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Richmond city, Virginia

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Richmond city, Virginia
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 230,436
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 230,436
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 204,375
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 12.8%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 226,610
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 204,214
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
Persons under 18 years, percent
Persons 65 years and over, percent
Female persons, percent
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
Asian alone, percent(a)
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Two or More Races, percent
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2015-2019 11,806
Foreign born persons, percent, 2015-2019 7.0%
Housing units, July 1, 2019, (V2019) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2015-2019 42.6%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 $230,500
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2015-2019 $1,555
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2015-2019 $586
Median gross rent, 2015-2019 $1,025
Building permits, 2020 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2015-2019 90,301
Persons per household, 2015-2019 2.39
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2015-2019 76.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2015-2019 9.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2015-2019 88.1%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2015-2019 75.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 85.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2015-2019 39.6%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2015-2019 11.9%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 65.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2015-2019 63.8%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 576,491
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 3,769,434
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 16,885,933
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,955,177
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $9,297
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2015-2019 21.8
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $47,250
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 $33,549
Persons in poverty, percent
Total employer establishments, 2019 X
Total employment, 2019 X
Total annual payroll, 2019 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2018-2019 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2018 X
All firms, 2012 18,539
Men-owned firms, 2012 9,180
Women-owned firms, 2012 7,426
Minority-owned firms, 2012 6,859
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 10,698
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 1,673
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 15,660
Population per square mile, 2010 3,414.7
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., V2019) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2019). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

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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