Richmond City, Virginia Population 2024

232,981

Richmond City, Virginia's estimated 2024 population is 232,981 with a growth rate of 0.78% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond City, Virginia is the 9th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 population was 204,375 and has seen a growth of 14% since that time.

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029241,9461,7930.75%
2028240,1531,7930.75%
2027238,3601,7930.76%
2026236,5671,7930.76%
2025234,7741,7930.77%
2024232,9811,7930.78%
2023231,1881,7930.78%
2022229,3951,7930.79%
2021227,6025940.26%
2020227,008-4,019-1.74%
2019231,0271,4060.61%
2018229,6212,0010.88%
2017227,6201,9510.86%
2016225,6694,5852.07%
2015221,0843,8461.77%
2014217,2383,2181.5%
2013214,0203,0981.47%
2012210,9224,4352.15%
2011206,4872,1121.03%
2010204,375
1990203,056-16,158-7.37%
1980219,214-30,407-12.18%
1970249,62129,66313.49%
1960219,958-10,352-4.49%
1950230,31037,26819.31%
1940193,04210,1135.53%
1930182,92911,2626.56%
1920171,66744,03934.51%
1910127,62842,57850.06%
190085,050-156,896-64.85%
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2024 Growth Rate
0.78% (1,793)
County Website
Richmond City
2010 Population
204,375
Area
60 mi²
Density
3883 people/mi²
Growth Since 2010
14% (28,606)

Richmond City, Virginia Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White101,36844.62%
Black or African American99,85543.96%
Two or more races12,8705.67%
Other race7,4873.3%
Asian5,1282.26%
Native American3550.16%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1080.05%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Richmond City, Virginia Population by Race

Richmond City, Virginia Population Pyramid 2024

Richmond City, Virginia Median Age

34.5

Total

34

Male

35

Female

Richmond City, Virginia Adults

There are 188,255 adults, (31,242 of whom are seniors) in Richmond City, Virginia.

Richmond City, Virginia Age Dependency

44.7

Age Dependency Ratio

19.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

24.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond City, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female119,13952.44%
Male108,03247.56%

Richmond City, Virginia Population by Age

Richmond City, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All101,2012.1443.256.8
Non Family56,9181.3731.468.6
Married25,6142.8973.826.2
Female14,0153.5738.661.4
Male4,6543.2332.867.2
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3.03

Average Family Size

2.14

Average Household Size

43.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Richmond City, Virginia 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 City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 71.08%.

Richmond City, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$44,656

Average Earnings

$48,427

Average Male

$41,570

Average Female

Richmond City, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond City, Virginia Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Richmond City, Virginia Language

89.85% of Richmond City, Virginia residents speak only English, while 10.15% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.36% of the population.

Richmond City, Virginia Language

Richmond City, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black96,52026,05426.99%
White91,5559,68410.58%
Hispanic16,0513,61722.53%
Multiple12,1142,43120.07%
Other7,2211,49420.69%
Asian3,8181,22732.14%
Native3369127.08%
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19.47%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.47%

Male Poverty Rate

21.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond City, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond City, Virginia is Asian, with 32.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond City, Virginia is White, with 10.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 33.56%.

Richmond City, Virginia Poverty

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.12%
High School21.28%
Some College15.57%
Bachelors or Greater5.31%
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Richmond City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.95%
Male Unemployed24.65%
Female Employed12.08%
Male Employed6.96%
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Richmond City, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond City, Virginia Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Richmond City, Virginia Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

29.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

31.4%

Male Marriage Rate

27.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond City, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Richmond City, Virginia 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 35-44.

Richmond City, Virginia Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Richmond City, Virginia Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

10,449

Number of Veterans

9,084

Male Veterans

1,365

Female Veterans

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Richmond City, Virginia Veterans by War

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Richmond City, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Richmond City, Virginia Veterans by Race

Richmond City, Virginia Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.29%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond City, Virginia Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68%

Labor Force Participation

63.5%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond City, Virginia Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond City, Virginia Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Richmond City, Virginia 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

59.94%

Born in Richmond City, Virginia

92.58%

Native Born

7.42%

Foreign Born

4.96%

Non Citizen

2.46%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.58% of Richmond City, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 59.94% having been born in Virginia. 4.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richmond City, Virginia Place of Birth

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