Richmond County VA Information


Richmond County Subdivisions

Richmond County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,394
Daytime Population: Workers 3,180
Daytime Population: Residents 5,329
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,509
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 7,759
Population in Familes 6,169
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,635
Population Density2 49
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $43,961
Average Household Income $55,541
Per Capita Income $21,452


Total Housing Units 4,043 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,382 (58.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 872 (21.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 789 (19.5%)
Median Home Value $169,684
Average Home Value $204,104


Total Households 3,254
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 2,068
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.21% 0.37%
Households 0.41% 0.36%
Families 0.25% 0.24%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.51%


Richmond County VA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond County to the other 133 counties / independent cities and county equivalents in Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 117 13th
Population Density # 102 24th
Diversity Index # 32 75th
Median Household Income # 88 35th
Per Capita Income # 100 26th

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

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