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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Richwood is 4,013. Richwood, Louisiana is the 5,420th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Richwood was in 2020, when its population was 4,041. In 2020, Richwood was the 5,395th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 5,420th largest city in the US. Richwood is currently 0.7% smaller than it was in 2020.
Richwood has grown 89.7% since the 2000. Richwood, Louisiana is growing extremely quickly; it is growing faster than 95% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
|5423||Indian Head Park, Illinois||4,008||8.8%|
|5426||Cayuga Heights, New York||4,004||7.3%|
The total voting age population of Richwood, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 3,928. The voting age population is 81.4% male and 18.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 4.3% of the residents of Richwood are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Richwood are 72.2% Black, 26.3% White, 1.2% Other and 0.2% Asian. Additionally, 2.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Richwood, 46.4% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 63.5%. On a per-household basis, 41.4% of families are below the poverty line in Richwood.
Among those aged 16 and older, 15.1% of Richwood residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 66.3% of Richwood residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 4.4% have a bachelor's degree and 1.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Richwood residents aged 5 and older, 3.0% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.4% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.2% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Richwood is 14.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Richwood, 16.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Richwood is $24,896.
In Richwood, 44.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 55.4% of housing units in Richwood.
Of all the housing units in Richwood, 2.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Richwood, 28.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 210 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Richwood is $556.
In Richwood, 70.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.