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Richmond city, Virginia

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Table

Richmond city, Virginia
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
226,604
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
226,604
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
226,610
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
0.0%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 226,610
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 204,214
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.8%
Persons under 18 years, percent
17.4%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.1%
Female persons, percent
52.6%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
45.2%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
46.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.2%
Asian alone, percent(a)
2.1%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.0%
Two or More Races, percent
4.1%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
7.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
41.2%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2016-2020 11,732
Foreign born persons, percent, 2016-2020 7.3%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2016-2020 43.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2016-2020 $244,200
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2016-2020 $1,563
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2016-2020 $593
Median gross rent, 2016-2020 $1,070
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2016-2020 91,005
Persons per household, 2016-2020 2.40
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2016-2020 77.7%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2016-2020 9.7%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2016-2020 89.9%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2016-2020 78.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2016-2020 41.2%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2016-2020 11.3%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.1%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 66.2%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2016-2020 64.0%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 793,629
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 4,123,100
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 713,709
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 2,260,391
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,931
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2016-2020 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $51,421
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2020 dollars), 2016-2020 $35,682
Persons in poverty, percent
20.9%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,958
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 2,839
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 886
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 637
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,493
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 350
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,787
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 3,781.6
Population per square mile, 2010 3,414.7
Land area in square miles, 2020 59.93
Land area in square miles, 2010 59.81
FIPS Code 5167000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2021) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2021). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2016-2020 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2020 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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