StatisticFirst WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)3,7752,642218
Median age37.933.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1840%50%43%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in First Ward is 43% higher than Charlotte
  • The median age in First Ward is 12% higher than Charlotte
  • In First Ward 54.19% of the population is White
  • In First Ward 39.47% of the population is Black
  • In First Ward 0.27% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlotte, NC Demographics


      First Ward population breakdown by race

      RaceFirst WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
      American Indian0.00%0.31%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race5.82%2.76%2.45%
      Other race0.24%4.89%3.01%
      In First Ward, 13.7% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      First Ward age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The First Ward, Charlotte, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).