According to the most recent Richmond Kentucky demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 Richmond depicts it has a Population 2021 of 34,662 which is the largest of all places in the greater Richmond region. Figure 3 uses the Richmond population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Richmond Kentucky depicts an increase of 3,298 (11%).
The total Richmond Kentucky greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Richmond depicts it has a Population Change of 10.5% which is in the middle range of other places in the local area.
Looking at the Richmond population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Richmond Kentucky indicates it has 1,517 people per square mile which is the second smallest when sorted by population density of all the other places in the metro area. The next higher as measured by population density is Lancaster 15.8% larger with population density of 1,758. The city with the highest population density in the area is Nicholasville which depicts a people per square mile of 2,298 (51.5% larger). Figure 6 provides Richmond demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Richmond depicts it has a Median Age of 26.3 which is the smallest when ranked by overall median age of all people of all the other places in the metro area. The city with the highest overall median age of all people in the area is Ravenna which depicts an age of 46.3 (76.0% larger).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Richmond population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Richmond Kentucky has the largest proportion of people less than 20 years of age at 29.5% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the smallest proportion of people between 40 and 49 years old at 6.7% of the total. Third, it has the smallest proportion of people between 50 and 59 yeasr old at 7.4% of the total. Also, it has the smallest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 7.4% of the total.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Richmond population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Richmond Kentucky has the largest proportion of Black population at 1.3% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of Asian population at 0.7% of the total and is ranked #1. Third, it has the largest proportion of Native population at 4.2% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Richmond Kentucky Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Richmond depicts it has a Hispanic or Latino of 3.0% which is less than most other places in the greater region.
Richmond Kentucky Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 10 shows the detailed marriage characteristics broken down by %residents who are married, never married, single, divorced, and widowed. Richmond has the largest proportion of total percent married at 47% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Richmond households. Richmond depicts it has a Family Size of 3.1 which is the third most of all other places in the area. The city with the highest average family size in the area is Irvine which depicts an average family size of 3.6 (16.3% larger).
Looking at Richmond households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Richmond depicts it has a Married-couple family of 65% which is less than most other places in the local area. The city with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the area is Irvine which depicts a husband and wife family percent of 74% (14.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Richmond shows it has a Birth Rate of 4.0% which is less than most other places in the local area. The city with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the area is Lancaster which indicates a birth rate of 11.8% (approximately 3.0 times bigger). Figure 14 shows the breakdown of the mother's age for all baby births that occurred in the last 12 months and it has one of the largest proportions of percent of births to mothers aged 15 to 19 at 40% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Nicholasville (43%), and #1 Ravenna (100%) are larger. Second, it has less than most other places in the metro area in order of percent of births to mothers aged 20 to 24 at 13% of the total. Third, it has in the mid point range of other places in the metro area when ranked by percent of births to mothers aged 25 to 29 at 17% of the total. Also, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 35 to 39 at 6% of the total and is ranked #1. In addition, it has the largest proportion of percent of births to mothers aged 40 to 44 at 9% of the total and is ranked #1.
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Richmond households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Richmond depicts it has a Total Single People of 66% which is more than all other places in the greater Richmond region. Comparing percent of people who are single for any reason to the United States average of 50%, Richmond is 31.4% larger. Also, compared with the state of Kentucky, percent of people who are single for any reason of 49%, Richmond is 34.0% larger.
Richmond Kentucky Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Richmond residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Richmond Kentucky has the largest proportion of citizens born In US at 2% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 the second smallest in terms of percent of non citizens who entered the US after 2010 of all the other places in the area at 48% of the total. Second, it has one of the largest proportions of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 at 37% of the total and is ranked #2. The only larger city being Lancaster with 100%. Third, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US between 1990 to 1999 at 9% of the total and is ranked #1.
Richmond Kentucky Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
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Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
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