Northwest demographics profile

StatisticNorthwestVirginia BeachVirginia
Population density (sq mi)3,7001,838191
Median age37.835.437.8
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a56%57%
Speak Englishn/a88%84%
Speak Spanishn/a4%7%

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  • The population density in Northwest is 101% higher than Virginia Beach.
  • The median age in Northwest is 7% higher than Virginia Beach.
  • In Northwest 62.19% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Northwest 25.58% of the population is African American.
  • In Northwest 4.88% of the population is Asian.

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Northwest population breakdown by race

RaceNorthwestVirginia BeachVirginia
African American25.58%19.10%19.21%
American Indian0.18%0.26%0.26%
Native Hawaiian0.13%0.09%0.07%
Mixed race4.54%4.91%3.37%
Other race2.49%1.53%2.30%
In Northwest, 7.6% 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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Northwest age breakdown

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Age of children in married couples

Source: The Northwest, Virginia Beach, VA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).