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Richmond County, New York (NY)

County population in 2016: 476,015 (all urban); it was 443,728 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 79,634
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 26,501
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 99,732
Renter-occupied apartments: 59,381 (it was 56,609 in 2000)
% of renters here:

36%
State:

47%

Land area: 58 sq. mi.

Water area: 44.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 8140 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Richmond County: 149.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.9%), Educational, health and social services (13.7%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 6%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 23%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Richmond County, New York:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (61.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (18.4%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.5%)
  • Asian alone (8.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
New York median age:

38.4 years
Males: 230,553  (48.4%)
Females: 245,462  (51.6%)
Average household size:
Richmond County:

2.0 people
New York:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $77,197 ($55,039 in 1999)

This county:

$77,197
New York:

$62,909

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,116 (lower quartile is $816, upper quartile is $1,445)
This county:

$1116
State:

$1086


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $477,100 (it was $216,600 in 2000)
Richmond:

$477,100
New York:

$302,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $374,600 - $644,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $574,626
Here:

$574,626
State:

$357,272

Townhouses or other attached units: $406,160
Here:

$406,160
State:

$568,104

In 2-unit structures: $515,777
Here:

$515,777
State:

$561,049

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $417,664
Here:

$417,664
State:

$650,258

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $415,041
Here:

$415,041
State:

$816,667

Mobile homes: $205,976
Here:

$205,976
State:

$72,941
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,412
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $818

Institutionalized population: 3,862
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1361 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2001: 1306 buildings, average cost: $137,400
  • 2002: 913 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2003: 1222 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2004: 604 buildings, average cost: $160,700
  • 2005: 829 buildings, average cost: $169,400
  • 2006: 437 buildings, average cost: $190,800
  • 2007: 310 buildings, average cost: $196,600
  • 2008: 185 buildings, average cost: $211,400
  • 2009: 130 buildings, average cost: $224,000
  • 2010: 251 buildings, average cost: $216,400
  • 2011: 179 buildings, average cost: $215,500
  • 2012: 191 buildings, average cost: $229,200
  • 2013: 241 buildings, average cost: $225,800
  • 2014: 326 buildings, average cost: $236,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Richmond, NY residents
Average permit cost in Richmond, NY
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $4,301 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $4,422 (0.9%)

Richmond County household income distribution in 2013 Richmond County home values distribution in 2013 Richmond County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.2%
Richmond County:

13.2%
New York:

14.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents, 26.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 37.4% for American Indian residents, 63.9% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 27.2% for other race residents, 24.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.7 years old
(Males: 38.1 years old, Females: 41.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 34.2 years old, American Indian residents: 46.4 years old, Asian residents: 42.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30.2 years old, Other race residents: 33.1 years old)

Area name: New York-Monmouth-Ocean, NY-NJ HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Richmond County is $1003 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1133 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1406 a month.

Cities in this county include: Staten Island.

Richmond County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

2012 air pollution in Richmond County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.027 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Des Moines County, Iowa , Hardin County, Ohio , Hancock County, Illinois , Perry County, Pennsylvania , Montgomery County, Indiana , Somerset County, Pennsylvania , Richardson County, Nebraska .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
New York:

4.8%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 28,243
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 32.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 111,854 (67.0% naturalized citizens)

Richmond County:

23.5%
Whole state:

23.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 13,1852010 or later
  • 23,5852000 to 2009
  • 34,3391990 to 1999
  • 18,4021980 to 1989
  • 12,6241970 to 1979
  • 15,551Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 43.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 45.1%

Richmond County marital status for males Richmond County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 65,519
  • One, attached: 41,674
  • Two: 41,450
  • 3 or 4: 7,317
  • 5 to 9: 3,153
  • 10 to 19: 1,983
  • 20 to 49: 3,588
  • 50 or more: 14,289
  • Mobile homes: 418

Housing units in Richmond County with a mortgage: 80,564 (959 second mortgage, 8,677 home equity loan, 346 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35,298

Here:

69.6% with mortgage
State:

61.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Richmond County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic254,17041
Other17,56329
Evangelical Protestant15,27066
Mainline Protestant12,03746
Orthodox7,3119
Black Protestant3318
None162,048-
Richmond County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 166
Richmond County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 54
This county:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Richmond County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 258
This county:

5.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Richmond County:

8.7%
New York:

8.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Richmond County:

24.5%
State:

23.8%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

15.6%

Agriculture in Richmond County:

Average size of farms: 3 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $107,511
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,872
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,508
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 56.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years

Earthquake activity:

Richmond County-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 233.4 miles away from Richmond County center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 227.2 miles away from Richmond County center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3351: October 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3351, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Sandy, Incident Period: October 27, 2012 to November 09, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4085: October 30, 2012, FEMA Id: 4085, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 26, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4020: August 31, 2011, FEMA Id: 4020, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Hurricane Irene, Incident Period: August 25, 2011 to September 05, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3328: August 26, 2011, FEMA Id: 3328, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: September 16, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1943: October 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1943, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • New York Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 13, 2010 to March 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1899: April 16, 2010, FEMA Id: 1899, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Severe Storms and Inland and Coastal Flooding, Incident Period: April 14, 2007 to April 18, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1692: April 24, 2007, FEMA Id: 1692, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • New York Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3262: September 30, 2005, FEMA Id: 3262, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • New York Power Outage, Incident Period: August 14, 2003 to August 16, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3186: August 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 3186, Natural disaster type: Power Outage
  • New York Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 17, 2003 to February 18, 2003, Emergency Declared EM-3184: March 27, 2003, FEMA Id: 3184, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Richmond County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Blizzards: 2, Power Outage: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • Italy (6%)
  • Ukraine (6%)
  • Philippines (4%)
  • Russia (4%)
  • India (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Richmond County


  • Italian (26%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • American (4%)
  • Russian (3%)
  • Albanian (3%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Ukrainian (2%)

Richmond County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 85,325 (66.4%)
  • Carpooled: 10,443 (8.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14,847 (11.6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 38 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 3,744 (2.9%)
  • Railroad: 504 (0.4%)
  • Ferryboat: 1,140 (0.9%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 1,195 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 74 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 5,171 (4.0%)
  • Worked at home: 5,989 (4.7%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Richmond County, New York in 2000:

  • 3,300 people in nursing homes
  • 1,124 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,048 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 944 people in state prisons
  • 750 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 448 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 371 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 285 people in other group homes
  • 227 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 227 people in religious group quarters
  • 166 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 131 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 35 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 32 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 30 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 25 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 25 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 25 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 18 people in crews of maritime vessels

People in group quarters in Richmond County, New York in 2010:

  • 2,705 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,457 people in college/university student housing
  • 975 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 918 people in state prisons
  • 818 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 414 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 259 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 114 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 86 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 47 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 33 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 6 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $67,157.

3.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,974 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.54%
New York average:

5.06%


0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($238 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.03%
New York average:

0.08%

2.42% relocated from other counties in New York ($33,899 average AGI)
1.09% relocated from other states ($12,838 average AGI)
Richmond County:

1.09%
New York average:

2.01%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kings County, NY  1.51% ($52,283 average AGI)
from Queens County, NY  0.27% ($46,144)
from New York County, NY  0.26% ($46,525)
from Bronx County, NY  0.18% ($28,667)
from Middlesex County, NJ  0.09% ($52,172)
from Monmouth County, NJ  0.07% ($60,631)
from Hudson County, NJ  0.06% ($57,758)


4.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($53,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.00%
New York average:

5.46%


0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($614 average AGI)
Richmond County:

0.04%
New York average:

0.11%

1.93% relocated to other counties in New York ($23,484 average AGI)
2.03% relocated to other states ($29,622 average AGI)
Richmond County:

2.03%
New York average:

2.38%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Kings County, NY  0.87% ($42,318 average AGI)
to New York County, NY  0.33% ($63,820)
to Queens County, NY  0.27% ($44,365)
to Monmouth County, NJ  0.19% ($82,896)
to Middlesex County, NJ  0.19% ($71,221)
to Bronx County, NY  0.13% ($29,807)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.11% ($63,423)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Richmond County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 8.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 7.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Richmond County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 4.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Richmond County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Richmond County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Richmond County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 64,646 (51,722 aged, 12,924 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 8,226 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Richmond County, New York in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (14,969)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,971)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (3,764)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,967)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1,739)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (1,642)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,255)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,139)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (1,073)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (937)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 7%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 15,115
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 270
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 39,447

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,251
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 791
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 66
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8
Beer, wine & liquor stores per 100,000 population in 2005: 1

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 57.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 17.2
  • Firearm - 14.8
  • Poisoning - 12.0
  • Other - 13.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 476,015
  • In family households: 420,769 (66,476 male householders, 55,290 female householders)
    90,533 spouses, 161,417 children (156,413 natural, 2,791 adopted, 2,213 stepchildren), 11,734 grandchildren, 6,072 brothers or sisters, 11,795 parents, 9,737 other relatives, 7,715 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 48,687 (17,933 male householders (15,237 living alone)), 24,590 female householders (22,443 living alone)), 6,164 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 6,559

Size of family households: 40,470 2-persons, 27,363 3-persons, 28,618 4-persons, 15,414 5-persons, 5,489 6-persons, 4,412 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 37,680 1-person, 4,058 2-persons, 469 3-persons, 166 4-persons, 114 5-persons, 36 6-persons.

73,341 married couples with children.
18,961 single-parent households (2,588 men, 16,373 women).

66.7% of residents of Richmond speak English at home.
12.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (73% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
12.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 28% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $0,000 ($0 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $0,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $0,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $0,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $0,000
Federal grants: $0,000
Federal procurement contracts: $0,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $0,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 30,709
Here:

66 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 18,575
Here:

40 per 1000 residents
State:

42 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10,538
Here:

+23 per 1000 residents
State:

+35 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,254
Here -3 per 1000 residents
State -52 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Richmond County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.00 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.9
State:

3.8

Year house built in Richmond County, New York
  • Year house built in Richmond County, New York
  • 8372014 or later
  • 2,6332010 to 2013
  • 14,5392000 to 2009
  • 19,1311990 to 1999
  • 27,1511980 to 1989
  • 31,3691970 to 1979
  • 24,3691960 to 1969
  • 17,3571950 to 1959
  • 6,3421940 to 1949
  • 35,6631939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, New York
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, New York
  • 1641 room
  • 5332 rooms
  • 3,4753 rooms
  • 7,8744 rooms
  • 20,0625 rooms
  • 34,8846 rooms
  • 22,6037 rooms
  • 11,4508 rooms
  • 14,8179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, New York
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, New York
  • 3,3441 room
  • 2,8502 rooms
  • 13,2733 rooms
  • 12,1714 rooms
  • 9,1895 rooms
  • 4,6576 rooms
  • 1,7177 rooms
  • 7928 rooms
  • 4349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Richmond County, New York
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, New York
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Richmond County, New York
  • 289no bedroom
  • 4,5791 bedroom
  • 16,0572 bedrooms
  • 67,0743 bedrooms
  • 20,5884 bedrooms
  • 7,2755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, New York
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Richmond County, New York
  • 3,460no bedroom
  • 16,7811 bedroom
  • 16,4772 bedrooms
  • 9,5183 bedrooms
  • 1,7484 bedrooms
  • 4435+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County, New York in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 7,744no vehicle
  • 40,6751 vehicle
  • 46,0002 vehicles
  • 15,7723 vehicles
  • 4,4344 vehicles
  • 1,2375+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Richmond County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 21,679no vehicle
  • 17,4221 vehicle
  • 8,3462 vehicles
  • 8233 vehicles
  • 454 vehicles
  • 1125+ vehicles

94.0% of Richmond County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in New York.

Richmond County:

94.0%
State average:

89.4%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 330,652
  • Other state: 23,504
  • Northeast: 10,956
  • Midwest: 2,480
  • South: 7,256
  • West: 2,812
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Richmond County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 90.0%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.3%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 7.1%Electricity
  • 6.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Solar energy

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,711
Here:

14.3%
New York:

14.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5,162
Here:

20.7%
New York:

13.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 6,167
Here:

21.8%
New York:

34.3%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 12,682
  • Number of aged recipients: 2,573
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 10,109
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,432
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 7,008
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 4,242
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,893
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 6,633
Richmond County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Richmond County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 108 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED740$341,4811,900$306,6743,813$272,195246$153,08922$412,955167$238,6538$401,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED59$311,085219$303,804741$291,97748$144,4382$294,00035$213,9431$33,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED195$334,523471$300,2592,993$320,236366$96,3937$296,286213$233,1463$42,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN135$343,126258$300,1011,771$307,12196$204,9584$235,75071$258,9721$375,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS42$322,28693$310,204613$308,23247$126,5960$032$251,4690$0
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 95 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED279$313,079107$335,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED103$326,69959$355,0511$280,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED109$306,47761$340,8200$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$199,37517$311,3530$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS18$263,7229$311,6670$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, NY
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Richmond, NY - Value

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  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Catholic adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
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