Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Richlands is 5,213. Richlands, Virginia is the 4,687th largest city in the US.
Richlands is located entirely in Tazewell County.
The peak population of Richlands was in 2000, when its population was 5,825. In 2000, Richlands was the 4,011th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 4,687th largest city in the US. Richlands is currently 10.5% smaller than it was in 2000.
Richlands has shrunk 10.5% since the year 2000. Richlands, Virginia's growth is extremely below average. 85% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
The total voting age population of Richlands, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 4,230. The voting age population is 48.0% male and 52.0% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 20.2% of the residents of Richlands are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Richlands are 96.2% White, 1.9% Black, 1.5% Two or more races, 0.3% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 0.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Richlands, 23.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 27.9%. On a per-household basis, 13.8% of families are below the poverty line in Richlands.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.8% of Richlands residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 75.5% of Richlands residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 14.7% have a bachelor's degree and 7.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Richlands residents aged 5 and older, 0.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Richlands is 8.1%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Richlands, 18.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Richlands is $30,600.
In Richlands, 63.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 36.7% of housing units in Richlands.
Of all the housing units in Richlands, 11.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Richlands, 7.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 230 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Richlands is $666.
In Richlands, 69.6% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
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