Richmond (city) County VA Information


Richmond (city) County Subdivisions

Richmond (city) County VA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 226,884
Population in Households 213,199
Population in Familes 135,630
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,685
Population Density2 3,794
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $40,379
Average Household Income $65,698
Per Capita Income $28,873


Total Housing Units 106,592 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 38,102 (35.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 58,298 (54.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 10,192 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $211,278
Average Home Value $301,689


Total Households 96,400
Average Household Size 2.21
Family Households 44,797
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% 1.14%
Households 1.23% 1.16%
Families 0.99% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.59%
Per Capita Income   3.18%


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, 2018 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

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