StatisticOptimist ParkCharlotteNorth Carolina
Population907808,83410,488,084
Population density (sq mi)1,1862,642218
Median age32.533.838.3
Male/Female ratio0.7:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a48%57%
Families w/ Kids under 1814%50%43%
Speak Englishn/a79%89%
Speak Spanishn/a12%7%

Key findings

  • The population density in Optimist Park is 55% lower than Charlotte
  • The median age in Optimist Park is 4% lower than Charlotte
  • In Optimist Park 48.09% of the population is White
  • In Optimist Park 48.85% of the population is Black
  • In Optimist Park 1.13% of the population is Asian

Compare Charlotte, NC Demographics

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      Optimist Park population breakdown by race

      RaceOptimist ParkCharlotteNorth Carolina
      White48.09%50.73%69.24%
      Black48.85%35.26%21.50%
      Asian1.13%5.97%2.56%
      American Indian0.00%0.31%1.18%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.09%0.07%
      Mixed race1.47%2.76%2.45%
      Other race0.46%4.89%3.01%
      In Optimist Park, 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

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      Optimist Park age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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