StatisticRichmondPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Population43,9541,559,93812,801,989
Population density (sq mi)9,14711,626287
Median age34.433.940.6
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a38%56%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%42%40%
Speak Englishn/a78%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%5%

Key findings

  • The population density in Richmond is 21% lower than Philadelphia
  • The median age in Richmond is 2% higher than Philadelphia
  • In Richmond 68.23% of the population is White
  • In Richmond 16.97% of the population is Black
  • In Richmond 1.58% of the population is Asian

Compare Philadelphia, PA Demographics

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      Richmond population breakdown by race

      RaceRichmondPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
      White68.23%41.26%81.37%
      Black16.97%42.86%11.03%
      Asian1.58%6.90%3.14%
      American Indian0.55%0.37%0.20%
      Native Hawaiian0.06%0.11%0.03%
      Mixed race2.63%2.80%2.24%
      Other race9.97%5.71%1.98%
      In Richmond, 13.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Richmond, Philadelphia, PA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).