Richmond, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Richmond?

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There are 115,677 residents in Richmond, with a median age of 36.7. Of this, 49.04% are males and 50.96% are females. US-born citizens make up 64.68% of the resident pool in Richmond, while non-US-born citizens account for 17.11%. Additionally, 18.21% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 104,021 people in Richmond currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 115,677 5.1%
Male Population 56,731 5.0%
Female Population 58,946 5.2%
Male population 49.04%
Female population 50.96%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36.7 -1.3%
Citizen US Born 74,815 6.3%
Citizen not US Born 19,797 4.4%
Not Citizen 21,065 1.6%
Citizen US Born 64.68%
Citizen not US Born 17.11%
Not Citizen 18.21%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 304 -36.3%
Moved from Same County 4,396 -9.9%
Moved from Same State 4,829 4.7%
Moved from Different State 612 3.5%
Same House as Last Year 104,021 5.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.27%
Moved from Same County 3.85%
Moved from Same State 4.23%
Moved from Different State 0.54%
Same House as Last Year 91.12%

What are the employment statistics in Richmond?

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White-collar workers make up 75.94% of the working population in Richmond, while blue-collar employees account for 24.06%. There are also 6,819 entrepreneurs in Richmond (11.63% of the workforce); 37,446 workers employed in private companies (63.84%); and 8,613 people working in governmental institutions (14.68%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 44,543 6.3%
Blue Collar 14,115 5.3%
White Collar 75.94%
Blue Collar 24.06%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 6,819 8.6%
Private Companies 37,446 6.0%
Governmental Workers 8,613 1.9%
Not for Profit Companies 5,780 10.2%
Self Employees 11.63%
Private Companies 63.84%
Governmental Workers 14.68%
Not for Profit Companies 9.85%

How many households are there in Richmond?

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There are a total of 39,493 households in Richmond, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 67.78% of these Richmond households, while non-family units account for the remaining 32.22%. Additionally, 35.92% of households have children and 64.08% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 39,493 5.5%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 26,770 6.7%
Non-family Households 12,723 2.9%
Family Households 67.78%
Non-family Households 32.22%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 14,186 6.8%
Households without Children 25,307 4.7%
Households with Children 35.92%
Households without Children 64.08%

What are the median and average incomes in Richmond?

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The average annual household income in Richmond is $100,237, while the median household income sits at $79,478 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $79,858, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $89,547. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $51,534 and $62,956, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $100,237 10.5%
Median Household Income $79,478 9.7%
People below Poverty Level 14,950 0.7%
People above Poverty Level 98,184 5.8%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Richmond?

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There are 41,622 housing units in Richmond, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1964. Of the 39,493 occupied housing units in Richmond, 51.95% are owner-occupied, while 48.05% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 71.2% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $572,000. In general, housing costs reach $1,789 per month in Richmond.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 41,622 4.7%
Median Year Built 1964 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 4,445 5.9%
Built between 1940 and 1949 7,749 6.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,638 -4.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 5,218 9.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 5,023 9.9%
Built between 1980 and 1989 5,028 -2.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 3,302 4.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,098 -1.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,072 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 49 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 39,493 5.5%
Owner Occupied 20,518 3.4%
Renter Occupied 18,975 7.8%
Owner Occupied 51.95%
Renter Occupied 48.05%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 14,609 4.6%
Without Mortgage 5,909 0.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $572,000 9.0%
Median Value without Mortgage $515,800 9.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,789 6.5%
With Mortgage 71.2%
Without Mortgage 28.8%

What is the level of education in Richmond?

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Approximately 30.25% of the population in Richmond holds a high school degree (that's 27,424 residents), while 22.06% have attained a college certificate (21,290 locals) and 18.63% have a bachelor's degree (16,886 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 9,861 -4.5%
Some High School 27,424 5.7%
Some College 21,290 1.9%
Associate Degree 6,913 2.2%
Bachelor's Degree 16,886 8.6%
Graduate Degree 9,562 17.8%
No High School 10.88%
Some High School 30.25%
Some College 22.06%
Associate Degree 7.63%
Bachelor's Degree 18.63%
Graduate Degree 10.55%

What is the marital status of Richmond residents?

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A total of 38,365 people in Richmond have never been married (which represents 40.46% of the total population), while 43,226 of them are wedded (45.58%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,642 (1.73%) and 9,704 (10.23%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 38,365 4.9%
Married 43,226 5.0%
Separated 1,642 -10.5%
Widowed 3,533 -6.2%
Divorced 9,704 5.6%
Never Married 40.46%
Married 45.58%
Separated 1.73%
Widowed 3.73%
Divorced 10.23%

What are the most common means of transportation in Richmond?

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The top three means of transportation people in Richmond use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 42,666 residents commute by car, 1,775 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 781 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 42,666 4.8%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,775 -6.3%
Subway or Elevated 287 N/A
Railroad 142 0.0%
Ferryboat 274 56.6%
Bicycle 304 -14.1%
Motorcycle 48 -9.4%
TaxiCab 265 50.6%
Walk 781 -9.5%

What is the median and average household income in Richmond by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
94801 33,178 9,931 $72,456.00 $95,059.00
94804 43,346 15,463 $71,824.00 $91,232.00
94805 14,783 5,578 $95,534.00 $124,810.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 94801 94804 94805 94850