Richmond (city) County VA Information


Richmond (city) County Subdivisions

Richmond (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 222,035
Population in Households 208,698
Population in Familes 131,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,337
Population Density1 3,713
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 94,260
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 44,122
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 106,580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,784 (36.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 55,476 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,320 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $200,677
Average Home Value $283,341


Median Household Income $38,905
Average Household Income $60,863
Per Capita Income $26,792
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.35% 1.33%
Households 1.26% 1.33%
Families 1.06% 1.19%
Median Household Income   -0.48%
Per Capita Income   0.79%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Richmond (city) County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond (city) County to the other 134 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 93rd
Population Density1 # 9 94th
Diversity Index2 # 11 93rd
Median Household Income # 96 29th
Per Capita Income # 55 60th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.