veterans

1,879

Male Veterans

234

Female Veterans

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Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

9.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.12%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57.9%

Labor Force Participation

51.9%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

74.65%

Born in Richmond County, North Carolina

96.49%

Native Born

3.51%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

1.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.49% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.65% having been born in North Carolina. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richmond County, North Carolina Place of Birth

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