Richmond (city) County VA Information


Richmond (city) County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 223,917
Daytime Population: Workers 178,264
Daytime Population: Residents 117,081
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 295,345
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.32
Population in Households 210,399
Population in Familes 131,827
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,518
Population Density2 3,744
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $39,549
Average Household Income $62,502
Per Capita Income $27,473


Total Housing Units 107,305 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 37,936 (35.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57,054 (53.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12,315 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $203,436
Average Home Value $286,598


Total Households 94,990
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 44,216
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 1.28% 1.21%
Households 1.2% 1.21%
Families 0.94% 1.04%
Median Household Income   0.92%
Per Capita Income   2.46%


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

The table below compares Richmond (city) 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 # 10 93rd
Population Density # 9 94th
Diversity Index # 12 92nd
Median Household Income # 99 26th
Per Capita Income # 55 59th

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