Richmond County NY Information


Richmond County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 483,941
Daytime Population: Workers 134,284
Daytime Population: Residents 268,643
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 402,927
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 476,847
Population in Familes 407,576
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,094
Population Density2 8,291
Diversity Index3 64


Median Household Income $79,984
Average Household Income $101,824
Per Capita Income $36,021


Total Housing Units 181,062 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 106,180 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 62,958 (34.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 11,924 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $463,650
Average Home Value $522,762


Total Households 169,138
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 119,891
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 0.44% 0.44%
Households 0.3% 0.36%
Families 0.16% 0.28%
Median Household Income   2.12%
Per Capita Income   2.54%


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, 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 85th
Population Density # 5 94th
Diversity Index # 7 90th
Median Household Income # 6 92nd
Per Capita Income # 10 85th

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