West demographics profile

StatisticWestRaleighNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)1,5532,937196
Median age28.332.537.8
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a45%57%
Speak Englishn/a83%89%
Speak Spanishn/a10%7%

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  • The population density in West is 47% lower than Raleigh.
  • The median age in West is 13% lower than Raleigh.
  • In West 63.87% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In West 22.11% of the population is African American.
  • In West 7.86% of the population is Asian.

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West population breakdown by race

RaceWestRaleighNorth Carolina
African American22.11%28.94%21.47%
American Indian0.18%0.30%1.17%
Native Hawaiian0.22%0.09%0.06%
Mixed race1.82%2.12%2.32%
Other race3.93%3.32%3.01%
In West, 10.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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West age breakdown

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Source: The West, Raleigh, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.