First Ward demographics profile

StatisticFirst WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population density (sq mi)3,7752,642181
Median age37.933.838.3
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

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  • 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 African American.
  • In First Ward 0.27% of the population is Asian.

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First Ward population breakdown by race

RaceFirst WardCharlotteNorth Carolina
African American39.47%35.26%21.50%
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.

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First Ward age breakdown

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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).