Population

Population by Age

Population by Race and Ethnicity

Unemployment

Education

Educational Attainment

Population 18 to 24 years:

Less than high school graduate: 12.1%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 21,9%

Some college or Associate’s degree: 52.8%

Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%

Population 25 years and over:

Less than 9th grade: 7.6%

9th to 12th grade, no diploma: 11.8%

High school graduate (includes equivalency): 23.1%

Some college, no degree: 18.6%

Associate’s degree: 5.1%

Bachelor’s degree: 20.5%

Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%

On-time graduation rate:

Class of 2008 – 65.9%

Class of 2010 – 72.7%

Class of 2012 – 73.6%

Sources: Census Fact Finder and Virginia Department of Education

Health

Death rate per 1,000 population:

Richmond City: 8.8

Virginia: 7.5

US: 8

Total Pregnancies Total Live Births Induced Pregnancy Terminations Natural Deaths Total Infant Deaths
5,306 2,939 2,136 231 31

 

Teen pregnancy rate (per 1,000 females) ages 10-17:

2000 – 35.8

2005 – 37.1

2011 – 24.3

Percent of low-weight births (less than 5.5 pounds): 

2000 – 13.0%

2005 – 12.8%

2011 – 12.0%

Percent of women who received prenatal care in the first 13 weeks:

2000 – 73.9%

2005 – 86.9%

2011 – 86.2%

Percent of births to single mothers:

2000 – 61.4%

2005 – 61.2%

2011 – 63.9%

Percent of births to mothers with less than a 12th grade education:

2000 – 26.7%

2005 – 28.3%

2011 – 21.5%

Health Snapshot

Source: All health data from The Division of Health Statistics at the Virginia Department of Health

Opportunity Map

Quick Look

Population Estimate: 210,309

Median Age: 32.2

Median Household Income: $39,445

Educational Attainment: 80.6% high school graduate or higher

Number of Companies: 15,141

Individuals Below Poverty Level: 26.7%

Additional Data Sources

City Data Profile

Census Bureau data sets for Richmond City

VEC Community Profile

Poverty

Percent of population living in poverty:

2010 – 25.30%

2011 – 26.30%

2012 – 26.74%

Percent of students approved for free or reduced price school lunches:

2000 – 67.8%

2006 – 69.9%

2013 – 76.9%

Poverty Map

Source: Data from the American Community Survey 5-year Estimates and Virginia Department of Education School Nutrition Program

Employment

25 Largest Employers:

  1. Virginia Commonwealth University
  2. MCV Hospital
  3. City of Richmond
  4. Richmond City Public Schools
  5. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  6. HCA Virginia Health System
  7. Philip Morris U.S.A., Inc.
  8. Federal Reserve Bank, Richmond
  9. University of Richmond
  10. Crestar Mortgage Corporation
  11. Abacus Corporation
  12. Dominion Resources
  13. MCV Physicians
  14. VDOT
  15. Overnite Transport Company
  16. Estes Express Lines
  17. Mead Westvaco
  18. Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles
  19. SunTrust Bank
  20. Virginia State Department of Health
  21. Virginia Department of Taxation
  22. Altria Corporate Services Inc.
  23. Health Diagnostic Laboratory
  24. Westminster Canterbury House
  25. Brown Greer PLC

Source: Virginia Employment Commission, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW), 3rd Quarter (July, August, September) 2013.