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Richmond, Virginia
Akron, Ohio
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Richmond is 16% more densely populated than Akron.
People are 8% less likely to be married in Akron.
The Median Age is 3.5 years younger in Richmond.

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PEOPLE
 Richmond, VAAkron, OHUnited States
 Population220,289197,542321,418,820
 Population - 2010201,828202,814308,745,538
 Population - 2000197,790217,074285,036,114
 Population - 1990203,056223,019251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now8.49%-11.42%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%-9.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,6823,18491
 Land Area60623,531,905
 Water Area30264,837
 Median Age32.636.137.4
 Female Population52.38%51.84%50.81%
 Male Population47.62%48.16%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Richmond, VAAkron, OHUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.36%7.08%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.18%5.99%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.43%5.85%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.60%3.44%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.52%5.66%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.93%6.88%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.27%14.02%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.41%11.77%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.43%13.27%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.35%7.15%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.28%5.90%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.00%6.92%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.45%4.01%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%2.05%1.85%
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 RACE
 Richmond, VAAkron, OHUnited States
 White39.66%60.71%62.77%
 Black48.63%30.14%12.24%
 Asian2.22%2.71%4.95%
 Native American0.15%0.26%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.17%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.84%3.89%2.13%
 Hispanic6.40%2.12%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.60%97.88%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Richmond, VAAkron, OHUnited States
 Households85,91383,021116,211,000
 Family Households40,41345,85376,958,100
 Non Family Households45,50037,16839,253,000
 Household Size2.332.332.63
 Married Population30.07%37.80%50.58%
 Single Population69.93%62.20%49.42%
 Now Married26.06%35.20%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.01%2.60%2.17%
 Never Married51.98%41.78%32.55%
 Widowed5.86%6.32%5.95%
 Divorced12.10%14.10%10.92%
 Married, w/children19.84%20.82%31.68%
 Married, no children30.76%35.64%41.44%
 Single, w/children31.08%28.66%16.94%
 Single, no children18.32%14.88%9.95%
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