Richmond County, New York Population 2020

Richmond County, New York's estimated population is 477,505 with a growth rate of 0.14% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, New York is the 10th largest county in New York.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2020477,5056630.14%
2019476,8426630.14%
2018476,1796630.14%
2017475,5161,3020.27%
2016474,2141,6930.36%
2015472,5214460.09%
2014472,0751770.04%
2013471,8981,2410.26%
2012470,657-344-0.07%
2011471,0011,3800.29%
2010469,62190,64423.92%
1990378,97726,8567.63%
1980352,12156,67819.18%
1970295,44373,45233.09%
1960221,99130,43615.89%
1950191,55517,1149.81%
1940174,44116,09510.16%
1930158,34641,81535.88%
1920116,53130,56235.55%
191085,96918,94828.27%
190067,02115,32829.65%
189051,69312,70232.58%
188038,9915,96218.05%
187033,0297,53729.57%
186025,49210,43169.26%
185015,0614,09637.36%
184010,9653,88354.83%
18307,08294715.44%
18206,13578814.74%
18105,34778317.16%
18004,56472919.01%
17903,8350.00%
2020 Growth Rate
0.14%
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Richmond County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White352,25974.30%
Black or African American48,59110.25%
Asian41,4278.74%
Some Other Race18,7573.96%
Two or More Races11,7902.49%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0800.23%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1970.04%
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Richmond County, New York Population Pyramid 2020

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Richmond County, New York Median Age

40


Total

38.3


Male

41.3


Female

Richmond County, New York Adults

There are 369,598 adults, (73,325 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, New York.

Richmond County, New York Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

24.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, New York Sex Ratio

Female

244,677

51.61%

Male

229,424

48.39%

Richmond County, New York Households and Families

Richmond County, New York Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond County, New York Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.1%16.9%
All69.7%30.3%
Male66.4%33.6%
Female53.9%46.1%
Non Family50.9%49.1%

69.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All166,1522.8169.7
Married91,0533.4883.1
Non Family43,0581.1550.9
Female24,1013.253.9
Male7,9403.0266.4

3.32

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

3.1%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Richmond County, New York Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,1624.92%
9th to 12th Grade21,5136.54%
High School Graduate101,73830.95%
Some College56,18617.09%
Associates Degree24,8287.55%
Bachelors Degree64,77819.70%
Graduate Degree43,54813.25%
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Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White215,813199,33076,703
Hispanic50,62539,4169,334
Black30,41025,7197,817
Asian29,97424,81213,403
Other Race10,9568,1231,631
Multiple Races4,5193,9721,558
Native American729648178
Islander15010728

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 44.72%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$52,443$59,887$42,853
Less Than High School$25,500$30,127$18,518
High School Grad$40,265$51,343$30,238
Some College$47,515$58,097$38,113
Bachelors Degree$64,643$71,996$55,720
Graduate Degree$76,966$86,225$70,827

$52,443

Average Earnings

$59,887

Average Male

$42,853

Average Female

Richmond County, New York Language

Richmond County, New York Language by Age

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Richmond County, New York Language

68.12% of Richmond County, New York residents speak only English, while 31.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.27% of the population.

Richmond County, New York Poverty

Richmond County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White288,62621,7847.55%
Hispanic85,93919,83323.08%
Black47,60812,59326.45%
Other18,5565,25328.31%
Asian41,1545,07912.34%
Multiple11,7043,08126.32%
Islander19710050.76%
Native1,046989.37%

12.82%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

13.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is Islander, with 50.76% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is White, with 7.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.02%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.51%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School30.03%
High School13.28%
Some College9.08%
Bachelors or Greater4.65%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed25.27%
Male Unemployed19.14%
Female Employed4.36%
Male Employed3.76%

Richmond County, New York Income

Richmond County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,267$98,841
Families$94,926$112,689
Married Families$109,843$128,133
Non Families$36,604$53,260
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Richmond County, New York Marital Status

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.2%

Male Marriage Rate

48.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, New York Married by Age and Sex

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Richmond County, New York 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, New York Marital Status by Race

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Richmond County, New York Veterans

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16,157

Number of Veterans

15,360

Male Veterans

797

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,799
First Gulf War1,897
Korea1,886
Second Gulf War1,645
World War II886
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Age Group Veterans
65 to 745,103
75+4,941
35 to 542,897
55 to 642,204
18 to 341,012
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Name Veterans % of Total
White13,6674.87%
Hispanic2,4454.07%
Black1,2133.37%
Other5344.13%
2 or More3876.79%
Asian3010.90%
Indian314.07%
Hawaiian2416.00%

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.34%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.30%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, New York Employment Status

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58.2%

Labor Force Participation

55.3%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

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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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69.89%

Born in New York

77.04%

Native Born

22.96%

Foreign Born

7.69%

Non Citizen

15.27%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

77.04% of Richmond County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 69.89% having been born in New York. 7.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

  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