Richmond County NY Information


Richmond County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 485,144
Population in Households 478,102
Population in Familes 410,354
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,042
Population Density2 8,312
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $82,540
Average Household Income $105,220
Per Capita Income $37,228


Total Housing Units 181,437 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 110,026 (60.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59,646 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,765 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $480,013
Average Home Value $556,601


Total Households 169,672
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 120,193
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 0.42% 0.48%
Households 0.3% 0.39%
Families 0.17% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.94%


Richmond County NY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond County to the other 62 counties and county equivalents in New York 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 85th
Population Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 7 90th
Median Household Income # 7 90th
Per Capita Income # 10 85th

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