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Richmond, California (CA) Poverty Rate Data
Information about poor and low-income residents


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13.4% of Richmond, CA residents had an income below the poverty level in 2019, which was 12.4% greater than the poverty level of 11.8% across the entire state of California. Taking into account residents not living in families, 15.9% of high school graduates and 44.9% of non high school graduates live in poverty. The poverty rate was 19.3% among disabled males and 18.6% among disabled females. The renting rate among poor residents was 77.0%. For comparison, it was 41.7% among residents with income above the poverty level.

Poverty rates in Richmond, CA

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2019:
Richmond:

13.4%
Whole state:

11.8%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2019:
Richmond:

7.0%
Whole state:

5.2%

Poverty rate among disabled males:
Richmond:

19.3%
California:

16.2%
Disability rate in this city among poor males (it is 19.6% among male residents who are not classified as poor):
Richmond:

27.8%
California:

24.6%

Poverty rate among disabled females:
Richmond:

18.6%
California:

18.6%
Disability rate in this city among poor females (it is 21.8% among female residents who are not classified as poor):
Richmond:

25.4%
California:

24.3%

Renting rate in this city among poor and not poor residents:
Residents below poverty level:

77.0%
Residents above poverty level:

41.7%

Poverty by age in Richmond, CA

Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Richmond
  • Breakdown by age of poor male residents in Richmond,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 30.3%Under 5 years
  • 7.2%5 years
  • 11.4%6 to 11 years
  • 16.4%12 to 14 years
  • 0.0%15 years
  • 17.9%16 and 17 years
  • 7.9%18 to 24 years
  • 4.7%25 to 34 years
  • 10.1%35 to 44 years
  • 6.1%45 to 54 years
  • 14.5%55 to 64 years
  • 11.5%65 to 74 years
  • 0.4%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Richmond
  • Breakdown by age of poor female residents in Richmond,CA (percentage below poverty level)
  • 17.9%Under 5 years
  • 81.6%5 years
  • 22.0%6 to 11 years
  • 11.6%12 to 14 years
  • 22.3%15 years
  • 13.0%16 and 17 years
  • 20.9%18 to 24 years
  • 20.3%25 to 34 years
  • 12.0%35 to 44 years
  • 11.6%45 to 54 years
  • 7.4%55 to 64 years
  • 13.6%65 to 74 years
  • 13.8%75 years and over
Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Richmond, CA
  • Breakdown by age of very poor residents in Richmond,CA (% below half of poverty level)
  • 11.7%Under 5 years
  • 10.0%5 years
  • 9.6%6 to 11 years
  • 6.4%12 to 14 years
  • 10.8%15 years
  • 10.7%16 and 17 years
  • 9.7%18 to 24 years
  • 7.9%25 to 34 years
  • 7.0%35 to 44 years
  • 4.5%45 to 54 years
  • 5.0%55 to 64 years
  • 4.7%65 to 74 years
  • 5.1%75 years and over

Poverty by race and place of birth in Richmond, CA

Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Richmond, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Richmond, CA (%)
  • 8.8%White
  • 14.4%Black
  • 2.2%American Indian
  • 5.1%Asian
  • 20.3%Native Hawaiian
  • 19.6%Other race
  • 9.8%2+ races
  • 15.3%Hispanic
Breakdown of poor residents within races (income below poverty level) in Richmond, CA
  • Breakdown of poor residents within races in Richmond, CA (absolute numbers)
  • 1,652White
  • 3,224Black
  • 13American Indian
  • 923Asian
  • 82Native Hawaiian
  • 8,182Other race
  • 5572+ races
  • 8,127Hispanic
Poverty status for native-born residents
  • 12.3%Below poverty level
  • 87.7%Above poverty level
Poverty status for foreign-born residents
  • 15.5%Below poverty level
  • 84.5%Above poverty level

Poverty in families in Richmond, CA

Children below poverty level:
Richmond, California:

19.8%
State:

15.3%
Poverty rate among high school graduates not in families:
Richmond:

15.9%
California:

18.0%
Poverty rate among people who did not graduate high school not in families:
Richmond:

44.9%
California:

43.0%
Poor families by family type
  • 34.1%Married-couple family
  • 8.4%Male, no wife present
  • 57.5%Female, no husband present
Breakdown of poor residents in Richmond not in families by work experience
  • 2.9%Worked full-time, year-round
  • 27.9%Worked part-time
  • 69.2%Did not work
Breakdown of poor married-couple families by work experience
  • 1.1%Both worked full-time
  • 8.0%One full-time, other part-time
  • 11.3%One full-time, other didn't work
  • 17.0%Both worked part-time
  • 24.7%One part-time, other didn't work
  • 37.9%Both didn't work

Other data

Year house/condo built for residents below and above poverty levels
  • Owners below poverty level
  • 0.0%1999 to 2000
  • 0.8%1995 to 1998
  • 2.6%1990 to 1994
  • 3.8%1980 to 1989
  • 5.8%1970 to 1979
  • 10.5%1960 to 1969
  • 21.9%1950 to 1959
  • 34.1%1940 to 1949
  • 20.4%1939 or earlier
  • Owners above poverty level
  • 0.6%1999 to 2000
  • 2.6%1995 to 1998
  • 3.6%1990 to 1994
  • 14.6%1980 to 1989
  • 8.0%1970 to 1979
  • 15.5%1960 to 1969
  • 21.0%1950 to 1959
  • 21.5%1940 to 1949
  • 12.6%1939 or earlier
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