Richmond County, North Carolina Population 2022

Richmond County, North Carolina's estimated population is 44,652 with a growth rate of -0.13% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, North Carolina is the 59th largest county in North Carolina. The 2010 Population was 46,635 and has seen a growth of -4.25% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
17905,0550.00%
18005,62356811.24%
18106,6951,07219.06%
18207,53784212.58%
18309,3961,85924.66%
18408,909-487-5.18%
18509,81890910.20%
186011,0091,19112.13%
187012,8821,87317.01%
188018,2455,36341.63%
189023,9485,70331.26%
190015,855-8,093-33.79%
191019,6733,81824.08%
192025,5675,89429.96%
193034,0168,44933.05%
194036,8102,7948.21%
195039,5972,7877.57%
196039,202-395-1.00%
197039,8896871.75%
198045,4815,59214.02%
199044,518-963-2.12%
201046,6352,1174.76%
201146,651160.03%
201246,359-292-0.63%
201346,133-226-0.49%
201445,771-362-0.78%
201545,429-342-0.75%
201645,012-417-0.92%
201744,827-185-0.41%
201844,888610.14%
201944,829-59-0.13%
202044,770-59-0.13%
202144,711-59-0.13%
202244,652-59-0.13%
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Richmond County, North Carolina Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White27,06560.47%
Black or African American14,26931.88%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,1552.58%
Asian4581.02%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander520.12%
Some Other Race6191.38%
Two or More Races1,1412.55%
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Richmond County, North Carolina Population by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Population Pyramid 2022

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Richmond County, North Carolina Median Age

40.8


Total

40.2


Male

41.9


Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Adults

There are 34,599 adults, (7,932 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, North Carolina.

Richmond County, North Carolina Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, North Carolina Sex Ratio

Female

22,868

51.09%

Male

21,891

48.91%

Richmond County, North Carolina Population by Age

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

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Richmond County, North Carolina Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married85.1%14.9%
All65.9%34.1%
Male63.7%36.3%
Non Family52.1%47.9%
Female51%49%

65.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, North Carolina Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All18,2012.3865.9
Married7,2812.985.1
Male1,2842.8263.7
Female3,4593.2651
Non Family6,1771.1852.1

2.93

Average Family Size

2.38

Average Household Size

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Richmond County, North Carolina Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,0696.77%
9th to 12th Grade3,16210.34%
High School Graduate9,30030.42%
Some College7,10523.24%
Associates Degree3,49811.44%
Bachelors Degree3,51911.51%
Graduate Degree1,9246.29%
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Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
2+ Races433373158
Asian36525694
White18,74616,4353,873
Native American756629111
Hispanic1,455660196
Black9,0657,1821,124
Other Race44512917
Islander25

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 87.67%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 36.49%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,718$34,043$26,988
Less Than 9th Grade$25,427$27,079$16,918
High School Graduate$32,556$40,236$25,883
Some College$27,025$32,553$23,716
Bachelors Degree$38,698$34,211$40,068
Graduate Degree$47,723$42,112$48,922

$30,718

Average Earnings

$34,043

Average Male

$26,988

Average Female

Richmond County, North Carolina Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, North Carolina Language by Age

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Richmond County, North Carolina Language

93.44% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents speak only English, while 6.56% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.56% of the population.

Richmond County, North Carolina Language

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native1,15045039.13%
Black13,6104,43932.62%
Multiple1,07224723.04%
Hispanic2,91061521.13%
White24,7313,98816.13%
Asian3935313.49%
Other12NaN%

22.40%

Overall Poverty Rate

20.86%

Male Poverty Rate

23.80%

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 39.13% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 22.39%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.73%.

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade31.17%
High School15.66%
Some College16.46%
Bachelors or Greater4.63%

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.67%
Male Unemployed57.37%
Female Employed12.21%
Female Unemployed48.70%

Richmond County, North Carolina Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, North Carolina Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$39,051$52,164
Families$51,754$62,812
Married Families$70,290$80,974
Non Families$20,039$29,071
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Income by Household Type

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

42.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

40.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Married by Age and Sex

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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 35-44.

Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status by Race

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Richmond County, North Carolina Marital Status

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2,502

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War283
First Gulf War568
Vietnam967
Korea75
World War II65

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34123
35 to 54670
55 to 64553
65 to 74722
75+434

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,7328.12%
Black6015.68%
Native American242.70%
Asian20.54%
Islander1325.00%
2+ Races13019.76%
Hispanic643.61%

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Race

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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5.69%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Veterans by Education

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57.6%

Labor Force Participation

52.2%

Employment Rate

8.2%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Age

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Richmond County, North Carolina Employment by Race

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Richmond County, North Carolina 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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74.89%

Born in Richmond County, North Carolina

96.56%

Native Born

3.44%

Foreign Born

1.71%

Non Citizen

1.73%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.56% of Richmond County, North Carolina residents were born in the United States, with 74.89% having been born in North Carolina. 1.71% 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

  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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