Richmond County, Virginia Population 2021

Richmond County, Virginia's estimated population is 9,129 with a growth rate of 0.58% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Richmond County, Virginia is the 118th largest county in Virginia. The 2010 Population was 9,280 and has seen a growth of -1.63% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20219,129530.58%
20209,076530.59%
20199,023530.59%
20188,970810.91%
20178,8891311.50%
20168,758-23-0.26%
20158,781-103-1.16%
20148,884-68-0.76%
20138,952-127-1.40%
20129,079-129-1.40%
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%
2021 Growth Rate
0.58%
County Website
Founded
1692
County Seat
2010 Population
9,280
Growth Since 2010
-1.63%
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Richmond County, Virginia Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,71764.35%
Black or African American2,37026.68%
Two or More Races4795.39%
Some Other Race2683.02%
Asian300.34%
American Indian and Alaska Native200.23%
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Richmond County, Virginia Population by Race

Richmond County, Virginia Population Pyramid $2021

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Richmond County, Virginia Median Age

47.3


Total

44.2


Male

52.1


Female

Richmond County, Virginia Adults

There are 7,396 adults, (1,881 of whom are seniors) in Richmond County, Virginia.

Richmond County, Virginia Age Dependency

61.1

Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

27

Child Dependency Ratio

Richmond County, Virginia Sex Ratio

Female

4,027

45.33%

Male

4,857

54.67%

Richmond County, Virginia Population by Age

Richmond County, Virginia Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Richmond County, Virginia Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.1%17.9%
All69.9%30.1%
Non Family58.1%41.9%
Male56.1%43.9%
Female34.4%65.6%

69.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Richmond County, Virginia Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,0692.3669.9
Married1,7792.9882.1
Non Family9461.1158.1
Female2622.4634.4
Male823.1856.1

2.89

Average Family Size

2.36

Average Household Size

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Richmond County, Virginia Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3865.56%
9th to 12th Grade95813.80%
High School Graduate2,45535.36%
Some College1,40820.28%
Associates Degree5037.25%
Bachelors Degree79411.44%
Graduate Degree4386.31%
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Richmond County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Richmond County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White4,2933,686984
Black2,0701,533210
Hispanic39322124
Other Race184855
2+ Races16913920
Asian2515
Native American20164

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 85.86%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 22.92%.

Richmond County, Virginia Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,353$31,688$29,214
Less Than 9th Grade$25,938$30,033$
High School Graduate$29,841$31,606$24,375
Some College$31,784$33,773$29,199
Bachelors Degree$36,250$31,556$48,617
Graduate Degree$51,442$49,293$52,836

$31,353

Average Earnings

$31,688

Average Male

$29,214

Average Female

Richmond County, Virginia Earnings by Educational Attainment

Richmond County, Virginia Language by Age

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Richmond County, Virginia Language

91.46% of Richmond County, Virginia residents speak only English, while 8.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.13% of the population.

Richmond County, Virginia Language

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,76856711.89%
Black1,54135322.91%
Multiple42433278.30%
Hispanic53620.37%
Other20620.97%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.70%

Male Poverty Rate

16.87%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Richmond County, Virginia

The race most likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Virginia is Multiple, with 78.30% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Richmond County, Virginia is Hispanic, with 0.37% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.59%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.71%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.86%.

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.88%
High School14.81%
Bachelors or Greater13.50%
Some College12.79%

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed95.71%
Female Employed6.45%
Male Employed4.52%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Richmond County, Virginia Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Richmond County, Virginia Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,517$62,594
Families$57,904$70,860
Married Families$63,470-
Non Families$24,643$42,329
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Income by Household Type

Richmond County, Virginia Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

53.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.0%

Male Marriage Rate

61.7%

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 Marital Status

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664

Number of Veterans

657

Male Veterans

7

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam177
Second Gulf War154
First Gulf War144
Korea78
World War II2

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 64220
35 to 54153
75+143
18 to 3496
65 to 7452

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3988.32%
Black1838.39%
2+ Races7940.72%
Hispanic234.95%
Other Race42.08%

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by Race

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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26.39%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.81%

Veteran Disability Rate

Richmond County, Virginia Veterans by Education

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44.9%

Labor Force Participation

43.9%

Employment Rate

2.1%

Unemployment Rate

Richmond County, Virginia Employment by Age

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Richmond County, Virginia Employment by Race

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Richmond County, Virginia 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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70.98%

Born in Richmond County, Virginia

95.86%

Native Born

4.14%

Foreign Born

2.38%

Non Citizen

1.77%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.86% of Richmond County, Virginia residents were born in the United States, with 70.98% having been born in Virginia. 2.38% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Richmond County, Virginia 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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