Richmond County, New York Population 2024

486,431

Richmond County, New York's estimated 2024 population is 486,431 with a growth rate of -0.48% 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. The 2010 population was 469,607 and has seen a growth of 3.58% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029474,676-2,351-0.49%
2028477,027-2,351-0.49%
2027479,378-2,351-0.49%
2026481,729-2,351-0.49%
2025484,080-2,351-0.48%
2024486,431-2,351-0.48%
2023488,782-2,351-0.48%
2022491,133-2,351-0.48%
2021493,484-1,102-0.22%
2020494,58618,4453.87%
2019476,141-390-0.08%
2018476,5317120.15%
2017475,8191,6590.35%
2016474,1601,8590.39%
2015472,3014020.09%
2014471,8991160.02%
2013471,7831,1860.25%
2012470,597-417-0.09%
2011471,0141,4070.3%
2010469,607
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%
17903,835-470,841-99.19%
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2024 Growth Rate
-0.48% (-2,351)
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Richmond County
2010 Population
469,607
Area
58 mi²
Density
8387 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
3.58% (16,824)

Richmond County, New York Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White326,33466.2%
Asian56,51611.47%
Black or African American48,6709.87%
Two or more races35,7997.26%
Other race23,6364.8%
Native American1,7870.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1830.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Asian

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richmond County, New York Population by Race

Richmond County, New York Population Pyramid 2024

Richmond County, New York Median Age

40.3

Total

38.7

Male

42

Female

Richmond County, New York Adults

There are 386,178 adults, (81,753 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, New York.

Richmond County, New York Age Dependency

61.9

Age Dependency Ratio

26.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

35.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, New York Sex Ratio

Female251,14250.95%
Male241,78349.05%

Richmond County, New York Population by Age

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

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All170,0002.8668.631.4
Married90,4923.5782.317.7
Non Family46,3291.1749.650.4
Female24,4293.3255.144.9
Male8,7503.166.133.9
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3.41

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

68.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richmond County, New York 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, New York Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.05%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 38.72%.

Richmond County, New York Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$59,838

Average Earnings

$67,908

Average Male

$52,466

Average Female

Richmond County, New York Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, New York Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richmond County, New York Language

65.18% of Richmond County, New York residents speak only English, while 34.82% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 12.89% 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
White283,02319,9067.03%
Hispanic91,62613,73114.99%
Black47,67510,91822.9%
Asian56,1626,11410.89%
Multiple35,4624,78813.5%
Other23,4663,80816.23%
Native1,747774.41%
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10.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.28%

Male Poverty Rate

11.41%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, New York

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is Black, with 22.9% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, New York is Native, with 4.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.28%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.4%.

Richmond County, New York Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.82%
High School11.23%
Some College7.59%
Bachelors or Greater4.1%
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Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed18.4%
Male Unemployed17.55%
Female Employed3.9%
Male Employed2.91%
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Richmond County, New York Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, New York Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.7%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, New York Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richmond County, New York Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Richmond County, New York Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond County, New York Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

11,522

Number of Veterans

10,760

Male Veterans

762

Female Veterans

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Richmond County, New York Veterans by War

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Richmond County, New York Veterans by Age

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Richmond County, New York Veterans by Race

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

6.74%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, New York Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60%

Labor Force Participation

56.6%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, New York Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond County, New York Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond County, New York 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

68.63%

Born in Richmond County, New York

75.16%

Native Born

24.84%

Foreign Born

7.72%

Non Citizen

17.12%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

75.16% of Richmond County, New York residents were born in the United States, with 68.63% having been born in New York. 7.72% 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

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