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Richmond, Virginia
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Richmond is 49% less densely populated than Pittsburgh.
People are 4% less likely to be married in Pittsburgh.
The Median Age is 0.7 years younger in Richmond.

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PEOPLE
 Richmond, VAPittsburgh, PAUnited States
 Population220,289304,391321,418,820
 Population - 2010201,828308,003308,745,538
 Population - 2000197,790334,563285,036,114
 Population - 1990203,056369,879251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now8.49%-17.71%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now11.38%-9.02%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,6825,49791
 Land Area60553,531,905
 Water Area33264,837
 Median Age32.633.337.4
 Female Population52.38%51.46%50.81%
 Male Population47.62%48.55%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Richmond, VAPittsburgh, PAUnited States
 Age 0 to 46.36%5.07%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.18%4.20%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.43%4.35%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.60%2.64%4.03%
 Age 18 to 206.52%7.84%4.35%
 Age 21 to 248.93%9.67%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3419.27%18.75%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4411.41%10.29%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.43%11.45%14.09%
 Age 55 to 596.35%6.25%6.57%
 Age 60 to 645.28%5.52%5.72%
 Age 65 to 746.00%6.82%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.45%4.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.80%2.72%1.85%
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 RACE
 Richmond, VAPittsburgh, PAUnited States
 White39.66%65.08%62.77%
 Black48.63%24.34%12.24%
 Asian2.22%4.80%4.95%
 Native American0.15%0.16%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.01%0.02%0.16%
 Other0.10%0.15%0.20%
 Two or More Races2.84%2.79%2.13%
 Hispanic6.40%2.66%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic93.60%97.34%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Richmond, VAPittsburgh, PAUnited States
 Households85,913132,379116,211,000
 Family Households40,41362,05776,958,100
 Non Family Households45,50070,32239,253,000
 Household Size2.332.132.63
 Married Population30.07%33.57%50.58%
 Single Population69.93%66.43%49.42%
 Now Married26.06%31.20%48.41%
 Married but Separated4.01%2.38%2.17%
 Never Married51.98%51.14%32.55%
 Widowed5.86%6.48%5.95%
 Divorced12.10%8.81%10.92%
 Married, w/children19.84%21.40%31.68%
 Married, no children30.76%40.06%41.44%
 Single, w/children31.08%22.53%16.94%
 Single, no children18.32%16.01%9.95%
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