Richmond County, New York Population 2021

Richmond County, New York's estimated population is 475,909 with a growth rate of -0.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, New York is the null largest county in New York. The 2010 Population was 469,615 and has seen a growth of 1.34% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021475,909-117-0.02%
2020476,026-117-0.02%
2019476,143-117-0.02%
2018476,2605890.12%
2017475,6711,6310.34%
2016474,0401,6910.36%
2015472,3494120.09%
2014471,9371340.03%
2013471,8031,1890.25%
2012470,614-407-0.09%
2011471,0211,4060.30%
2010469,61590,63823.92%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
-0.02%
County Website
County Seat
2010 Population
469,615
Growth Since 2010
1.34%
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Richmond County, New York Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White352,03474.13%
Black or African American48,95810.31%
Asian44,2469.32%
Some Other Race17,5483.70%
Two or More Races10,8622.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,0260.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2190.05%
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Richmond County, New York Population By Race

Richmond County, New York Population Pyramid 2021

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Richmond County, New York Median Age

40.1


Total

38.4


Male

41.4


Female

Richmond County, New York Adults

There are 370,655 adults, (75,442 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, New York.

Richmond County, New York Age Dependency

60.9

Age Dependency Ratio

25.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, New York Sex Ratio

Mujer

244,833

51.56%

Masculino

230,060

48.44%

Richmond County, New York Population by Age

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%17%
All69.3%30.7%
Masculino66.2%33.8%
Mujer53%47%
Non Family50%50%

69.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, New York Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All166,2462.8269.3
Married91,5523.583
Non Family43,3711.1550
Mujer23,5023.1553
Masculino7,821366.2

3.33

Average Family Size

2.82

Average Household Size

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Richmond County, New York Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade16,1474.88%
9th to 12th Grade21,0606.37%
High School Graduate100,45230.38%
Some College56,73017.16%
Associates Degree24,2967.35%
Bachelors Degree66,63220.15%
Graduate Degree45,34413.71%
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Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White214,385198,69678,295
Hispanic51,47840,3589,829
Asian32,03326,09014,465
Black30,70626,1848,147
Other Race10,3567,8571,801
2+ Races4,4554,1491,670
Native American734663260
Islander14512736

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 93.13%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 45.16%.

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$53,576$61,322$44,989
Less Than 9th Grade$26,164$30,909$18,657
High School Graduate$41,285$51,869$30,798
Some College$49,408$59,348$39,228
Bachelors Degree$65,981$74,646$58,051
Graduate Degree$78,147$88,235$72,446

$53,576

Average Earnings

$61,322

Average Male

$44,989

Average Female

Richmond County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, New York Language by Age

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Richmond County, New York Language

67.37% of Richmond County, New York residents speak only English, while 32.63% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.24% of the population.

Richmond County, New York Language

Richmond County, New York Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White286,07419,0516.66%
Hispanic86,49818,11320.94%
Black47,89612,57726.26%
Other17,3085,03829.11%
Asian43,9555,02811.44%
Multiple10,8261,71815.87%
Islander2197634.70%
Native1,000555.50%

11.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.58%

Male Poverty Rate

12.66%

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 34.70% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is Native, with 5.50% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.92%.

Richmond County, New York Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.79%
High School12.01%
Some College8.69%
Bachelors or Greater4.32%

Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.38%
Male Unemployed17.37%
Female Employed4.03%
Male Employed3.35%

Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, New York Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$82,783$104,629
Families$100,517$119,855
Married Families$115,603$135,082
Non Families$39,386$55,481
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Income by Household Type

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

48.9%

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 Marital Status

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14,964

Number of Veterans

14,224

Male Veterans

740

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam5,473
First Gulf War1,894
Second Gulf War1,650
Korea1,541
World War II668

Richmond County, New York Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 744,839
75+4,600
35 to 542,605
55 to 641,940
18 to 34980

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White12,7384.55%
Hispanic2,3223.82%
Black1,1583.21%
Other Race4113.37%
2+ Races3055.53%
Asian2960.83%
Native American567.24%

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Race

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

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8.12%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

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58.8%

Labor Force Participation

56%

Employment Rate

4.6%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, New York Employment by Age

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Richmond County, New York Employment by Race

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Richmond County, New York 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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69.78%

Born in Richmond County, New York

76.75%

Native Born

23.25%

Foreign Born

7.64%

Non Citizen

15.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

76.75% of Richmond County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 69.78% having been born in New York. 7.64% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Richmond County, New York 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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