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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Richton is 882. Richton, Mississippi is the 10,779th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Richton was in 2010, when its population was 1,068. In 2010, Richton was the 10,015th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 10,779th largest city in the US. Richton is currently 17.4% smaller than it was in 2010.
Richton has shrunk 15.1% since the year 2000. Richton, Mississippi's growth is below average. 70% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
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The total voting age population of Richton, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 732. The voting age population is 47.8% male and 52.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 21.6% of the residents of Richton are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Richton are 63.5% White and 36.5% Black. Additionally, 3.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Richton, 28.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 35.5%. On a per-household basis, 18.0% of families are below the poverty line in Richton.
Among those aged 16 and older, 41.9% of Richton residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 80.5% of Richton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 17.3% have a bachelor's degree and 7.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Richton residents aged 5 and older, 0.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Richton is 1.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Richton, 28.4% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Richton is $30,446.
In Richton, 58.8% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 41.2% of housing units in Richton.
Of all the housing units in Richton, 7.5% of them were build before 1940.
In Richton, 10.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Richton is $306.
In Richton, 65.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.