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Richmond Population

Richmond is a city in California, State of United States, Located in the San Francisco East Bay region, Richmond borders San Pablo, Albany, El Cerrito and Pinole. Richmond population in 2023 is estimated to be 116,465, covers city area of 52.51 sq mi (136.00 sq km), ranks fifty-fourth largest city in California State, two-hundred-forty-eighth city in the United States. Richmond is a city in western Contra Costa County, city sits on 32 miles of waterfront, more than any other city in the Bay Area. Richmond population as per 2020 census is 116,448 compared to 2010 population of 103,701 with the increase number of 12,747 people and growth of 12.3 percent. Richmond is one of two cities, the other being San Rafael, that sits on the shores of both San Francisco Bay and San Pablo Bay.

Below is the Richmond population by year:
YearPopulationChange %
2021 *115,639-0.695
2022 *116,2560.53
2023 *116,4650.18
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

Richmond Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, Total Richmond population is 110,575, out of these 55,451 are male, 55,124 are female, The sex ratio of Richmond is 101. The median age of the Richmond population is 36.5, Richmond population by age are, under 18 years is 26,098, 16 years and over is 86,778, 18 years and over is 84,477, 21 years and over is 80,869, 65 years and over is 17,045. 50.1% are male, 49.9% are female, Population of Richmond by age percent-wise is, 23.6% are under 18 years old, 78.5% are 16 years and over, 76.4% are 18 years and over, 73.1% are 21 years and over, 12.1% are 65 years and over. There are total 39,563 housing units, The voting population of Richmond are 63,578, out of these 31,471 are male voters, 32,107 are female voters, 49.5% are male, 50.5% are female. Richmond population in 2022 is estimated to be 116,256, and in 2021 is estimated to be 115,639.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -58,0967.3%
5 - 98,3787.6%
10 - 145,8945.3%
15 - 196,1805.6%
20 - 247,0846.4%
25 - 3417,74516.0%
35 - 4416,40614.8%
45 - 5416,13814.6%
55 - 594,5204.1%
60 - 646,7076.1%
65 - 748,8758.0%
75 - 843,0962.8%
85 and over1,4561.3%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Richmond Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Richmond by race are:

White Population

White population in Richmond, California are 26,993, percentage wise 24.4 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Richmond, California are 20,178, percentage wise 18.2 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Richmond, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Richmond are 14,236, percentage wise 12.9 percent are asians, out of these 270 are Asian Indians, 3,732 are Chinese, 2,980 are Filipinos, 379 are Japanese, 430 are Korean, 1,737 are Vietnamese and 4,708 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Richmond, California are 53,138. Percentage wise 48.1 percent are hispanics, out of these 35,515 are Mexican people, 784 are Puerto Ricans, 2 are Cubans, and 16,837 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race110,575Percent
Black or African American20,17818.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native9740.9%
Asian Population14,23612.9%
Asian Indian2700.2%
Other Asian Population4,708
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander580.1%
Hispanic or Latino53,13848.1%
Puerto Rican7840.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino16,837
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

According to 2019 estimates, Richmond native population is 71,461, out of these 53,622 born in the California state and 14,551 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 39,114, out of these 15,919 are Naturalized US citizen, 241 are in Europe, 7,409 in Asia, 422 in Africa, 7,764 in Latin America and 46 in Northern America. Non-US Citizens, Total Foreigners living in Richmond are 23,195, out of these 382 are from Europe, 2,689 are from Asia, 951 from Africa, 19,173 are from Latin America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence53,622
Born in other state in the United States14,551
Born outside the United States3,288
Puerto Rico0
U.S. Island Areas123
Born abroad of American parent(s)3,165
Foreign born
Born outside of United States39,114
Naturalized U.S. citizen15,919
Latin America7,764
Northern America46
Not a U.S. citizen23,195
Latin America19,173
Northern America0
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

Richmond Housing

According to 2019 census estimates, Total number of houses in Richmond, California are 39,563, Occupied housing units are 36,634, Rental vacancy rate is 5. Percentage of occupancy is 93, 40.86% of houses are owner occupied and 51.73% of houses are renter occupied in Richmond. There are 55.94 percent of one-unit detached, 9.12 percent of one-units attached, 2.12 percent of two-unit houses, 9.19 percent of three or four unit homes. Average household size of owner occupied is 3 and average household size of renter occupied is 3. 31.48 percent are available with one vehicle, 30.72 percent are available with two vehicles, 21.67 percent are available with three or more vehicles and 8.73 percent are no vehicles available.

Total housing units39,563
Occupied housing units36,634
Occupied housing units percent93
Rental vacancy rate5
Structure TypeUnits
1-unit, detached22,132
1-unit attached3,607
2 units837
3 or 4 units3,634
Mobile home0
Boat, RV, van, etc.58
Average household size of owner-occupied unit3
Average household size of renter-occupied unit3
Source: US Census 2019 housing estimates

Richmond Housing Market

The median value of housing unit in Richmond, California is $572,400, According to 2019 estimated US census of housing market, 0.44 percent of houses are less than $50,000, 0.28 percent are between $50,000 to $100,000, 0.59 percent are between $100,000 to $150,000, 0.34 percent are between $150,000 to $200,000, 1.37 percent are between $200,000 to $300,000, 11.35 percent are between $300,000 to $500,000, 24.98 percent are between $500,000 to one million, 1.50 percent are over one million and above. Total number of Richmond rental homes or apartments are 20,467, occupied by Renter, The median value of Richmond average rental rate is $1,679.

Housing unit valueUnits
Less than $50,000176
$50,000 to $99,999110
$100,000 to $149,999235
$150,000 to $199,999136
$200,000 to $299,999543
$300,000 to $499,9994,492
$500,000 to $999,9999,883
$1,000,000 or more592
Median (dollars)572,400
Source: US Census 2019 housing market estimates

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