Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Richmond is 226,604. Richmond, Virginia is the 98th largest city in the US.
Richmond is located entirely in Richmond city.
The peak population of Richmond was in 1970, when its population was 249,621. In 1970, Richmond was the 57th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 98th largest city in the US. Richmond is currently 9.2% smaller than it was in 1970.
Richmond has grown 14.5% since the 2000. Richmond, Virginia's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
No, Richmond is the 4th largest city in the state of Virginia. The biggest city, Virginia Beach, is 2.0x bigger than Richmond.
The total voting age population of Richmond, Virginia, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 176,853. The voting age population is 46.3% male and 53.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.8% of the residents of Richmond are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Richmond are 46.9% Black, 45.5% White, 3.4% Two or more races, 2.1% Asian, 1.7% Other and 0.4% American Indian. Additionally, 6.9% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Richmond, 23.2% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 37.0%. On a per-household basis, 16.1% of families are below the poverty line in Richmond.
Among those aged 16 and older, 65.9% of Richmond residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 85.4% of Richmond residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 39.6% have a bachelor's degree and 16.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Richmond residents aged 5 and older, 9.4% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 5.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.6% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Richmond is 6.5%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Richmond, 16.5% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Richmond is $47,250.
In Richmond, 42.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 57.4% of housing units in Richmond.
Of all the housing units in Richmond, 31.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Richmond, 9.3% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 9,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Richmond is $1,025.
In Richmond, 75.4% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|90||Winston-Salem, North Carolina||250,320||23.7%|
|94||Boise City, Idaho||237,446||21.4%|
|99||Santa Clarita, California||224,593||44.3%|
|100||San Bernardino, California||222,203||17.5%|
|101||Baton Rouge, Louisiana||222,185||-2.6%|
|105||Port St. Lucie, Florida||217,523||143.9%|
|107||Des Moines, Iowa||212,031||6.2%|
|108||Moreno Valley, California||211,600||47.7%|
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