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Richmond Hill, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Richmond Hill had a population of 11,120 as of July 1, 2016. Richmond Hill ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Richmond Hill is located at latitude 31.9332 and longitude -81.311 in Bryan County. The formal boundaries for the City of Richmond Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Bryan County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Richmond Hill (GNIS ID: 2404615) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Georgia is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Richmond Hill is located within Richmond Hill Division of Bryan County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Richmond Hill population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Richmond Hill: Crossroads, Richmond Hill Plantation, Sterlings Bluff, Ways, Ways Station.

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Richmond Hill, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 11,120
Population in Households 11,022
Population in Familes 9,595
Population in Group Qrtrs 98
Population Density1 770
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 3,986
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 2,988
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,345 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,184 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,802 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 359 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $188,442
Average Home Value $219,883


Median Household Income $60,800
Average Household Income $67,747
Per Capita Income $24,542
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.93% 2.74%
Households 2.92% 2.79%
Families 2.83% 2.68%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Richmond Hill, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Richmond Hill to the other 626 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 97 85th
Population Density1 # 221 65th
Diversity Index2 # 150 76th
Median Household Income # 51 92nd
Per Capita Income # 116 82nd

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