Richmond County, Virginia Population 2020

Richmond County, Virginia's estimated population is 9,264 with a growth rate of 1.23% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, Virginia is the 117th largest county in Virginia.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20209,2641131.23%
20199,1511131.25%
20189,0381131.27%
20178,9251661.90%
20168,759-24-0.27%
20158,783-101-1.14%
20148,884-68-0.76%
20138,952-129-1.42%
20129,081-127-1.38%
20119,208-72-0.78%
20109,2802,00727.60%
19907,2733214.62%
19806,9521,11119.02%
19705,841-534-8.38%
19606,3751863.01%
19506,189-445-6.71%
19406,634-244-3.55%
19306,878-556-7.48%
19207,434190.26%
19107,4153274.61%
19007,088-58-0.81%
18907,146-49-0.68%
18807,19569210.64%
18706,503-353-5.15%
18606,8564086.33%
18506,4484838.10%
18405,965-90-1.49%
18306,0553496.12%
18205,706-508-8.18%
18106,214-7,530-54.79%
180013,7446,75996.76%
17906,9850.00%
2020 Growth Rate
1.23%
County Website
Founded
1692
County Seat
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Richmond County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,74564.71%
Black or African American2,45227.62%
Two or More Races4174.70%
Some Other Race2022.28%
American Indian and Alaska Native370.42%
Asian250.28%
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Richmond County, Virginia Population Pyramid 2020

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Richmond County, Virginia Median Age

45.8


Total

42.3


Male

49.3


Female

Richmond County, Virginia Adults

There are 7,381 adults, (1,846 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, Virginia.

Richmond County, Virginia Age Dependency

60.4

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

3,950

44.49%

Male

4,928

55.51%

Richmond County, Virginia Households and Families

Richmond County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.2%13.8%
Married82%18%
All72.1%27.9%
Non Family58.4%41.6%
Female50.7%49.3%

72.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,1392.2972.1
Married1,7812.9182
Non Family9441.1558.4
Female2982.0150.7
Male1162.8986.2

2.76

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Richmond County, Virginia Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4166.21%
9th to 12th Grade76311.39%
High School Graduate2,60038.82%
Some College1,35820.28%
Associates Degree5117.63%
Bachelors Degree6659.93%
Graduate Degree3845.73%
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Richmond County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,2913,651870
Black1,8201,470125
Hispanic36821820
Multiple Races21314923
Other Race135733
Native American373318
Asian2314

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 89.19%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 48.65%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,221$32,463$26,194
Less Than High School$29,673$30,935$
High School Grad$30,581$31,920$24,629
Some College$30,052$33,305$26,607
Bachelors Degree$49,688$60,769$43,750
Graduate Degree$45,234$49,219$44,153

$31,221

Average Earnings

$32,463

Average Male

$26,194

Average Female

Richmond County, Virginia Language

Richmond County, Virginia Language by Age

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Richmond County, Virginia Language

91.36% of Richmond County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.64% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.38% of the population.

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,75350810.69%
Black1,64926015.77%
Multiple32325478.64%
Hispanic46010.22%
Other13810.72%

14.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.69%

Male Poverty Rate

14.69%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Virginia is Multiple, with 78.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 0.22% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.16%.

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Name Poverty
High School15.21%
Less Than High School15.02%
Some College9.72%
Bachelors or Greater9.41%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed68.42%
Female Employed4.05%
Male Employed3.47%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Richmond County, Virginia Income

Richmond County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,831$61,375
Families$57,872$65,888
Married Families$63,011-
Non Families$28,598$48,713
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Richmond County, Virginia Marital Status

Richmond County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

54.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.9%

Male Marriage Rate

59.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Richmond County, Virginia Married by Age and Sex

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Richmond County, Virginia 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, Virginia Marital Status by Race

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Richmond County, Virginia Veterans

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679

Number of Veterans

672

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War154
Second Gulf War121
Korea76
World War II14
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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64223
35 to 54162
75+120
18 to 3491
65 to 7483
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Name Veterans % of Total
White3827.98%
Black1959.06%
2 or More8135.53%
Hispanic224.93%
Indian1643.24%
Other53.31%

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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25.19%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, Virginia Employment Status

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47.6%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

1.9%

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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71.45%

Born in Virginia

95.80%

Native Born

4.20%

Foreign Born

2.15%

Non Citizen

2.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.80% of Richmond County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 71.45% having been born in Virginia. 2.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

  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