Richmond demographics profile

StatisticRichmondCaliforniaNational
Population108,30338,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)3,60325691
Median age35.836.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English48%56%79%
Speak Spanish35%29%13%
Richmond, CA has a population of 108,303 and is the 277th largest city in the United States. The population density is 3,603 per sq mi which is 1307% higher than the California average and 3877% higher than the national average. The median age in Richmond is 36 which is approximately 1% lower than the California average of 36. In Richmond, 47% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 48% speak English and 35% speak Spanish. 49% of Richmond residents were born in California, 15% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 34% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Richmond is 1307% higher than California.
  • The median age in Richmond is 1% lower than California.
  • In Richmond 38.37% of the population is White.
  • In Richmond 22.25% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Richmond 15.25% of the population is Asian.

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Richmond population breakdown by race

RaceRichmondCaliforniaNational
White38.37%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American22.25%5.85%12.63%
Asian15.25%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.31%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.51%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race5.96%4.62%3.06%
Other race17.35%13.28%4.75%
In Richmond, 40.2% 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, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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